Assistant Professor (Forensic Pathologist)

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Job Title:

Assistant Professor (Forensic Pathologist)

Position Number :


Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

HSH BSOM Pathology

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Division :

Health Sciences

Classification Title :

Assistant Professor (Forensic Pathologist)

Working Title :

Assistant Professor (Forensic Pathologist)

Number of Vacancies :


Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :


Full Time or Part Time :

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with Qualifications

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Position Type:

Faculty (Teaching)

Job Category :

Faculty (Physician)

Organizational Unit Overview:

The Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, in conjunction with Vidant Medical Center, provides a broad range of clinical services in anatomic pathology and clinical pathology for hospital and clinic patients. The Department houses residency, cytopathology, forensic pathology, and surgical pathology fellowship programs. The mission of the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine is to improve the health and well-being of the citizens of eastern North Carolina and beyond by delivering high quality pathology services, by providing exemplary education for medical students, residents, and other health care professionals, and by creating new knowledge through research. As the field of Pathology continues to evolve, the Department will continue to uphold its commitment to provide the best diagnosis and treatment monitoring services to the citizens of eastern North Carolina.

Job Duties :

The primary responsibility will be as a Forensic/Autopsy Pathologist.

Job duties include:

-Reviewing investigative reports to determine jurisdiction.

-Determining the need and extent of postmortem examination.

-Direction of assistants in preparing bodies for autopsy including appropriate photography for documentation.

-Performing autopsies and obtaining appropriate specimens for laboratory analysis.

-Performing microscopic analysis when appropriate.

-Determination of cause and manner of death.

-Preparation and completion of reports of findings in a timely manner.

-Review of current literature as necessary to assist in formulation of decisions.

-Provide expert witness testimony in court.
-Teaching of medical students, residents, fellows and law enforcement personnel.

-Consult with prosection and defense attorneys in preparation for court proceedings.

Minimum Education/Experience :

MD or DO from accredited school of medicine or osteopathy.

North Carolina Medical License is required.

Board certification by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :

Board certification by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology.

Candidate is expected to obtain Forensic Pathology Board Certification within one year of hire.

North Carolina Medical License is required.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

Knowledge of principles, practices, techniques and advances in the field of Forensic Pathology and medicolegal death investigation.

Special Instructions to Applicant :

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:

Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
List of Three References (noting contact information)

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date :


Open Until Filled:


Initial Screening Begins :


Rank Level:

Associate Professor, Assistant Professor

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 328-9861 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.




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Job No:
Posted: 10/28/2020
Application Due: 4/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time