Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Surgical Pathologist and Cytopathologist

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 2 months ago(3/19/2024 12:13 PM)
Specialty Area

Summary of Position

The Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and Temple University Health System is seeking a BC/BE Surgical Pathologist and Cytopathologist to join its dynamic faculty.


The ideal candidate will have demonstrated expertise in general surgical pathology and cytopathology in an environment that has provided the opportunity to experience a wide spectrum of gross and microscopic examination of resected surgical specimens, as well as biopsies. Candidates with niche interest in GI, Breast, Head & Neck or related areas is desirable. Qualified candidate who can contribute through their research, teaching and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic mission of the department are also preferable.


The Department of Pathology receives over 22,000 surgical specimens, (excluding nearly 7,000 oral specimens), 3500 cytology specimens, 100 autopsies, and performs over 2.2 million laboratory tests in a typical year. Special diagnostic testing includes immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization, advanced molecular diagnostics, electron microscopy, and whole slide imaging. Modern research laboratories are equipped for tissue culture, real-time PCR, techniques for advanced protein detection, laser confocal microscopy, flow cytometry and molecular biology.


In addition to a competitive salary and comprehensive suite of benefits – including a generous 403b retirement match, health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, tuition remission, CME, and more – the position offers a uniquely supportive practice environment strengthened by Temple’s mission-driven culture to provide and promote world-class equitable patient care, research, and medical education. The program also provides mentorship opportunities for new faculty.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Candidate Qualifications

  • M.D., D.O. or foreign equivalent with board certification or board eligibility in Anatomic Pathology and/or Cytopathology. 
  • Candidates who are board-eligible will be expected to complete their boards within the first year of hire.
  • Must be able to obtain medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania prior to start date.
  • Completion of a fellowship in a niche area is desirable. 

Temple Health, one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, is home to more than 1,000 physicians and scientists who share the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients. Giving our patients access to some of the world's most advanced therapies — and helping them achieve outcomes once thought impossible — is the driving force for all our clinical care, research, and medical education.


Procedure for Candidacy


In order to be considered for this position, you must complete an online application. 


Your application will not be considered complete until you have submitted all of the required documents and information.  


For confidential inquires and or questions about the opportunity please contact Jessica Vega, Senior Physician/Faculty Recruiter, Physician/Faculty Recruitment and Retention, LKSOM, Email: jessica.vega@tuhs.temple.edu


We are especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.


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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