Resident for Diagnostic and Molecular Pathology (Assistenzarzt (m/w) für Pathologie)

Theodor-Stern-Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt am Main
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Fachgebiet: Pathologie


The Dr. Senckenberg Institute of Pathology at the University Hospital Frankfurt is currently establishing itself as the first digital university institute of Pathology in Europe and has a histological, immunhistological, molecular pathological and cytological laboratory. The institute offers a wide range of methods, a reference center for lymph node diseases and excellent research opportunities (high-throughput genomics, clinical proteomics, computational pathology). Collaboration with the emerging Frankfurt Cancer Institute as well as local, national and international research networks is possible and is expressly welcomed.

Our residency program provides a strong foundation in diagnostic pathology which would prepare residents for either an academic- or community-based practice. Such training includes 2 years of core training in autopsy and general surgical pathology followed by 4 years elective time. Collaborative or intra-departmental research is encouraged as is the identification of an area of interest/expertise. The schedule is made in four- to six-months modules. Elective time can be used to further investigate an area of interest or for research. Wide varieties of regularly scheduled teaching conferences are conducted in the various subspecialties of Pathology, as well as with relevant clinical departments. Residents are exposed to and become involved in lab management and clinical consultative experience to excel in a position in an academic environment, community hospital setting, or commercial laboratory. Electives include Gynecologic and Breast Pathology, Digital Pathology, Biopsy “Hot Seat”, “Junior Attending“ sign out, Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology, Lung Pathology, Lymph node Pathology, Bone marrow Pathology, Oral Pathology, Uropathology, Immunohistochemical and specialized Laboratory techniques, and Molecular Pathology (including next-generation sequencing and clinical proteomics). Scheduling of the six years of residency is individualized.

We wish for the long-term strengthening of our team (full-time or part-time) at the Dr. Senckenberg Institute of Pathology at the earliest possible date a

Resident for Diagnostic and Molecular Pathology (Assistenzarzt für Pathologie)

Your profile

  • Successfully completed medical school
  • Fluent in German language
  • Committed and team-able personality with a sense of responsibility and enjoyment of histological, cytological and molecular pathology diagnostics
  • The position is also suitable for a young specialist (w/m) or an advanced resident-in-training (w/m), who wants to fill in the position of a senior physician.

Our offer

  • Structured and careful training
  • Very good working atmosphere in an interdisciplinary team
  • Excellent research opportunities
  • Remuneration according to the medical collective agreement (TV Ärzte Hessen) with additional pool participation
  • Participation in existing and planned research networks of the Medical Faculty and Goethe University Frankfurt
  • Best opportunities for personal and professional development with a deepening of their specific interests
  • Internal health promotion services
  • An attractive and innovative workplace and an international work environment
  • Employer-funded pension
  • The university trolls – our day care center (currently there is a waiting list)
  • Part-time opportunities (the position is basically divisible)
  • Good traffic connections and parking facilities