University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Department of Pathology
Surgical Pathology Faculty Position

The Department of Surgical Pathology is seeking to replace a full time Pathologists’ Assistant. Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, our team of 10 pathologists and 1 pathologists’ assistant (currently) serve the University of New Mexico Hospital and associated clinics, 1 outside hospital, and 1 outside outpatient surgical center. The Pathologists’ Assistant will work predominantly at the 500 bed university hospital associated with the cancer center with an annual volume of approximately 17,000 specimens.
The workload varies from simple to complex specimens, intraoperative consults, gross photography, triaging tissue for research and tumor banking and general lab management. The gross room is well staffed with trained, highly skilled technicians, allowing the P.A.’s to keep good work flow with attention to teaching the pathology residents and medical students rotating through the lab. There are no autopsy responsibilities.
This position is high visibility, interacting and consulting with pathologists, surgeons, residents, clinicians, inter-departments and staff members. Compensation will be commensurate with highest degree of education.
Minimum Requirements include:

  • Master’s degree from a NAACLS accredited Pathologists’ Assistant program or Bachelor’s degree from a NAACLS accredited Pathologists’ Assistant program and 3 years of directly-related experience.
  • Must be ASCP certified or eligible for certification within 1 year of employment
  • Eligible to work in the US.

Desirable qualifications:
Demonstrated experience working effectively in a diverse environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience working in an academic center
Demonstrated proficiency in teaching, communication and working well with others
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For best consideration apply by 04/01/14, however, the position will remain open until filled. The cover letter must address each qualification and how it relates to the position and, the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references. Candidates will be consulted before references are contacted. This position may be subject to criminal records screening in accordance with New Mexico law. If criminal records screening is mandated, clearance by the New Mexico Department of Health is required as a condition of employment. The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator. UNM’s confidentiality policy (Disclosure of Information about Candidates for Employment,” UNM Board of Regents’ Policy Manual 6.7), which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at

For complete details of this position or to apply, please visit this website: Please reference Posting Number: 0824237

For additional information visit our web site at: or contact: Renu Prinja, MPA, Operations Manager, Department of Pathology; telephone: 505/272-9877; email: .


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