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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clinical, Clinical X, Adjunct, In- Residence) - Clinical Informatics

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 16th, 2017
Next review date: April 1st, 2018
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: November 16th, 2018
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.


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 is recruiting a Director of Laboratory and Pathology Informatics to the join the Division of Laboratory and Genomic Medicine.

With the expansion and growth of UC San Diego Health and its clinical integration network and various hospital affiliations spanning a four county region in Southern California, we are seeking an experienced board certified pathologist with a clinical informatics background who will be responsible for the medical and technical oversight of our clinical laboratory and pathology information systems (SCC Soft/Sunquest PowerPath) and other specialty-related technology applications. Working in conjunction with our Clinical Laboratories' Information Services team and UC San Diego Health's Epic EHR group, he/she will assume a key leadership role in developing, implementing, and optimizing our clinical, business and connectivity solutions to meet the needs of the Department and the entire clinical and academic enterprise.

The qualified candidate will also be expected to hold additional clinical practice responsibilities in one or more areas of subspecialty interest/expertise in pathology and laboratory medicine. Resources are available to support investigators who seek to establish a research program with extramural funding. Teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows is required.

Candidates must possess M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degrees with California medical licensure; and, be certified/eligible by the American Board of Pathology in anatomic pathology/clinical pathology (AP/CP) or clinical pathology (CP), with subspecialty training or certification in Clinical Informatics.

Candidates should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills to facilitate effective collaborations with stakeholders having laboratory related information technology interests and projects, and to build relationships both inside and outside of the organization. Additional subspecialty training or certification in Pathology is also highly desirable.

The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level will be based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales. Appointments may require candidates to be self-funded.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:

HS Clinical Professor - see:
Clinical X Professor - see:
Adjunct Professor – see:
In-Residence Professor - see:
Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at:

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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San Diego, CA




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