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Assistant Professor WOT - Dep of Lab Med & Pathology, Breast and Gynecological Surgical Pathologist

University of Washington
Washington, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 27, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Description

The University of Washington Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology is seeking a full-time academic Anatomic Pathologist with subspecialty expertise in Breast and Gynecological Pathology with appointment as Assistant Professor, without tenure due to funding, on the clinician educator pathway.

In collaboration with the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) has strong clinical programs in breast cancer treatment and serves as a major referral center across the WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho) region. This position involves both independent and collaborative research with clinicians and basic science investigators, utilizing general surgical pathology skills in often complicated cases, and providing advanced breast and gynecological pathology expertise and services.  The selected candidate will be expected to serve in educational roles that encompass both administration of the residency program as well as curriculum development and teaching responsibilities within the school of medicine. Opportunities exist to participate on other sub-specialty diagnostic services as well as clinical informatics and molecular pathology, however, the majority of the service time will be devoted to the Breast and Gynecological Surgical Pathology Subspecialty.

University of Washington faculty demonstrate the highest standards of professionalism and engage in teaching, research, and clinical service. University of Washington faculty embrace the vision of excellence, collaboration, and integrity. Come join us in one of the most beautiful and exciting locations in the U.S. as we pursue our mission of creatively and durably improving health.

This is a 12-month service period [July 1-June 30], full-time position that is open until filled with an anticipated start date of May 1, 2022, but is flexible.


The candidate must have expertise in Breast and Gynecological Pathology as well as general surgical pathology. Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to: prior experience as an Associate Program Director or Program Director of a pathology residency program; prior experience providing oversight of medical school curriculum development and/or administration. Candidates must have an M.D. or D.O. (or foreign equivalent) and should be Board eligible/certified in Anatomic Pathology by date of appointment. Must qualify for a license to practice medicine in Washington state.

In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or foreign equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Application Instructions

Applicants should upload to Interfolio their curriculum vitae, cover letter, diversity statement and a list of three to five references addressed to Mark Kilgore, MD, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195.

Please use this link to apply:

  Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information

Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit

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