The Department of Pathology is seeking qualified applicants for a faculty position in Transfusion Medicine/Laboratory Medicine. Faculty rank and track will be determined according to the qualifications and interest of the candidate. This position will have responsibilities in the University Hospital Blood and Tissue Banks, including active involvement in patient blood management and safety initiatives, clinician education and regulatory compliance. Additional responsibilities in clinical apheresis will include LDL pheresis and autologous stem cell collection. The University of New Mexico, the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the state, specializes in trauma, burns, high-risk obstetrics, cardiothoracic surgery, oncology, autologous stem cell transplantation and neonatal intensive care. The successful applicant is expected to contribute to the mission of the division of Laboratory Medicine in quality assurance and outreach activities. Teaching and mentoring responsibilities include transfusion medicine fellows, pathology residents, as well as other fellows, residents, medical students, and technologists. The successful applicant will work in cooperation with TriCore Reference Laboratories, a nonprofit organization sponsored by University Hospital and Presbyterian Medical Services, in providing medical oversight for the transfusion service operations. TriCore is one of the largest clinical laboratories in the United States (www.tricore.org).
The Department of Pathology (http://pathology.unm.edu/) ranks within the top academic departments of pathology in the United States with diverse, well supported basic and clinical research programs, an extensive array of clinical services, and a comprehensive education mission serving medical and graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, 16 residents, and 15 clinical fellows
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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For best consideration apply by 08/07/2017, however, the position will remain open until filled.
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About The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
The University of New Mexico's Department of Pathology strives to meet or exceed the University's Health Science Center's Mission: "...to provide an opportunity for all New Mexicans to obtain an excellent education in the health sciences. We will advance health sciences in the most important areas of human health with a focus on the priority health needs of our communities. As a majority-minority ...state, our mission will ensure that all populations in New Mexico have access to the highest quality health care."
This is an exciting time for the future of pathology here in New Mexico and nationwide. New advances in the molecular characterization of disease and molecular diagnostics promise to improve disease prevention and treatment. Pathologists are ideally situated to translate basic science research discoveries to improve patient care and become the gatekeepers for personalized medicine.
At UNM our vibrant and collegial team of pathologists, scientists, trainees and staff reflects the multicultural population of New Mexico. We link diversity with excellence through outstanding programs in education, training, biomedical research and patient care. We are committed to serving New Mexico’s unique populations and cultures while also contributing substantially to solving national and global problems.