Neuro-Pathology/ Professor of Clinical
Job location: North Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-04-04
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The Department of Pathology of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, is recruiting a full-time faculty member at the level of Assistant Professor, who should have been fellowship-trained in Neuropathology. Additional training in other Anatomic Pathology subspecialties such as Pediatric Pathology and/or Bone and Soft Tissue is desirable. The Department of Pathology provides services to both UHealth and Jackson Health Systems; which includes Sylvester Cancer Center and Satellites, UHealth Tower, Lennar Foundation Medical Center, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Jackson North Medical Center and Jackson South Medical Center. The Neuropathology service oversees a significant volume of pathology samples (>1,200/year) from intracranial, skull base, and spinal cord surgeries, and supports the internationally recognized Neurosurgical programs which comprises an innovative spine service powered by the groundbreaking research of our world-renowned scientists and investigators who work within The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. Cranial neurosurgery also involves minimally invasive, endoscopic and skull base approaches to resect both benign and malignant tumors of the brain, in collaboration with UHealth Otolaryngologists and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Neuro-oncologists and Radiation Oncologists to provide multidisciplinary care. Basic science and clinical trials research is conducted by our faculty at the UM Brain Tumor Initiative in collaboration with the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. Neuropathology service also involves increasing numbers of muscle and nerve biopsies (currently approximately 80 per year), neuropathology case consultations, and autopsy neuropathology. Collaborations are in place with the Miami Brain Endowment Bank for diagnosing dementia cases. The anticipated responsibilities for this position include providing clinical neuropathology services to a large, active, and strong clinical multidisciplinary team. Excellent diagnostic skills are expected to cover neuropathology, intra-operative consultations, autopsy service, and the additional services agreed upon, within the scope of the individual’s expertise. In addition, the individual will support the education of physicians-in-training at both the undergraduate and graduate level, including the residency training program in anatomic and clinical pathology. Active scholarly activity, as well as pursuing collaborative research investigations leading to sponsored program funding of peer reviewed grants and contracts, is anticipated. The candidate must hold credentials to obtain licensure in the state of Florida.
Interested candidates should apply online and attach a cover letter, names of three references and curriculum vitae.
For any questions regarding the position, please contact: Dr. Sakir Gultekin, [email protected]The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.