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Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology

♦  Faculty Positions

♦  Postdoctoral Positions 

 

     FACULTY POSITIONS   

Academic Gynecological Pathologist
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

The Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine seeks an academic surgical pathologist who is board certified in Anatomic Pathology and eligible for medical licensure in the state of Tennessee. Surgical pathology at the Vanderbilt University Hospital is subspecialized and there is a particular need for a gynecological pathologist to lead this subspecialty. Applicants should be eligible for appointment as an Associate Professor or Professor on the Clinician Educator track. The Department has a strong and diverse faculty with excellent training programs and provides a very supportive atmosphere for subspecialty surgical pathology practice.

Located in the heart Nashville, Tennessee, Vanderbilt University is one of the nation’s leading research and teaching institutions with undergraduate medical programs contiguous on the same campus. Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Monroe Carell Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt University are experiencing expansion in many areas with a top 20 cancer center, multifaceted organ and stem cell transplant programs, and expansion of educational programs, and multiple opportunities for clinical, translational and basic science research. Nashville, the capital of Tennessee, is a growing cosmopolitan area with a population exceeding 1 million, diverse entertainment, excellent schools, and ready access to outdoor activities.

For additional information regarding the department and the hospitals see the following websites:

Dept. of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt University

Applicants are requested to send a C.V., a list of at least 3 references, and a letter of interest to:
Omar Hameed, M.D.
Executive Medical Director of Anatomic Pathology
Director of Surgical Pathology
Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1211 Medical Center Drive, 3020D VUH
Nashville, TN 37232‐7415
E‐mail: omar.hameed@vanderbilt.edu

- Vanderbilt University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer -
 


Pediatric Pathologist
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

The Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine seeks a Pediatric Pathologist who is board certified in Pediatric Pathology (or eligible for certification) and eligible for medical licensure in the State of Tennessee to join our pediatric pathology group.  Academic appointment will be made at a rank commensurate with the experience and expertise of the successful candidate.  Clinical and translational research opportunities are abundant within the collaborative and collegial Vanderbilt environment.  Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt University are experiencing expansion in many areas with a top 20 cancer center, multifaceted organ and stem cell transplant programs, and expansion of educational programs, clinical and translational research, and basic science programs. 

Located in the heart Nashville, Tennessee, Vanderbilt University is one of the nation’s leading research and teaching institutions with undergraduate medical programs contiguous on the same campus. Nashville, the capital of Tennessee, is a growing cosmopolitan area with a population exceeding 1 million, diverse entertainment, excellent schools, and ready access to outdoor activities. 

For additional information regarding the department and the hospitals see:

Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology: http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/root/vumc.php?site=vmcpathology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center: http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu
Vanderbilt University: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/

Applicants are requested to send a C.V., letter of interest, and the names and addresses of three references to:

Hernan Correa, M.D.
Medical Director of Pediatric Pathology
Associate Professor of Pathology
The Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital
11219 Doctor’s Office Tower
2200 Children’s Way
Nashville, TN 37232
P: 615-936-7818
F: 615-936-7828
hernan.correa@vanderbilt.edu

-Vanderbilt University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-


 

Associate Director of Clinical Chemistry
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

The Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine seeks an experienced board-certified Clinical Chemist to share oversight of a large multi-disciplinary clinical chemistry laboratory.  The Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) core laboratory is a state-of-the-art facility with annual volumes of more than 4 million tests.  The laboratory provides testing for the Vanderbilt University Hospital, the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital, affiliated local and regional clinics, and outreach testing through Vanderbilt Pathology and Laboratory Services. 

The successful applicant will have an MD, PhD, or MD/PhD degree and should be board certified by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry (ABCC) or the American Board of Pathology (in Clinical Pathology, preferably also in Chemical Pathology) with a minimum of 5 – 10 years of experience directing in a high volume clinical laboratory of an academic center.  Candidates must have significant experience and interest in clinical consultation, as well as method development and performance evaluation of specialized chemistry instrumentation including general laboratory automation, immunoassay analyzers, HPLC, GC, and LC/MS-MS.  Additional responsibilities include teaching and mentoring pathology residents, medical technology students, medical students and chemistry fellows, as well as maintaining a basic, clinical, or translational research program.  The candidate will work closely with the other clinical chemistry faculty and members of the management team in the administration, education, management, and research and development activities of the core laboratory.

The Vanderbilt University campus is a National Arboretum located in the heart of Nashville, the capital of Tennessee.  Nashville is home to professional sports teams, the Nashville Symphony, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, and numerous activities for outdoor enthusiasts.  It is a wonderful place to live, work, and raise a family.

