Director of Breast Pathology

UC Irvine   Orange, CA   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on June 4, 2024
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The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of California, Irvine is seeking qualified candidates for appointment at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level to serve as the Director of Breast Pathology. The academic appointment may be in the Health Sciences (HS) Clinical or Clinical X series, depending on experience and extent of research and teaching effort. Both HS and Clinical X faculty provide patient care; teach fellows, residents, and medical students; perform public and University service; and contribute to scholarly activities. Clinical X faculty are expected to conduct more substantial research and have demonstrated excellence in teaching. An academic appointment in the Clinical X series confers membership in the UCI Academic Senate

Applicants must have significant experience and/or fellowship training in general pathology and breast pathology, hold an MD, DO, or MD/PhD degree, must be board-certified or board-eligible in Anatomic Pathology, and be eligible for, or currently hold, a medical license in the state of California. The successful candidate is expected to have excellent interpersonal and managerial skills, a strong interest in service activities, a commitment to education, and a record in clinical and/or translational research that may be collaborative in nature. The candidate will be responsible for clinical services in breast pathology as well as general surgical pathology, including on-call duty, service on departmental and hospital committees, and teaching and mentoring of medical students, residents, and fellows.

The university academic base salaries as to rank and step can be found here. However, for this position the total negotiated salary uses AAMC salary benchmarks for Anatomic Pathology ranging from $280,499–402,738. This position includes membership in the health science compensation plan, which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

This position will serve the needs of UCI Health which include the 400+ bed state-of-the-art tertiary/quaternary care Douglas hospital located in the city of Orange, a new hospital and outpatient complex on the Irvine campus, and several outpatient clinics throughout Orange County.

Founded in 1965, UCI is a top hospital and top-10 public university in U.S. News & World Report and home to several NIH-funded centers, including the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center (CFCCC), the only institution in Orange County carrying the National Cancer Institute's mark of excellence, and Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS). The School of Medicine along with the Samueli Institute for Integrative Health, Schools of Nursing, Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Population & Public Health make up the UCI College of Health Sciences. UCI Health is the only academic medical center in Orange County, the nation’s 6th largest county and one of the most desirable locations to live in the US. Multiple public schools in Orange County rank in the top 1% nationally.  Southern California weather is amenable to all year outdoor activities and proximity to famous beaches, family friendly parks, hiking trails, sports stadiums, museums, amusement parks, eclectic dining, and even ski resorts are additional benefits.  

To Apply: Please log onto UCI’s Recruit located at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF09064  Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload application materials electronically to be considered for the position:

  1. Curriculum Vitae & Cover Letter
  2. Names and Addresses of Four References
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Clinical Service Statement
  5. Research Statement
  6. Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement
  7. Sexual Misconduct, Harassment, & Discrimination Declaration Form


The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC anti-discrimination policy.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.