Posting Date:Thu, 13 Apr 2017
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
Address: 9-3535 Research Road NW
City: Calgary


The Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine (DPLM), University of Calgary and Calgary Laboratory Services (CLS) invite applications for a full-time Contingent Term academic appointment for a Dermatopathologist at the Associate Professor or Professor level.  Duties include clinical service, teaching, research, leadership and administration. 

CLS is a multi-site, regionalized laboratory providing comprehensive laboratory services to Calgary and surrounding communities.  CLS processes >30,000,000 tests, 120,000 surgical specimens, 240,000 gynecologic cytology specimens, and 10,000 non-gynecologic cytology specimens annually.  The Dermatopathology service signs out approximately 30,000 surgical cases and 1,800 consultations per year.  CLS is an independent, but publically funded organization that is a wholly owned subsidiary of Alberta Health Services (AHS), and is affiliated with the University of Calgary (U of C).  The Cumming School of Medicine and CLS offer residency training programs in Anatomic Pathology, General Pathology and Dermatology, as well as Fellowship training programs in subspecialty areas within Anatomic Pathology, including Dermatopathology.  The position involves teaching responsibilities for medical students, residents and fellows as well as continuing medical education.

Qualifications for the position include an MD, eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta, certification in Anatomic Pathology and Dermatopathology.  Experience and expertise in molecular diagnostics would be an asset.  The successful candidate must have at least 5 years of experience and a strong teaching track record. Candidates must have strong references and possess a strong track record of collegiality with co-workers.

Applicants at the Associate Professor level must present evidence of a strong publication record, including major authorship on peer-reviewed publications and, leadership of a research program, evidence of successful teaching and supervision, and evidence of established engagement in the academic community.

Applicants at the Professor level must provide evidence of an outstanding academic publication record, including major authorship on high-impact peer-reviewed publications, outstanding teaching and supervision record, and evidence of leadership in the research and/or academic communities.

An excellent remuneration package is provided, including relocation assistance. Starting remuneration is commensurate with the level of fellowship training and experience.

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to become one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. Ranked as the top young university in Canada and North America, the University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit

Ranked the 5th most livable city in the world, Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and one of the best cities in Canada to raise a family. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.

Interested persons meeting the above qualifications should forward their curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and contact information for three referees, by May 12, 2017, to:

Christopher Naugler, MD, FRCPC
Associate Professor and Head, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
9-3535 Research Road NW
Calgary, AB T2L 2K8

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Cumming School of Medicine visit Careers in the Cumming School of Medicine.

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