Academic Hematopathologist

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Academic Hematopathologist

Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program and McMaster University

Hamilton, Ontario

Applications are invited for a full-time academic hematopathologist with the Division of Anatomical Pathology at the Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program (HRLMP), with an academic appointment at an appropriate rank in the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at McMaster University, Hamilton.

This position presents an excellent opportunity for a pathologist with experience in hematological pathology in an academic center or for a hematopathology graduate with a strong interest in education and research. The position requires a high level of diagnostic skill in bone marrow and lymph node pathology with experience in flow cytometry interpretation and molecular testing. The successful applicant will have teaching responsibilities in under-graduate, post-graduate and graduate programs and will be expected to develop an independent research program. Leadership experience would be considered an asset.

The HRLMP encompasses four acute care hospital sites and includes pathology laboratories at Hamilton Health Sciences and St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton. McMaster University plays an integral role in the educational life of Hamilton, providing a stimulating academic environment with unique opportunities for clinical and basic research. The successful candidate will join one full-time hematopathologist, laboratory hematologists, and 34 full-time anatomical pathologists in all subspecialties.

Applications will be considered only from applicants with certification in hematological pathology or anatomical/general pathology with fellowship training in hematopathology through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and who are eligible for medical licensure in the Province of Ontario.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three referees to:

Dr. Marek Smieja, Interim Chief of Laboratory Medicine

St. Joseph’s Healthcare and Hamilton Health Sciences

50 Charlton Avenue East, L424-1, Hamilton, ON L8N 4A6

Phone: 905 522-1155, Ext. 35140; FAX: 905 521-6083; E-Mail:

All interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program and McMaster University are committed to employment equity and welcome applications from all qualified persons. The position will remain open until filled.