The Division of Pathology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in affiliation with the Department of Pathology, University of Cincinnati, is seeking a full-time Pathologist with combined skills in surgical pathology and neuropathology, including frozen section diagnosis, experience with brain, nerve and muscle biopsies, and brain autopsies.
The full-time academic appointment may be at the Assistant, Associate or Professorial level, depending on candidates' qualifications and experience. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience.
Applicants must have an MD or MD/PhD or equivalent degree and have or be eligible for an unrestricted Ohio medical license. Qualified applicants should be board certified in anatomic pathology (with or without clinical pathology). Fellowship training in neuropathology is required. The successful recruit will also have the skills to carry out neuropathological or related research as a thought leader or collaborative team member. Extramural research funding is welcome, but not required. Teaching and mentoring of medical students, pathology residents and fellows will be an integral component of the position.
The Division of Pathology provides a comprehensive and full service anatomic diagnostic support for all clinical general and subspecialty pediatric programs. The Division of Pathology processes approximately 15,000 pediatric surgical specimens a year and greater than 1,000 outside consultations. Approximately 125 autopsies are performed each year, with over 20 autopsies represented by neuropathology cases. Weekly brain cutting sessions are held and several research autopsies to support our brain tumor research programs are supported.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital is known for its stimulating environment providing ample opportunity for clinical and translational research collaboration. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is ranked in the top three national pediatric hospitals in the country for a decade, among 200 hospitals surveyed by US News and World Report. Additionally, we are recognized for excellence across 10 specialties, which include Cancer and Neurology& Neurosurgery. Our robust clinical service processes over 400 neuropathology cases, annually. Our state-of-the-art Electron Microscopy facility provides rapid opportunities for the evaluation of metabolic brain diseases and muscle biopsies. We are also investing in a Molecular Pathology Laboratory in order to further support our clinical oncologic programs. Among pediatric institutions, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is the second-highest ranking recipient of research grants from the National Institutes of Health. There are several NIH-funded centers of excellence, including Immunology, Developmental Biology, Cardiovascular Biology, Pulmonary Biology, Cancer/Experimental Hematology, and the Respiratory, Kidney and Digestive Disease Centers. Multiple cores support basic and translational research including genomics, high-density data informatics/systems biology, mouse models of cancer and stem cell and gene/viral vector therapy. This gives us the unique opportunity to influence future generations and develop leaders in pediatric pathology. Cincinnati is a vibrant city with a metropolitan population of 2.1 million. Cincinnati features world-class cultural amenities and a very affordable cost of living, which together make Cincinnati one of America's most livable cities.
Sarangarajan Ranganathan MD
Director, Division of Pathology
C/O Nathan Gohlke, Physician and Faculty Consultant
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
3333 Burnet Ave, MLC 1035
Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039
M.D., D.O., or equivalent degree
Current active medical license issued by the State of Ohio or eligible for license
Appropriate medical credentialing through the Medical Staff Services offices
Completion of all required pre-employment activities
Professor appointment or eligibility required
Generally requires a minimum of five years of service at the Assistant Professor rank
Development Knowledge of growth and development
Family-centered care Understands and support family-centered care
Clinical Knowledge - Specialty Professional knowledge and clinical ability sufficient to provide evaluation and treatment of complex patients in one or more specialty areas
Path/Pharm Knowledge of pathophysiology and pharmacology
Diversity Appreciation Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
Communication Excellent verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills
Expert Knowledge & Skills Demonstrated skills in physical assessments, diagnosis, medical management, clinical consultation, research and education. Ability to train residents and fellows. Organizational ability to work effectively within a highly matrixed and complex medical center. Possesses expert knowledge and experience of medical specialty.
About Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
At Cincinnati Children’s, we come to work with one goal: to make children’s health better. We believe in a team approach, both in caring for patients and their families, and in advancing science and discovery. We strive to do better, and find energy and inspiration in our shared purpose. If you want to be the best you can be, you can do it at Cincinnati Children’s.