University of Kansas Medical Center
KANSAS CITY, KANSAS (USA).
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center is seeking an academically oriented, board-certified anatomic pathologist with fellowship training in NEUROPATHOLOGY to cover neuropathology and autopsy service. Candidates with an interest or training in neurodegenerative research or additional fellowship training in surgical pathology are preferred. This is a full-time appointment at the Assistant, Associate or Professorial rank on either the tenured or non-tenure clinical track, depending on qualifications. This position also provides an opportunity to lead the Neuropathology Core for a nationally designated Alzheimer’s disease Center.
The department is experiencing rapid growth and has established a subspecialization practice model. The Surgical Pathology section processes near 40,000 surgical pathology cases annually with a large case variety, including approximately 450 neuropathology cases. . KU Medical Center has an NCI-designated Cancer Center, a nationally-designated Alzheimer's Disease Center (ADC), and a National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence, which provide rich opportunities for clinical, translational research and collaborative research.
The successful candidate should possess strong diagnostic skills in neuropathology. In addition to participate the diagnostic neuropathology service and autopsy service, the candidate will be expected to either join the neurodegenerative research in ADC, or participate in surgical pathology sign-out. The candidate is also expected to contribute to medical student, resident and fellow teaching and develop research projects reflective of his/her own interest.
The applicants must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree and be Board certified in Anatomic Pathology and Board certified or Board eligible in Neuropathology. Eligibility for unrestricted licensure for the practice of medicine in Kansas is required.
A generous compensation and relocation package is available. Applications may be submitted at http://jobs.kumc.edu/postings/23126. The application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references. To learn more about Kansas City visit: http://thinkkc.com.
For more information please contact:
Heather Kriley, MBA
The University of Kansas Health System
4000 Cambridge, Mailstop 3011
Kansas City, KS 66160
KU Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.
[28 January 2019, #8015]