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Hematopathologist - The Hematology Service of the Department of Laboratory Medicine (DLM) at the NIH Clinical Center


Department of Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center

Department of Laboratory Medicine

The Hematology Service of the Department of Laboratory Medicine (DLM) at the NIH Clinical Center is recruiting a Hematopathologist. Candidates must be board certified in Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, or combined AP/CP by the American Board of Pathology and be board certified/eligible in Hematopathology. Candidates must have an active medical license (in any of the United States). Three years post-fellowship experience is preferred, but recent graduates and graduating fellows will also be considered. Board certification in Molecular Pathology with experience in NGS is a plus. Proficiency in Coagulation, and Hemoglobinopathy testing would be useful. The Hematology Service includes Bone Marrow Pathology/histology/immunohistochemistry, Flow Cytometry, Molecular Hematology, Automated Hematology, Special Hematology, and Coagulation laboratories.  Candidates should have strong diagnostic skills in benign and malignant bone marrow pathology and be familiar with flow cytometry and molecular hematopathology testing and interpretation. Successful candidates are expected to participate in teaching of fellows and residents.   Possibilities for collaborative research are abundant for motivated candidates.  Candidates with strong research background may have opportunities for independent research resources. 

The NIH is the nation’s foremost federally-funded biomedical research institution. The NIH

Clinical Center is the 200-bed hospital in which NIH intramural research protocols are conducted.

The Hematology Service in the DLM, performs diagnostic hematology/hematopathology testing required for the care of Clinical Center patients and to support the clinical research activities conducted in the

Clinical Center. The Hematology Service works with institute investigators in the design of

research projects that require clinical laboratory collaboration and originates research designed to

improve clinical laboratory diagnostic and monitoring techniques in hematology.

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) is a core competency for the Clinical Center (CC) so candidates are required to submit a diversity statement describing their commitment to promoting DEIA as evident in a track record of activities within their resume/cover letter.

Candidates will be evaluated on their educational background, scholarly work, mentoring activities, and experience. Appointments will be made as a Staff Clinician at a commensurate level ranging from Assistant Research Physician, Associate Research Physician or Senior Research Physician.  Salary will be commensurate with laboratory/pathology experience as well as scholarly or scientific accomplishments. A full package of benefits (including retirement, health, life insurance, Thrift Savings Plan [401K equivalent], etc.) is available for this position.

Interested applicants should submit the following to Dr. Katherine Calvo, Acting Chief of the Hematology Service (email: [email protected]):

• A letter of interest in the position, including a career synopsis addressing your qualifications for the position and experience in hematopathology, teaching, scholarly work and research.

• A current curriculum vitae and complete bibliography

• A diversity statement describing your commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in laboratory science, biomedical research and/or pathology, including, but not limited to, the understanding of and impacting issues of equity, inclusion, and diversity, successful recruitment and/or mentorship of individuals from historically underrepresented groups.

HHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers. Selection for this position will be based solely

on merit, without discrimination for non-merit reasons such as race, color, religion, sex, national

origin, politics, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental handicap, age or

membership, or non-membership in an employee organization. All applicants will be subject to a

background investigation.