Associate Director of Microbiology / Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Pathology FH-1684
Location: Providence, RI
Internal Number: 97769
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Lifespan is seeking an academic microbiologist to serve as the Associate Director of Microbiology and Molecular Infectious Disease for the health care system which includes Rhode Island Hospital, The Miriam Hospital, Hasbro Children's Hospital, Newport Hospital, Bradley Hospital and outpatient physician group practices. The laboratory performs microbiology testing for the health care system, reporting 600,000 test results per year.
The successful candidate must qualify for a full-time medical faculty position in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University at the rank of Assistant Professor to Associate Professor. Minimum requirements include: M.D., D.O., and/or Ph.D. with training and experience in Microbiology. Board certification/eligibility from the American Board of Pathology with specialty certification in Microbiology, or equivalent specialty certification is required.
The position will include associate director responsibilities in the Medical Microbiology and Molecular Infectious Disease Laboratories, coordinating the services with other laboratory sections, and working with medical specialists in infectious disease and infection control physicians in addressing institutional needs in microbiology. Candidates with expertise and experience in molecular virology testing and molecular diagnostic test development are preferred.
The candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an independent research program in the general area of microbiology and/or infectious disease. The candidate will also be expected to participate in teaching Pathology residents and Infectious Disease fellows, teaching Pathology and Laboratory Medicine courses, supervising clerkships for medical students at Brown University and/or in providing instructional support to the medical technology training programs in the Department of Pathology. Experience directing testing in a high-complexity laboratory is preferred, preferably in a university hospital or comparable institution with an active Infectious Disease service. Candidates applying for this position at the rank of Associate Professor must have reputation and scholarly achievements appropriate to this level.
The Faculty of the Department are on the Faculty of Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and employed by the Lifespan Physician Group affiliated with the Academic Medical Center. The Lifespan Physician Group is an EEO/AA employer and encourages applications from minorities, women and protected persons.
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