The Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in New Orleans invites applications and nominations for Head of the Department of Pathology. This position is responsible for overseeing the faculty, staff and residents in the Department of Pathology and advancing the educational, clinical and research missions of the department and the School of Medicine. The department head will report directly to the Dean of the School of Medicine and work closely with the leadership of University Medical Center – New Orleans and other hospitals at which the department faculty provide clinical services. Incumbent will also work with other clinical and basic science department heads and have the opportunity to work with directors of our multidisciplinary centers of excellence: the Cardiovascular Center, Neuroscience Center, and Alcohol and Drug Abuse Center.
The successful applicant must demonstrate leadership ability, a commitment to education and biomedical research, and have the ability to provide a vision of excellence for the Department. Achievements in clinical service, teaching, multi-disciplinary collaborative research, faculty mentorship, and administration that promote an inclusive environment are essential. The successful candidate will also work with the departmental staff and dean’s office administration, the faculty group practice (LSU HealthCare Network) personnel, and various hospital entities and their staffs and administrations in maintaining clinical activities.
MD, or MD/PhD, or equivalent
Board Certified in Anatomic Pathology or Clinical Pathology or a pathology subspecialty, or be actively enrolled in the maintenance of certification program
Licensed to practice Medicine in the State of Louisiana by hire date
Must have achieved distinction in the areas of clinical practice, education and program management.
At least 10 years of experience on the faculty of a medical school, and have obtained rank of Associate Professor or Professor
5 years of experience directing a pathology practice or hospital department with a part time or gratis faculty appointment may substitute for 10 years in a faculty position
Board certification in both Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology
Candidates should provide their Curriculum Vitae, including a full list of publications, a brief statement of educational, research, service (clinical and otherwise), and administrative interests, a vision statement describing their goals in leading a department of pathology, and the names and contact information of three references. Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online: https://lsuh.sc/jobs/?id=3186
The LSUHSC School of Medicine in New Orleans encourages women and minority candidates to submit applications for this position.
LSUHSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
Internal Number: 3186
About LSU Health Sciences Center
LSU Health Sciences Center is located in New Orleans, LA.