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Clinical Hematopathologist/Flow Cytometry - University of California, San Francisco


Clinical Hematopathologist/Flow Cytometry - University of California, San Francisco, Department of Laboratory Medicine

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Department of Laboratory Medicine is seeing a full-time academic faculty member in the area of hematopathology with an emphasis on flow cytometry interpretation to serve the UCSF Clinical Laboratories at Moffit-Long, Mission Bay, and Mt Zion Hospitals.  The positions are at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor levels in the Health Sciences Clinical or Clinical X series depending on qualifications and interests.  All appointments require strong commitment to Pathology resident teaching.

JOB DUTIES: Include but not limited to

  • Provide flow cytometry interpretation and reports – the hematology/flow cytometry service is growing dramatically, commensurate with the growth the number of Hematology/Oncology patients seen at UCSF.  The flow cytometry section performs approximately 4000 leukemia/lymphoma analyses and over 8000 routine lymphocyte subset analyses.
  • Provide assistance to the hematopathology service for interpretation of bone marrow and lymph node biopsy specimens as well as evaluation of blood smears, coagulation, and other hematology tests.
  • Provide teaching to pathology residents, fellows, and medical students
  • Work closely with other clinical laboratorians in the Clinical Laboratories at UCSF, and with clinical colleagues in other departments (including Internal Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, and others).
  • Assist in clinical teaching, on-call activities, conferences, and administrative duties
  • Clinical/translational research or other creative scholarly activities are required for applicants in the Clinical X series


  • Strong communication skills and demonstrated work experience in a team environment
  • Development of translational and collaborative research projects
  • Involvement in quality improvement projects


  • MD or MD/PhD degree
  • Board certification in Clinical Pathology and subspecialty certification in Hematopathology, certification in Anatomic Pathology is beneficial
  • Eligibility for medical licensure in California
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in clinical hematopathology and/or flow cytometry interpretation

Please apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF05032, with a CV, cover letter, statement of contributions to diversity, and three references.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment, commensurate with applicant’s experience and training.