Job Opportunity: Academic Renal Pathologist
Posted by: The Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Date: 18 November 2021
Academic Renal Pathologist
The Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center seeks an academic renal pathologist. Responsibilities include clinical service on the renal biopsy service to include native and transplant renal biopsies with associated ancillary studies. The renal biopsy service is growing, and currently analyzes approximately 1,700 renal biopsies annually. This position offers numerous opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration as well as personal career advancement. The ideal candidate is an academically productive pathologist with excellent interpersonal skills, a commitment to multidisciplinary patient care and an interest in advancing the field of renal pathology. Ability to sign out on the autopsy service or in another subspecialty expertise area of surgical pathology, such as head and neck pathology, bone and soft tissue pathology, breast pathology, thoracic pathology, pediatric pathology, genitourinary pathology etc. is desired but not required. In addition to clinical responsibilities, faculty are expected to play an active role in the teaching and training of medical students, residents, and fellows.
Qualified candidates will hold an MD or MD/PhD and be board certified in AP or AP/CP from the American Board of Pathology. The candidate must be eligible for an unrestricted medical license in the state of Tennessee. Fellowship training in renal pathology is required. Rank and remuneration will be determined by qualifications and experience.
Located in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee, Vanderbilt University Medical Center is one of the nation’s leading medical research and teaching institutions. Vanderbilt University Medical Center itself (1,019 beds) is one of the nation’s leading research and teaching institutions with undergraduate medical programs contiguous on the same campus. VUMC is experiencing expansion in many areas with a top 20 cancer center, multifaceted organ and stem cell transplant programs, expanding educational programs, and myriad opportunities for clinical, translational, and basic science research. Nashville, the capital of Tennessee, is a growing cosmopolitan area with a population exceeding 1 million, diverse entertainment, excellent schools, and ready access to outdoor activities.
Applicants are requested to send a C.V., a list of at least 3 references, and a letter of interest to:
Agnes B. Fogo, M.D.
John L. Shapiro Professor of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Director of Renal/EM Division of Pathology
Director, Renal Pathology Fellowship Program
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1161 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37232
Tel: 615-322-3114; Fax: 615-343-7023
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Vanderbilt University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
The RPS promotes excellence in diagnosis, fosters basic, clinical and translational research, encourages training and education in renal disease, sponsors US based and international conferences and symposia, and brings news and updates pertaining to renal pathology to its members around the world.
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