The Department of Pathology at the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center/West Virginia University is seeking a forensic pathologist, for the Autopsy Service, open rank in the clinician track. Candidates must be certified by the American Board of Pathology in anatomic pathology certified and certified (or eligible) in forensic pathology with experience preferred but not required and be qualified for an unrestricted physician license in West Virginia. The Department is planning a new autopsy facility and the salary range starts at $205,000 for those completing fellowships and increases with experience and rank. The duties of the position include clinical service and training anatomic pathology residents and pathologists' assistant students in autopsy pathology. Ancillary duties include providing lectures to medical students each year, and serving on committees. Scholarly activity including publications is required for academic promotion. The autopsy service has two forensic pathologists who are responsible for approximately 450 autopsies per year, 90% of which are performed pursuant to a contract between the state medical examiner and the university. The position involves no night call, and currently demands one weekend of service every other month. Morgantown is a college town located in the rugged terrain of northern West Virginia, 70 miles south of Pittsburgh.
Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references to: Cheryl Baker-Stasiak, Department of Pathology, Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University, PO Box 9203, Morgantown, WV 26506-9203 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The position will remain open until filled.
West Virginia University is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer. Under represented class members are encouraged to apply. This includes: minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans. WVU Health Sciences Center is a tobacco-free campus. West Virginia University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.