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University of Rochester Assistant Professor - Cytopathologist - 229756 in Rochester, New York

Assistant Professor - Cytopathologist Job ID 229756

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, 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 potentially 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 or clinical research. Leadership opportunities could be available for interested experienced candidates.

The Cytopathology Division at the University of Rochester annually evaluates 55,000 GYN Pap tests, 13,000 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), endoscopic ultrasound guided fine needle aspirations, CT-guided fine needle aspirations, ultrasound guided fine needle aspirations, and fine needle aspirations of 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.

Candidates applying to this position will be required to complete a post-offer health assessment and drug test at the University’s Occupational Medicine site in Rochester, NY.

Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job posting #229756 at and forward their cover letter and curriculum vitae to Dr. Bruce Smoller, Chair, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, c/o Sue VanThof,

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. The University believes that a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture enhances the performance of our organization and our ability to fulfill our important missions. The University is committed to fostering and supporting a workplace culture inclusive of people regardless of their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non-merit fact, so that all employees feel included, equally valued and supported.

The University of Rochester is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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