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Anatomic Pathologist

Application Window

Open date: June 16, 2022

Most recent review date: Tuesday, Nov 15, 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: Saturday, Dec 16, 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

Anatomic Pathologist
Department of Pathology
San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco

The Department of Pathology at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco are seeking outstanding candidates for a full-time position at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center with clinical service, research, and teaching responsibilities primarily in surgical pathology, cytopathology and autopsy service. This position will hold a faculty appointment at the University of California, San Francisco at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level in the HS Clinical or Clinical X series.

Candidates must have an MD (or equivalent) degree, be licensed to practice in California (or another state), and be Board Certified (or eligible at the time of hire) in Anatomic Pathology. Candidates must also have fellowship training in Cytopathology and Surgical Pathology (preferred) or other surgical pathology subspecialty (Gastrointestinal or Dermato- pathology). Candidates must demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.

Clinical duties will include sign-out responsibilities in cytopathology, surgical pathology, autopsy service, frozen section coverage, performance of inpatient and outpatient fine needle aspiration biopsies, rapid on-site adequacy assessments, night and weekend call, and presentation at tumor boards and interdepartmental conferences. Participation in teaching (including resident training in Anatomic Pathology and medical student teaching), research, and quality improvement activities is expected.

Appointment and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and training.

The full-time position at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center offers the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP) for eligible applicants. For more information about the EDRP, visit

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Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - CV must clearly list current and/or pending qualifications (e.g. board eligibility/certification, medical licensure, etc.).

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details:

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

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 found here:

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that 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.

Job location

San Francisco, CA