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Fellow Neuropathology
For the duration of 2 years






Artsen, Opleidingsplaatsen

Aantal uur:

40 uur per week


4 oktober 2017


31 januari 2018


The Division of Neuropathology in the Department of Pathology of Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam is seeking an academically oriented Fellow Neuropathology. This fellowship is meant for pathologists (or residents pathology in their last training year) who aim to subspecialize in neuropathology. The neuropathology practice includes on annual base 650 surgical specimens (most brain tumors including pediatric tumor specimens), 140 muscle specimens and more than 100 autopsy (fetal) brains. The division serves the Departments of Neurosurgery (including the neurosurgery practice in the Sophia pediatric hospital), Neurology and Ophthalmology (including Rotterdam Eye Hospital).

There are two neuropathologists who are both involved in the diagnostic workload and carry out own research programs, most of which in collaboration with laboratories within, and outside of Erasmus MC. Participation of the fellow in a research topic is possible. The neuropathologists are involved in the training programs for medical students, pathology residents and courses for neuroscience masters.

The fellow will be assigned for 2 years as consultant neuropathologist with focus on diagnostic services. You license should be acknowledged by the Dutch health authorities (if applicable). You will participate as staff member and will be involved in educational tasks as well. We aim to provide a package in accordance with your preferences.


A healthy population and excellence in healthcare through research and education. This is what Erasmus MC stands for. Conducting groundbreaking work, pushing boundaries and leading the way. In research, education, and healthcare. We are practical people with a high level of expertise, working hard to improve and renew the healthcare of today and the public health of tomorrow. 

The Department of Pathology has more than 150 workers, receives more than 40.000 requisitions per year (from routine to molecular diagnostic pathology), has 4 slide scanners and receives 5.000 revisions / consultations per year. For neuropathology, there are at least 3 weekly neuro-MDT meetings. Pathology research has focus on oncology with multiple platforms, included bioinformatics, confocal microscopy facility and NGS tools. We teach in curricula of medicine, medical technology and nanobiology (bachelor, masters- & graduate schools). The department delivers 4 to 5 PhD’s per year and publishes 130 peer reviewed papers.


The candidate should be board certified for the specialty Pathology in the EU (or similar credentials). The two-year assignment is for 48 hours per week. Extensions beyond this period are not possible. Knowledge of the Dutch language is not mandatory, fluent English suffices.

Being able to present a certificate of good conduct is a condition for the appointment.

Wat bieden wij

The salary is according to scale Medical Specialist, depending on your level of education and relevant experience and based on a full-time working week. The terms of employment are in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement for Dutch University Medical Centers (CAO UMC).

Inlichtingen en solliciteren

For more information about this position, please contact:
• Prof.dr. F.J. van Kemenade, Chair, phone number: (+31)(0)10 704 2206, or
• Prof.dr. J.M. Kros, Deputu Chair, phone number: (+31)(0) 10 704 3901.

For other information please contact the Recruitment Department, phone number: (+31)(0) 10 704 4983.

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