Academic Cardiovascular Surgical Pathologist - Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program and McMaster University,

Posting Date:Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
Address: 1200 Main Street West
City: Hamilton

Academic Cardiovascular Surgical Pathologist
Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program and McMaster University,
Hamilton, Ontario

Applications are invited for a full-time Anatomical Pathologist position in the Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program (HRLMP), with an academic appointment at an appropriate rank in the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at McMaster University.


The position is for an experienced academically oriented surgical pathologist with training in cardiovascular pathology or 5 to 10 years practice experience at a centre with cardiac surgery. Recent graduates will also be considered if cardiac training is in progress. The successful candidate will provide regional diagnostic cardiovascular services and participate in the regular surgical and autopsy pathology and cytology service as needed. As an academic physician, the successful candidate will provide undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and participate in collaborative research as appropriate and in continuing medical education activities.

This position offers an extensive range of adult cardiac practice, including consultations arising from the regional forensic unit. Hamilton is the main cardiac and vascular surgery center for the Region, serving approximately two million people in Central South Ontario, where strong basic and clinical research programs in cardiovascular disease have achieved international renown. The Heart Investigation Unit at Hamilton Health Sciences has grown to be the largest centre in Ontario with services in cardiac catheterizations, angioplasties, valvuloplasties and percutaneous aortic valve implantations. The Hamilton-based Population Health Research Institute is Canada’s premier global health research centre and a world leader in large clinical trials and population studies, offering unique opportunities for collaborations.

Applicants must hold, or be eligible for, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification in Anatomical or General Pathology and be eligible for medical licensure in the Province of Ontario.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position. Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three referees to:

Dr. Vina Alexopoulou Director,
Anatomical Pathology and Deputy Chief
Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program
McMaster University, HSC 2N19, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5
C/O Linda Barko, barko@hhsc.ca;
1 905 521-2100, Ext. 76295


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Hamilton Health Sciences and St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton share the philosophy of being an equal opportunity employer and will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested.

 



Please use the following contact information to apply for this job:
Contact Name: Dr. Vina Alexopoulou
Contact Address: 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5
Contact Email: barko@hhsc.ca
Contact Phone: 1 905 521-2100 Ext. 76295
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