Stanford School of Medicine


(Medical Center Line or Clinician Educator Line)

The Stanford Department of Pathology seeks an outstanding Anatomic Pathologist for the Autopsy Service. Subspecialty fellowship training in a related field (e.g. neuropathology, pediatric pathology, surgical pathology) is preferred. Appointment will be at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the Medical Center Line or Clinician Educator Line.

Stanford Medicine is committed to leading the biomedical revolution in precision health, and recognizes that success in achieving this vision requires world-class expertise and innovation in patient care. The Department of Pathology fully embraces this inspired vision as we collaborate closely with our colleagues in Stanford Health Care, Stanford Children's Health, and Stanford University School of Medicine. We seek an experienced and ambitious colleague who is enthusiastic about our vision and applying it to autopsy pathology. If you are interested in advancing precision health at one of the greatest universities in the world, situated in the most dynamic and entrepreneurial region of the U.S., and currently undergoing major inpatient and outpatient expansions, then join us.

The major criteria for appointment in the Medical Center Line are excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, and scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill. There are many opportunities for Medical Center Line faculty to develop independent or collaborative programs in clinical, translational or basic research. The major criteria for appointment in the Clinician Education Line are excellence in clinical care and clinical teaching. Clinician Educators are encouraged to participate in research programs, as their clinical and educational responsibilities permit. Academic rank and line will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Faculty in the Department of Pathology includes a Nobel laureate, multiple members of the National Academies, and many other physicians and scientists with national and international distinctions who proudly educate and train our outstanding graduate students, residents and fellows. In conjunction with its outstanding research and teaching programs, the Department of Pathology is responsible annually for over 16 million laboratory tests and 90,000 anatomic pathology specimens. The autopsy service provides 110 adult and 40 perinatal/pediatric autopsies per year, is closely integrated with our clinical colleagues in Stanford Medicine, and supports tissue donations to several research programs.

Candidates must be board certified or board eligible in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic & Clinical Pathology (or equivalent qualification) and must hold an MD or MD/PhD and hold or acquire a license to practice medicine in the State of California. Fellowship training is highly desired, and preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated expertise in Autopsy Pathology and additional fellowship training in a related Anatomic Pathology subspecialty (e.g. neuropathology, pediatric pathology, surgical pathology, etc).

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, brief description of plans for future research, and a list of 5 references at Letters should be addressed to Thomas J. Montine, MD, PhD, Chair, Department of Pathology. The Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals. All applications will be given full consideration starting 1 May 2021, until the position has been filled.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and 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, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University's research, teaching and clinical missions.