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University of Rochester Assistant Professor - 225778 in Rochester, New York

Assistant Professor Job ID 225778

Location School of Medicine & Dentistry Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 000 Pathology & Lab Medicine M&D


The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, in Rochester, NY is seeking a Cytopathologist. Additional subspecialty surgical pathology training/expertise is preferred, but not required. Candidates must hold an MD or MD-PhD (or equivalent), have completed cytopathology fellowship training and have a strong general surgical pathology background to join a vigorous academic department. This position will be primary cytopathology while providing some support to one of the surgical pathology subspecialties. In addition to clinical responsibilities, the position will have an academic component, which may include translational research, or clinical research. The anticipated rank is open, commensurate with experience.

The Cytopathology Department at the University of Rochester annually evaluates 40,000 GYN Pap tests, 12,000 Non-GYN specimens including a diverse mix of body cavity fluids and fine needle aspirations, and many interesting consult cases. There is a robust fine needle aspiration service throughout the hospital, composed of approximately 2,500 fine needle aspiration procedures. Immediate on-site evaluations are rendered for a range of procedures, including endobronchial ultrasound guided fine needle aspirations (EBUS), Super Dimensional procedures, endoscopic ultrasound guided fine needle aspirations, CT-guided fine needle aspirations, ultrasound guided fine needle aspirations, and fine needle aspirations of palpable and non-palpable lesions. In addition, we have various special interactive programs for cytopathologists including real time intraoperative evaluations with thoracic surgeons and ultrasound guided fine needle aspirations performed by cytopathologists.

The University of Rochester Medical Center is a highly collegial environment with many opportunities for collaboration particularly with investigators in the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center. This is a very active oncologic service with expertise in many types of solid tumors. The successful candidate will actively participate as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in the diagnosis and treatment of solid tumors. The Wilmot Cancer Center Institute also has a strong research program that promotes collaboration in basic, translational and clinical programs for investigators.

Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job posting 225778 at and forward their cover letter, curriculum vitae and three references to the Search Committee Chair, Bruce R. Smoller, M.D., c/o Sue Van Thof at

Post-offer health assessments and drug testing is required to be performed on-site.

The University of Rochester has a strong commitment to principles of diversity and, in that spirit, actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in higher education.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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