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Faculty Clinical Pathologist/Hematology & Coagulation

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 19th, 2019
Last review date: Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at UCLA, Division of Clinical Pathology, is searching for an outstanding Clinical Pathologist to lead the Hematology and Coagulation Laboratory. Experience in developing coagulation profiles and providing consultations in the diagnosis and management of patients with bleeding and thrombotic disorders is desired. The successful candidate will have an M.D. and/or Ph.D. degree with certification or eligibility for certification in the appropriate subspecialty by the American Board of Pathology (CP or AP/CP). Eligibility for licensure in the state of California is required.

This individual will have a collaborative administrative and academic relationship with other faculty within the division of Laboratory Medicine, and will provide clinical consultations across UCLA Health, including high complexity in-patient care at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and Santa Monica UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital, and more than 1 million ambulatory clinic patients in its 160 clinical practices. The laboratory operations encompass three laboratories, the largest of which is the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Core Laboratory, a busy, high-complexity laboratory whose services span all aspects of clinical chemistry, hematology, and coagulation. Responsibilities will include provision of consultative services to physicians on patients with bleeding or thrombotic disorders, education of physicians regarding test utilization and interpretation, active engagement in quality assurance activities including those related to accreditation, and strategic planning to ensure the laboratory maintains itself as a state of the art facility. Duties will also include active participation in the educational mission of the department including the teaching of residents, fellows, and medical school students. This is an outstanding opportunity for a well-trained and highly motivated individual to assist with the direction and future growth of this dynamic laboratory facility. Creative contributions in clinical, educational or research projects is expected; UCLA offers a highly collaborative research environment that promotes interactions among faculty in the School of Medicine.

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is an integral part of the vibrant UCLA research enterprise and there are numerous opportunities to participate in clinical trials, translational research and basic research. To learn more about departmental research programs, please visit our web site at http://pathology.ucla.edu/default.cfm.

We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Appointment will be at an academic rank commensurate with the successful applicant’s record and accomplishments. Salary and benefits packages are competitive and commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should submit electronically to https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04355 a curriculum vitae, a cover letter detailing experience, and current and future interests, and the names and contact information of three individuals who could provide letters of recommendation. For more information, please contact Dr. Alyssa Ziman, Laboratory Director and Division Chief, Laboratory Medicine (aziman@mednet.ucla.edu).

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, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

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