Academic Surgical and Pulmonary Pathologist - University of Vermont

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Burlington, Vermont
Jun 28, 2024
Jul 28, 2024
position number 00026544
Pathology, Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time

Position: Academic Surgical and Pulmonary Pathology

Institution: Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine, University of Vermont

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Academic Rank: Assistant, Associate, or Professor (Clinical Scholar Pathway, non-tenure)

Job Description: The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine and the University of Vermont Health Network (UVMHN) is seeking a dedicated academic Surgical Pathologist for a full-time faculty appointment. The Division of Anatomic Pathology is composed of subspecialty services with most faculty providing diagnostic patient care in two subspecialty areas. The candidate will join our other highly experienced pulmonary pathologist and be responsible for diagnostic sign-out, multidisciplinary conferences, collaborative research, and education. The Department will provide support to qualified candidates with demonstrated interest in pulmonary pathology yet requires additional training and/or exposure to neoplastic and non-neoplastic pulmonary specimens. Additional subspeciality interest in other areas of anatomic pathology will be supported, allowing candidates to practice based on prior training and experience. The position is for an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor on the clinical scholar pathway.

The University of Vermont Health Network is composed of seven hospitals, including the academic University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, Vermont, six community hospitals spanning the “north country” of New York and the central Vermont regions, and Home Health and Hospice. Our Anatomic Pathology Division is staffed by 30 FTE to review approximately 45,000 surgical pathology specimens annually.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veterans’ status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.

Burlington is situated on Lake Champlain in Champlain Valley and surrounded by the beautiful Green Mountain in Vermont and the Adirondack Mountains in north county New York. Few locations rival the quality of life possible in this picturesque setting, and working with the pathologists and staff at UVMMC provides a supportive work environment. Ample small-town communities exist for a quiet, peaceful living experience, and for those seeking convenient access to amenities, Burlington offers a vibrant living experience associated with college and university towns.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Become a colleague in our department composed of 66 anatomic pathology, clinical pathology, and research faculty colleagues.
  • Join our current pulmonary pathology service and receive mentorship from a nationally recognized, experienced pathologist.
  • Provide diagnostic pathology for the patients we serve in Vermont, upstate New York, and New Hampshire, resulting in a total of 45,000 surgical pathology specimens annually.
  • Engage in the education and mentoring of medical students, 16 residents, and fellows in general surgical pathology, dermatopathology, cytopathology, and hematopathology.
  • Pursue scholarly activities and participation in clinical and/or basic science research.


  • Board eligibility or certification in Anatomic Pathology.
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in pulmonary pathology.
  • Commitment to educational, scholarly, and clinical excellence.

The University of Vermont and the Larner College of Medicine Offers:

  • A vibrant, diverse, and inclusive academic community.
  • Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employment, welcoming qualified applicants of all backgrounds.


  • National benchmark data used for workload expectations and base salary.
  • Departmental funding includes up to an initial three years of academic effort to support faculty in developing their scholarly and educational activities.
  • Outstanding benefits package including relocation and medical student loan repayment assistance through the University of Vermont Health Network Medical Group.
  • The northern Vermont and north country NY region offers a picturesque setting with ample opportunities for skiing/snowboarding, hiking, biking, camping, fishing, and water-related activities on Lake Champlain or any of the local lakes.
  • Receive a faculty appointment at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, which provides access to UVM faculty benefits (e.g., tuition remission).
  • Nearby cities include Montreal Canada (1.5 hours), Boston MA (3.5 hours), and New York City (6.0 hours) by car. Burlington International Airport offers direct flight to many east coast and upper midwestern hubs.

Application Process:

  • Interested candidates should apply online at, referencing position #00026544

Required materials include:

  • Introductory cover letter summarizing qualifications, interests, and experience. The cover letter should also include a description of previous education and scholarly work and comment on future career goals.
  • Curriculum vitae, including the contact information for at least three professional references.
  • A separate statement on prior contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. We encourage submission by June 30, 2024 Contact: For further information, please contact: Ms. Lisa Kapoor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Vermont Health Network; Email:

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.



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