The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) and the Department of Pathology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine seek a doctoral scientist at the level of assistant, associate or professor to join one of the largest pediatric pathology and laboratory medicine departments in the United States.
The successful candidate will join an experienced professional staff of approximately 25 pathologists and doctoral scientists. Building upon an already premier program, the candidate has the opportunity to grow the academic mission of the department by providing excellent clinical care, education and/or research. The Department of Pathology clinical laboratories have a volume of >3 million tests per year and include a robust outreach program. Equipment such as Tandem Mass spectrometers, and ICP Mass spec are used on campus. Pathology accessions over 12,000 surgical specimens and performs over 100 autopsies per year. The Institute for Genomic Medicine clinical laboratory processes 7,000 specimens a year and is integrated with clinical laboratories and the Research Institute.
An active ACGME accredited fellowship program in pediatric pathology is an integral part of the NCH Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and we support training in cytogenetics and molecular genetics. The Research Institute and the NCH Department of Pathology are home to one of the world’s largest pediatric biobanks supporting the Children’s Oncology Group, and the pediatric component of the Cooperative Human Tissue Network, as well as several other externally funded biobanking initiatives.
Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2018-2019 list of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease.
Nationwide Children’s has a staff of nearly 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded free-standing pediatric research facilities in the U.S.
Qualifications include PhD, MD or equivalent degree with board certification in Clinical Chemistry or Clinical Pathology; experience in basic and select specialty chemistry, blood gases, urinalysis, basic hematology, and decentralized testing. All qualified candidates are considered, preference is given to candidates with five or more years of increasing responsibilities in scientific and administrative management of a clinical chemistry laboratory area(s). Leadership positions within the laboratory are available and commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications. Candidates with experience or certification in Pathology Informatics are encouraged to apply and are given special consideration.
To discuss or apply to this position, please contact and/or submit your CV via email to:
Kamran Badizadegan M.D.
Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Nationwide Children’s Hospital