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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clinical, Clinical X) Academic Head & Neck/Cardiothoracic, Breast, and Gastrointestinal/Hepatobiliary Pathologist

Position overview

Position title: Academic Head & Neck/Cardiothoracic, Breast, and Gastrointestinal/Hepatobiliary Pathologist
Salary range: The posted UC Salary scales set the minimum pay at the appointment as determined by appointment type and if applicable, rank and/or step. The base pay range for this position is $86,500-$228,600. Salary is negotiated annually. Additional compensation may be available if the position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan. UC Salary information can be found here:

Application Window

Open date: August 25, 2023

Most recent review date: Sunday, Sep 24, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Saturday, Aug 24, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Pathology at the University of California San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and seeks academic pathologists to join the Division of Anatomic Pathology.

The successful candidates will primarily attend and sign-out on the subspecialized head, neck, and cardiothoracic pathology, breast pathology, and gastrointestinal/hepatobiliary pathology services of the Anatomic Pathology Division. The successful candidates will have clinical responsibilities for specimens associated with robust organ transplant, general care, and cancer programs at the Rebecca and John Moores Cancer Center (the region's only NCI-designated Cancer Center), Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center and Cardiovascular Institute, Jacobs Medical Center, Hillcrest Medical Center, and the Koman Family Outpatient Pavilion at UC San Diego Health, as well as our referral/outreach/consultation programs and an expanding clinical integration network. The teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows is also expected.

The appropriate series and appointment will be based on the candidate’s background and experience.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:
HS Clinical Professor - see:
Clinical X Professor - see:

As a member of the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, the appointee should be aware that there are limitations on outside professional activities, and clinical moonlighting is expressly prohibited. Additional information can be found here:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must have an MD or equivalent or an MD/PhD in Osteopathic Medicine, or related field and have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California.

Candidates must also be Board eligible or certified by the American Board of Pathology in anatomic pathology (AP) or anatomic pathology/clinical pathology (AP/CP). Candidates must have completed fellowship training in at least one of three subspecialties of Head & Neck/Cardiothoracic Pathology, Breast Pathology, and/or Gastrointestinal/Hepatobiliary Pathology.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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