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Faculty Position - Hematopathology: Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology University of Minnesota Medical School


About the Job

The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Minnesota Medical School seeks a fulltime ABP board certified/eligible hematopathologist.  Academic rank, compensation and appointment type will be based on qualifications and experience.  Candidates must have demonstrated ability in teaching and in scholarly productivity.  Minimum requirements are an M.D or equivalent degree (D.O., MBBS, etc.), eligibility for medical licensure in the State of Minnesota, board certified or board eligible in AP, CP or AP/CP, completion of an ACGME-accredited pathology residency training and a hematopathology fellowship program.

This candidate will spend significant time on a busy hematopathology service.  Clinical duties include morphologic interpretation of bone marrow biopsies, peripheral blood smears, body fluids, and lymph nodes/tissues as well as flow cytometric analysis of these specimens.    Advanced training in multicolor flow cytometry with expertise in evaluation for minimal residual disease in myeloid and lymphoid neoplasms is desirable.  Candidates will also participate in medical student, resident and fellow education, and are encouraged to pursue a research program that will lead to a national/international reputation of excellence. 

The division provides support for world-class adult and pediatric hematology, oncology, and bone marrow transplant services.  Cases are diverse, complex, and interesting.  Sign-out responsibilities, on-call duties and conferences are shared with other members of the hematopathology faculty. 

Academic time will be used to pursue scholarly work in the candidate’s area of specialty/research expertise.  Preferred candidates will be active in their national organizations and foster an academic environment for medical students, residents, fellows and faculty.

The University of Minnesota is a large and diverse university and medical school with a large subspecialty practice plan of over 950 physicians and 1,600 health professionals, University of Minnesota Physicians.  The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology is home to a large number of anatomic and clinical pathology faculty as well as many basic science faculty involved in research, undergraduate and graduate education.  The department also has an ACGME approved residency program and seven ACGME approved fellowships, including hematopathology.  More information about the department can be found at http://www.med.umn.edu/pathology/

The Department of Lab Medicine and Pathology recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in supporting the academic mission. Applications from individuals with a diversity of backgrounds and experiences, including those from underrepresented groups are highly encouraged.


Working at the University

At the University of Minnesota, you’ll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning.  We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.

The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
  • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Scholarship
  • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • University HSA contributions
  • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
  • Employee wellbeing program
  • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity
  • Financial counseling services 
  • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no cost

Please visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online.  To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions.  You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach the following -

  • CV
  • cover letter
  • a one page career goal statement
  • the name and contact information for three professional references

Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section. 

This position will remain open until filled.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission.  The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.  To learn more about diversity at the U:  http://diversity.umn.edu.

Employment Requirements

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University’s Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit:  https://safe-campus.umn.edu/return-campus/get-the-vax

About the U of M

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.