Opportunity Details

Department of Pathology & Immunology

Pi - Amp


Commensurate w/Experience

Gynecologic Pathologist

The Department of Pathology and Immunology at Washington University School of Medicine is seeking fellowship trained gynecologic pathologist to join the gynecologic pathology section. Additional training in breast pathology and molecular pathology is desirable. The gynecologic section is an established, fully sub-specialized pathology service. The Department currently receives approximately 70,000 non-cytology surgical pathology specimens per year. The gynecologic service receives ~4,500 specimens annually.

The Department (http://pathology.wustl.edu/):The Department of Pathology & Immunology excels in basic and clinical research as well as delivery of outstanding pathology and laboratory medicine services. In 2015, the department moved to a new facility at the center of the Washington University Medical Campus. The Department provides a supportive environment for research and teaching. Across nine AP fellowships, six CP fellowships, and the core residency program, there are a total of 66 GME trainees. Pediatric pathology comprises one of the AP fellowships.

The School (http://medicine.wustl.edu): U.S. News & World Report ranks WUSM among the top ten in the nation and first in academic selectivity. Eighteen Nobel laureates have trained or carried out research here. Thirteen faculty members are fellows of the National Academy of Sciences, and 24 belong to the Academy of Medicine. WUSM is third among U.S. medical schools in grants received from the National Institutes of Health ($449 million in 2018).


The City: St. Louis an urban center of diversity, culture, and entrepreneurship within a metro area of 2.6 million.  The region offers affordable housing, unique neighborhoods, and convenient transportation. The bi-state region (Missouri and Illinois) offers easy access to outdoor recreation opportunities.

Candidates must possess M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degrees as well as Board certification for Anatomic and/or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology through the American Board of Pathology. Fellowship training in gynecologic pathology is required. Demonstration of competence in independently managing complex gynecologic cases and academic productivity in the area of gynecologic pathology is expected. 


The candidate is expected to have excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as interest in education of medical students and post-graduate trainees, residents, fellows, and, as appropriate, research fellows and post-docs. Candidates with a range of career paths (ranging from a focus on clinical service and clinical research, to translational research, to basic science research) are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a personal statement, and three references to:

Joseph P. Gaut, MD, PhD

Department of Pathology and Immunology

Washington University School of Medicine

Campus Box 8118, 425 South Euclid Avenue

St. Louis, MO  63110-1093

Telephone: 314-747-2541

Email: jpgaut@wustl.edu



An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. It is the university’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability, or genetic information. Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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