Assistant Professor

Rochester, NY


The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, in Rochester, NY is seeking a Cytopathologist. Candidates must hold an MD or MD-PhD, have completed cytopathology fellowship training, be board-eligible in anatomic pathology by the American Board of Pathology and eligible for a medical license in the State of New York. 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 anticipated rank is open, commensurate with experience.

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.

Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job posting #245433 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.

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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