Academic GI/Liver, Renal and Dermatopathology Pathologist Positions - Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association (EORLA) and the University of Ottawa

Posting Date:Mon, 04 Oct 2021
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
Address: 501 Smyth Rd
City: Ottawa

 Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Division of Anatomical Pathology
3 Pathologist positions open
Academic GI/Liver, Renal and Dermatopathology

Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association (EORLA) and the University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (CANADA).  Applications are invited for three full-time pathologist positions with a start date as soon as possible or July 2022.  We are seeking candidates with fellowship training and/or significant working experience in GI/Liver, renal (medical kidney) and dermatopathology.   You will join the services with other respective subspecialty trained pathologists.  Our annual volume is approximately 20,000 GI, 500 Liver and pancreatico-biliary, 400 adult native and allograft kidney biopsies, 7000 dermatopathology cases.  Every pathologist is expected to participate in more than one subspecialty service and preference will be given to candidates with interest in one or more other subspecialties of their preference. The candidate will participate both in diagnostic and consultation services.

The minimum requirements to apply include a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree, license to practice in Ontario, and Royal College of Physicians (Canada) certification and/or equivalent board certification in Anatomical Pathology.  The candidate will have academic appointment at the University of Ottawa and is expected to participate in collaborative research and teaching activities.  Rank will be commensurate with experience according to the University Guidelines.  Salary and benefits accord with Uniform Minimum Level of Compensation (UMLC) for pathologists in Ontario. Only selected candidates will be contacted for interview and the competition will remain open until the position(s) are filled.

About EORLA:
EORLA (Please visit operates 18 regional hospital-based licensed clinical laboratories across the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (CLHIN) of Eastern Ontario including the Ottawa Hospital and the Children Hospital of Eastern Ontario.  The laboratory staff includes over 725 Medical Laboratory Professionals, 70 Medical/Scientific staff and 15 Pathology Residents.

The Division of Anatomical Pathology Reference Laboratory at the Ottawa Hospital processes collectively more than 75,000 surgical pathology specimens and 20,000 cytology specimens per year. The Division of Anatomic Pathology at the Ottawa Hospital operates a subspecialty-based practice with a high proportion of GI, Gynecology and Breast cases. The Division has a state-of-the-art molecular oncology diagnostic laboratory which includes next generation sequencing technology and other platforms to support precision medicine and clinical trials.

About Ottawa: (
Ottawa is the national capital of Canada and the fourth largest city in Canada. An affordable cosmopolitan and multicultural city, Ottawa is built for outdoor and art enthusiasts. The city has more engineers and scientists per capital than any other city in Canada.

This advertisement is directed primarily, but not solely, to citizens or permanent residents of Canada. Women, aboriginal people, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Bilingualism is an asset but not a requirement.

Send by email: Curriculum vitae, a letter of interest, and the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three references to:

Ms. Joanne Hodgins, Regional Administrative Coordinator,                                                         
c/o Harman Sekhon, MD, MSc, PhD                                                                                        
Regional Chief and Director, Division of Anatomic Pathology, EORLA
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
The Ottawa Hospital General Campus, 4th floor, CCW, Room 4240
501 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6  Email:

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