Associate/Full Professor (tenured) and Vice Chair for Research - Department of Pathology

The Department of Pathology at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center (UHCMC) is seeking a prominent and successful scientist with strong leadership and interpersonal skills to serve as Vice Chair for Research. A position as Chief of the Division of Experimental Pathology may be coupled with the Vice Chair position. The new Vice Chair will further develop the rigorous research programs in immunology, cancer and neurodegenerative diseases. Resources will be provided for recruitment of additional faculty positions, as well as the start-up package for the Vice Chair’s research program. 

Candidates should have a PhD, MD or MD-PhD and a record of sustained rigorous scientific productivity and external funding for research in one of the department’s research focus areas (immunology, cancer, neurodegenerative diseases). Candidates at the Associate or Full Professor levels (with tenure) should have national or international reputations, respectively, For physician-scientists who also plan continued clinical activity, qualification in a subspecialty of Pathology is preferred with ability to satisfy the requirements for an unrestricted medical license in the State of Ohio.

The Pathology Department is ranked in the top 10 for NIH funding and contains over 100 faculty, including over 30 research faculty in the Division of Experimental Pathology.  It also contains the Center for Systems Immunology, Center for Global Health and Diseases and the National Prion Disease and Pathology Surveillance Center. A robust PhD program contains three constituent training programs (Immunology, Cancer, Molecular and Cellular Basis of Disease), and the department has four NIH T32 training grants. CWRU is located in Cleveland Ohio, a central Midwestern hub for art, culture, and sports that boasts a low cost of living and outstanding schools.  

Interested candidates should forward a CV, a cover letter describing their research interests and leadership accomplishments, and names of 3 referees to

CWRU and UHCMC provide support for dual career couples/families.

In employment, as in education, CWRU and UHCMC are committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.