The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), a world-renowned paediatric academic health science centre, and the University of Toronto’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology are seeking a full-time Haematopathologist to join the Division of Haematopathology, Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine.
The Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine is internationally recognized as a center of excellence in service, teaching, and clinically-oriented research in paediatric laboratory medicine.
The anticipated start date will be January 2021.
We are seeking a physician who will foster excellence in paediatric Haematopathology practice, research and teaching at the hospital and the university.
The qualified applicant shall hold a relevant Fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or equivalent, and shall be eligible for medical licensure in the Province of Ontario.
The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with demonstrated professional skills in diagnostic Haematopathology and transfusion medicine (including molecular Haematopathology).
The candidate should be able to provide routine and highly specialized laboratory services in the areas of haematology, coagulation, flow cytometry, molecular haematopathology, transfusion medicine, tissue and stem cell transplant.
Additional training, experience or certification in transfusion medicine would be considered an asset.
SickKids is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto. The candidate will be also involved in teaching of residents, fellows and medical students.
Excellent opportunities for both independent and collaborative research exists at the University and at the SickKids Research Institute and will be strongly encouraged.
Research experience and holding a research degree is desirable but not an absolute requirement. The successful applicant will be expected to develop an independent and collaborative research program, to participate in collaborative studies with clinicians and scientists at The Hospital for Sick Children, and to hold a position in the Research Institute of the hospital.
The successful candidate should be eligible for an academic appointment as an assistant, associate of full professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto.
Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The candidate is expected to be able to work in team settings and have excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
Salary and benefits are in accordance with the uniform minimal level of compensation for laboratory physicians in the Province of Ontario (currently $348,110).
Applications should be accompanied by an application letter and a curriculum vitae along with the names and addresses of at least 3 referees and send to :
Dr. George M. Yousef
Chief, Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine
c / o Effie Economidis, Assistant
The Hospital for Sick Children, Room 3227 Burton Wing
555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8.
Tel : 416-813-5990
E-mail : effie.economidis sickkids.ca
Only applicants of interest to the selection committee will be contacted. The position will remain open until filled.
Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, SickKids is one of the largest and most respected paediatric healthcare centres in the world.
As innovators in child health, we lead and partner to improve the health of children through the integration of healthcare, leading-edge research and education.
Our reputation would not have been built nor could it be maintained without the skills, knowledge and experience of extraordinary people who come to work here every day.
SickKids is committed to ongoing learning and development, and features a caring and supportive work environment that combines exceptionally high standards of practice.
When you join SickKids, you become part of our community. We share a commitment and determination to fulfill our vision of Healthier Children.
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SickKids and the University of Toronto are strongly committed to diversity within thier community and especially welcome applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal Peoples of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. SickKids is also committed to providing services in both official languages and our preference is to hire employees who are fluent in both English and French whenever possible.