Physician-Director of Clinical Pathology - 133
West Virginia University (WVU) School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Anatomy & Laboratory Medicine (PALM) seeks an academically oriented Pathologist to serve as the Director of Clinical Pathology and Vice Chair Laboratory Medicine for appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor level with a major commitment to clinical service and teaching. The position reports to the Chair of PALM.
Duties: The successful candidate will serve as the CLIA Laboratory Director on the Morgantown, WV campus and as such will be responsible for regulatory oversight and direction of the Clinical Laboratories at West Virginia University Hospital. The state-of-the-art laboratories provide conventional and advanced diagnostic testing for the WVU Health System members and affiliates.
In addition to laboratory oversight, the successful candidate will practice in their specialty area(s) of clinical pathology. Academic interests in microbiology, clinical chemistry, transfusion medicine, molecular diagnostics, hematology and informatics are welcomed. The successful candidate will be actively involved in the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows. There is tremendous potential for candidates with a record of scholarly productivity to collaborate with faculty across the WVU campuses.
Qualifications: Successful candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible for state medical licensure. Candidates must be board certified in Clinical Pathology or Anatomic/Clinical Pathology. Experience directing a medical laboratory is required. Appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank requires a demonstrated record of accomplishment in clinical service, teaching and scholarly pursuits; and all qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.
About the Department: WVU PALM is a rapidly growing department consisting of faculty in Anatomic Pathology, Laboratory Medicine, Translational/Experimental Pathology, Anatomical Sciences and Medical Laboratory Sciences. The Department serves West Virginia University Hospitals, the premier regional referral center for West Virginia and parts of Pennsylvania and Maryland. The institution offers a collaborative professional environment, some of the world's most advanced technology, and highly regarded clinical programs.
About WVU Medicine: WVU Medicine is West Virginia University’s affiliated health system, West Virginia’s largest private employer, and a national leader in patient safety and quality. The WVU Health System is comprised of fourteen member hospitals and seven hospitals under management agreements, anchored by its flagship hospital, J.W Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, a 700+ bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 18,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation.
About Morgantown: Morgantown, WV is located just over an hour south of Pittsburgh, PA and three hours from Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD. Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate. The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a large city in a safe, family-friendly environment. There is also an excellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes and recreational activities.
Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference from day one. To learn more, https://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/pathology/ and apply online at www.wvumedicine.org/careers.
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West Virginia University & University Health Associates are an AA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – and WVU is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.
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