The Department of Pathology at Michigan Medicine is seeking a PhD with interest and expertise in immunohistochemistry to join the faculty at the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This individual will serve as Technical Director of the Immunohistochemistry (IHC) Laboratory. The Department of Pathology supports a comprehensive health system that includes 1,000 bed acute care adult and pediatric hospitals, a large outpatient clinic system, and a growing outreach laboratory program (MLabs). Immunohistochemical diagnostic test development is one of the key strategic underpinnings for MLabs.
The successful candidate will work closely with the Medical Director, the Lead Technologist, and a group of dedicated histotechnologists of the IHC Laboratory to provide the highest quality clinical service to Michigan Medicine and MLabs. The scope of responsibilities will include oversight of technical issues with a focus on new antibody optimization, validation, and implementation, as well as revamping the control library. In addition, the faculty member will be expected to participate in departmental educational programs.
Ann Arbor offers an extremely high quality of life measured across multiple dimensions with access to the big city amenities that come with proximity to Detroit and a level of energy, creativity and diversity unique to a college town that hosts one of the most celebrated public universities in the world. Ann Arbor has been cited as #1 among the 101 Best College Towns in America, #1 (2018) and #2 (2019) among the top 100 Best Places to Live in the USA, our #1 Most Educated City, and #6 in a list of the 25 Most Innovative Cities in our country (2018). Whatever your interests and personal aspirations it is hard to find a better place to live.
This clinical or research track appointment will be at a rank commensurate with the candidate’s level of experience and accomplishments.
Applicants should forward a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references to:
May P. Chan, MD
Medical Director of Immunohistochemistry Laboratory