New York, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Thoracic Pathology Research Fellowship Position
Department of Pathology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
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The Department of Pathology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is offering a one- to
two-year Thoracic Pathology Research Fellowship position. All applicants should be MDs or MD/PhDs
who have completed residency training in anatomic pathology (or AP/CP) in the United States or Canada
and are certified (or are eligible for certification) by the American Board of Pathology. The fellowship
involves one or preferably two years of translational research in thoracic pathology, focusing on
morphologic, clinicopathologic and genomic analysis of thoracic tumors. Candidates with the interest in
genomic and/or computational aspects of thoracic pathology are particularly encouraged to apply. Fellows
will be supervised by thoracic pathologists within the Department of Pathology.
The fellow will be exposed to research opportunities based on a high-volume MSKCC hospital
clinical service as well as an extramural consult service. In addition, participation is encouraged in
relevant educational activities, such as weekly thoracic interesting case conference, weekly thoracic
tumor board, pulmonary medicine conference, interstitial lung disease conference, as well as other
academic activities offered by the Department of Pathology and other departments related to their field of
research. Thoracic pathology research fellows will have no clinical responsibilities.
The Thoracic Pathology Research Fellowship will provide a unique opportunity for an MD or
MD/PhD pathology fellow to acquire training and experience in thoracic pathology research. Fellows will
experience a strong educational thoracic pathology, as well as relevant aspects of thoracic oncology,
thoracic surgery, biomarkers, molecular and computational biology, and the principles of translational
MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion
in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will
receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual
orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot
lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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June 1st 2018
Length of Program
One to two years
Stipend and Maintenance
The stipend is commensurate with the year of the applicant’s postgraduate training. Benefits provided.
Send CV and 3 Letters of Reference to Program Director
William D. Travis, M.D.
Attending Thoracic Pathologist
Dept. of Pathology, Room A525
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
1275 York Ave
New York, NY 10065