Title:  Surgical Pathologist and Cytopathologist

Division:  Pathology
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  8852

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

Internal Title: Academic faculty rank commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.


Since 1943, the Department of Pathology & Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in the Texas Medical Center has enjoyed a national and international reputation of setting standards for the highest quality in clinical practice, research, and education of residents, fellows, medical students, graduate students, and undergraduate students (https://www.bcm.edu/departments/pathology-and-immunology).



The Department of Pathology & Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) is seeking an academically oriented, highly skilled and motivated Surgical Pathologist with outstanding diagnostic expertise to join our team. The role is primarily suited to BCM sites within the Texas Medical Center (the world’s largest medical center) with a focus at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center (BSLMC). In addition, we envision surgical pathology expertise to be applied remotely to our operation within our Community Pathology Associates network, which regionally serves over 40 medical facilities in Texas.


The ideal candidate must have strong surgical pathology diagnostic skills and expertise and desire to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team. The candidate is expected to contribute to the educational, scholarly, and translational research activities of the department. The candidate should be eligible for appointment at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor rank. Annually, our BCM pathology faculty in Texas generate diagnoses on over 170,000 surgical specimens that include a plethora of complex resections and biopsies. The successful candidate will be working closely with our solid organ transplant center and NCI designated Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center. Regular opportunities are available for teaching in the School of Medicine and the Graduate School.


Compensation is highly competitive and commensurate with experience, academic rank, accomplishments, and track record of achievements. BCM is an equal opportunity employer, and the department and college support inclusive excellence and diversity.

Minimum Qualifications


Pathology through the American Board of Pathology. Additional subspecialty training and board certification or eligibility in cytopathology is strongly recommended. Subspecialty surgical pathology fellowship training is desired in the areas of head and neck pathology or GI pathology. Candidates with at least 3-4 years of surgical pathology signout experience are preferred, but new graduates are welcome. Candidates must also be eligible for an unrestricted Texas medical license.  


Qualified applicants should submit their CV, names of 3 references, and confidential inquiries to:


Amy Zingalis, M.D.

Chief of Pathology Service, BSLMC

BCM Department of Pathology & Immunology

Email: Amy.Zingalis@bcm.edu


Martin M. Matzuk, M.D., Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Pathology & Immunology

Email: mmatzuk@bcm.edu



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.