The Department of Pathology at the University of Virginia (UVA), Charlottesville, Virginia, seeks applications for an academic Neuropathologist at the Assistant, Associate, or full Professor level in the tenure-eligible clinician-educator or clinician-investigator track. The successful candidate will have a broad interest and strong skills in diagnostic neuropathology, teaching, and research. An important part of the position is participation in multidisciplinary neuro-oncology and other specialty conferences, as well as communication and collaboration with clinical colleagues. The candidate will report to the Director of the Division of Anatomic Pathology.
Candidates must hold MD or DO degree and have, or be eligible for, a medical license in the state of Virginia. Individuals must be board-certified in Anatomic Pathology with subspecialty board certification in Neuropathology. The Neuropathology service includes the annual examination of over 1000 surgical specimens (including adult and pediatric tumors, epilepsy, muscle and nerve, ophthalmic, and inflammatory/infectious) and approximately 200 brain autopsy examinations. The department contains a state-of the-art Molecular Diagnostics Division that works closely with the diagnostic Neuropathology service. There is an active Division of Experimental Pathology and an associated PhD-granting program (Molecular and Cellular Basis of Disease) in which many faculty members participate, either as principal investigator or clinical mentor/collaborator. UVA research centers of excellence include the NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, the cross-institutional Neuroscience Graduate Program, and the Brain Immunology and Glia Center.
The position will remain open until filled. This position will not sponsor applicants for work visas. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. A completed pre-employment health screen is required for this position prior to employment.
Education: Terminal degree required
Licensure: Virginia license
Education: MD or DO or equivalent
Certification: Certified or eligible for AP/CP or AP only AND board-certified or eligible in Neuropathology
PHYSICAL DEMANDS This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings and programs.
UVA is located in Charlottesville, Virginia, a college town with far more than just the University’s extensive offerings. The downtown pedestrian mall is a vibrant place to dine, shop, and attend live music or theater events. Shenandoah National Park and the Blue Ridge Mountains are in view of downtown and only a 45-minute drive.
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