Academic Forensic Pathologist - Queen's University

Posting Date:Wed, 23 Aug 2017
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
Address: Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, 88 Stuart Street
City: Kingston



The Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University is recruiting an academic Forensic Pathologist to a Geographically Full-time position. The Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine has a well-developed local and regional laboratory presence and is the host of the Kingston Forensic Pathology Unit within the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service.

We are a very collegial department, with a strong culture of scholarship. Members of the Department of enjoy a competitive compensation package, including a generous benefit plan. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience. In addition to a major focus of delivering exemplary clinical service, the successful applicant will also be expected to develop a leadership role in clinical and academic aspects of autopsy pathology, demonstrate excellence in pathology training at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level and develop an expanded academic role in either research or educational activity commensurate with the interest and expertise of the successful candidate. The successful applicant must be eligible for medical licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and must hold postgraduate qualifications in 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. In addition to fellowship training/comparable experience in forensic pathology, competence in cardiac pathology, neuropathology or other areas of diagnostic anatomical pathology is preferred.

One of Canada’s leading universities, Queen’s has a long-standing reputation for academic excellence, research and a diverse and vibrant learning environment. With its strong tradition of public service, the University has helped to shape Canadian values and policies, educating notable political and cultural figures. Queen’s University is located on the shore of Lake Ontario, in the heart of historic Kingston, midpoint between Montreal, Toronto, and the nation’s capital. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen's is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority. To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens/permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen/permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen/permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Barb Latimer at: . Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and a curriculum vita to:

Alexander H. Boag, MD, Head, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6 (Tel): (613) 533-2850; (Fax): (613) 533-2907; E-mail: (electronic submission preferred). URL:

Please use the following contact information to apply for this job:
Contact Name: Dr. A.H. Boag
Contact Address: Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, 88 Stuart Street, Queen's University, Kingston, ON
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 613-533-2850
Contact Fax: 613-533-2907