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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor for Molecular Genetic Pathology

Apply now Work type: CE - Clinician Educator, University Medical Line
Location: Stanford University
Categories: School of Medicine

The Stanford Department of Pathology seeks an academic pathologist with focus in molecular genetic pathology. In addition to diagnostic and teaching responsibilities in molecular genetic pathology, the successful candidate also may contribute to investigative pathology or other subspecialty areas within surgical pathology or clinical pathology.  Appointment will be at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the University Medical Line or Clinician Educator Line. 


Stanford Medicine is committed to lead the biomedical revolution in precision health, and recognizes that success in achieving this vision will require world-class innovation across all areas of research and healthcare. 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 are seeking experienced and ambitious colleagues who are enthusiastic about our vision and committed to our collaborative culture.  If you are interested in joining the scientific community and allied clinical disciplines at one of the greatest universities in the world, situated in the most dynamic and entrepreneurial region of the U.S., then join us.


The major criteria for appointment in the University Medical 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 University Medical Line faculty to develop independent or collaborative programs in clinical, translational or basic research. The major criterion for appointment of Clinician Educators is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, administration and/or scholarship appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill. Academic rank and line will be determined by the qualifications, experience, and interests of the successful candidate.


Successful candidates will join the faculty in the Department of Pathology, which currently includes a Nobel laureate, multiple members of the National Academies, and many other investigators with national and international distinctions.  In conjunction with its outstanding research and teaching programs, the Clinical Pathology Division is responsible annually for over 16 million tests. The Molecular Genetic Pathology Laboratory performs over 18,000 tests a year, including somatic and germline tests. The current focus and major area of growth in the laboratory is NGS-based somatic testing. In addition to their clinical mission, the Molecular Genetic Pathology faculty educate and mentor multiple trainees, including three outstanding Molecular Genetic Pathology fellows each year, and conduct innovative research.


Candidates must be board certified or board eligible in Clinical Pathology or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, be board certified or eligible in  Molecular Genetic Pathology, hold an MD or MD/PhD, and hold or acquire a license to practice medicine in the State of California. 


The Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may opt to include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.  Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, brief description of plans for scholarship, and list of references to


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 also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.



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