Academic Anatomical Pathologist Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program and McMaster University - Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program

Posting Date:Thu, 12 Jan 2023
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
Address: 50 Charlton Ave E, Hamilton ON L8N 4A6
City: Hamilton

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

Applications are invited for an 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 ideal candidate will have subspecialty expertise through a recognized fellowship, or at least five years practice experience, in gynecologic or breast pathology, including related molecular/biomarker testing and reporting. Strong surgical pathology and frozen section skills are required.

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

The successful candidate must be eligible for an academic appointment and is expected to participate in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. A commitment to academic scholarship in the areas of education, quality improvement, knowledge translation, innovation, and/or clinical/translational research is required.

About the HRLMP and Hamilton

The HRLMP encompasses five tertiary care hospitals operated by Hamilton Health Sciences and St. Joseph’s Healthcare and employs more than 34 anatomical pathologists in all subspecialties. McMaster University plays an integral role in the educational life of Hamilton, providing a stimulating academic environment with unique opportunities for clinical and basic research.

Hamilton is the fifth largest city in Canada, with a diversified economy, a multicultural population, an active arts and culture scene, breathtaking natural beauty, and safe and welcoming neighborhoods. We believe HRLMP is a great place to work – and Hamilton is a great place to call home.

Employment Equity Statement Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration, and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity.

The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives, and especially welcomes applications from First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of racialized communities (“visible minorities”), persons with disabilities, women, and persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+. Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.Page 2

As part of McMaster’s commitment, all applicants are invited to complete a confidential Applicant Diversity Survey through the online application submission process. The Survey questionnaire requests voluntary self-identification in relation to equity-seeking groups that have historically faced and continue to face barriers in employment. Please refer to the Applicant Diversity Survey - Statement of Collection for additional information.

Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247) or the Faculty of Health Sciences Human Resources office at ext. 22207 to communicate accommodation needs.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are to submit: a letter of interest, which includes an equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) statement reflecting on their past and present activities in EDI, and how they plan to contribute to our EDI mission when they join HRLMP/McMaster; a curriculum vitae; and the names of at least three referees. Please note letters of reference are not required and will not be reviewed at the application stage; letters of recommendation from referees will be requested at later stages of the search process.

All documents are to be submitted to the McMaster University careers site McMaster University Careers Link . Applications will be accepted until this position is filled.

Please address your letter of interest to:
Dr. Salem Alowami
Division Director, Anatomical Pathology Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program
Phone: 905 522-1155, Ext. 35186; FAX: 905 521-6192; Email:

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Please use the following contact information to apply for this job:
Contact Name: Dr. Salem Alowami
Contact Address: Division Director, Anatomical Pathology | Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 905 522-1155, Ext. 35186
Contact Fax: 905 521-6192

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