Saturday, April 1, 2023

Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology

Position Details

Open Until Filled

LSU Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in Shreveport is seeking a Department Chair/Head of Pathology. The new chair will provide strategic leadership while reporting to the Dean of the School of Medicine and working closely with the Ochsner LSU Health System of North Louisiana leadership.

The department is composed of 26 outstanding faculty members (16 clinical, 7 research, and 3 open for recruitment), 12 residents,1 fellow, and 200 administrative / laboratory staff. The department also includes pathologists invested in clinical informatics. The department accessions over 21,000 surgical specimens, 13,000 cytology specimens, and 360 autopsies, and over 2.1 million clinical tests annually.

The department provides diagnostic services to the Ochsner LSU Health System (Academic Medical Center, St Mary’s Medical Center, and Monroe Medical Center) and patients regionally, nationally, and internationally via the prominent Pathology Outreach Services program.  This program focuses on genitourinary and neuromuscular specialties rendering significant revenue and opportunity to the department. Additionally, the department’s Research Division is one of the highest extramurally funded institution’s divisions.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  

The ideal candidate must be: MD or MD/PhD, Board Certified in Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, or other pathology subspecialty, eligible for State of Louisiana Medical License, and demonstrate a successful record of inclusive leadership with experience in clinical operations, administration, education, research, quality, and safety in health care delivery. 

Posted Date: January 3, 2023
Position Number: 00027774
Salary Range: Salary is commensurate upon experience and training
Location: LSU Health, Shreveport
Posting closes: Open until filled

Job Benefits:

The LSU Systems Office has provided LSU Health-Shreveport employees with excellent benefit options designed with you and your dependents in mind. Our Benefits Section is available between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, to help answer any questions you might have about these benefits.

  •  Salary is commensurate with experience and training
  • Generous Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Optional Retirement Plans

To Apply:

Locate and click on the Apply Online button located at the bottom of the screen and create an electronic application to be used for this position as well as future positions that you meet minimum qualifications. If you need assistance applying electronically, please call 318-675-5589.

LSU Health Shreveport
Department of Human Resource Management
1501 Kings Highway, P.O. Box 33932
Shreveport, LA 71130-3932
Administration Building - Room 116

Office hours are 8:30 a.m. 4:00 p.m.

If you are contacted for an interview, please let us know at that time if you will need special accommodations.

LSU Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.