• Academic Neuropathologist

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Posted Date 1 year ago(10/31/2017 1:42 PM)
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  • Summary of Position


    Academic Neuropathologist


    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania



    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine announces the search for a board-certified Neuropathologist to become a part of our Faculty. The selected candidate may also serve as the Director of Autopsy Service. 


    The Department of Pathology  performs over 120 autopsies and receives over 16,500 surgical specimens, (excluding nearly 10,000 oral pathology specimens), 3000 cytology specimens, 100 autopsies, and performs over 1.6 million laboratory tests in a typical year. The faculty includes 16 MDs and 12 PhDs. The Anatomic Pathology faculty (13) includes four Board Certified Cytopathologists, two Board Certified Hematopathologist and nephropathologists; there are also GYN/breast pathologists and a GI pathologist. There is also an extremely busy oral pathology service staffed by two experienced oral pathologists.


    Neurosciences are rapidly expanding area at Temple (Department Neuroscience and Shriner’s Center for Neural Repair and Rehabilitation) and the Department of Neurosurgery produces approximately 90 surgical pathology specimens of which the majority is tumors.


    Ample opportunities for collaborations also exist for an academically inclined neuropathologist.


    Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Candidate Qualifications:

    An M.D, DO or Foreign Equivalent with active board certification by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology.

    Training from an ACGME accredited fellowship and board certification or board eligibility in neuropathology are also required.

    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    Eligible for medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.


    The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.


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