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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Academic Surgical and Cytopathologist

University of California San Diego
La Jolla, California
$260,000 - $325,000
Closing date
1 Sep 2024

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Health Science
Job Type
Faculty Member
Employment - Hours
Full time

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (HS Clinical, Clinical X) Academic Surgical and Cytopathologist

University of California San Diego

Position overview
Position title: Academic Surgical and Cytopathologist

Salary range: The posted UC Salary scales set the minimum pay at the appointment as determined by appointment type and if applicable, rank and/or step. The base pay range for this position is $260,000 - $325,000. Salary is negotiated annually. Additional compensation may be available if the position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan. UC Salary information can be found here:

Application Window

Open date: July 1, 2024

Next review date: Sunday, Aug 4, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Tuesday, Jul 1, 2025 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Pathology at the University of California, San Diego ( ) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and is seeking academic surgical and cytopathologists to join its Division of Anatomic Pathology at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level.

The successful candidates will have clinical responsibilities for specimens generated from multiple clinical programs within the UC San Diego Health clinical facilities, as well as our referral/outreach/consultation programs and an expanding clinical integration network. The successful candidates will attend and sign-out on the multiple clinical subspecialty services within the Anatomic Pathology Division, inclusive of both surgical pathology and cytopathology. The teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows is also expected.

The appropriate series and appointment as Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor will be based on the candidate's background and experience.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:
HS Clinical Professor - see:
Clinical X Professor - see:

As a member of the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, the appointee should be aware that there are limitations on outside professional activities, and clinical moonlighting is expressly prohibited. Additional information can be found here:



Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Candidates must have an MD or equivalent, DO, or MD/PhD in pathology or related fields.

Candidates must have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California.

Candidates must be board-certified or board-eligible in Anatomic or Anatomic/Clinical Pathology by the American Board of Pathology.
Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
Candidates must have completed fellowship training in General Surgical Pathology and/or a Subspecialty of Surgical Pathology (such as Head and Neck, Breast, Cardiac/Thoracic, Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary, or Gynecologic Pathology) and/or Cytopathology by the time of the start of the appointment.

Preferred qualifications
Candidates with Sign-out experience in both Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology are preferred.

Application Requirements

Document requirements

• Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

• Cover Letter

• Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our /shortcuts/contributions_to_diversity site for more information.

• Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements

• 3-5 required (contact information only)

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