The Department of Pathology, Division of Anatomic Pathology, at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, invites applications for the position of Chief Director of Anatomic Pathology. This is a tenure track position offered at open rank, commensurate with qualifications. The Chief Director of Anatomic Pathology serves on the Executive Committee of the Department of Pathology and will interface with the leadership at the University of Virginia Medical Laboratory and Medical Center.
Responsibilities will involve directing the activities of Anatomic Pathology including Surgical Pathology, Cytopathology and Autopsy Services; establish an effective working relationship with the Medical Staff, Hospital Administration and other Departments regarding the Anatomic Pathology operations; and assist the Chair in carrying out the policies for the daily operation and quality of the Anatomic Pathology services including responsibility for meeting CAP accreditation.
The Chief will ensure excellence in teaching of medical students, residents and fellows, and will interact directly with the Department’s ACGME-accredited Residency and Fellowships Program Directors. The chief will assist ongoing basic and translational research in the areas of expertise of the faculty and trainees, and collaborate with colleagues from other departments corresponding with subspecialty interests.
The Department of Pathology is staffed by 30 clinical faculty, 35 residents and fellows in anatomic and clinical pathology. In addition to general Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology services, specialty diagnostic subservices include neuropathology, hematopathology, dermatopathology, renal pathology, ocular pathology and neuromuscular pathology. Specific faculty have subspecialty training in and/or have developed internationally-acknowledged expertise in gastrointestinal, head and neck, gynecologic, breast, pulmonary, pediatric, genitourinary and bone/soft tissue pathology. The AP services perform over 30,000 surgical cases, 17,000 cytology specimens, and approximately 220 autopsies per year. The environment provides excellent opportunities for clinical and translation research as well as collaborations with investigators in the School of Medicine and University campus.
Candidates must have a MD degree or equivalent, be board-certified in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, and be eligible for licensure in the State of Virginia. Fellowship training and/or experience in general surgical pathology and/or a subspecialty area of surgical pathology is encouraged.
The University of Virginia is annually ranked as one of the premier public institutions in the United States and is located in Charlottesville, a picturesque small but metropolitan city perennially ranked as one of the best places to live in the US.
For questions regarding this position, please contact M. Beatriz Lopes, MD, PhD – Professor of Pathology and Head of Neuropathology and Autopsy, [email protected].
For further questions regarding the application process, please contact Mary J. White, Office Manager – [email protected].
Education: Candidates must have a MD degree or equivalent.
Experience: Fellowship training and/or experience in general surgical pathology and/or a subspecialty area of surgical pathology is encouraged.
Licensure: Candidates must be board-certified in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, and be eligible for licensure in the State of Virginia.
How to apply
EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: please apply through Workday at the following URL, https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs , and search for requisition # R0004402. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address).
INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for requisition # R0004402. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address).
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person’s perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.