Anatomical Pathologist (Clinical Academic) - Western University / London Health Sciences Centre / St. Joseph's Health Care London

Posting Date:Thu, 13 Apr 2017
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: 01 Sep 2017
Address: Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Dental Sciences Building, Room 4044, Western University
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, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, at Western University, London Health Sciences Centre, and St. Joseph’s Health Care London, is seeking a full-time clinical academic Anatomical Pathologist at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.  The successful candidate will hold a full-time Limited Term Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, or a Continuing Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, depending upon experience and qualifications at the time of appointment. 

The Program of Pathology in London is one of the largest single-sited departments in Canada, with an annual workload of over 55,000 surgical specimens, 20,000 cytology specimens and 600 autopsies. The department has a long history of strength and excellence in many areas of diagnostic service, teaching and research, and is highly collegial with 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. Subspecialty training or experience in cytopathology, gastrointestinal pathology or breast pathology would be an asset.

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 fellows as well as research and quality initiatives. Applicants considered at the rank of Associate or Full Professor must have demonstrated the ability to publish in the highest quality academic and subspecialty journals and be a recognized expert in his or her field of pathology.

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 & Surgeons of Canada or the American Board of Medical Specialties.

Compensation for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be primarily composed of hospital funding based on the MOHLTC Laboratory Medicine Funding agreement.

Western University delivers an academic experience second to none. Western challenges the best and brightest faculty, staff and students to commit to the highest global standards. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, influence and lead in the international community. Since 1878, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to better serve our communities. London is Canada’s 10th largest city with a population of 400,000, a catchment area of 2 million, and is situated in southwestern Ontario between Toronto and Detroit. The region has a diverse economy and excellent educational opportunities. It is a safe and diverse city and its numerous parks, trails, recreational, cultural and sporting opportunities make it an attractive place to live.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references to the address below; and also complete, sign and include the form at the following link:


Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti, Chair/Chief,
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Dental Sciences Building, Room 4004
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 May 15, 2017. Expected start date is September 1, 2017 or as negotiated.

Business Addresses:

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


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/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, 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 accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Susan Underhill (email, telephone 519.661.2030).

Please use the following contact information to apply for this job:
Contact Name: Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti, Chair/Chief
Contact Address: Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Dental Sciences Building, Room 4004 Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry Western University, London, ON, N6A 5C1
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 519-661-2030
Contact Fax: 519-661-3370