Website Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University, London Health Sciences Centre, and St. Joseph’s Health Care London
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University, London Health Sciences Centre, and St. Joseph’s Health Care London, is seeking a Cytopathologist for a full-time clinical academic appointment.
Position Profile: In addition to practicing cytopathology, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in at least one surgical pathology subspecialty service and participate in the on-call coverage rota. Participation in teaching and supervision of cytotechnology students, undergraduate students, residents, and clinical fellows, as well as research and quality initiatives is expected. Candidates will hold a full-time, limited-term clinical academic appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor or a continuing appointment as Associate or Full Professor, depending upon experience and qualifications at the time of appointment.
Qualifications: Candidates must hold an MD or equivalent and be eligible for medical licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and must have certification in Anatomical or General Pathology. The preferred candidate will have advanced training and/or experience in cytopathology recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Area of Focused Competence) or the American Board of Pathology.
The Department and Hospital: The Department is intent on being a leader in diagnostic pathology in Canada while fulfilling the academic mandate of London Health Sciences Centre as an award-winning research-intensive acute care tertiary and quaternary teaching hospital. The Pathology Program is fully subspecialized with an annual workload of approximately 60,000 surgical specimens, 20,000 cytology specimens (7,500 GYN; 12,500 Non-GYN with approximately 3,000 FNAs from superficial and deep sites, including EBUS and EUS samples) and 1,000 autopsies. London Health Sciences Centre is home to a Royal College-accredited Area of Focused Competence (AFC) in Cytopathology. The Department has a long history of collegiality and excellence in many areas of diagnostic service, teaching and research, and represents an environment conducive to career and personal development. The Department has begun the process of digital transformation of its Pathology services with the goal of routine use of digital pathology for primary diagnosis in pathology.
The University and City: The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University is one of Canada’s preeminent medical and dental schools and has demonstrated a commitment to academic excellence and a passion for scientific discovery for over 130 years. Western University is located in London, Ontario, Canada with a metropolitan census of 530,000. London boasts an extensive educational and health care community including three teaching hospitals, two research institutes, an Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) node, and an academic health sciences network across Southwestern Ontario. Western’s Recruitment and Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families to the university and city.
Compensation: Compensation for this position will be primarily composed of hospital funding aligned with the Ontario MOH Laboratory Medicine Funding Framework Agreement.
Application: Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and email addresses of three (3) references to:
- David Driman, MBChB, FRCPC
- Professor and Chair, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
- Physician Executive Lead/Chair, London Health Sciences Centre
- Chief/Chair, St. Joseph’s Health Care London
- Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Candidates should complete and sign the Application for Full-Time Clinical Academic Position Form as part of their application. Candidates may also submit a statement of intent as it relates to integrating the principles of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and De-Colonization in their teaching, research and professional practice activities.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Expected start date is early-mid 2024 or as negotiated. Review of applications will begin after November 1, 2023.
Successful candidates will be required to comply with the COVID-19 policies and protocols of the applicable institutions.
Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
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Posted on Faculty Relations website August 21, 2023.
Candidates must hold an MD or equivalent and be eligible for medical licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and must have certification in Anatomical or General Pathology. The preferred candidate will have advanced training and/or experience in cytopathology recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Area of Focused Competence) or the American Board of Pathology.
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