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Cardiothoracic Pathologist

Application Window

Open date: June 23, 2022

Most recent review date: Saturday, Jul 23, 2022 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: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 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.

Position description

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at UCLA, Division of Anatomic Pathology, is seeking an outstanding MD pathologist to serve in the sections of Cardiothoracic and Autopsy pathology. AP or AP/CP board certification is essential. Cardiovascular and pulmonary fellowship training and/or prior independent sign out experience in these areas is highly desired. The appointment would be at the level of Assistant, Associate or Full professor, commensurate with experience.

The candidate will be responsible for clinical service coverage in signing out cases on the cardiothoracic surgical pathology service, autopsy service and general intraoperative frozen sections. UCLA has a strong and active cardiothoracic pathology division, and a busy cardiothoracic clinical service, and the candidate would join a team of cardiothoracic and autopsy pathologists. The candidate will share responsibility for training residents and fellows. 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. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

We welcome candidates whose experience in clinical work, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. 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. UCLA offers a highly collaborative environment that promotes interactions among faculty in the School of Medicine.

Interested candidates should apply online at (https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07588). Applicants should upload a letter describing previous clinical experience, teaching and research background, curriculum vitae, as well as a statement of contributions to diversity.

Confidential review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. Compensation for the position is highly competitive and will be commensurate with experience.

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Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

MD, MD/PhD, or equivalent

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Bibliography

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Contact information only

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07588

Help contact: rromeroledezma@mednet.ucla.edu

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.