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Surgical Pathologist with Expertise in Digital Pathology

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 22nd, 2018
Last review date: Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 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, Sep 20, 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.


Surgical Pathologist with Expertise in Digital Pathology
The Department of Pathology
University of California San Francisco

The Department of Pathology at the University of California, San Francisco is seeking an outstanding candidate for a full-time faculty position as a surgical pathologist with expertise in digital pathology and image analysis. The position entails subspecialized surgical pathology sign-out responsibilities and projects focused on practical applications of digital pathology.

Candidates must have an MD (or equivalent) degree, a valid California medical license (or qualifications to obtain one at the time of appointment), and be Board Certified in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. Preference will be given to the candidate with expertise in digital and molecular pathology/board certification in molecular genetic pathology. Candidates who also have demonstrated and participated in clinical and/or translational research will be given preference. The candidate is expected to participate in night and weekend surgical pathology call, departmental teaching activities for medical students, house-staff, and fellows, and interdepartmental conferences.

The ideal candidate will possess aptitude in project management focused on digital pathology and analysis, research skills at a level to evaluate alternative solutions and develop recommendations, ability to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing, and capacity to build collaboration within the department, and across UCSF Health and external partners. Preference will be given to candidates who have thorough knowledge of machine learning, statistical analysis, database design, extraction of data, and data management. Proficiency in computer programing languages will be beneficial.

Salary and appointment rank (Assistant/Associate Professor level in the Clinical X Series) will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and training. This position is based in the Department of Pathology.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. 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.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of research, statement of teaching, and the names and contact information of three references within one month of the appearance of this announcement to

Job location

San Francisco, CA


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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)