Assistant / Associate Professor - Thoracic/ Lung Pathology

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Requisition Title: Assistant / Associate Professor - Thoracic/ Lung Pathology - 1801954

University Health Network and Lakeridge Health are seeking an Anatomic Pathologist at the rank of Assistant/ Associate Professor. The candidate is expected to have expertise in neoplastic and non-neoplastic, including transplant, thoracic/ lung pathology. The expected start date is July 1, 2018.

University Health Network and Lakeridge Health have developed an innovative and progressive partnership in providing state-of-the-art laboratory medicine services. We are seeking an academic pathologist who will foster excellence in thoracic/pulmonary pathology practice, teaching and research. Duties include subspecialty diagnosis and reporting of thoracic cases and acting as a consultant to other physicians. Participation and leadership in collaborative or independent research and publishing scholarly work is expected. The successful candidate must show evidence of excellent and innovative scholarship in teaching and education in undergraduate, post-graduate, fellowship, and continuing education.

The candidate must possess a medical degree, certification in Anatomical Pathology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or its equivalent, and be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. One to two years of sub-specialty training in Thoracic Pathology is a requirement. This full time, permanent position (37.5 hours per week) offers an annual salary of $232,498 as well as a competitive benefits package.

The successful candidates should be eligible for an academic appointment in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. For more information about the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto, please visit

University Health Network is one of Canada's largest acute care teaching organisations with 1000 beds and nine priority programs in Transplantation, Advanced Medicine & Surgery, Oncology and Blood Disorders, Neural and Sensory Science, Heart & Circulation, Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis, Laboratory Medicine, Diagnostic Imaging and Community & Population Health. It maintains a major commitment to excellence in healthcare delivery, research and teaching. University Health Network is the primary teaching hospital for the University of Toronto. For more information about UHN, please visit

Lakeridge Health is one of Ontario's largest community hospitals currently with 633 beds and 8 clinical programs including Medicine, Surgery, Women and Children's Health, Post-Acute Specialty Services, Nephrology, Mental Health and Addictions and Emergency and Critical Care. Lakeridge Health is also home of a leading dedicated cancer centre for the Central East LHIN and provides many other clinical regional services. Lakeridge Health fosters a culture that promotes career advancement, learning opportunities and great quality of life. Through our four hospital sites, Lakeridge Health provides a broad range of healthcare services to a diverse population, with a focus on achieving Excellence - Every Moment, Every Day. For more information about Lakeridge Health, please visit

Interested applicants should send their curriculum vitae, a brief statement of their career plans, and the names of three references by June 15, 2018 to:

Dr. Bayardo Perez-Ordonez
Head, Anatomic Pathology
University Health Network
Toronto, Ontario M5G2C4
E-mail: [email protected]

Lakeridge Health, the University Health Network and the University of Toronto are strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/ persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal Peoples of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, 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: University Health Network
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: May 16, 2018
Job Closing: Jun 15, 2018





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Posted: 5/17/2018
Application Due: 6/16/2018
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