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Posted on 09/29/2017:

Pathology Educator – Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine

The Department of Physiology, Pharmacology and Pathology at the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (ARCOM) invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Pathology at either the assistant professor or associate professor rank. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or other terminal degree in pathology or a closely related field. Candidates with a terminal clinical degree (DO, MD) are encouraged to apply. Highly desired candidates will have experience teaching pathology and/or pathophysiology within a medical or graduate health-sciences program. Successful candidates will also be expected to participate in team-based, large and small group learning, provide service to the college and professional communities, and engage in innovative scholarship.

ARCOM is located in Fort Smith, Arkansas, the second largest city in the state, which is situated between the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains. Fort Smith was recently named the #1 city for the lowest cost of living in the US by Kiplinger. ARCOM offers competitive salaries and a generous benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, LTD, employee assistant program and a 401(k) with employer contributions. Other benefits include paid vacation, sick leave, and an attractive paid holiday schedule. ARCOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Terminal degree (PhD) in Pathology or a clinical field (DO, MD).
  • For Assistant Professor, minimum of two years (2) of successful teaching experience as an instructor or course coordinator/director of a relevant scientific discipline at the undergraduate or graduate level.
  • Demonstrated productivity and contribution (e.g. presentations, publications, patents, etc.) to a relevant professional field.
  • Possess skills necessary to contribute to the establishment and formation of a Department of Physiology, Pharmacology and Pathology at a new medical school.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Post-doctoral experience in a biomedical research setting.
  • Established track record of directing/overseeing student trainees at the undergraduate or graduate level within a research setting.
  • Terminal degree (PhD) in Physiology or a closely related field.
  • For Assistant Professor, two years (2) academic experience as a full time faculty member at a College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Allopathic Medicine, College of Health or Allied Sciences. Appointments at the Associate or Professor level will depend on previous experience.
  • Excellent leadership and administrative skills, a demonstrated record of faculty mentorship and involvement in faculty development, and experience in medical and/or graduate education.
  • Experience in the development and implementation of courses in pharmacology, physiology and pathophysiology and related topics and demonstrated excellence in delivering course content to medical students.
  • Experience in team-based learning approaches to instruction.

ARCOM is an EEO employer and offers a competitive compensation package. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, EAP, 401(k), and a generous plan for vacation, sick leave, and holidays.

To apply please email your cover letter and resume/CV to and include the position title in the subject line.

Posted on 08/02/2017:

Department Chair for the Pathology Department – Mercer University School of Medicine

Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) is seeking to hire a Department Chair for the Pathology Department at our Macon, Georgia campus. This faculty position is full-time and the primary responsibility is medical education. Rank will be determined based on credentials of the final candidate.


  • Provide leadership and administration of the Department of Pathology on all three MUSM campuses;
  • Serve as a liaison to all committees or groups as needed or assure representation from the department of Pathology;
  • Support the departmental faculty with emphasis on their responsibilities for the educational and research program;
  • Participate in on-going readiness for accreditation and ensure that the Department of Pathology participates in continuous quality improvement;
  • Teach Pathology in both small and large group settings;
  • Acknowledge and support the mission of Mercer University School of Medicine to provide physicians to rural and medically underserved Georgia;
  • Participate and collaborate in scholarly activity and with national organizations that maintain and enhance administrative and educational skills in pathology education and pathology administration;


Required Qualifications:

  • MD or DO degree from an accredited college or university
  • American Board of Pathology certification in Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology or both
  • Georgia license to practice medicine or eligibility for a Georgia license
  • Established record of leadership and teaching in the field of pathology

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience in teaching pathology to medical students
  • Experience in small group, team-based, interdisciplinary teaching, and student evaluation
  • Administrative experience and the ability to manage department financial, academic, administrative, and personnel matters
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Commitment to develop a research focus both personally and with other faculty and students

For consideration, candidates must submit an online application and attach a cover letter, CV, and names and contact information for at least three professional references.


