Clinical Assistant Professor (Forensic Pathologist)

Updated: about 9 hours ago
Location: Greenville, SOUTH CAROLINA

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Position Information

Job Title Clinical Assistant Professor (Forensic Pathologist)
Position Number 002481
Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Department HSH BSOM Pathology
Department Homepage
Advertising Department PATH--FACULTY DIVISION
Division Health Sciences
Classification Title Clinical Asst Professor
Working Title Clinical Assistant Professor
Number of Vacancies 1
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Recruitment Range Commensurate with Qualifications
Position Location (City) Greenville
Position Type Faculty (Teaching)
Job Category Faculty (Physician)
Organizational Unit Overview

The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC is seeking qualified applicants to join two forensic pathologists in the Eastern Regional Autopsy Center where over 600 medical examiner autopsies and 300 external examinations are completed annually. We also serve as the autopsy service for Vidant Medical Center our associated 900-bed teaching hospital and perform approximately 80-100 medical autopsies each year.

Job Duties

The primary responsibility will be as a Forensic/Autopsy Pathologist.

Job duties include:

-Reviewing investigative reports to determine jurisdiction.
-Determining the need and extent of postmortem examination.
-Direction of assistants in preparing bodies for autopsy including appropriate photography for documentation.
-Performing autopsies and obtaining appropriate specimens for laboratory analysis.
-Performing microscopic analysis when appropriate.
-Determination of cause and manner of death.
-Preparation and completion of reports of findings in a timely manner.
-Review of current literature as necessary to assist in formulation of decisions.
-Provide expert witness testimony in court.
-Teaching of medical students, residents, fellows and law enforcement personnel.
-Consult with prosection and defense attorneys in preparation for court proceedings.

Minimum Education/Experience

MD or DO from accredited school of medicine or osteopathy.

North Carolina Medical License is required.

Board certification by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation

Board certification by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology.

Candidate is expected to obtain Forensic Pathology Board Certification within one year of hire.

North Carolina Medical License is required.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Knowledge of principles, practices, techniques and advances in the field of Forensic Pathology and medicolegal death investigation.

Special Instructions to Applicant

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:

Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
List of Three References (noting contact information)

Additional Instructions to Applicant

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date 07/09/2019
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date.
Initial Screening Begins 08/09/2019
Rank Level Associate Professor, Assistant Professor
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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at (252) 737-1016 (Voice/TTY).

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.

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