Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Paediatric Pathology

Requisition Title: Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Paediatric Pathology - 1601647

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), a world-renowned paediatric academic health science centre and the University of Toronto's Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, are seeking an academic Paediatric Pathologist to join the Division of Pathology, Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine at the rank of Assistant, Associate or full Professor. The anticipated start date will be April 1, 2017.

We are seeking a physician who will foster excellence in paediatric pathology practice, teaching and independent or collaborative research at the hospital. The qualified applicant shall hold a relevant Fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or equivalent, and be eligible for medical licensure in the Province of Ontario. Duties include the delivery of a broad range of paediatric pathology services in association with other paediatric pathologists in the Division, as it is practiced in Canada, and participating in common departmental functions such as on-call coverage. Coverage in subspecialty pathology services including GI/liver, placental and perinatal, and pulmonary pathology may be required. A fully accredited residency program is in place and teaching of residents, fellows and medical students is expected.

The successful candidate should be eligible for an academic appointment in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the uniform minimal level of compensation for pathologists in the Province of Ontario (currently $348,110. per annum).

The Division of Pathology at SickKids has 14 pathologists and scientists responsible for providing a comprehensive range of paediatric pathology services, teaching and research. In addition to its active surgical pathology and autopsy services, the Division has specialized facilities and access to state-of-the-art and cutting edge technologies to conduct advanced diagnostics, including rare and complex conditions. The Division enjoys close and dynamic interactions with the other Divisions of the Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine (Clinical Biochemistry, Hematopathology, Microbiology and Genome Diagnostics), numerous clinical programs and services, and the SickKids Research Institute in advancing the Hospital's integrated mission of health care, teaching and research for the benefit of children and their families.

Interested individuals should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three referees to the Chair of the Search Committee:

Gino R. Somers, MBBS, BMedSc, PhD, FRCPA
Head, Division of Pathology
The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue
Toronto, ON
M5G 1X8

The Search Committee will begin to consider applications received by November 30, 2016 for shortlisting. The position will remain open until filled. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, SickKids is one of the largest and most respected paediatric healthcare centres in the world. As innovators in child health, we lead and partner to improve the health of children through the integration of healthcare, leading-edge research and education. Our reputation would not have been built—nor could it be maintained—without the skills, knowledge and experience of extraordinary people who come to work here every day. SickKids is committed to ongoing learning and development, and features a caring and supportive work environment that combines exceptionally high standards of practice.

When you join SickKids, you become part of our community. We share a commitment and determination to fulfill our vision of Healthier Children. A Better World. For more information about the Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine, please visit

Don't miss out on the opportunity to work alongside the world's best in paediatric healthcare.

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The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority

Job Field: Clinical
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology
Hospital Affiliation: Hospital for Sick Children
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Oct 25, 2016
Job Closing: Nov 30, 2016 Open Until Filled