Anatomical Pathologist - Nova Scotia Health Authority

Posting Date:Mon, 25 Nov 2019
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
Address: 5788 University Avenue
City: Halifax



The Department of Pathology at Dalhousie University in Halifax seeks to recruit an academic Anatomical Pathologist with competence in general surgical pathology. A strong well-rounded academic record is a requirement, and fellowship training in gastrointestinal pathology would be an asset.

The successful applicant will join 27 other members of staff in the Division of Anatomical Pathology at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre (QEII HSC).  The QEII HSC, part of the Central Zone of the Nova Scotia Health Authority, is a large tertiary health care institution affiliated with Dalhousie University.  It provides a broad range of medical care to patients in the Maritime Provinces and beyond.  The Division handles over 50,000 surgical pathology specimens, including consultation cases, and has access to electron microscopy, immunofluorescence and a molecular pathology laboratory.

The position involves clinical service, as well as a commitment to medical education and research.  Canadian certification in Anatomical Pathology is a requirement.  Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  The successful candidate will be eligible for a faculty position at Dalhousie University commensurate with their experience and qualifications. 

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

Interested persons should submit an application, including a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three reference letters by January 1, 2020, to:  Dr. Laurette Geldenhuys, Service Chief and Division Head, Anatomical Pathology, Department of Pathology, QEII Health Sciences Centre, Rm. 742, Mackenzie Bldg., 5788 University Ave., Halifax, N.S., B3H 1V8, Canada.  Email:

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