Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, TN
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The Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine seeks a Pediatric Pathologist who is board certified in Pediatric Pathology (or eligible for certification) and eligible for medical licensure in the state of Tennessee. Appointments are at open rank depending on the level of expertise of candidates. Clinical and translational research opportunities are abundant. Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Monroe Carell Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt University are experiencing expansion in many areas with a top 20 cancer center, multifaceted organ and stem cell transplant programs, and expansion of educational programs, clinical and translational research, and basic science programs. This is an exciting period of growth for the pathology department.

Located in the heart Nashville, Tennessee, Vanderbilt University is one of the nation's leading research and teaching institutions with undergraduate medical programs contiguous on the same campus. Nashville, the capital of Tennessee, is a growing cosmopolitan area with a population exceeding 1 million, diverse entertainment, excellent schools, and ready access to outdoor activities.

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Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Vanderbilt University

Applicants are requested to send a C.V., a list of at least 3 references, and a letter of interest to:

Hernan Correa, M.D.
Medical Director of Pediatric Pathology
Associate Professor of Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology
The Vanderbilt Children's Hospital
11219 Doctor's Office Tower
2200 Children's Way
Nashville, TN 37232
Phone: 615-936-7818
Fax: 615-936-7828

Vanderbilt University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Faculty Position, Open Rank
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
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The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology of the University of Minnesota Medical School seeks a fulltime anatomic, ABP board certified/eligible pathologist with a primary interest in pediatric pathology. Formal fellowship training or significant experience in pediatric pathology is preferred. Academic rank, compensation and appointment type will be based on qualifications and experience. Candidates must have demonstrated ability in teaching and in scholarly productivity in one or more specialty areas in anatomic pathology. Minimum requirements are an M.D or equivalent degree, eligibility for medical licensure in the State of Minnesota, board certified or board eligible in AP or AP/CP, completion of an ACGME-accredited pathology residency training.

This position will provide pediatric pathology service as part of a team of pathologists located on our West Bank campus adjacent to the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital. Sign-out responsibilities, on-call duties, resident supervision, and conferences are shared with other members of the anatomic pathology faculty. Academic time will be used to pursue scholarly work in the candidate’s area of specialty/research expertise. Academic faculty will be active in their national organizations and foster an academic environment for medical students, residents and faculty. This position will have focused subspecialty sign-out with a significant amount of protected time to develop an investigational career, with a goal of developing collaborative or independent research.

The University of Minnesota is a large and diverse university and medical school with a large subspecialty practice plan of over 800 physicians, University of Minnesota Physicians. The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology is home to a large number of anatomic and clinical pathology faculty as well as many basic science faculty involved in research, undergraduate and graduate education. The department also has an ACGME approved residency program and five ACGME approved fellowships.

Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae, a career goal statement (one page, summarizing your career goals for their first five years as a faculty member), a cover letter and the names and contact information for at least three references to:

Karen Gardiner
Associate Recruiter
Santé Consulting
Phone: (636) 777 7886

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The University of Minnesota is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

Department of Pathology
Texas Children's Hospital
Houston, TX
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The Department of Pathology at Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH) is seeking a pediatric pathologist for its Division of Anatomic Pathology. This pathologist will also serve as Assistant Professor (tenure-track) of Pathology & Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine. Located in the nation’s fourth largest city, TCH is one of the nation's largest children's hospitals and it ranks as a top-five elite children’s hospital. The hospital has added a 15-story Pavilion for Women to accommodate programs in high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, fetal medicine, and fetal surgery. The Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children’s augments a first-class research enterprise, and the West Campus of Texas Children’s Hospital serves a growing suburban population. This expansion in the size and scope of an established and pre-eminent medical center for women and children mandates additional professional staff for the service, educational, and scholarly activities of the Department of Pathology based at Texas Children's Hospital.

Pathologists at Texas Children's Hospital have primary full time faculty appointments in the Department of Pathology & Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine. Joint appointments in other departments are available for individuals with independent research interests, and opportunities are abundant for collaborative research at the institution. Interested individuals must possess a M.D. or equivalent degree, board certification in anatomic pathology, and board eligibility/certification in pediatric pathology. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with experience. Candidates should send a curriculum vitae and personal statement of professional goals to:

John Hicks, M.D., Ph.D., D.D.S.
Department of Pathology
Texas Children's Hospital
6621 Fannin Street, Suite AB1195
Houston TX 77030

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Equal Access Employer.

