Academic Molecular Pathologist, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine
University of Calgary
Calgary, Canada
1d ago

The Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary (UofC), in partnership with Alberta Public Laboratories Ltd.

APL) invites applications for a Contingent Term appointment at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level.

Qualifications include a MD, eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta, and certification in Anatomic Pathology or General Pathology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic Pathology / Clinical Pathology by the American Board of Pathology as well as subspecialty Fellowship training and / or Certification in Molecular Pathology.

The ability to establish an independent research program as demonstrated by a portfolio of scholarly work is also required.

At the Assistant Professor level, this will entail the publication of at least 10 peer reviewed papers, with the majority as 1st or senior author.

Candidates at the Associate Professor level should have 25 or more peer reviewed papers, with the majority as 1st or senior author, and a demonstrated ability to attract peer reviewed funding.

Each Molecular Pathologist takes direction from, and reports to the Section Chief, Anatomic Pathology, who in turn reports to the Sector Medical Director (APL) and Department Head (UofC).

Pathologists must maintain the highest possible standards of practice including prompt delivery of services to match established performance indicators and turn-

around times, must actively participate in such activities as quality assurance, quality control and quality improvement programs, and must actively participate in undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate medical teaching.

This is a joint UofC / APL academic position with 50% protected time for academic activity.

The successful candidate will join a team of 100+ laboratory physicians and scientists working mostly at an acute care institution with a smaller group of pathologists.

Participation in a multi-site anatomic pathology on-call rotation is expected.

APL is a multi-site, province-wide laboratory providing comprehensive laboratory services. APL (Calgary Zone) processes 30+ million tests, 260,000 surgical specimens, 200,000 gynecologic cytology specimens, and 10,000 non-

gynecologic cytology specimens annually. The successful candidate must have the ability to work in a setting with a similar case complexity.

APL 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 (UofC).

The DPLM and APL offer residency training programs in Anatomic Pathology, General Pathology, Neuropathology and Medical Microbiology, as well as Fellowship training in subspecialty areas within Anatomic Pathology, Hematopathology and Clinical Biochemistry.

The Cumming School of Medicine seeks to recruit and retain a diverse and inclusive workforce that will contribute to creating the future of health.

We are committed to fostering diversity through cultivating an environment where people with a variety of backgrounds, genders, interests, and talents feel welcome and supported.

Interested individuals are encouraged to submit an application online via University of Calgary Careers webpage using the Apply Now’ link.

Please be aware that the application process allows for a maximum of four attachments. Your four application attachments should be organized to contain the following (you are encouraged to merge documents to reduce the number of attachments) :

  • Cover letter
  • Academic Curriculum Vitae
  • Research Interest Statement (not to exceed 2 pages)
  • The names and contact information for three (3) referees
  • Questions about this position may be directed to :

    Application deadline : December 6, 2019

    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)

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