Director of Hematopathology

The Department of Pathology at the Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Detroit Medical Center announces an opening for the position of a Director of Hematopathology. 

The Department of Pathology provides comprehensive diagnostic and consultative services for the Detroit Medical Center (DMC), a large, integrated health care system of six hospital sites and the Karmanos Cancer Center, a specialized cancer care facility within the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, an NCI designated comprehensive cancer center. The department enjoys an extensive, largely consolidated clinical laboratories services including all subspecialty areas in hematopathology; bone marrow and lymph node pathology, coagulation, flow cytometry and collaboration with a large bone  marrow transplant program in addition to all areas of sub specialized anatomic pathology. 

The department also has a state of the art Division of Molecular Genetics with diagnostic laboratories offering testing for inherited genetic diseases and a rapidly expanding molecular oncology molecular oncology. There are ample opportunities to develop diagnostic testing using next generation sequencing and array-based technology. These facilities also include cytogenetics, HLA and biomedical genetic labs offering further opportunities exist to participate in an active R&D program.

The position offers tremendous research opportunities in copartnership with the basic science and clinical faculty of the department and with its extensive collaborative clinical and translational research programs.

We are seeking an outstanding candidate with demonstrated hematopathology experience. Preference will be extended to those with molecular pathology expertise as the successful candidate will be involved in the development, implementation and interpretation of diagnostic tests related to molecular oncology.  We also prefer candidates who have a minimum of five years post fellowship experience. 

Please address inquiries to:

Wael Sakr, M.D.
Professor and Chairman
Department of Pathology
Wayne State University School of Medicine
540 E. Canfield
Detroit, Ml 48201

Wayne State University is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer.