Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Indiana University Bloomington
United States

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Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Specific Title Director of Dermatopathology
Appointment Type Open
Department IUSM - Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position Summary
Due to a retirement, the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) in conjunction with IU Health Physicians (IUHP), are recruiting an experienced dermatopathologist to fulfill the role of director of dermatopathology.

The individual selected will be based at the IU Health Central Pathology Laboratory (IUHPL). Anatomic pathology is now comprised of over 50 pathologists, with a plan for continued expansion. The dermatopathology division has 6 board certified dermatopathologists and serves 8 hospitals in the IU Health Hospital Network and Eskenazi Health. The dermatopathology division supports a comprehensive dermatopathology fellowship training program for up to 2 fellows per year. A team of nine certified pathologists’ assistants and two grossing technicians serve as support to the anatomic pathology faculty including dermatopathology. The ability to recruit and attract top talent to the growing department has been strong over the past 18 months. The ideal candidate will arrive at a freshly renovated histology and immunohistochemistry laboratories designed to accommodate the integration of digital pathology into the practice. Pathologists also have open access to a research histology/immunohistochemistry pathology core for clinical and translational research endeavors. These factors afford our new director of dermatopathology the rare opportunity to build and innovate.
The department is a strong proponent of career development and professional growth in role. As a result, this position will have strong mentoring support from the chair and vice chairs in the department.

·Set strategy and policy for dermatopathology for the health system
·Drive change and implement new technologies and practices in the department
·Clearly communicate expectations and changes to dermatopathology faculty
·Oversee pathology sign-out service of 6 dermatopathology faculty
·Provide direction of dermatopathology services at 8 hospitals within the IU Health Hospital System plus the affiliated country hospital (Eskenazi Hospital)
·Teach medical students, residents, and fellows, including two dermatopathology fellows

IUHPL and Department Highlights:
·Financially-sound department, which is in a stage of growth and expansion
· Stable environment with excellent retention practices and professional growth opportunities
·IUHPL is located in a 150,000 square foot dedicated central laboratory building
·IUHPL has first class facilities and serves as the centralized AP & CP testing facility for numerous IU Health hospitals and affiliated clinics performing 15 million diagnostic tests annually
·Environment that provides the ability to collaborate with a diverse cadre of subspecialized pathologists
·Processed over 100,000 cases through the central histology laboratory last year
·Houses an electron microscopy laboratory, twenty-two residents, and twelve different fellowships
·Faculty engaged in promoting innovation and excellence in the education of medical students, residents, and fellows
·Strong support for translational research and clinical research activities should the successful candidate wish to pursue excellence in a subspecialty area of interest

Benefit Information:
·Strong base salary that is not RVU based. Indiana was listed as “number two on the 2023’s list of the top 10 highest paying states for physicians.
·IUSM and IUHP is committed to providing inclusive benefits for eligible employees and their families. to learn more, click here:

­­­­­­Additional Information:
Academic rank is determined by qualifications and level of experience.

Our Ideal Candidate:
·High emotional intelligence and leadership skills
·Desires to collaborate and serve the pathology and IU team
·Seeks to influence policy and to make a significant clinical impact
·Is academically-minded
·Has experience with quality assurance, inspection, and accreditation processes
·Has experience with employee relations and scheduling

About Indianapolis:
Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city in the State of Indiana. It is growing economically thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation. Indianapolis has a sophisticated blend of charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. The growing residential base is supported by rich amenities and quality of life – the city possesses a variety of professional sports, arts venues, and outdoor recreation areas. Residents of this dynamic city, and surrounding suburbs, enjoy leading educational systems and top-ranked universities, paired with a diverse population. Indianapolis International Airport is a top-ranked international airport, being named “Best Airport in North America” by Airports Council International for many years. For additional information on life in Indy:
About the IUSM:
As the nation’s largest medical school, IUSM is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We desire candidates who enhance our representational diversity and whose work contributes to equitable and inclusive learning/working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUSM strives to take an anti-racist stance, regularly evaluating and updating its policies, procedures, and practices to confer equitable opportunities for contribution and advancement for all members of our community. We invite individuals who will join us in our mission to advance racial equity to transform health and well-being for all throughout the state of Indiana
Basic Qualifications
Doctorate or terminal degree is required. The applicant must be certified by the American Board of Pathology in anatomic pathology or anatomic and clinical pathology; applicant must be boarded in dermatopathology. Applicants must be qualified for licensure in the state of Indiana.
Department Contact for Questions
Jessica L. Davis, M.D.
Centennial Professor
Vice Chair, Anatomic Pathology
Additional Qualifications  
Special Instructions  
Priority Application Review Deadline  
Expected Start Date  
OAA # IUSM-01922-2024

Supplemental Questions

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  1. *How did you hear about this position?
    • Personal Contact: At Professional Meeting or Conference
    • Personal Contact: Direct Contact by Search Committee
    • Personal Contact: Referred by colleague or advisor
    • Personal Contact: School of Medicine recruiter
    • Personal Contact: IUHP Physician Recruiter
    • Announcement: Other Journal or Magazine
    • Announcement: Other Website
  2. *Are you a dual career partner (your partner or spouse is already being recruited)?
    • Yes
    • No

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