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Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor - Paediatric Pathology

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University of Toronto
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Toronto, ON

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Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor - Paediatric Pathology

Date Posted: 03/15/2024
Closing Date: 04/19/2024, 11:59PM ET, Open Until Filled
Req ID: 36528
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Lab. Medicine & Pathobiology
Hospital Affiliation: Hospital for Sick Children
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)

Description:

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 a full-time Paediatric Pathologist to join the Division of Pathology, Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine. The successful candidate must be eligible for an academic appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate or full Professor. The anticipated start date will be July 1, 2024.

We are seeking a physician who will foster excellence in paediatric pathology practice, teaching and 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 paediatric pathology services in association with other paediatric pathologists in the Division, as it is practiced in Canada, and participating in common divisional functions such as on-call coverage. Subspecialty interest/expertise in one or more of neuropathology, renal pathology and hematopathology is desired but not an absolute requirement. Excellent opportunities for both independent and collaborative research exist and will be strongly encouraged. 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. Minimum salary and benefits are in accordance with the uniform minimal level of compensation (currently $374,000) for laboratory physicians in the Province of Ontario.

The Division of Pathology at SickKids has 11 pathologists 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 within 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 contact information of three referees to the Chair of the Search Committee:

Gino R. Somers, MBBS, BMedSci, PhD, FRCPA

Chief, Department of Pediatric Laboratory Medicine

The Hospital for Sick Children

555 University Avenue

Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8

gino.somers@sickkids.ca

The Search Committee will consider applications until the position is filled. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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 450 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 www.lmp.utoronto.ca

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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 embraces Diversity and is building a culture of belonging that increases our capacity to effectively address and serve the interests of our global community. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual and gender identities. We value applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise are essential to strengthening our academic mission.

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.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.


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