• Medical Director Grady Health System Transfusion Service

    Job Number
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    School Of Medicine
    SOM: Pathology: Admin
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Potential exposure to hazardous chemicals., Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.
    Required Documents
    Cover letter, Letter of Interest, List of References, Sample Published Paper
  • Description

    Grady Health System Transfusion Service 
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the School of Medicine at Emory University is seeking applications for a full-time academic blood bank/transfusion medicine physician to serve as Medical Director of the Grady Health System Transfusion Service. Grady Hospital is a large public teaching hospital in Atlanta with a level-1 trauma center and a large sickle cell population. The successful applicant will have primary administrative and clinical responsibilities in the Blood Bank and Apheresis Services and have a minor role supporting the other clinical Laboratories at Grady. She or he will also hold a faculty appointment in the Emory University School of Medicine (Clinical or Medical Educator track). Salary and faculty rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) will be commensurate with experience and professional goals. Applicants must possess an M.D. or D.O. with board certification (or board eligibility) in clinical pathology and blood banking/transfusion medicine. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with experience in academic clinical laboratory operations. Successful applicants will also be expected to contribute to teaching at the professional and graduate levels. 
    The successful applicant will become a member of the Center for Transfusion and Cellular Therapies (CTCT) within the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. The CTCT is currently composed of a collaborative group of 6 full-time faculty members, and additional adjunct faculty. The faculty members collectively have multiple current NIH awards, including a Program Project Grant, R01 grants, and a T32 Training Grant in Transfusion Medicine. They also direct the blood banks, tissue banks, transfusion services, hemapheresis services, stem cell processing laboratories, and coagulation laboratories at seven university-affiliated hospitals. The CTCT emphasizes clinical excellence and scholarly pursuits in basic, translational, and clinical research. The successful candidate will be mentored and fully integrated into the academic and research activities of the CTCT and the Pathology Department. 


    Candidates should apply online by clicking “Apply Online” to be considered as well as submit: (1) a letter indicating their research interests and future goals (2) curriculum vitae, (3) copies of up to three significant publications sent to: Karen Mann, MD, PhD in care of Ms. Rhonda Everett at reveret@emory.edu.


    You must apply via the Emory website, www.emory.edu. To receive full consideration applications must be received by March 1st, 2019.



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