Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

  • Academic Surgical Pathologist (Open Rank)

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Posted Date 6 months ago(3/12/2019 9:10 AM)
    Specialty Area
  • Summary of Position

    Academic Surgical Pathologist (Open Rank) /Philadelphia, PA


    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine announces the search for a board-certified Surgical Pathologist (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) to become a part of our faculty. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated expertise in general surgical pathology in an environment that has provided the opportunity to experience a wide spectrum of gross and microscopic examination of surgical specimens, as well as biopsies. A niche area in surgical pathology for example GYN, head/neck, breast pathology or soft tissue pathology is preferred. Candidates with several years of professional work experience are desirable but, not required. Qualified candidate who can contribute through their research, teaching and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic mission of the department are also preferable. 

    The Department of Pathology receives over 17,000 surgical specimens, (excluding nearly 10,000 oral specimens), 4000 cytology specimens, 100 autopsies, and performs over 1.8 million laboratory tests in a typical year. Special diagnostic testing includes immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization, molecular diagnostics, electron microscopy, and whole slide imaging. Modern research laboratories are equipped for tissue culture, real-time PCR, techniques for advanced protein detection, flow cytometry and molecular biology. 

    Candidate Qualifications


    • Applicants should be an M.D. or foreign equivalent with board certification or board eligibility in Anatomic Pathology.  Candidates who are board-eligible will be expected to complete their boards within the first year of hire.
    • Completion of a fellowship in a niche area is desirable.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Eligible for medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
    • Demonstrate sensitivity to the culture, needs, and aspirations of the community.


    Procedure for Candidacy 

    Interested candidates should submit a current curriculum vitae and letter of interest online. 
    Personal statements summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, leadership experience and contributions to diversity are encouraged. 

    Salary and rank (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Candidates can address their CV to: Yuri Persidsky, MD, PhD, Professor and Chairperson, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, C/O Julie Brissett, Assistant Director, Physician Faculty Recruitment and Retention, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, Email: 

    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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