Assistant Professor
Academic-Clinician track
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure academic-clinician track. The successful applicant will have experience in the field of Pediatric Anatomic Pathology with a focus on Endocrine and Transplant Pathology preferred. Responsibilities include regular participation in the surgical pathology and autopsy rotations, and involvement in tissue banking for the CHOP biorepositories. Teaching and mentoring of medical students, pathology residents and fellows will be an integral component of the position. Applicants must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education and clinical care. American Board of Pathology certification required in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and in Pediatric Pathology. Eligibility for licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is required.

The position will be based within the Division of Anatomic Pathology at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.

The University of Pennsylvania and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are EOEs. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Click here to apply for this position online.

UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas
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The Department of Pathology of UT Southwestern Medical Center is seeking an academic pediatric surgical pathologist at Assistant or Associate Professor level. The position requires experience in all facets of pediatric and perinatal pathology and demonstrated accomplishments in clinical or translational research. Preference will be given to candidates with interest/additional training or experience in pediatric GI pathology. The applicant must have an M.D., M.D./Ph.D. or D.O., be certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic/Clinical Pathology or Anatomic Pathology., be board-eligible or certified in Pediatric Pathology, and have or be eligible for a Texas medical license.

The primary clinical responsibilities are at the 559-bed, tertiary care, Children's Medical Center, Dallas, TX with approximately 9000 surgical specimens, 100 perinatal and pediatric autopsies, and 2000 placentas annually. In addition to patient care activities, the incumbent will be expected to participate in departmental and institutional activities, medical student and house staff teaching and mentoring, and develop or continue their research program. Outstanding opportunities for collaborative, translational research are available with members of both basic science and clinical departments throughout UT Southwestern. Competitive salary and start-up will be provided. Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief research statement and three letters of reference to:

Department of Pathology
UT Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75390-9072
Email your application to:
Reference Position# 71019 (Academic Pediatric Pathologist)

UT Southwestern Western Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
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The Department of Pathology at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota has an immediate opening for a board eligible or board certified Pediatric Pathologist. The Pathology Department provides comprehensive, integrated diagnostic services for the largest children's hospital in the Upper Midwest. Children's has the largest market share of pediatric pathology cases in the Twin Cities metro area. The department receives a large number of cases with varying complexity including 6686 surgical, 1240 hematology, 1375 cytology and 47 autopsy cases per year. The hospital includes a recently completed Mother Baby Center. Our pathologists are actively involved in all aspects perinatal/pediatric diagnoses. There are ample opportunities to develop interests and expertise in various pediatric subspecialties.

CHILDREN'S HOSPITALS AND CLINICS OF MINNESOTA is one of the ten largest children's health care systems in the U.S., with over 380 staffed beds at our two hospital campuses in St. Paul and Minneapolis offering pediatric/perinatal medical and surgical subspecialties. We are a full service, acute care system offering a full spectrum of pediatric services. With over 14,000 admissions a year, over 90,000 emergency department visits, 18,000 surgeries, and greater than 200,000 outpatient visits, we offer an exciting and state of the art place to work. We are a free-standing children's hospital led by pediatricians uniquely focused on the health and well-being of our pediatric patients.

Minneapolis and St Paul, known as the "Twin Cities," is the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States, with about 3.46 million residents. Both St. Paul and Minneapolis offer outstanding urban environments, beautiful neighborhoods, magnificent lakes, abundant outdoor activities, a superb biking trail system, a rich arts scene, as well as superior colleges and universities.

Qualified candidates should be board certified in clinical and anatomic pathology and pediatric subspecialty trained and eligible for subspecialty certification in Pediatric Pathology. Additionally, candidates must be licensed or eligible for medical licensure in the state of Minnesota.

