Associate Director - Clinical Microbiology-(160000SN)
The Department of Pathology, University of Maryland School of Medicine is seeking a qualified M.D. and/or Ph.D. who will assist in directing the extensive, high complexity Clinical Microbiology Laboratory located in the Laboratories of Pathology, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland. The Associate Director will be actively involved in clinical issues, such as, quality management, operational efficiency and outreach. The ability to assist in leading a highly proficient team and excellent interpersonal skills are desired. The applicant should have an academic orientation with evidence of scholarly achievement. A history of funded research, current research funding and experience in developing and translating their discoveries into novel clinical applications is preferred. The applicant will be expected to be active in teaching medical students, residents, fellows and graduate students. In addition, the Associate Director will have responsibility to assist in providing clinical microbiology direction and support to the faculty practice laboratory that is part of the University of Maryland Pathology Associates, P.A. Academic appointment and salary will be commensurate with experience.
The University of Maryland School of Medicine is the first public and fifth oldest medical school in the United States. On the University of Maryland, Baltimore campus, the School of Medicine serves as the foundation for a large academic health center that combines medical education, biomedical research, patient care and community service. In fiscal year 2015, the School of Medicine was ranked 8th among public medical schools and 23rd among all medical schools in total grants and contracts expenditures. Our scientists and clinicians received $402 million in grants and contracts in FY2015. The University of Maryland Medical Center has 757 total licensed beds, 333 intensive care beds, and performs close to 20,000 surgeries per year. There is an active emergency department which sees over 66,000 adult and pediatric patients.
Please forward curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research activity and interests, teaching experience, and the names of three references to:
Sanford A. Stass, MD Professor and Chair c/o Lisa Rodgers (LiRodgers@som.umaryland.edu) Department of Pathology University of Maryland School of Medicine 10 S. Pine Street, MSTF, Room 2-54B Baltimore, MD 21201
Required qualifications include Board certification/eligibility in Clinical Microbiology (ABMM or equivalent) or Board certification in Clinical Pathology and a minimum of two years' experience as a Microbiology Director, Assistant or Associate Director. Experience in molecular and clinical microbiology, to include bacteriology, mycology, mycobacteriology, parasitology and virology is necessary.
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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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