Microbiologist with the Largest Referral Base in Indiana

Indianapolis, Indiana
Jun 19, 2022
Infectious Disease
Position Type
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the IU School of Medicine (IUSM) in conjunction with IU Health Physicians (IUHP), is seeking a highly motivated Pathologist/Clinical Microbiologist to join its expanding faculty and serve as the Medical Director of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory at the Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital, the flagship facility of Eskenazi Health, located in downtown Indianapolis. With an annual volume of 165,000 tests, this laboratory is accustomed to evaluating emerging technologies to best serve its patients through cutting-edge diagnostics.

The individual selected will be part of the Division of Clinical Microbiology team at the IU Health Central Pathology Laboratory (IUHPL) and will be positioned to enhance offerings in all areas of the laboratory's expertise including Bacteriology, Mycobacteriology, Mycology, Virology, Parasitology, and Immunoserology. The position is available on either a clinical or tenure track, academic rank determined by qualifications and level of experience.

Position Details:
  • Provide leadership for the overall operation and management of the clinical microbiology laboratory section, including technical, regulatory, and quality oversight
  • Expected to closely work with Infectious Diseases, Infection Prevention, Antimicrobial Stewardship, and Laboratory Administration
  • Participate in teaching and mentorship of pathology residents and Clinical Microbiology Fellows
  • Encouraged to explore clinical, or translational, and/or basic science research

  • Applicants must be certified by the American Board of Pathology in anatomic and clinical pathology
  • Applicants must also be qualified for medical licensure in the state of Indiana
  • Fellowship, PhD, Public Health/Microbiology (CPEP or ACGME) requirement

Community Description

Indianapolis, Indiana, the 17th largest U.S. city, is a sophisticated city blending charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. Residents of this dynamic city enjoy:
  • Leading educational system and top-ranked universities paired with a diverse population
  • Vibrant downtown offering arts, theaters, world-class museums, zoo, concerts and memorials
  • Named to U.S. News & World Report's 2022-2023 list of the best places to live in the United States
  • Top ranked international airport: "Best Airport in North America" ten consecutive years
  • Lively nightlife, local wineries, retail, and cuisine with local flavors
  • Historic neighborhoods with surrounding cultural districts and low cost of living
  • Eagle Creek and the suburbs of Westfield and Fishers have been named to Money Magazine's list of the Best Places to Live in America
  • Collegiate and professional sports, golfing, boating and unique parks
  • Home of the Colts (NFL), Fever (WNBA), Pacers (NBA), Indians (MiLB), Indianapolis 500 (IndyCar), Indy Eleven (NASL), NCAA and USTA Midwest
  • Nation's largest half marathon (OneAmerica Mini-Marathon) and national biking awards
  • Close proximity to Chicago, St. Louis, Louisville, and Cincinnati

Client Description

Rewarding Physician and Advanced Provider employment opportunities await with Indiana University Health Physicians.

IU Health Physicians group, which employs over 2,200 physicians and advanced providers at more than 175 locations across the state (including 16 hospitals), is one of the fastest-growing, comprehensive, multi-specialty practice groups in Indiana. IUHP also serves as the faculty practice plan of the IUSM and brings together IUSM faculty physicians, IU Health affiliated physicians and private practice physicians to give highly skilled doctors access to innovative treatments using the latest research and technology.

A unique partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine provides patients with the most innovative treatments and latest technologies offering more treatment options than anywhere in the state. IU School of Medicine also creates unique research and teaching opportunities vital to medical advancement.

At IU Health, we are committed to advancing a culture where all people can come together while we work to equitably improve the health of all Hoosiers. Working together, our health system fosters an environment in which differences are respected and valued. With a bold approach to diversity and inclusion, we are the place where many voices and perspectives come together to improve the health of our communities today and in the future.

About IU Health Physicians:
  • Comprehensive primary and specialty physician network, which provides access to extensive clinical expertise
  • Physician-led and physician-managed practice group which is dedicated to high-quality, patient-focused care comprised of more than 25 physician practice groups
  • Over 2,200 board certified and board-eligible physicians, over 650 advanced providers at more than 175 locations across the state
  • National leader in quality, through maintaining the highest clinical standards and commitment to rigorous quality initiatives

Indiana University Health National Recognition
  • Indiana's only healthcare system to be nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report 24 years in a row, with two specialties ranked in the top 50 (geriatrics and ear, nose and throat)
  • Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health is ranked among the top children's hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, and is the only nationally ranked children's hospital in Indiana
  • Preferred by consumers and referring physicians as the best health system overall in Indiana
  • One of the largest employers in Indiana with over 38,000 team members, and named one of the Best Employers by State by Forbes in 2021

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Indiana University Health, Indiana University Health Physicians and Indiana University School of Medicine are EOE/AA Employers, M/F/D.

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