Clinical Ast/Aso/Full Prof - Forensic/Anatomic Pathologist 

University of Florida
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 24, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery
Employment Type
Full Time

Classification Title:

Clinical Ast/Aso/Full Prof - Forensic/Anatomic Pathologist

Job Description:

Primary responsibilities include the conduct of medicolegal death investigations for the local jurisdiction. Activities include review of investigative reports to determine jurisdiction; determine need and extent of post mortem examinations; supervision of assistants in preparing bodies for autopsy including photography documentation when necessary; performance of autopsies with appropriate tissue and fluid sample collection for histologic, toxicologic and other studies; microscopic analysis of tissue; certification of cause and manner of death; generate reports in a timely and efficient manner; review current medical literature as needed to formulate expert opinions; consult with law enforcement, attorneys, medical professionals; and provide deposition and trial testimony in judicial proceedings. In the case of employment through UF, hospital and outreach autopsies will be performed at Shands Hospital on a rotating schedule.

Expected Salary:

Salary and rank are negotiable, commensurate with experience

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must have an M.D. or D.O. degree, be board certified in Forensic and Anatomic Pathology, and possess or be eligible for a state of Florida Medical License. The applicant should have extensive practice experience in Forensic and Anatomic Pathology.

Preferred Qualifications: Scholarly study and investigation is expected. Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

Applicants for the district medical examiner position shall submit a duplicate copy of the application materials to the Chair of the district medical examiner search committee:

Brian S. Kramer, State Attorney

Eighth Judicial Circuit

Office of the State Attorney

120 West University Ave

Gainesville Florida 32601

Curriculum Vitae, a letter of application outlining interests, and a list of three references. The letter should be addressed to:

Bruce A. Goldberger, Ph.D.

Chief, Director and Professor

Forensic Medicine Division

Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine

University of Florida College of Medicine

The district medical examiner search committee will be conducted as a separate search overseen by the FDLE Medical Examiner Commission. The appointment of the District Medical Examiner requires gubernatorial appointment. This search will be coordinated with the University of Florida search committee for dual applicants.

Procedural information regarding the district medical examiner search is available at: .

Health Assessment Required: Yes

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