Interested candidates should send their curriculum vitae with accompanying statement of professional goals to:

Judy Brown
Manager, Physician Recruitment
Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
Phone: (612) 813-8133
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, TN
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, founded by the late entertainer Danny Thomas, is one of the world's premier centers for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other catastrophic childhood diseases. St. Jude is the first and only pediatric cancer center to be designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute. Children from all 50 states and from around the world have come through the doors of St. Jude for treatment, and thousands more around the world have benefited from the research conducted at St. Jude - research that is shared freely with the global medical community. St. Jude is the only pediatric cancer research center where families never pay for treatments that are not covered by insurance. No child is denied treatment because of a family's inability to pay.

The Department of Pathology at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is seeking a molecular pathologist at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Member level. This recruitment is taking place at an exciting time in the development of our Molecular Pathology facility. Following on from the success of the Pediatric Cancer Genome Project, the department has developed a clinical genomics laboratory with the facility to run whole genome, transcriptome, and exome sequencing on samples from our patients. The successful candidate will have the appropriate training and certification with the American Board of Pathology or American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics to contribute to the clinical service and have a record of scholarly achievements. Candidates with programs in clinical, translational or basic research are encouraged to apply.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is one of the premier pediatric cancer hospitals in the USA and has a large faculty of clinical and basic investigators organized into traditional academic departments. Strong interdepartmental programs are present in Hematologic Malignancies, Solid Tumor Biology, Neuro-oncology, and Molecular Oncogenesis. Clinical and basic research activities are carried out in adjoining state-of-the-art buildings that provide an environment that fosters close collaboration between clinical and basic investigators.

Applicants should send a letter of application, research statement, curriculum vitae and the names of three referees to:

David Ellison MD PhD,
Chair, Department of Pathology
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, MS #250
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105

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Deptartment of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
BC Children's Hospital
Vancouver, BC
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The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the BC Children's and Women's Hospitals, is seeking a qualified and highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills to join the Division of Anatomical Pathology. This is a newly created position, and the successful candidate will join the existing group of 5 Anatomical Pathologists, 1 Neuropathologist, and 1 dual Anatomical Pathologist/Neuropathologist.

The Department provides the province's pediatric and obstetric populations with tertiary/quaternary laboratory care. The Division of Anatomical Pathology is responsible for providing academic pediatric and maternal-fetal medicine care for the province of BC, including pediatric surgical pathology, placental pathology, and pediatric, perinatal, and fetal autopsy services.

The successful candidate will be an experienced pediatric anatomical pathologist with expertise in all areas of pediatric, fetal and placental pathology. The pathologist will be required to build relationships and provide prompt and expert consultative services to physicians and other health care providers. The pathologist will be expected to be actively engaged in academic teaching, research and administrative duties as appropriate.

The candidate must hold a MD and be certified in Anatomical Pathology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Preference will be given to candidates with experience, special training, or qualification in pediatric, fetal, and obstetric anatomical pathology.

The successful candidate will be recommended for appointment to the University of British Columbia (UBC), in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, at an academic or clinical rank dependent on experience and qualifications.

We encourage all qualified persons to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All physicians must be eligible for BC licensure.

To apply, please send a letter expressing your interest and your curriculum vitae in confidence to the address below:

Dr. Chris Dunham
Division Head, Anatomical Pathology
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
BC Children's Hospital
4500 Oak Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3N1

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

For more information about PHSA please visit the website at:

BC Children's Hospital (BCCH) cares for the province's most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services. BCCH also operates a wide number of specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the Child and Family Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.

BCCH is an agency of Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide health care services across BC, working with the five geographic health authorities to deliver province-wide solutions that improve the health of British Columbians. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Patients first • Best value • Results matter • Excellence through knowledge • Open to possibilities.

The PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program
McMaster University
Hamilton, ON
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A position in Pediatric/Perinatal Anatomical Pathology is available in the Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program (HRLMP) and the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at McMaster University. This full-time appointment presents an excellent opportunity for an experienced academic pediatric pathologist or a recent graduate currently completing a Pediatric Pathology fellowship. The McMaster Children’s Hospital is the second largest children's hospital in Ontario. McMaster Children’s Hospital is a member in good standing with the Children’s Oncology Group, an organization devoted exclusively to pediatric cancer research and participates in both therapeutic and biology trials. The successful candidate will share service responsibilities with two other full-time pediatric pathologists as part of a large regional anatomic pathology group with expertise in all pathology subspecialties, , including neuropathology, molecular and genetic diagnostics and forensic pathology. The Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine is active in both undergraduate and postgraduate trainee teaching and members are expected to participate in research activities. The successful candidate will be presented for a faculty appointment, and academic rank will be determined by the qualifications of the applicant.

Applicants must be certified in Anatomical Pathology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent and must be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

The City of Hamilton has a population of 500,000 and is home to six friendly and family-oriented communities, nestled against the picturesque Niagara escarpment on the western edge of Lake Ontario. A relaxed, culturally diverse atmosphere with excellent schools makes Hamilton an attractive place for families. Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy the excellent local hiking, climbing and mountain biking. The pleasures of wine country can be enjoyed in nearby Niagara, and more cosmopolitan opportunities - be it theater, fine dining or professional sports - abound in Toronto, both only 45 minutes away.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three referees to:

Dr. Vina Alexopoulou
Director, Anatomical Pathology, and
Deputy Chief, Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program
Professor of Pathology and Molecular Medicine
McMaster University, HSC 2N19
1200 Main Street West
Hamilton ON L8N 3Z5
Phone: (905) 521-2100 ext. 76295
Fax: (905) 577-8468

All interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program and McMaster University are committed to employment equity and welcome applications from all qualified persons. The position will remain open until filled.

The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, ON
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The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), a world-renowned paediatric academic health science centre and the University of Toronto's Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, are seeking a a continuing Paediatric Pathologist to join the Division of Pathology, Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine. The anticipated start date will be October 1, 2014.

We are seeking a physician who will foster excellence in paediatric pathology practice, teaching and research at the hospital. The qualified applicant shall hold a relevant Fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or equivalent, and be eligible for medical licensure in the Province of Ontario. Duties include the delivery of a broad range of paediatric pathology services in association with other paediatric pathologists in the Division, as it is practiced in Canada, and participating in common departmental functions such as on-call coverage. A fully accredited residency program is in place and teaching of residents, fellows and medical students is expected.

The successful candidate should be eligible for an academic appointment in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the uniform minimal level of compensation for pathologists in the Province of Ontario (currently $347,000 per annum).

The Division of Pathology at SickKids has over 14 pathologists and scientists responsible for providing a comprehensive range of paediatric pathology services, teaching and research. In addition to its active surgical pathology and autopsy services, the Division has specialized facilities and access to state-of-the-art and avant garde technologies to conduct advanced diagnostics, including rare and complex conditions. The Division enjoys close and dynamic interactions with the other Divisions of the Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine (Clinical Biochemistry, Haematopathology, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics), numerous clinical programs and services, and the SickKids Research Institute in advancing the Hospital’s integrated mission of health care, teaching and research for the benefit of children and their families.

Interested individuals should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three referees to the Chair of the Search Committee:

Gino R. Somers, MBBS, BMedSc, PhD, FRCPA
Head, Division of Pathology
The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue
Toronto, ON
M5G 1X8

The Search Committee will begin to consider applications received by July 31, 2014 for shortlisting. The position will remain open until filled. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, SickKids is one of the largest and most respected paediatric healthcare centres in the world. As innovators in child health, we lead and partner to improve the health of children through the integration of healthcare, leading-edge research and education. Our reputation would not have been built—nor could it be maintained—without the skills, knowledge and experience of extraordinary people who come to work here every day. SickKids is committed to ongoing learning and development, and features a caring and supportive work environment that combines exceptionally high standards of practice.

When you join SickKids, you become part of our community. We share a commitment and determination to fulfill our vision of Healthier Children. A Better World. For more information about the Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine, please visit our home page by clicking here.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to work alongside the world’s best in paediatric healthcare.

For more information about the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, please visit our home page by clicking here.

SickKids and the University of Toronto are strongly committed to diversity within our community and especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to further diversification of our organizations. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. SickKids is also committed to providing services in both official languages and our preference is to hire employees who are fluent in both English and French whenever possible.

The Hospital for Sick Children is located in Toronto, Ontario at 555 University Ave., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8.