Department of Pathology

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(University Medical Line or Clinician Educator Line)

The Stanford Department of Pathology seeks an academic neuropathologist. In addition to diagnostic and teaching responsibilities in neuropathology, the successful candidate also may contribute to investigative pathology or other subspecialty areas within surgical pathology, molecular pathology, or autopsy pathology.  Appointment will be at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the University Medical Line or Clinician Educator Line.

Stanford Medicine is committed to lead the biomedical revolution in precision health, and recognizes that success in achieving this vision will require world-class innovation and method development for patient care across all aspects of pathology.  The Department of Pathology fully embraces this inspired vision as we collaborate closely with our colleagues in Stanford Health Care, Stanford Children’s Health, and Stanford University School of Medicine.  We are seeking experienced and ambitious colleagues who are enthusiastic about our vision and committed to our collaborative culture.  If you are interested in joining the greater community of neurosciences and allied clinical disciplines at one of the greatest universities in the world, situated in the most dynamic and entrepreneurial region of the U.S., then join us.

The major criteria for appointment in the University Medical Line are excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, and scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill. There are many opportunities for University Medical Line faculty to develop independent or collaborative programs in clinical, translational or basic research. The major criterion for appointment for Clinician Educators is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, administration and/or scholarship appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill. Academic rank and line will be determined by the qualifications, experience, and interests of the successful candidate.

Successful candidates will join the faculty in the Department of Pathology, which currently includes a Nobel laureate, multiple members of the National Academies, and many other investigators with national and international distinctions.  In conjunction with its outstanding research program, the Division of Neuropathology is responsible annually for over 1300 neurosurgical, neuromuscular, and consultative specimens and over 600 ophthalmic pathology specimens, and educates outstanding graduate students, residents and fellows.

Candidates must be board certified or board eligible in Anatomic Pathology and Neuropathology or Anatomic & Clinical Pathology and Neuropathology (or equivalent qualification) and must hold an MD or MD/PHD and hold or acquire a license to practice medicine in the State of California.

The Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.  Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, brief description of plans for scholarship, and list of references to:

Posting updated 11-10-22

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Questions or enquiries please contact:

Alexandra Minor (SRWC)

Faculty Affairs Manager
Tel: (650) 723-6127