Assistant Professor

Rochester, NY


The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Rochester (URMC) School of Medicine & Dentistry, in Rochester, NY, is currently recruiting for a surgical pathologist. The ideal candidate will have interest/training as a breast/GYN pathologist; candidates with interest in either individual subspecialty will also be considered. Successful applicants must be board-eligible in anatomic pathology by the American Board of Pathology, eligible for a medical license and employment in the State of New York. The position is open, commensurate with experience.

The Department provides a very wide range of services, currently accessioning almost 100,000 surgical pathology cases per year from the six hospitals in the University of Rochester’s medical system, including its women’s hospital Highland Hospital. More than 35 anatomic pathologists participate in a fully subspecialized sign out model based at the University’s largest hospital, Strong Memorial. Together, the GYN and breast services are responsible for almost 20,000 surgicals annually, including over 600 consults.

The successful applicant will be expected to participate in a program in applied, translational, or basic research. The Medical Center has a highly collegial environment. There are multiple opportunities for collaborative research and for the development of clinical initiatives through interactions with Medical Center faculty.

Opportunities for teaching are ample: we have ACGME-accredited fellowships in cytology, pediatric pathology, dermatopathology and molecular pathology; and non-ACGME-accredited subspecialty fellowship positions in surgical pathology, including a subspecialty fellowship in breast/gyn pathology, as well as rotating pathology residents and medical students.

With more than one million people in the metropolitan area, Rochester, NY offers all the cultural, recreational, and educational amenities of a large city, but with nearby open spaces and lakes providing options for lifestyles from urban to rural, all with easy commutes. Rochester has been highly ranked for “quality of life” and recently as one of the "Top 10 U.S. Cities to Raise a Family".

Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job posting #245432 at and forward their cover letter and curriculum vitae to Dr. Christa Whitney-Miller, Chair, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, c/o Amanda Herman,

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

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $220,000 - $285,140 Annually

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum annual salary for this faculty position. Individual salaries will be determined within the job’s salary range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations. Incentive-based compensation may also be applicable and will be discussed during the hiring process.

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Location: School of Medicine & Dentistry
Full/Part Time: Full-Time