Faculty Position-Neuropathologist, Department of Pathology

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Brent Orr
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The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at St. Jude Children's Hospital is seeking a clinical track neuropathologist at the assistant, associate or full member level.


Applicants should have a strong interest in the diagnosis and biology of pediatric brain tumors. While the main component of the position is devoted to the diagnostic service, there will be opportunities for independent research studies and collaborative research within the Neurobiology and Brain Tumor Program (NBTP).


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is one of the premier pediatric cancer hospitals in the United States with leaders in both clinical and basic science. Strong interdepartmental programs are present in pediatric solid tumors, hematological malignancies, neuro-oncology / development neurobiology, and molecular oncogenesis. Clinical and basic research activities are carried out in adjacent state-of-the-art buildings on the St. Jude campus, which provides an environment to foster close collaboration between clinical and basic science investigators.


Applicants should submit a letter of application, a copy of their curriculum vitae, and the names of three referees directly online.


Alternately, the materials noted above can be submitted to:

Dr. D.W. Ellison, Chair - Department of Pathology

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

MS 250

262 Danny Thomas Place

Memphis, TN 38105



Initial inquiries may be directed to Dr. Ellison or Dr. Brent Orr, Department of Pathology via phone: 901-595-3538 or e-mail: david.ellison@stjude.org or brent.orr@stjude.org.

Minimum Education

Candidates should have an MD (or equivalent) degree.

Minimum Experience

The successful candidate must be board certified or board eligible in anatomic pathology (AP) and neuropathology (NP) and have a record of scholarly achievement. Candidates with an interest in clinical or translational research are encouraged to apply.


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