Job ID: 289742223  |  Last Updated: 1/14/2020

Physician-Pathology, Director of Surgical Pathology

WVU Medicine
Morgantown, WV
Applicant Contact
Amy Yokum
Senior Physician Recruiter & Talent Advisor
(304) 598-6231
(304) 598-6072

Job Description

West Virginia University (WVU) School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Anatomy Laboratory Medicine (PALM) seeks an academically-oriented Surgical Pathologist qualified for appointment as Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor to serve as the Director of Surgical Pathology. The successful candidate will report to the Section Chief of Anatomic Pathology. The candidate will be expected to practice in Morgantown, WV.

WVU PALM is a rapidly growing department consisting of faculty in Anatomic Pathology, Laboratory Medicine, Translational/Experimental Pathology, Anatomical Sciences and Medical Laboratory Sciences. The Department serves West Virginia University Hospitals, the premier regional referral center for West Virginia and parts of Pennsylvania and Maryland. The institution offers a collaborative professional environment, some of the world's most advanced technology, and highly regarded clinical programs.

Duties: The successful candidate will practice in the areas of surgical pathology. Specialty areas of interest include but are not limited to breast gynecologic pathology, thoracic/pulmonary pathology, ENT pathology, and cytopathology. Additional academic interests in translational pathology, digital pathology, informatics and molecular pathology are welcomed. In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will also be actively involved in the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows. There is tremendous potential for candidates with a record of scholarly productivity to collaborate with faculty of the WVU Health Sciences center, which includes those in the WVU Cancer Institute and other signature programs. For appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, it is expected that candidates sustain an outstanding, extramurally supported research program.

Qualifications: Successful candidates must have an MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license. Candidates must be board certified/eligible in Pathology. For appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, a demonstrated track-record of leadership, excellent communication skills, and publications in high-impact journals are required. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.

WVU Medicine is West Virginia University?s affiliated health system, West Virginia?s largest private employer, and national leader in patient safety and quality. The WVU Health System is comprised of 4 affiliated hospitals and 9 member hospitals anchored by its flagship hospital, J.W Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, a 700+ bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 18,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation.

Morgantown, West Virginia is located just over an hour south of Pittsburgh, PA, within three hours of Cleveland, Baltimore and Washington, DC, and is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate. The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a large city in a safe, family-friendly environment. There is also an excellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes and recreational activities.

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WVU UHA are AA/EO employer ? Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran ? and WVU is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.

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