Assistant Professor – Pathology



Job description

Job Number: 2022-05015

Location: SLU Saint Louis, MO

Who is Saint Louis University? Founded in 1818, Saint Louis University is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious Catholic universities. SLU, which also has a campus in Madrid, Spain, is recognized for world-class academics, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service.

All About You

Transfusion Medicine/Clinical Pathologist

Department of Pathology

Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking a full-time clinical pathologist at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor level to participate in the blood bank/transfusion medicine service at three tertiary care hospitals. Active programs in pediatric and adult solid organ and stem cell transplantation, trauma, critical care, cardiothoracic surgery, hematology, oncology, high-risk obstetrics and hemophilia require transfusion medicine support. Minimum qualifications include an M.D. or D.O. degree and BC/BE in Clinical Pathology and Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine with an interest in therapeutic apheresis and/or patient blood management. Patient care services, active participation in hospital committees, and teaching and supervising pathology residents and medical students are required responsibilities of the position. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and accomplishments.

Saint Louis University requires COVID-19 vaccinations and a booster dose for all students, staff, and faculty who are physically present on our St. Louis campuses. As a prospective and/or a new employee at Saint Louis University, you will be/are required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination is required before the start of employment in order to work at Saint Louis University. If you are not vaccinated, you are required to begin the vaccination process at the time of your first day of employment and submit proof of full vaccination within 30 days of your start date. Exemptions may be granted on the grounds of religious beliefs or medical circumstances. Failure to comply with the vaccine requirement within 30 days of an employee’s start date will result in termination of the employment.  Proof of vaccine will be submitted through an online portal made available to you during your Workday onboarding tasks.

The University will require all students, faculty and staff to obtain a booster vaccine dose prior to their start date, This applies to:

  •     All adults over the age of 18 years who completed their vaccine series with Pfizer or Moderna at least 6 months ago.
  •     Those who received the J&J vaccine at least two months ago.

SSM Health and Saint Louis University have reached an “agreement in principle” to fully integrate SLUCare, the School of Medicine’s faculty clinical practice, with SSM Health. The proposed SLUCare-SSM integration is the result of a partnership that has grown between the School of Medicine, SLUCare, SSM Health. SLUCare’s integration with SSM Health would create one of the region’s leading integrated healthcare networks with a new Academic Medical Group (SLUCare) and a Community Medical Group. It would expand access to quality, Catholic health care to more patients across the St. Louis region, and would allow SLUCare to grow and flourish.  Please note, that if you are considered for a position and accept an offer with SLUCare, all SLUCare faculty and staff will be offered employment by SSM Health, effective with a goal date of July 1,2022.


Faculty – Medical Administrative Appointment, Medical Provider Primary Appointment 12 mo.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.

How to apply

Interested candidates must apply online at (requisition 2022-05015) and attach a curriculum vitae and statement of interest. Also send the c.v. and statement of interest to:

Katherine J. Robbins, M.D.
Associate Professor and Interim Chair of Pathology
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
1402 S. Grand Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63104

[email protected]

Saint Louis University is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. It is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. The university is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.