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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Pathology, Neuropathology

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 neuropathologist to join as a faculty member of the Neuropathology Division or as Neuropathology Division Director, depending on experience and qualifications. In addition to diagnostic and teaching responsibilities in neuropathology the successful candidate will also contribute to investigative pathology, ophthalmic pathology, and autopsy pathology or other subspecialty areas within pathology, such as surgical pathology, molecular pathology, or pediatric pathology. Appointment will be at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the University Medical Line or Clinician Educator Line; Division Director would be appointed at the Associate or Full Professor rank.

Stanford Medicine and the Department of Pathology are leaders in the biomedical revolution and have a long tradition of pioneering research, creative teaching, and innovative clinical care. For example, our department is one of the few academic institutions with fully digitized histology and immunohistochemical whole slide images for sign-out, live remote microscopy systems for frozen section, and tailor-made machine learning applications. Our faculty’s research engages our outstanding trainees, spans from basic science to clinical studies, and broadly collaborates across our university. Our department and university offer highly competitive salary and generous benefits. We seek collaborative and ambitious colleagues who are enthusiastic about our vision and culture.

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. Along with its outstanding research program, the Division of Neuropathology is responsible annually for over 1300 neurosurgical, neuromuscular, and consultative specimens and over 600 ophthalmic pathology specimens, and educates outstanding graduate students, residents, and fellows.

Candidates must be board certified or board eligible in Anatomic Pathology and Neuropathology or Anatomic & Clinical Pathology and Neuropathology (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.

The major criteria for appointment in the University Medical Line shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill. The major criterion for appointment for 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.

The Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who will help foster an inclusive academic environment for colleagues, students, and staff with a wide range of backgrounds, identities, and outlooks. Candidates may choose to include as part of their research and teaching statements a brief discussion about how their work and experience will further these ideals. Additional information about Stanford's IDEAL initiative may be found here:

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, brief description of plans for scholarship, and list of references to: Letters should be addressed to Thomas J. Montine, MD, PhD, Chair, Department of Pathology.

The expected base pay range for this position is:

Assistant Professor: $244,000 – $256,000

Associate Professor: $290,000 – $302,000

Professor: $348,000 – $360,000


This pay range reflects base pay, which is based on faculty rank and years in rank. It may not include all components of faculty compensation or pay from participation in departmental incentive compensation programs. For more information about compensation and our wide-range of benefits, including housing assistance, please contact the hiring department.

Stanford University has provided a pay range representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for the position. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors including (but not limited to) the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate including equivalent years in rank, training, and field or discipline; internal equity; and external market pay for comparable jobs.


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.


Questions or enquiries please contact:

Alexandra Minor (SRWC)

Associate Director of Faculty Affairs

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