Applicants should send curriculum vitae and a letter of intent to:
James Nichols, Ph.D., DABCC, FACB
Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
Medical Director, Clinical Chemistry
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
1301 Medical Center Drive, Room 4918D TVC
Nashville, TN 37232-5310
james.h.nichols@vanderbilt.edu 

-Vanderbilt University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-


 

Immunology Faculty Search
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

The Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level (PhD, MD, MD/PhD, or equivalents). Within the search focus on immunology, areas of particular interest include but are not limited to immune responses to microbes and the interplay between immune system and major inflammation-related diseases such as cancer, atherosclerosis, and metabolic disorders.  Successful candidates will be expected to establish and maintain an independent research program and participate in teaching of graduate and medical students.  Candidates should have substantial post-graduate training highlighted by peer-reviewed publications that demonstrate research productivity and excellence. 

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, located on the Vanderbilt University campus, is home to internationally recognized programs in proteomics, structural biology, imaging science, bioinformatics, pharmacology, drug discovery, inflammation, and vaccines.  The School consistently ranks in the Top 20 US Medical Schools and provides outstanding opportunities for scholarship and cross-disciplinary collaborations.

The Vanderbilt University campus is a National Arboretum located in the heart of Nashville, the capital of Tennessee.  Known as “Music City USA”, Nashville is home to professional sports teams, the Nashville Symphony, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, and numerous outdoors activities; it is a great place to live and raise a family while doing ground-breaking research and teaching outstanding students at all levels.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a statement of current and future research interests, and three letters of recommendation to: Search Committee, c/o Helen Chomicki, Dept. of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Room A-5301, Medical Center North, 1161 21st Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37232.  Inquiries, applications, and recommendation letters can be directed via email to Helen.Chomicki@vanderbilt.edu.

Vanderbilt University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

 


 

Bacterial Pathogenesis Faculty Position

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

 

 

The Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in bacterial pathogenesis at the Assistant Professor level (PhD, MD, MD/PhD).  Successful candidates will be expected to establish and maintain an independent research program and participate in teaching of graduate and medical students.  Candidates should have substantial post-graduate training highlighted by peer-reviewed publications that demonstrate research productivity.

 

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, located on the Vanderbilt University campus, is home to internationally recognized programs in bioinformatics, drug discovery, global health, inflammation, imaging science, pharmacology, proteomics, and vaccine science.  The School consistently ranks in the Top 20 US Medical Schools and provides outstanding opportunities for scholarship, collaboration, and teaching. 

 

The Vanderbilt University campus is a National Arboretum located in the heart of Nashville, the capital of Tennessee.  Known internationally as “Music City USA”, Nashville is also the home to professional sports teams, the Nashville Symphony, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, and numerous activities for outdoor enthusiasts.  Nashville, Tennessee is a wonderful place to live, work, and raise a family.

 

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a statement of current and future research interests, and three letters of recommendation to: Eric Skaar, Ph.D., Director, Program in Microbial Pathogenesis, Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Room A-5102, Medical Center North, 1161 21st Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37232.  Inquiries, applications, and recommendation letters can be directed via email to:

 

eric.skaar@vanderbilt.edu. 

 

Vanderbilt University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

 


 

   POSTDOCTORAL POSITIONS
Vanderbilt University Medical Center  

Postdoctoral Position

A grant funded postdoctoral position is immediately available in the area of cancer metastasis, with an emphasis on the role of cell migration in that environment, for an international translational cancer research initiative between the University of Alberta in Edmonton, AB, Canada and Vanderbilt University in Nashville TN, USA. The position will be located mainly in the laboratory of Andries Zijlstra, Assistant Professor in the department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville TN, USA.

The position is for a translational project investigating the contribution of molecular mechanisms of migration in tumor dissemination as well as their participation in the clinical manifestation of metastatic disease.

The candidate must have a background in molecular biology, with specific expertise in analysis of cell migration, in vitro and in vivo metastasis models and standard analytical tools including immunoblotting, flow cytometry and microscopy. The ideal candidate will have an interest and experience in the analysis of patient specimens. This opportunity is set in an multi- disciplinary environment involving multi-institutional, international collaborations.

Please contact:   Dr. Andries Zijlstra for more information

andries.zijlstra@vanderbilt.edu

-Vanderbilt University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-
 


 Postdoctoral Position - Blood Coagulation Enzymology

 
A Postdoctoral Research position is available to investigate the mechanisms and regulation of blood coagulation and fibrinolysis reactions with protein chemistry, enzyme kinetics, and fluorescence spectroscopy approaches.  Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents.  Interested individuals who are recent Ph.D. degree graduates in biochemistry, biophysics, chemistry, or biology should send a copy of their curriculum vitae and arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent to:
 
Dr. Paul E. Bock
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Department of Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology
C-3321A Medical Center North
Nashville, TN 37232-2561
Tel. (615)343-9863
 
-Vanderbilt University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-

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