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Duke Health Cytopathology Opportunity

Duke Health
Durham, North Carolina
Posted Date
Jul 8, 2024

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Duke University Hospital, Department of Pathology seeks Pathologists to fill a position in Cytopathology with a preferred surgical pathology subspecialty.

Applicants should be fellowship trained and board eligible/certified in cytopathology. Experience or interest in a surgical pathology subspecialty field is desirable. Applicants should have experience and/or training in performing fine needle aspiration biopsies. Experience in ultrasound-guided FNAB is a plus. Preferred, but not required, surgical pathology fields of interest or training include gynecologic, orthopedic, and breast pathology. Board certification in anatomic pathology and eligibility for licensure in the State of North Carolina are required.

Competitive candidates are those highly committed to patient care, a quality practice, and teaching with a team-building attitude and excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. They should seek to advance the field of pathology through original and collaborative scholarship. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with training and experience.

Duke Cytopathology and Surgical Pathology Divisions: Diagnostic responsibilities include covering general frozen sections. Participation in our autopsy service. Diagnostic responsibilities for the cytopathologist include the full range of exfoliative cytology and fine needle aspiration biopsies, including pathologist-performed palpable and ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsies as well as rapid on-site evaluations of endoscopic, bronchoscopic, and interventional radiology specimens. Duke has a large diagnostic pathology division, and this work is supported by state-of-the-art histology, biomarker testing, molecular diagnostics, and cytogenetics laboratories, world-class bioinformatics and core facilities. An excellent training program with fellows, residents, and medical students complements the clinical functions.

Duke University School of Medicine provides an excellent environment for professional and academic career development. There is a broad referral foundation that drives a busy outreach and consultation service.

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The greater Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, has a population of more than two million residents that offers diverse opportunity. From urban loft living to suburban and rural family homes with acreage - there are options for every lifestyle. The Research Triangle Park (RTP) lies in the midst of the area, a globally prominent research and development center conceived around the main academic centers - Duke University, University of North Carolina, and North Carolina State University. This trio of leading universities, combined with the RTP, has helped create a region that is culturally diverse, economically resilient, and nationally recognized as a wonderful place to live. To learn more about the Duke and Greater Triangle communities, visit

With a deep commitment to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, Duke University will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working, learning and care environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment without regard to an individuals age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Please Note : In order to be considered for this position, you must attach your CV, select SUBMIT APPLICATION, and then complete the Duke required information on the following page.

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