Posted on 07/19/2017:

Pathology Educator Position in the Department of Basic Sciences – Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (Geisinger Commonwealth)

The Department of Basic Sciences at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (Geisinger Commonwealth) is seeking individuals to fill an educator faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. Successful candidates will demonstrate scholarly activity and a record of medical and graduate education in pathology. This is an excellent opportunity for those individuals who have had successful research careers and are now interested in directing their energy toward teaching and learning, and scholarship therewith. It also is an excellent opportunity for candidates looking for their first educator position. We have a cadre of educators with years of experience to mentor both. The Department of Basic Sciences and Geisinger Commonwealth recognizes outstanding teaching and innovative medical education scholarship as basis for advancement including tenure.

Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to work with an interdisciplinary team of educators from other basic science disciplines, as well as clinical faculty, to develop, implement, and evaluate an innovative and integrated biomedical education curriculum, and disseminate scholarship in medical education. Faculty members are expected to participate broadly across the curricula in both the medical and graduate programs, and engage in scholarly research in areas of biomedical science, medical education, or community-oriented research. Additional duties include course administration and contributions to institutional/departmental governance and service.

Academic Rank/Salary: The successful candidate will hold an academic appointment in the Department of Basic Sciences. Rank is dependent upon applicant’s qualifications but may be at the level of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor.

Qualifications: All applicants must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree at the time of appointment. Preference will be given to those with experience in teaching in one of the aforementioned disciplines, and medical education and course administration. Evidence of biomedical or education research productivity is desired.

To Apply: Please submit a single PDF attachment which includes a cover letter specifying which discipline you are applying for, curriculum vitae, brief statements of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information of three references. Positions are open until filled.

Geisinger Commonwealth is a fully-accredited allopathic medical school located in northeastern Pennsylvania. It offers a community-oriented, patient-centered, and evidence-based medical education curriculum. The educational program is distributed across a 17-county region of northeastern Pennsylvania with regional campus sites in Scranton (North campus), Wilkes-Barre (South campus), Danville (Central campus), and Sayre (Guthrie campus). The Basic Sciences curriculum is delivered primarily at the North campus. The medical college enjoys considerable regional support for its educational mission, research, and service. For more information on Geisinger Commonwealth as well as its mission and values, please visit

Contact person: Kim Padden (, HR Generalist/HRIS Manager
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
525 Pine Street, Scranton, PA 18509

Geisinger Commonwealth is committed to non-discrimination in all employment and educational opportunities and is an E-Verify Employer.

Posted on 07/07/2017:

Pathology Faculty – Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

The Department of Basic Science Education at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (VTCSOM– is recruiting several new faculty at the assistant, associate or full professor levels. The medical school, located in Roanoke, VA, has a unique partnership with Carilion Clinic, graduated its first class in 2014, and maintains a class size of 42 students. The VTCSOM curriculum has a problem-based learning delivery model that integrates patient centered learning and student research/discovery into four value domains – basic science, clinical science, research and interprofessionalism.

Candidates should have a demonstrable passion for dynamic medical education delivery in the disciplines of microbiology and immunology, pathophysiology, or pharmacology. The successful candidate’s primary responsibility will be innovative, student-centered delivery of basic science content to first and second year medical students. Faculty will dedicate 25% of their time to scholarly activity. Medical education research is strongly encouraged and supported by the department. Opportunities in biomedical research, working as part of an established laboratory team at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, will depend on the candidate’s prior research focus. We are especially interested in colleagues who enjoy a highly collaborative environment, interacting with faculty and researchers from their own as well as other disciplines.

Competitive, twelve-month faculty salaries and fringe benefits will be fully supported through three year renewable appointments. The successful candidates will have a terminal degree in a relevant discipline (Ph.D., M.D., D.O., D.V.M. or equivalent), will have completed postdoctoral training, and will be experienced in teaching medical students. Individuals will be hired into Virginia Tech in anticipation of VTCSOM’s full integration as the university’s 9th college in 2018.

Minimum Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: MD or PhD/EdD in basic sciences. Experience teaching in a university setting. Demonstrable skills in communication, time management and interpersonal skills.
Appropriate licensure as defined by required education.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching in a medical or health professional education setting.

How to Apply: Qualified applicants must electronically submit online application. Please submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy/experience, statement of research interests/experience, and contact information for at least three professional references. Please indicate Basic Science Positions on all correspondence and indicate your specialized area of teaching and research from the groups described.

