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- Director of Pediatric Pathology - Stanford University School of Medicine (posted 8/18/13)
DIRECTOR OF PEDIATRIC PATHOLOGY
ASSOCIATE MEDICAL DIRECTOR FOR PEDIATRICS
Associate or Full Professor
Stanford Hospital & Clinics Anatomic and Clinical Laboratory Services
The Department of Pathology at Stanford University School of Medicine seeks an academically-oriented diagnostic pediatric pathologist for appointment at the rank of Clinical Associate Professor or Clinical Full Professor in the Clinical Educator Line or at the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor in the Medical Center Line (MCL) Professoriate, with the faculty rank and line of the academic appointment depending on the applicant's experience and qualifications.
The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the MCL shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill. The major criteria for appointment for Clinician Educators is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care and clinical teaching appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill. All candidates must demonstrate excellence or promise of excellence in a combination of clinical performance and clinical teaching that advances clinical medicine appropriate to the programmatic need upon which the appointment will be based. This position requires substantial experience in diagnostic pediatric pathology, such as would be obtained during 5 years or more of activity in the field after the completion of pediatric pathology training, as well as the ability to interact effectively with faculty colleagues in the department with responsibilities in all areas of clinical laboratory testing for pediatric and obstetric patients, including in the areas of molecular genetic pathology and genomic testing. There are many opportunities for research, for those MCL candidates who wish to pursue clinical, translational or basic research.
The Department handles over 48,500 anatomic pathology specimens annually, of which about 4,900 are pediatric specimens. Duties will include sign-out responsibilities in pediatric pathology and working with the Medical Director of the SHC Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Laboratory Services to ensure that appropriate, leading edge, clinical testing services are provided to pediatric and obstetric patients at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital.
Candidates must be board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, and have both extensive experience and a record of significant achievement in a high level administrative role in a clinical laboratory and/or anatomic pathology service at a large academic medical center and/or national reference laboratory. The position requires holding or obtaining a license to practice medicine in the State of California. Completion of a pediatric pathology fellowship, and board certification in Pediatric Pathology, or comparable experience are required. Additional training in another pathology subspecialty is desirable. A record of scholarly contributions in clinical, translational or basic research is required of the successful candidate if appointed in the MCL.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, as well as a brief description of research accomplishments and plans for future research. These, with the names of five references, should be sent to:
Stephen J. Galli, M.D.
Professor and Chair
c/o Ms. Cynthia Llanes
Department of Pathology
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA 94305