Open Rank Professor of Pathology (req20415)

  • University of New Mexico
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description

 Posting Number

Employment Type: Faculty

Faculty Type
Open Rank

Hiring Department
Pathology (254B)

Academic Location
School of Medicine

Benefits Eligible
The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.

Position Summary

The Department of Pathology is seeking qualified applicants for a part-time faculty position, at 26% time, in Coagulation Medicine/Laboratory Medicine. Faculty rank and track will be determined according to the qualifications and interest of the candidate. This position will have responsibilities as the Director of University Hospital's Coagulation Laboratory including active involvement initial sign out of coagulation cases and review final sign out with the medical doctor. The candidate selected for this position will be involved in the development of testing, protocols and procedures as well as ensuring regulatory compliance. Additional responsibilities will include co-directing the Coagulation and Special Coagulation- pathology resident and fellow rotation and assist in directing the residents and fellows in quality assurance and quality improvement in Laboratory Medicine and Transfusion Medicine. The applicant will service on SOM and hospital committees, including the hospital antithrombosis committee and the Hemophilia committee. The University of New Mexico Hospital, the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the state, specializes in trauma, burns, high-risk obstetrics, cardiothoracic surgery, oncology, autologous stem cell transplantation and neonatal intensive care. The successful applicant is expected to contribute to the mission of the division of Laboratory Medicine in quality assurance and outreach activities. Teaching and mentoring responsibilities include transfusion medicine and hematopathology fellows, pathology residents, medical students and CLS students, as well as other fellows, residents, medical students, and technologists. The successful applicant will work in cooperation with TriCore Reference Laboratories, a nonprofit organization sponsored by University Hospital and Presbyterian Medical Services, in providing medical oversight for the coagulation operations. TriCore is one of the largest clinical laboratories in the United States (

The Department of Pathology ( ranks within the top academic departments of pathology in the United States with diverse, well supported basic and clinical research programs, an extensive array of clinical services, and a comprehensive education mission serving medical and graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, 16 residents, and 15 clinical fellows.


Minimum Requirements:

Candidates must:

  • Hold MD or PhD degree, or equivalent
  • Have a minimum of 5 years of Coagulation focused clinical laboratory experience
  • Be eligible to work in the United States

Desired Qualifications:

  • Five or more years' experience in patient care related to coagulation
  • Five or more years' experience in a teaching/academic setting
  • Previous leadership roles, particularly in the area of patient care, laboratory management and education
  • A record of scholarly achievement
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted through the official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.

A complete application will include a CV and cover letter/letter of interest. The cover letter should address each requirement or qualification and how it relates to the position. Applicants selected for interview will be asked to provide the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references; candidates will be consulted before references are contacted. This position may be subject to criminal records screening in accordance with New Mexico law. If criminal records screening is mandated, clearance by the New Mexico Department of Health is required as a condition of employment.

For additional information, visit our web site at: or contact Ruth Kief, Operations Manager, Department of Pathology, telephone: 505 272-9877, email:

For Best Consideration
For best consideration, please apply by 7/13/2022. This position will remain open until filled.

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