Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Gynecological/Perinatal Pathology

University of Toronto Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor - Gynecological / Perinatal Pathology

Date Posted: 09/10/2021
Closing Date: 10/22/2021, 11:59PM EDT, Opened Until Filled

Req ID: 13402
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Lab. Medicine & Pathobiology
Hospital Affiliation: Sunnybrook Health Science Centre
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, an academic teaching hospital fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, is seeking a permanent Gynecologic/Perinatal Pathologist to join the Division of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Molecular Diagnostics, Precision Diagnostics and Therapeutics Program.  The start date will be July 1, 2022 or shortly thereafter.

We are seeking a physician who will foster excellence in gynecologic and perinatal pathology, education, and research at the hospital. The qualified applicant shall hold a medical degree and relevant Fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent and be eligible for medical licensure in the Province of Ontario.  The candidate will have clinical responsibilities in the areas of gynecologic and perinatal pathology. Other duties include participating in on-call coverage, frozen sections, and autopsy service. A fully accredited Anatomic Pathology residency program is in place and teaching of residents, fellows, and medical students is expected. English is the primary language of work. 

The successful candidate should be eligible for an academic appointment in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto.   Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Salary and benefits are in accordance with the uniform minimal level of compensation for laboratory physicians in the Province of Ontario ($367,490 per annum). 

Members of the Division of Anatomic Pathology at Sunnybrook will participate in teaching, research, and quality improvement activities. The Division enjoys close and dynamic interactions with the other Divisions of the Department including hematopathology, molecular, transfusion medicine, microbiology, and biochemistry.

The Search Committee will consider applications received by October 22, 2021 for shortlisting.  The position will remain open until filled.  Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.  Interested individuals should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three referees to the Chair of the Search Committee:

Dr. Michelle Downes, MD, FRCPC
Head, Division of Anatomic Pathology

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Avenue, Room B2-04
Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M5
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As one of the largest departments of its kind, the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology (LMP) has more than 350 faculty including basic scientists, pathologists, laboratory physicians and scientists.  By combining research with clinical practice, we are uniquely positioned to translate new findings into reality.  As a result, we are known as leaders in diagnosing and treating patients and populations, making an impact locally, nationally and internationally.  For more information about the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto please visit our website at

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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