Job Title Forensic Pathologist - Locum Tenens (Assistant Professor)
Department Pathology - 31540
Job Category College of Medicine Faculty
The William L. Jenkins Forensic Center, a Division of Pathology, with East
Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine, in Johnson City, TN
is seeking a locum tenens forensic pathologist, clinical assistant professor,
to provide forensic pathology services. The successful applicant will join two
(2) board certified forensic pathologists.
The William L. Jenkins Forensic Center (WUFC) is a state-of-the-art,
N.A.M.E.-accredited facility sited on the beautiful James H. Quillen College
of Medicine Campus. A complete support staff is in place with five ABMDI
certified medicolegal death investigators, four autopsy technicians and full
administrative support. The Center is responsible for performing 750-800
forensic examinations a year for the eight counties in upper Northeast
Tennessee. The position is contingent upon outside funding from the eight
counties, provided since the division startup in 1983.
Perform autopsies for an eight county population of 512,260, with
approximately 25 homicide cases per year. The forensic center also
performs autopsies for two affiliated teaching hospitals, approximately 20
Perform medical examiner duties for four counties of the eight counties
Complete reports within guidelines established by NAME maximum 60-day
time-frame for completing cases.
ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our
students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and
acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and
contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. East
Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
Ability to lift, move, push, pull 50 lbs. or more required to perform the
Ability to work as scheduled with occasional on call coverage status for
Forensic Center/County Medical Examiner with limited scene response.
Employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the position
satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.
M.D. or D.O. degree.
The applicant must be board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology
(or anatomic pathology).
The applicant must have ABPath certification in forensic pathology at the
time of hire.
The applicant must be eligible for a Tennessee medical license at the time
of hire and must have license by start date.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number F00514P
Is this position subject to a criminal background check? Yes
Is any part of the funding for this posting coming from a grant or outside
funding source? Yes
Open Date 02/17/2022
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants
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