Breast and Surgical Pathologist – Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (70701)

Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 25, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, is seeking a full-time Clinical Anatomic Pathologist to join our growing academic practice. The department's faculty provide a comprehensive panel of pathology and laboratory services, including examining tissue and analyzing body fluids in order to identify diseases, abnormalities and microorganisms. Primary care physicians, surgeons and specialists at UF Health Jacksonville, as well as at other facilities across the country rely on the department's consultative services and expertise.

We share our wealth of knowledge and experience through three ACGME-accredited programs — an anatomical and clinical pathology residency program , a transfusion medicine fellowship program and a cytopathology fellowship program — as well as a non-accredited breast pathology fellowship program . In addition, the department provides special diagnostic and prognostic testing at the medical center's tumor analysis laboratory. We also foster breast health education through partnerships with the UF Health Breast Center , The Breast Journal and an annual Multidisciplinary Symposium on Breast Disease .

The faculty member will report directly to the Chair of the Department of Pathology. General description of duties and responsibilities include providing and maintain a high level of quality in-patient intermediate care services in all aspects of Anatomic and Clinical Pathology in general and breast pathology specifically. Provide clinical teaching of trainees in Pathology and participate in the educational program. Responsible for excellent communication with members of the multidisciplinary breast care. Participate in weekly Breast Tumor Conference and monthly departmental meetings, administrative functions and institutional committees as requested. Sign out and accept responsibility for anatomic and clinical pathology cases, resident education and research. Take call as required by the department. Establish and conduct areas of clinical research and encourage the involvement of residents and fellows. Appointment will be at the non-tenure accruing level of Assistant/Associate Professor.

The University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville is the largest of the three colleges at the Health Science Center Jacksonville. The college is affiliated with UF Health in Jacksonville, a health system comprised of two hospitals — the 603-bed UF Health Jacksonville and 92-bed UF Health North — and more than 60 primary and specialty care practices throughout Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia.

The college's 16 clinical science departments house more than 440 faculty members, 1,560 staff and 384 residents and fellows, as well as medical students from UF and around the country. We offer an incredible breadth of clinical training program sand proud to train many of best primary care providers and specialists throughout the region, the state and the country.

The college offers 38 accredited graduate medical education programs and 14 non-standard programs. More than 100 residents and fellows from programs across the U.S. come to UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville to participate in various clinical rotations as well.

In addition to graduate medical education, clinical rotations in all the major disciplines are provided for students from the UF College of Medicine in Gainesville. Third-year medical students enrolled at UF spend about 25 percent of their training at the Jacksonville campus, gaining valuable experience in an urban setting. While third-year rotations are only offered to UF students, elective rotations in the final year of clinical training are available to students from accredited schools in the US and Canada.

For practicing physicians, the college offers a continuing medical education program that recruits national and international speakers who are well known and respected in their fields.

The college's faculty, residents and fellows are active in clinical research. Residents and fellows regularly present their findings at locations across the country and publish their projects in well-known publications. In 2019, the campus received $23.1 million in external research funding, approximately 50% of which was federally sponsored projects.

The campus houses a 16,000-square-foot clinical and translational research facility. To support faculty and resident research, the college has a Center for Data Solutions, offering researchers analytics, epidemiology and biostatistics support, and a Center for Research Training, helping develop the next generation of highly collaborative clinical researchers.

Located in the Northeastern part of the state on the Atlantic Ocean, Jacksonville’s weather is sunny and pleasant. We enjoy an average of 320 days of sunshine each year, yet have the coolest summers in the state. Known as the River City, Jacksonville is a major port city with numerous waterways, two Naval bases, several nature preserves, marshes, lakes, wetlands and miles of beaches. Flowing through Jacksonville is the 310-mile St. Johns River, which plays a major role in our work and play.

To learn more about our college, our leadership and our campus, please visit us at .[CE1]

Candidates must possess an MD/DO degree. Qualified for an unrestricted physician license in Florida. Successful candidates must also be AP/CP board certified and fellowship trained in in Cytopathology and Breast Pathology.

Please upload CV and three letters of recommendations with application.

The final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.


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