Associate Director of Clinical Chemistry, Open Rank

Stanford, CA
Sep 20, 2019
Oct 20, 2019
Full Time





The Department of Pathology at Stanford Medicine seeks a clinical chemist or pathologist to serve as Associate Director of the Clinical Chemistry and Medical Director of the pre-analytical section at Stanford University Medical Center with academic appointment at the School of Medicine. Appointment may be in the Medical Center or Clinician Educator line, depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate. The predominant criterion for appointment in the Medical Center Line is a major commitment to clinical teaching and clinical care with appropriate scholarly contributions in the field. The predominant criterion for appointment in the Clinician Educator Line is clinical service and teaching.

The Clinical Chemistry service performs approximately 4 million tests annually including automated chemistry, immunology, allergy, endocrinology, cardiovascular testing, toxicology and therapeutic drug monitoring. PhD candidates must be a diplomate of (or be eligible for) the American Board of Clinical Chemistry. MD (or MD, PhD) candidates must be board-certified or board-eligible in Clinical Pathology, and will be required to hold or obtain a license to practice medicine in the State of California. Ideally, the candidate will have general experience in Laboratory Medicine, as well as a strong interest in Clinical Chemistry. The Associate Director of the service is expected to participate in clinical service and in the Clinical Pathology residency training program. Medical direction of the preanalytical area requires close coordination with administrative, technical and quality management staff to ensure integrity of sample collection and processing.

A record of scholarly contributions in clinical, translational or basic research is required for appointment in the Medical Center Line. There are abundant opportunities for such research, which can include collaborations with colleagues in the Pathology Department and in other departments at the University for the selected candidate with research interest. Moreover, the Department of Pathology is committed to providing Medical Center Line faculty with clinical responsibilities both time and support to pursue research programs. While those in the Clinician Educator Line also can participate in research projects, a record of past or ongoing contributions to original research is not required either for appointment to or promotion within this line. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience and accomplishments.

Applicants should submit his or her curriculum vitae, cover letter, and brief description of plans for future research and names of five references in Interfolio

The cover letter should be addressed to Thomas J. Montine, MD, PhD, Chair, Department of Pathology, by November 30, 2019. All applications will be given full consideration until the position has been filled.

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 also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University's research, teaching and clinical missions.

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