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Medical University of South Carolina UNIV - Open Rank Faculty - Pathology & Lab Medicine in Charleston, South Carolina

Job summary:

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina is seeking an academically-oriented Gastrointestinal/ Hepatic Pathologist for a tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor position. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

This faculty member will participate in a very busy gastrointestinal, hepatic, and pancreatic pathology service at the MUSC Digestive Disease Center. MUSC is a tertiary referral center as well as a transplant center. The faculty member will be involved with both biopsy and resection specimens for these services in addition to general surgical pathology. The faculty member will also cover the general frozen section services. The faculty member will take general surgical pathology call (weekly service shared with the other members of the surgical pathology section). The preferred candidate will foster collaborative relationships with clinicians and researchers. This individual will instruct medical students, participate in the training of pathology residents and gastroenterology fellows, and actively participate in the academic mission of the NCI-designed Hollings Cancer Center programs. The relative percent effort for research, teaching, administrative duties, and patient care responsibilities will be tailored to the successful applicant’s experience and career goals. The Gastrointestinal pathology section offers a non-ACGME-accredited fellowship training program in gastrointestinal/ surgical pathology. The Department also offers a non-ACGME-accredited general surgical pathology fellowship training program.

Required Qualifications

M.D., DO or equivalent degree with pathology specialty training and certification by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, subspecialty training and/or experience in gastrointestinal pathology, and be eligible for medical licensure in South Carolina. Additional subspecialty expertise in Cytology would be desirable.


MUSC Health is a regional health system comprised of the MUSC Medical Center, four regional community medical centers (Chester, Lancaster, Florence and Marion) and numerous outpatient medical sites. The MUSC Medical Center is a 750 bed tertiary and quaternary academic medical center consisting of MUSC University Hospital Authority; Ashley River Tower, a cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, and cancer specialty hospital; the Institute of Psychiatry; the Storm Eye Institute; and Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital and Tourville Women’s Pavilion all located in Charleston SC. The Medical Center is supported by respected research-based medical and nursing schools, which deliver both routine inpatient care and highly specialized medical treatment and surgical procedures. Home to the regions only Level I trauma center, the state’s most comprehensive neonatal intensive care unit, the Transplant Center, and the state’s only NCI-designated Cancer Center, MUSC serves as the principal referral center for physicians and patients of the region. MUSC educates and trains more than 3,000 students and residents, and has nearly 13,000 employees, including approximately 1,500 faculty members.

Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a cover letter detailing experience and current and future interests, and the names and addresses of three individuals who could provide letters of recommendation to: Michelle Barton

Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 0: Commensurate with experience.

FLSA: Salaried