Job ID: 289522901  |  Last Updated: 10/17/2018

Academic Neuropathologist

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Philadelphia, PA
Applicant Contact
Julie Brissett
Assistant Director
(215) 707-5665
(215) 707-9452

Job Description

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine announces the search for a board-certified Neuropathologist to become a part of our Faculty. The selected candidate may also serve as the Director of Autopsy Service.

The Department of Pathology performs over 120 autopsies and receives over 16,500 surgical specimens, (excluding nearly 10,000 oral pathology specimens), 3000 cytology specimens, 100 autopsies, and performs over 1.6 million laboratory tests in a typical year. The faculty includes 16 MDs and 12 PhDs. The Anatomic Pathology faculty (13) includes four Board Certified Cytopathologists, two Board Certified Hematopathologist and nephropathologists; there are also GYN/breast pathologists and a GI pathologist. There is also an extremely busy oral pathology service staffed by two experienced oral pathologists.

Neurosciences are rapidly expanding area at Temple (Department Neuroscience and Shriners Center for Neural Repair and Rehabilitation) and the Department of Neurosurgery produces approximately 90 surgical pathology specimens of which the majority is tumors.

Ample opportunities for collaborations also exist for an academically inclined neuropathologist.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Candidate Qualifications:
An M.D, DO or Foreign Equivalent with active board certification by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology.
Training from an ACGME accredited fellowship and board certification or board eligibility in neuropathology are also required.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Eligible for medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Interested candidates should submit a current curriculum vita to the address below or submit their applicant online at:

Yuri Persidsky, MD, PhD, Professor and Chairperson, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, C/O Julie Brissett, Assistant Director, Physician Faculty Recruitment and Retention, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, Email:, Phone: 215-707-5665, Fax: 215-707-9452

The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

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Diversity Statement:
The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University values and embraces a diverse community reflected by individuals race, ethnicity, culture, gender, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, gender identity and expression, socioeconomic status, language, national origin, religious affiliation, spiritual practice, mental and physical ability/disability, and age. In response to the needs of our local community and patient population, we will concentrate our recruitment and retention efforts on students, residents, and faculty who identify as Black/African American, Hispanic/ Latino, and/or educationally and economically disadvantaged, while also being intentional in our efforts to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for women and LGBT students, residents, faculty, and staff.

We are committed to achieving a climate of inclusion that respects and affirms diverse backgrounds and life experiences. We recognize that excellence in all aspects of education, training, research, and care delivery can only be achieved when all students, faculty, staff, community members and patients experience authentic connection and engagement; feel supported; and are encouraged to participate and contribute to creating health equity.

For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

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