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Associate (without Tenure) or Full Professor (without Tenure), Director of Anatomic Pathology - Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

Title: Associate (without Tenure) or Full Professor (without Tenure), Director of Anatomic Pathology - Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

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Position Description

The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Washington is seeking a candidate for appointment as the Director of Anatomic Pathology, Associate Professor or Professor, without tenure (WOT) for reasons of funding, rank is commensurate with experience. This is a 12-month active service [July 1-June 30], full-time position that is open until filled with an anticipated start date of early 2022.  

This position will serve as the Director of Anatomic Pathology and provide clinical oversight of Anatomic Pathology services across UW Medicine sites, including UWMC-Montlake, UWMC-Northwest, Harborview Medical Center. The primary responsibility for this position is to ensure the clinical excellence of AP services in a leadership capacity, through coordination of faculty and staff resources, oversight and delegation of medical directorship responsibilities, oversight of graduate medical education leadership to meet clinical service needs while providing outstanding training, and support of the Department’s clinical and translational research efforts. In addition to oversight of AP clinical services, this position will represent the needs of the subspecialty services and faculty to the leadership of UW Medicine’s hospitals as well as the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, in collaboration with the Anatomic Pathology Administrative Director. Clinical duties are flexible and will be aligned with the candidate’s experience within our organization’s subspecialty practice model. In this role, the successful candidate will assure that patients are first, maintain a culture of compliance, embody professionalism, oversee the scheduling of service coverage and identify gaps that will require faculty recruitment, promote professional development of trainees and junior faculty, and foster a collaborative community in which we leverage our talents, abilities, and resources to maximal impact in clinical service, teaching, and research. 

The individual in this position will need to work closely with the Chiefs of Service at our different sites of clinical activity. Chiefs act as medical consultants to the hospital pathology laboratories at each site and assure compliance of hospital laboratory operations at each site. Chiefs are appointed by the different hospitals on the recommendation from the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology.  

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. 


Candidates must have a demonstrated record in anatomic pathology in one or more leadership roles in addition to academic scholarship; an academic rank at the associate/full professor level; an M.D. or D.O. degree (or foreign equivalent); be Board certified - or eligible for certification - in Anatomic Pathology; and 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 equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. 


Applicants should upload to Interfolio a letter of application; a detailed curriculum vitae; a diversity statement (maximum 2 pages); and a list of at least five references addressed to Patrick Mathias, MD, PhD, Vice Chair of Clinical Operations, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195. 

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