Forensic Pathologist - Vancouver General Hospital

Posting Date:Tue, 02 Oct 2018
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
Address: Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia
City: Vancouver

Full-time Forensic Pathology position at Vancouver General Hospital

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Vancouver General Hospital, is looking to hire an academically oriented full-time (1.0 FTE) forensic pathologist to join a team of 24 pathologists with sub-speciality practice focus, who provide surgical pathology coverage, to Vancouver General Hospital and the University of British Columbia Hospital.

Vancouver General Hospital serves as a referral centre for Forensic Pathology, with about 500 annual adult medicolegal and hospital post mortem examinations, including a substantial number of suspicious and homicide cases in the province of British Columbia. 

Candidates for this position will require excellent diagnostic forensic pathology skills and the ability to work within a team environment.  Vancouver General Hospital is a training centre for Pathology residents and medical students; therefore, a commitment to teaching is also required.
In accordance with Canadian Employment and Immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.  UBC and its affiliates hire on the basis of merit and are committed to employment equity.  All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. The start date for this position will be January 1, 2019, or as soon thereafter as possible.

Interested applicants meeting the above qualifications should forward their curriculum vitae and the contact information of three referees by email, to Dr. David Schaeffer, Head, Department of Pathology - Vancouver General Hospital at


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Contact Name: Dr. David Schaeffer
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