SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA (USA).
Description: The University of California (UC), Davis, School of Medicine seeks a dynamic surgical pathologist to lead a translational research program in Breast Pathology in the Department of Medical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. This is a full-time position in one of the University of California’s non-tenure track physician-investigator series. Responsibilities will include a clinical service in anatomic pathology, teaching, and collaborative research with the breast cancer team at UC Davis’ NCI-designated Cancer Center.
The successful candidate will build on the many strengths in the department, Health System and campus, including an established program in proteomics and informatics, strong collaborative relationships with the Cancer Center and the Center for Comparative Medicine, and the Athena Breast Health Network, a unique UC-systemwide multi-year project that will enroll 150,000 women to gather breast cancer screening, demographic, lifestyle and other information.
UC Davis stands at an exciting moment in its history, as Linda P.B. Katehi became the sixth Chancellor of UC Davis in 2009. She has shaped a bold vision with an aspiration to become one of top five public research universities in the nation through excellence in teaching and service and expanding total research capacity from the current $600 million to approximately $1 billion annually. The Health System is an integral part of the vision as it exemplifies the attributes innovation, diversity, multidisciplinary approaches and collaborative engagement that differentiate UC Davis. Research awards to the Health System include one of the NIH’s first Clinical Translational Science Awards, in addition to Howard Hughes Medical Institute and BIRCHW awards. There are faculty development programs and mentored training programs available for junior faculty.
Requirements: Candidates must have an MD degree, be board-certified or board-eligible in anatomic pathology, and meet the requirements for appointment at the Assistant, or Associate Professor level in one of UC’s non-tenure track series. Clinical experience in surgical pathology with special expertise in breast pathology is required, in addition to experience in translational research, a strong teaching record, and administrative experience. In addition, the candidate must have the ability to anticipate change and implement initiatives to meet the challenges of academic medicine and science, to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment and should exhibit excellent interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships with administration, trainees, clinicians, faculty in other disciplines, and technical staff.
For first consideration, applications should be received by January 15, 2011. Position is open until filled, but no later than June 1, 2011.
Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:
Regina Gandour-Edwards, M.D.
Vice Chair of Education
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
c/o Patt Kregelo, Academic Personnel
The University of California, Davis, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity.