The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Connecticut is seeking a clinical pathologist or infectious disease physician to serve as director of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory. Board certified/eligible by the American Board of Medical Microbiology is desirable. The laboratory offers full-service diagnostic testing in bacteriology, mycobacteriology, virology, mycology, and parasitology. The successful candidate will provide leadership and guidance, including expanding our test menu in molecular diagnostics. The laboratory director will be available for consultation on test selection, interpretation of results, and clinical guidance. The laboratory director may also provide coverage for the Core Laboratory (Clinical Chemistry and Hematology/Coagulation) and Blood Bank. The Microbiology Laboratory is actively engaged in the education and training of medical students, residents, and fellows at UCONN Health. Research collaborations with other departments and clinical services is strongly encouraged.
The applicant must qualify for a faculty appointment at the School of Medicine of the University of Connecticut. The candidate is required to hold or to be eligible for a current license to practice medicine in the State of Connecticut.