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Breast Pathologist

Position overview

Salary range: $250,000-$450,000

Application Window

Open date: October 17, 2023

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Jan 31, 2024 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: Wednesday, Oct 16, 2024 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 (AP), is seeking an outstanding pathologist to serve in the section of Breast pathology. AP or anatomic pathology and clinical pathology (AP/CP) board eligibility or certification is essential. Breast pathology fellowship training and/or prior independent sign out experience in this area is highly desired. Candidates with interest or experience in another sub-specialty area in anatomic pathology or general surgical pathology are also preferred. 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 on the Breast section, general intraoperative consultations, as well as in another AP clinical service, based on candidate’s interest and experience. UCLA has a strong and active Breast surgery division, and the candidate would join a team of other Breast pathologists. The candidate will share responsibility for training residents and fellows. Creative contributions in clinical, educational or research projects is expected.

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.

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.

Interested applicants must submit their application materials online at

The posted UC salary scales ( set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5 Scale 5. The salary range for this position is $250,000 - $450,000. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan (, which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

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Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

MD or MD/PhD degree or equivalent

Application Requirements

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

  • Bibliography

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement on Creative Contributions - Examples of creative activities can be found online at:

  • 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 EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

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

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