Apply to posting #TR0170070. Applicant screening will continue until the position is filled. Virginia Tech is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Accessibility at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Posted on 07/05/2017:

Assistant/Associate Professor level Pathologist – Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM), one of the nation’s newest and most innovative medical schools, located in beautiful Las Cruces, New Mexico, invites applications for one full-time, 12-month faculty position in the Department of Physiology and Pathology.  BCOM’s inaugural class matriculated in August 2016, and the College is seeking to identify and hire an energetic, dedicated individual with strong pedagogical versatility, a passion for teaching and mentoring in the field of Pathology.

The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Pathology or will be Board Certified in one or more disciplines of Clinical Pathology and have a demonstrated, relevant teaching experience with first and second year medical students.

The College’s mission is to improve health education and healthcare in Southern New Mexico, and throughout the Southwestern US by increasing the number of physicians trained in this region.  Teaching is the primary focus of our faculty.  The College presents a spiral, systems-based curriculum that will integrate disciplines, and will incorporate interactive methodologies and an androgogical teaching philosophy.  The College will encourage student learning in a humanistic environment, and promote patient-centered, evidence-based medical care of the highest quality, in a manner consistent with these core values.

The successful candidate will function as member of a collaborative teaching team to develop and deliver their instructional content within an integrated curriculum.  Primary responsibilities will involve teaching medical students through the systems-based courses of the 1st and 2nd academic years, and will involve the development of collaboratively designed, and highly integrated curricular elements.  Additional teaching responsibilities may exist in the 3rd and 4th years of the curriculum, and will focus on the application of foundational scientific knowledge to clinical settings.  Service to the College and the community will also be an essential function of the position, including committee membership, faculty development, student advising, interviewing prospective students, and community outreach.  Additionally, evidence of scholarly activity with a record of publication and productivity, are preferred and valued credentials in prospective candidates.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree (PhD., DO, MD) trained in Pathology
  • Evidence of commitment to teaching Pathology in a medical school setting, preferably during the first two years.
  • Evidence of, and the potential for growth in, teaching, scholarly activity and service.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A substantial record of success as an educator with experience in teaching foundational and advanced Pathology concepts.
  • Experience using innovative teaching methods which might include team-based learning, ‘flipped classroom’, problem-based learning, distance learning, interactive large group presentation, audience response systems, curriculum delivery systems (e.g. Canvas), and proficiency in exam item writing (USMLE and/or COMLEX-style).
  • Experience with curricular and instructional design.

Specific Faculty Responsibilities:

  • Approximately 80% time and effort devoted to delivering instruction in first and second year medical student curriculum and to providing service (committee responsibilities, student mentoring, interviewing, etc.) to the institution.
  • Work collaboratively with other faculty members to develop the integrated and interdisciplinary medical curriculum (1st and 2nd year).
  • Supervise, advise, and mentor medical students through the curriculum.
  • Approximately 20% time and effort devoted to scholarly activity:
    • Participate in institutional and departmental educational research activities including study design, data generation and analysis, manuscript preparation and submission.
    • Develop an independent program of scholarly endeavor (basic, translational, clinical, or educational research; educational materials/programs development, etc.).
    • Provide supervision and evaluation of medical students and their scholarly projects.
  • Develop and prepare teaching materials (presentations, lectures, exam items, etc.).
  • Serve on departmental and institutional committees and task forces.
  • Demonstrate professionalism as defined by the BCOM declaration of faculty professionalism and responsibility.

This full-time, 12-month position has a potential start date as early as August 1, 2017.  The positions are fully funded educational appointments reporting directly to the Chair of the Department of Physiology and Pathology.  BCOM offers a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with appointed faculty rank, qualifications, and experience.

Application materials should include: a Curriculum Vitae; a cover letter which includes detailed statements of teaching experience and philosophy, scholarly (research) interests, and academic and professional experience; and the names and contact information of three referees from whom the applicant has requested letters of recommendation (to be forwarded directly to BCOM).

Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled, and should be submitted by electronic submission (e-mail) to the BCOM Department of Human Resources.

Pathology Faculty Search
Human Resources
attn.: Chair, Department of Physiology & Pathology

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) is a free-standing, privately-funded, separately licensed and independently operated entity.

BCOM is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in our faculty and staff as an important aspect of the educational process. BCOM encourages individuals with varied backgrounds and experience to apply.