Opportunity Details

Department of Pathology & Immunology

Pi - Amp


Commensurate w/Experience

Liver/Gastrointestinal Pathology Faculty Position

The Department of Pathology and Immunology at Washington University School of Medicine is seeking an AP board certified Liver/GI Pathologist to join the Liver/GI pathology section. The section is an established, fully sub-specialized pathology service. The Department currently receives approximately 70,000 non-cytology surgical pathology specimens per year. The Liver/GI service is the largest subspecialty service within the Division of Anatomic and Molecular Pathology and receives ~21,000 cases annually including ~1,700 liver cases and ~150 pancreas cases 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. Liver/GI pathology comprises one of the AP fellowships. 

The School (http://medicine.wustl.edu): U.S. News & World Report ranks WUSM among the top 15 in the nation. 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 second among U.S. medical schools in grants received from the National Institutes of Health ($575 million in 2021). 

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.

Education and Expectations: 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 Liver/GI is required. Demonstration of competence in independently managing complex Liver/GI cases and academic productivity in the area of Liver/GI pathology is required.  Expertise and academic track record in the area of liver pathology is particularly desirable.

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.

Salary and rank will be based on background and experience. Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a personal statement, and three references to: 

Blerina Cuka 
Department of Pathology and Immunology
Washington University School of Medicine
Campus Box 8118, 660 South Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, MO  63110-1093
Telephone: 314-362-8788
Fax: 314-747-2662
Email: bfetahu@wust.edu  





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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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