Consultant for Pathological Anatomy, Clinical Diagnostic Department

A position as a consultant with a service at Pathological Anatomy, Southwest Jutland Hospital (SVS), is expected to be occupied by January 1, 2020 or when possible.

Southwest Jutland Hospital has around 400 beds and has a wide range of special departments. There are 22 clinical specialties and six diagnostic specialties in the hospital. The hospital has departments in Esbjerg and Grindsted.

Pathological anatomy is organizationally located at the Clinical Diagnostic Department (KDA) in Esbjerg. The Clinical Diagnostic Department contains Clinical Biochemistry and Clinical Immunology, Pathological Anatomy, Clinical Microbiology and an Infection Hygiene Unit. The Department is continuously updated with the latest technology. There is a well-functioning immunohistochemical laboratory and a well-functioning molecular biology laboratory. The Department serves the hospital and primary sector in our part of the region. Southwest Jutland Hospital in Esbjerg has status of emergency hospital in the region.

The population is around 225,000. Annual production of approx. 25,000 histological and 24,000 cytological samples as well as 10 autopsies. The subject Pathological Anatomy participates in interdisciplinary diagnostics of patients at Esbjerg and Grindsted as well as patients from general practice. We investigate surgery, biopsies and fine needle aspirates, including gynecology, mamma, skin, gastrointestinal including intestinal cancer, urology, rheuma, ear-nose-throat and jaws.

The consultants all participate in the basic functions, but also have individual interests and responsibilities.

Applicants with extensive experience in pathological anatomy and cytology are requested. Applicants should indicate their special area of interest we will take this into account as far as possible.

Additional information
Further information about the position can be obtained from Niels Korsgaard, senior doctor at +45 7918 2453 or by e-mail:

Salary and employment are in accordance with the agreement entered between the Danish Regions and the Association of Specialists. The position is Without Guards. 

Application deadline is 16th of November 2019.

With its more than 2,700 employees, Southwest Jutland Hospital is one of Esbjerg's largest companies. The hospital is a well-run emergency hospital with high professionalism for the Region of Southern Denmark. The hospital has activities in Esbjerg and Grindsted, as well as a clinic for venous diseases in Brørup. Southwest Jutland Hospital houses most clinical specialties at a high academic level together with an expanded and modern diagnostic function. Approx. 40,000 patients admitted a year, and approximately 285,000 outpatient visits on an annual basis. The hospital is in a positive development with a continued ambition to be an effective and welcoming hospital chosen by the patients. It is Denmark's 5th largest emergency hospital with a newly built and well-functioning acute unit. There are many exciting activities in progress at the hospital: A new ward is soon to be put into service, focus on patient and relatives’ involvement, quality and improvement work is also highly weighted as well as possibilities for research.

As our new consultant in Pathology, you will find that we focus on you and your professional career, but also on what makes it interesting for the rest of your family to live in Denmark's 5th largest city, Esbjerg. See more here:






90 000 - 100 000 EUR per year


Full Time



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