Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology (all tracks) - Neuropathologist
Job ID 27970
Full/Part Time Full-Time
The Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences at the University of Missouri School of Medicine/University of Missouri Healthcare is seeking an academically oriented, AP/NP board-certified, neuropathologist. This is a full-time appointment at Assistant Professor or Associate Professor rank on either the tenured or non-tenure clinical track, depending on qualifications.
The department is expanding its faculty. We seek a second neuropathologist to assist our current neuropathologist as well as participate in general surgical pathology signout. The surgical pathology practice accessions approximately 24,000 surgical pathology cases annually with a large case variety; subspecialty signout is in place for neuropathology, eye pathology, hematopathology, gynecological pathology, and GI/Liver pathology. In 2017-2018 the neuropathology service included 258 specimens of primary CNS tumors, 37 metastatic tumors, 39 muscle biopsies, about 70 hospital autopsy neuropathology examinations (brains, spinal cords, pituitaries) and about 50 forensic neuropathology examinations (the Medical Examiner of Boone and Callaway Counties is part of the Department).
There are opportunities for clinical and translational research, both within the Department and within the larger UHMC system, including Ellis Fishel Cancer Center, and the Columbia campus. Areas such as neuro-oncology, dementing neurodegenerative diseases, movement disorders, and CNS trauma pathology.
The successful candidate should possess strong neuropathology and surgical pathology diagnostic skills. In addition to participating in diagnostic sign out of subspecialty areas, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in the general surgical pathology frozen section services; contribute to medical student and resident education, and develop research projects reflective of his/her interests.
Applicants must have an MD, or MD/PhD, or DO degree and be Board certified or eligible in Anatomic Pathology and Neuropathology. Eligibility for unrestricted licensure for the practice of medicine in Missouri is required.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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