Positions in Pulmonary Pathology

Cleveland clinic pulmonary pathologist ad


Date of advertisement: October 4, 2023

Cleveland Clinic is recognized in the U.S. and throughout the world for its expertise and care

The Department of Pathology of the Cleveland Clinic is seeking a full-time Pulmonary Pathologist to join our fully subspecialized high-volume practice. The section of Pulmonary Pathology currently receives more than 5,000 specimens a year. Biopsy specimens accessioned to the service include core needle and bronchoscopic biopsies, transbronchial cryobiopsies, surgical lung biopsies for interstitial lung disease, transplant transbronchial biopsies, and pleural and mediastinal biopsies. Larger specimens include surgical resections for lung cancer (and other primary and metastatic neoplasms), thymic neoplasms and mesothelioma, and explanted lungs. We also provide consultation services to pathologists around the country via a robust and growing extramural thoracic consult service. Our group works closely with several busy thoracic surgeons, a large interstitial lung disease program, and one of the busiest lung transplant programs in the country. Our lung pathologists are key participants in a weekly multidisciplinary interstitial lung disease conference, two weekly thoracic tumor boards, and a radiology-pathology teaching conference for pulmonary fellows. As we continue to expand our volume and outreach program, we are seeking Pulmonary Pathology fellowship-trained candidates with strong diagnostic skills and scholarly accomplishments in the field, with a desire to actively participate on a busy clinical service, engage in resident and medical school teaching, participate in multidisciplinary conferences, and contribute to clinical and/or translational research. Effective interpersonal and communication skills, strong work ethic, and commitment to excellent patient care are required. A faculty appointment at a rank commensurate with experience is available at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.

This dynamic position commands competitive salary enhanced by an attractive benefits package including medical malpractice coverage and a collegial work environment.

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Cleveland Clinic has more than 5,600 salaried physicians on staff, representing approximately 120 specialties and subspecialties. Patients came to us from across America and from more than 140 nations. We also lead an extensive system of community hospitals within the Cleveland Clinic Health System.

From its natural treasures such as Lake Erie and the Cuyahoga Valley National Park to its many entertainment and cultural attractions, Cleveland is the place to be! Cleveland is home to 3 professional sports teams along with the nation’s second largest performing arts center, the world-renowned Cleveland Orchestra and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. We’re also a foodie town that ranks high on the global culinary map.

Our melting-pot culture with affordable homes and top rated public and private schools and universities, Cleveland provides excellent resources to live and learn.

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Faculty position - Cardiothoracic Pathology

Date of advertisement: 08/03/23

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at UCLA, Division of Anatomic Pathology, is seeking an outstanding MD pathologist to serve in the sections of Cardiothoracic and Autopsy pathology. AP or AP/CP board certification is essential. Cardiovascular and pulmonary fellowship training and/or prior independent sign out experience in these areas is highly desired. The appointment would be at the level of Assistant, Associate or Full professor, commensurate with experience.

The candidate will be responsible for clinical service coverage in signing out cases on the cardiothoracic surgical pathology service, autopsy service and general intraoperative frozen sections. UCLA has a strong and active cardiothoracic pathology division, and a busy cardiothoracic clinical service, and the candidate would join a team of cardiothoracic and autopsy pathologists. The candidate will share responsibility for training residents and fellows. Creative contributions in clinical, educational or research projects is expected. UCLA offers a highly collaborative research environment that promotes interactions among faculty in the School of Medicine. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

We welcome candidates whose experience in clinical work, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is an integral part of the vibrant UCLA research enterprise and there are numerous opportunities to participate in clinical trials, translational research and basic research. UCLA offers a highly collaborative environment that promotes interactions among faculty in the School of Medicine.

Interested candidates should apply online at (https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF08676). Applicants should upload a letter describing previous clinical experience, teaching and research background, curriculum vitae, as well as a statement of contributions to diversity.

Confidential review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. Compensation for the position is highly competitive and will be commensurate with experience.

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Date of Advertisement: July 25, 2023

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure academic clinician track. Expertise is required in the specific area of thoracic pathology. Applicants with cardiothoracic experience will be highly considered. Applicants must have an M.D and/or Ph.D or equivalent degree. American Board of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology, and/or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology.

Teaching responsibilities may include medical students, residents, and fellows.

Clinical responsibilities may include participation in the thoracic and cardiac pathology service at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and its affiliates, general frozen section service, autopsy service, and night/weekend call. Additional subspecialty interests will be considered.

Research and scholarship may include opportunities to participate in clinical research and mentor trainees on academic pathway projects if desired.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Please use the link below to formally apply:


Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Date of Advertisement: February 23, 2023

Position title: Open Rank WOT, Thoracic Pathologist – Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Division of Anatomic Pathology

The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Washington, seeks one (1) full-time Pathologist to join our Pulmonary and Cardiovascular Pathology subspecialty services as an Open Rank WOT (without tenure), due to reasons of funding on the clinician-scientist or clinician-educator pathway. The primary clinical service responsibility will be case sign out in the Pulmonary Pathology and Cardiovascular Pathology diagnostic services and the associated teaching of medical students, post-sophomore fellows, residents, and fellows. UW AP faculty on these services also participate in Autopsy Pathology rotations and intraoperative consultation service/on-call rotations. The successful candidate is expected to interact and foster relationships with clinicians and participate in some interdisciplinary conferences associated with these services.

Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to, (1) completion of Thoracic Pathology Fellowship (with emphasis in Pulmonary/Mediastinal Pathology) training; (2) special interest in participating in the Cardiovascular Pathology service; and (3) ability to participate in other subspecialty services (e.g. Cardiovascular Pathology, Head and Neck Pathology service, etc.).

The successful candidate will possess an M.D. or D.O. (or foreign equivalent) and be board-certified or board-eligible in anatomic pathology. Must qualify for a license to practice medicine in Washington State.  In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H1-B visa, graduates of foreign (non-US) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the US Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

For additional information, including salary range please see the following advertisement.
For complete details and to apply, please visit the Interfolio posting at: https://apply.interfolio.com/120989.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/benefits-orientation/benefit-summary-pdfs/. Appointees solely employed and paid directly by a non-UW entity are not UW employees and are not eligible for UW or Washington State employee benefits.

Medical University of Vienna

Department of Pathology
Medical University of Vienna (Austria)

Date of Advertisement: January 16, 2023

The Department of Pathology at the Medical University of Vienna is seeking to recruit a Histopathologist (Histopathology and Molecular Pathology) with a special interest in Lung/thoracic Pathology to lead the diagnostic and research team. The candidate is expected closely cooperate with the clinical departments or divisions like Pulmology, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, or Angiology with established world-leading clinical care and research in the field of adult and pediatric lung diseases, thoracic surgery including an established lung transplant program. Employment requirements are:

Candidates will need to be licensed to practice in Austria or to provide Specialist Certifications that satisfy the criteria to register with the Austrian Chamber of Physicians which includes command of the German language at level C1. 

For further questions please contact informally Prof. Dr Renate Kain, PhD (renate.kain@meduniwien.ac.at), Head of Department



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