Director of Clinical Toxicology and Assistant Director of Clinical Chemistry
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Department of Pathology
June 1, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
The Department of Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine/VCU Health System, is seeking a full-time Director of Clinical Toxicology and Assistant Director of Clinical Chemistry. Academic rank is Assistant or Associate Professor commensurate with experience. At the rank of Assistant Professor the candidate should be able to demonstrate professional competence in the fields of Clinical Toxicology and Clinical Chemistry, a continuous record of clinical laboratory service activity, teaching experience and a strong interest and/or potential for scholarship. For the rank of Associate Professor, the performance of the candidate should indicate a progressive and sustained record of professional achievements in administrative and/or clinical laboratory service, teaching at a local or regional level, as well as maturity and professional competence in independent scholarship. The successful candidate will have a PhD degree and be board certified/eligible in Clinical Chemistry by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry. Board certification/eligibility in Toxicological Chemistry is preferred and expected within three years. This individual will instruct medical students, participate in the training of pathology residents, and actively participate in strong academic interactions with clinical departments for both laboratory service and scholarly collaborations. The preferred candidate will have experience in fostering collaborative relationships with clinicians and researchers as well as serving as a resource to technologists at the bench. Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or a commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU is required. Interested candidates should apply online at https://www.vcujobs.com (position #F60250). For additional information, please contact:
Manager of Administration and Faculty Support
Department of Pathology
PO Box 980662
Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, political affiliation or disability.
Internal Number: F60250
About Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University is a public research university composed of two campuses: the Medical College of Virginia Campus located near the financial, governmental and retail district in downtown Richmond and the Monroe Park Campus situated two miles west in the historic Fan District.
The Virginia Commonwealth University Health System (VCUHS) is one of the nation's premier academic medical centers. The MCV Campus houses nearly 100 specialty clinics and patient care centers, many of national and international reputation. In addition to multidisciplinary centers for cancer, cardiology, neurosciences and transplantation, VCUHS also offers virtually every form of contemporary medical service, including allergies, burns, breast health, glaucoma, infertility, nutrition, orthopedics, pediatrics, and stroke.
The VCU School of Medicine is one of 125 fully accredited medical schools in the United States, and one of three medical schools in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Medical and dental undergraduate students can access course content on-line through the school's electronic curriculum website and on-line Pathology laboratories.
The Department of Pathology, a diverse clinic...al, research, and teaching department within the School of Medicine, offers a full range of pathology services to physicians, researchers, and patients at VCUHS, a 780-bed tertiary-care urban teaching hospital dedicated to serving the patients and physicians of central Virginia.
The department includes 37 full-time Pathology faculty based at the VCUHS campus and five additional faculty based at the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans' Affairs Hospital. Pathology faculty supervise 14 hospital laboratories including histopathology, Neuropathology, Cytopathology, Autopsy Pathology, Molecular Diagnostics, Cytogenetics, Hematology, Coagulation, Microbiology, Immunology, Clinical Chemistry, Toxicology, and Transfusion Medicine. The clinical laboratories are staffed by 349 full-time equivalent hospital employees who performed more than 3.5 million billable tests this year.
Pathology scientists are supported by numerous research grants, primarily from NIH, with extramural funding in excess of $1.1 million in 2017. There are funded research programs in molecular diagnostics, blood banking, infectious disease, growth factor signal transduction, hepatobiliary and breast cancer, and the pathobiology of metastasis. There is also a wide variety of clinical and applied research in all areas of pathology and laboratory medicine.
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