Job Posting: Pathology HLA (Stanford Professor)

Job Posting: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics)


Work Type: CE - Clinician Educator, University Medical Line

Location: Stanford University

Categories: School of Medicine


The Stanford Department of Pathology seeks an outstanding MD, PhD, or MD/PhD with expertise in histocompatibility and immunogenetics, for appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the University Medical Line or Clinician Educator Line. MDs must be board certified or eligible for certification in clinical pathology, anatomic & clinical pathology, or another related field; have a California medical license; and be certified or eligible for certification by ACHI as HLA Laboratory Director. PhDs must be licensed or eligible for licensure by the State of California as a Histocompatibility Laboratory Director and be Board certified or eligible for certification by the American College of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ACHI). Candidates currently in a qualified Director-In-Training program are eligible to apply.

The Histocompatibility and Immunogentics Laboratory (HLA Lab) includes a molecular laboratory and a serology laboratory and offers a full range of clinical testing to support hematopoietic stem cell and solid organ transplantation, transfusion medicine (blood product testing), and HLA-related disease association/pharmacogenetics analysis. The Laboratory has a team of 50+ professionals supporting about 750 transplants per year. The laboratory serves Stanford Health Care, Stanford Children's Health and other transplant centers and hospitals in the Bay Area and beyond. As part of Stanford Blood Center, the HLA Lab is accredited by ASHI, certified by CLIA, and licensed by the State of California for high-complexity testing.

The successful candidate will share responsibilities with the Director and co-Director of the Laboratory for direction and oversight of the clinical laboratory. Service responsibilities include reviewing and reporting clinical cases; clinical consultation; on-call support; methods development; all aspects of safety, quality assurance, quality control; compliance with applicable accrediting agencies as well as state and federal regulations; and teaching, including training of clinical residents and fellows.

Stanford Medicine is committed to lead the biomedical revolution in precision health and recognizes that success in achieving this vision will require world-class innovation in patient care, research, and teaching. The Department of Pathology fully embraces this inspired vision as we collaborate closely with our colleagues in Stanford Health Care, Stanford Children's Health, and Stanford University School of Medicine. We are seeking experienced and ambitious colleagues who are enthusiastic about our vision and committed to our collaborative culture. If you are interested in advancing precision health at one of the greatest universities in the world, situated in the most dynamic and entrepreneurial region of the U.S., and currently undergoing major inpatient and outpatient expansions, then join us.

The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the University Medical Line shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

The major criterion for appointment as Clinician Educators is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, administrative and/or scholarship appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill. Academic rank and line will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Successful candidates will join the faculty in the Department of Pathology, which currently includes a Nobel laureate, multiple members of the National Academies, and many other investigators with national and international distinctions. In conjunction with its outstanding research program, the Department of Pathology is responsible annually for over 16 million laboratory tests and 80,000 anatomic pathology specimens, and educates outstanding graduate students, residents and fellows.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, brief description of plans for future research, and the names of three references at

Letters should be addressed to Thomas J. Montine, MD, PhD, Chair, Department of Pathology. The Pathology Department, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who will help foster an inclusive academic environment for colleagues, students, and staff with a range of backgrounds, identities, and outlooks. Candidates may choose to include as part of their research and teaching statements a brief discussion about how their work and experience will further these ideals. Additional information about Stanford's IDEAL initiative may be found here: All applications will be given full consideration starting on 1 August 2023 and continue until the position has been filled.


The expected based pay range for this position is:

Assistant Professor: $244,000 - $256,000

Associate Professor: $290,000 - $302,000

Professor: $348,000 - $360,000

This pay range reflects base pay, which is based on faculty rank and years in rank. It may not include all components of faculty compensation or pay from participation in departmental incentive compensation programs. For more information about compensation and our, including, please contact the hiring department.

Stanford University has provided a pay range representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for the position. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors including (but not limited to) the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate including equivalent years in rank, training, and field of discipline; internal equity; and external market pay for comparable jobs.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University's research, teaching and clinical missions.


Questions or inquiries please contact:

Alexandra Minor (SRWC)

Faculty Affairs Manager


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Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.