Clinical Academic Position - Anatomical Pathologist (2) - Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry Western University

Posting Date:Tue, 21 Dec 2021
Date to Apply By: 01 Feb 2022
Estimated Start Date: 01 Jul 2022
Address: 1151 Richmond Street
City: London

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Western University, London Health Sciences Centre & St. Joseph’s Health Care London

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University, London Health Sciences Centre, and St. Joseph’s Health Care, is seeking two (2) Anatomical Pathologists for clinical academic appointments.

Position Profile: Candidates will hold a full-time, limited-term clinical academic appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor or a continuing appointment as a Full Professor, depending upon experience and qualifications at the time of appointment. Applicants should have subspecialty training or experience; subspecialties include cytopathology, gastrointestinal, and hematopathology, but training or experience in other subspecialties, as well as molecular pathology, will also be considered.

Qualifications: Candidates must hold an MD or equivalent and be eligible for medical licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and must have postgraduate training/qualifications in Anatomical or General Pathology. Preference will be given to applicants who hold certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or the American Board of Medical Specialties. Applicants considered at the rank of Associate or Full Professor must have demonstrated the ability to publish in high quality academic and subspecialty journals and be a recognized expert in their field of research.

Academic and Clinical Environment: The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, a joint venture of London Health Sciences Centre ( and St. Joseph’s Health Care London (, is committed to providing a comprehensive range of routine and specialized testing and clinical consultation to patients within Southwestern Ontario and beyond. The Pathology Program is one of the largest single-sited programs in Canada, with an annual workload of approximately 60,000 surgical specimens, 20,000 cytology specimens and 900 autopsies. The department has a long history of collegiality and excellence in many areas of diagnostic service, teaching and research, and represents an environment conducive to career and personal development. The pathology service is subspecialized and the successful candidate would be expected to participate in at least two subspecialty services. The successful candidate will be expected to provide the full range of diagnostic services required of an anatomical pathologist. The ideal candidate should have a strong academic background and will participate actively in the program’s academic initiatives including teaching and supervision of undergraduate students, residents, and clinical fellows as well as research and quality initiatives.

The University and City: The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry ( at Western University ( is one of Canada’s preeminent medical and dental schools. Established in 1881, it was one of the founding schools of Western University. For more than 130 years, the School has demonstrated a commitment to academic excellence and a passion for scientific discovery. Throughout its history, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry has helped educate generations of physicians, dentists, scholars and scientists whose collective work has transformed the practice of medicine and dentistry, here in Canada and around the world. Faculty, students, and alumni continue to fulfill their responsibilities as global leaders by sharing their knowledge and expertise for the benefit of all. Western University is located in London, Ontario, Canada with a metropolitan census of 530,000. London ( boasts an extensive educational and health care community including three teaching hospitals, two research institutes, an Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) node, and an academic health sciences network across Southwestern Ontario. Western’s Recruitment and Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families to the university and city.

Compensation: Compensation for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be primarily composed of hospital funding aligned with the Ontario MOH Laboratory Medicine Funding Framework agreement.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and email addresses of three (3) references to In addition, candidates should complete and sign the Application for Full-Time Clinical Academic Position Form as part of their application. Candidates may also submit a statement of intent as it relates to integrating the principles of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and De-Colonization in their teaching, research and professional practice activities.

Applications can be addressed to:
Dr. David Driman, Chair/Chief
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Western University, London, ON, N6A 5C1

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Review of applications will begin after February 1, 2022.
Expected start date is July 1, 2022 or as negotiated.

Business Addresses:
Western University, 1151 Richmond Street, London, ON N6A 5B8
London Health Sciences Centre, 800 Commissioners Road E., London, ON, N6A 5W9
St. Joseph's Health Care London, 268 Grosvenor Street, London, ON, N6A 4V2

Effective September 7, 2021, all employees and visitors to campus are required to comply with Western’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Successful candidates will be also required to comply with the policies and protocols of the applicable affiliated institutions.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation at any time, please contact

Posted on Faculty Relations website December 9, 2021

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