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Assistant Professor, Hematopathology Unit - University of Rochester


The Department of Pathology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine/Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester NY is seeking an Assistant Professor to join the Hematopathology Unit. Candidates must be board certified/eligible in hematopathology and have expertise in morphologic diagnosis of lymphoma and leukemia.  This position will include substantial protected time for academic activities.  The definition of academic activities is broad including laboratory-based research, clinical collaborations, and education.

The Hematopathology Unit supports all aspects of clinical laboratory studies for adult and pediatric hematology including marrow transplant services. There is a close working relationship with the clinical lymphoma and leukemia programs as well as productive research laboratories. All would welcome the collaboration of this recruit, providing great opportunities for career development. There are two ACGME-accredited hematopathology fellow positions in addition to rotating pathology residents and medical students.

With more than one million in the metropolitan area, Rochester, NY offers all the cultural, recreational, and educational amenities of a large city, but with nearby open spaces and lakes providing options for lifestyles from urban to rural, all with easy commutes. Rochester has been highly ranked for “quality of life” and recently as one of the "Top 10 U.S. Cities to Raise a Family"

Board eligibility/certification in anatomic and/or clinical pathology, subspecialty training in hematopathology, and eligibility for licensure in the State of New York are required.  Applicants should apply online at http://www.rochester.edu/jobopp, position number 218268 and forward their cover letter, curriculum vitae and three references to the Search Committee Chair, Bruce R. Smoller, M.D., c/o Sue Van Thof at sue_vanthof@urmc.rochester.edu.

Post-offer health assessments and drug testing is required to be performed on-site.

The University of Rochester has a strong commitment to principles of diversity and, in that spirit, actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in higher education.