Academic Surgical Pathologist - Assistant/Associate Professor

  • University of California, Davis
  • 4400 V Street, Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Nov 13, 2019
Full time   Health Sciences, OT, PT, Kinesiology Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description


Academic Surgical Pathologist Assistant/Associate Professor

University of California, Davis

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine is seeking dynamic academic physician-educators, and -investigators to grow clinical, teaching and creative programs in surgical pathology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Clinical (X) or the Health Sciences Clinical Professor Series. Clinical duties will chiefly involve surgical pathology. Teaching duties may include clinical, didactic, and small group teaching of housestaff and medical students, interdisciplinary conferences to housestaff and faculty, and curriculum development in sub-specialty areas. At least one year of experience teaching undergraduates, graduate students, medical students, or housestaff is required. Participation in the research mission of the institution is expected, either as a collaborator or as the intellectual leader of clinically-oriented research projects pertinent to the candidate's areas of expertise and sub-specialty training, depending on academic series chosen for appointment. The ability to maintain a high level of service, work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment, exhibit excellent interpersonal skills to build and maintain excellent relationships with medical and technical staff, trainees, and others are required.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Applicants must have an MD or MD/PhD, and be board-eligible or certified in anatomic pathology. California professional license or eligibility for licensure in California is required. Additionally, the successful candidate must have successfully completed a sub-specialty fellowship by July 1, 2020, or have two to five years' experience in a clinical or academic setting that includes clinical care, teaching and research that would meet requirements for appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in one of the University of California's clinically-intensive academic series [Clinical (X) or Health Sciences Clinical Professor series].

Preferred qualifications include head and neck, molecular-anatomic pathology, GYN pathology, GI, lung, neuropathology, and other specialty areas. Expertise in informatics, and/or quality improvement also is preferred.

Application Details

For best consideration, applications must be received by December 13, 2019; however, the position will remain open until filled, but no later than June 30, 2020. Qualified applicants should apply at: Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files and will include: (1) Curriculum Vitae; (2) Cover letter; (3) Statement of teaching experience; (4) Statement of research experience and interests; (5) Statement of contributions to diversity; (6) List of names and contact information for at least five references.

The UC Davis School of Medicine is part of UC Davis Health, which is also comprised of the UC Davis Medical Center, the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, and the UC Davis Medical Group, an 800-member physician practice network. UCDH has more than 10,000 faculty and staff and an annual budget of $1.6 billion; UC Davis is an established leader in the use of telecommunications and information technology to advance health. U.S. News & World Report recently ranked the SOM among the top 50 medical schools in the nation.

UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

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