Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Cytopathology

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Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Cytopathology

Date Posted: 02/18/2021
Closing Date: 03/31/2021, 11:59PM EDT
Req ID: 2845
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Lab. Medicine & Pathobiology
Hospital Affiliation: UHN - Toronto General Hospital
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


The Laboratory Medicine Program at the University Health Network (UHN) and the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto are seeking an Anatomic Pathologist at the rank of Assistant/ Associate or Full Professor. The candidate is expected to have diagnostic and research training/expertise in cytopathology. The expected start date is July 1st, 2021 or mutually agreed upon.

We are seeking an academic pathologist who will foster excellence in cytopathology practice, teaching and research. Duties include participation into general frozen sections and/or autopsy and after hours on-call are requirements. Participating in diagnostic service for UHN and its client facilities is also expected. 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. Sub-specialty fellowship training in cytopathology is essential. This full time, permanent position (37.5 hours per week) offers an annual salary of $232,500 as well as a competitive benefits package. Of note, the current cytopathology director, who reports to the division head of anatomical pathology, is retiring. As such, an incoming cytopathologist staff member may have leadership opportunities within the service.

The successful candidate 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 organizations 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

Interested applicants should send their curriculum vitae, a brief statement of their career plans, and the names of three references by March 31, 2021 to the contact listed below. This position will be open until filled.

Dr. Ilan Weinreb
Division Head, Anatomical Pathology
University Health Network
Laboratory Medicine Program
200 Elizabeth Street, 11th floor
Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4
Fax: (416) 340-5517
E-mail: [email protected]

CAUTION: This ad is “posted only” to the U of T affiliated hospital job board. Please see the information directly above for the application instructions; applications submitted via the "Apply Now" button on this page will NOT be considered for this position.

As one of the largest departments of its kind, the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology (LMP) has more than 350 faculty including basic scientists, pathologists, laboratory physicians and scientists. By combining research with clinical practice, we are uniquely positioned to translate new findings into reality. As a result, we are known as leaders in diagnosing and treating patients and populations, making an impact locally, nationally and internationally. For more information about the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto please visit our website at

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

Diversity Statement

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Accessibility Statement

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

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Posted: 2/20/2021
Application Due: 4/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time