The Department of Pathology at the University of Washington is seeking a fulltime Autopsy Director, Assistant Professor without Tenure for reasons of funding. The candidate is expected to have subspecialty expertise in neuropathology and forensic pathology for appointment. Duties of this position are expected to include promoting and supporting development of a rapid autopsy service for research. The candidate will be expected to direct the UW Medicine Autopsy and After Death Service which includes three full time personnel and interfaces with Anatomic Faculty and trainees for performance of clinical autopsies. The candidate will be expected to participate in the clinical neuropathology service and interface with medical examiner and private partners with respect to autopsy consultations and other services. A significant teaching component is expected to include instruction of medical students and residents/fellows. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. University of Washington faculty embrace the vision of excellence, collaboration, and integrity. This position has a 12-month service period and the anticipated start date is July 1, 2019.
The successful candidate will have completed anatomic pathology residency and fellowships in neuropathology and forensic pathology and have at least one year experience leading a large, academic hospital autopsy service. Candidates must have an M.D., or foreign equivalent, and should be Board eligible/certified in anatomic pathology, neuropathology, and forensic pathology. In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S,) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae and a list of three to five references.
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