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Anatomic Pathologist

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 1st, 2017
Last review date: December 13th, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: March 2nd, 2019
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.


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


The Departments 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 service, research, and teaching responsibilities primarily in surgical pathology, cytopathology and autopsy service. This position will hold a volunteer faculty appointment at the University of California, San Francisco at the Assistant or Associate 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 Surgical Pathology, Gastrointestinal Pathology, Cytopathology, Dermatopathology, or other Anatomic Pathology subspecialty area. Candidates must demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Clinical duties will include sign-out responsibilities in surgical pathology, cytopathology, autopsy service, frozen section coverage, performance of fine needle aspiration including inpatient FNA service and outpatient FNA clinic coverage, 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 practice quality improvement activities is highly expected.

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 send their curriculum vitae, a brief statement of career plans, and contact information of 3 references within 30 days of this posting to

Job location

San Francisco, CA


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

  • Cover Letter - A brief statement of career plans.

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

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