Job Summary

The Hematology Service of the Department of Laboratory Medicine (DLM) at the NIH Clinical Center isrecruiting a Hematopathologist

The NIH is the nation’s foremost federally-funded biomedical research institution. The NIH Clinical Center is the 200-bed hospital in which NIH intramural research protocols are conducted. The Hematology Service in the DLM, performs diagnostic hematology/hematopathology testing required for the care of Clinical Center patients and to support the clinical research activities conducted in the Clinical Center. The Hematology Service works with institute investigators in the design of research projects that require clinical laboratory collaboration and originates research designed to improve clinical laboratory diagnostic and monitoring techniques in hematology.

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) is a core competency for the Clinical Center (CC) so the candidate is required to submit a diversity statement describing their commitment to promoting DEIA as evident in a track record of activities within their resume/cover letter.

Required Qualifications

The candidate must be board certified in Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, or combined AP/CP by the American Board of Pathology and be board certified/eligible in Hematopathology. Candidate must have an active medical license (in any of the United States). Three years post-fellowship experience is preferred, but recent graduates and graduating fellows will also be considered. Board certification in Molecular Pathology with experience in NGS is a plus. Proficiency in Coagulation, and hemoglobinopathy testing would be useful. The Hematology Service includes Bone marrow pathology/histology/immunohistochemistry, Flow Cytometry, Molecular Hematology, Automated Hematology, Special Hematology, and Coagulation laboratories.  Candidate should have strong diagnostic skills in benign and malignant bone marrow pathology and be familiar with flow cytometry and molecular hematopathology testing and interpretation. A successful candidate is expected to participate in teaching of fellows and residents.   Possibilities for collaborative research are abundant for motivated candidate.  Candidate with strong research background may have opportunities for independent research resources. 

The candidate will be evaluated on their educational background, scholarly work, mentoring activities, and experience. Appointments will be made as a staff clinician at a commensurate level ranging from Assistant Research Physician, Associate Research Physician or Senior Research Physician.  Salary will be commensurate with laboratory/pathology experience as well as scholarly or scientific accomplishments.


A full package of benefits (including retirement, health, life insurance, Thrift Savings Plan [401K equivalent], etc.) is available for this position.

Equal Employment Opportunity

HHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers. Selection for this position will be based solely on merit, without discrimination for non-merit reasons such as race, color, religion, sex, national origin, politics, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental handicap, age or membership, or non-membership in an employee organization. All applicants will be subject to a background investigation.

Standards of Conduct/Financial Disclosure

If selected, you will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE Form 450 to determine if a conflict or an appearance of a conflict exists between your financial interest and your prospective position with the agency.

Foreign Education

This position has an education requirement. You are strongly encouraged to submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer. Learn more about Foreign Education.

Reasonable Accommodation

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.