Anatomical Pathologist (Clinical Academic)

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University, London Health Sciences Centre, and St. Joseph’s Health Care, is seeking an Anatomical Pathologist for a clinical academic appointment


Position Profile: Candidates will hold a full-time, limited-term clinical academic appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor or a continuing appointment as a Full Professor, depending upon experience and qualifications at the time of appointment. Early-career and mid-career applicants are welcome to apply and should have subspecialty training in at least one surgical pathology subspecialty. The successful candidate would be expected to participate in at least two subspecialty services in this subspecialized department, and will participate actively in the program’s academic initiatives including teaching and supervision of undergraduate students, residents, and clinical fellows as well as research and quality initiatives. A strong academic background and leadership experience would be assets.


Qualifications: Candidates must hold an MD or equivalent and be eligible for medical licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and must have postgraduate training/qualifications in Anatomical or General Pathology. Preference will be given to applicants who hold certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or the American Board of Medical Specialties. Applicants considered at the rank of Associate or Full Professor must have demonstrated the ability to publish in high quality academic and subspecialty journals and be a recognized expert in their field of research.


Academic and Clinical Environment: The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, a joint venture of London Health Sciences Centre ( and St. Joseph’s Health Care London (, is committed to providing a comprehensive range of routine and specialized testing and clinical consultation to patients within Southwestern Ontario and beyond. The Pathology Program is one of the largest single-sited programs in Canada, with an annual workload of approximately 60,000 surgical specimens, 20,000 cytology specimens and 900 autopsies. The department has a long history of collegiality and excellence in many areas of diagnostic service, teaching and research, and represents an environment conducive to career and personal development.


The University and City: The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry ( at Western University ( is one of Canada’s preeminent medical and dental schools. Established in 1881, it was one of the founding schools of Western University. For more than 130 years, the School has demonstrated a commitment to academic excellence and a passion for scientific discovery. Throughout its history, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry has helped educate generations of physicians, dentists, scholars and scientists whose collective work has transformed the practice of medicine and dentistry, here in Canada and around the world. Faculty, students, and alumni continue to fulfill their responsibilities as global leaders by sharing their knowledge and expertise for the benefit of all. Western University is located in London, Ontario, Canada with a metropolitan census of 530,000. London ( boasts an extensive educational and health care community including three teaching hospitals, two research institutes, an Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) node, and an academic health sciences network across Southwestern Ontario. Western’s Recruitment and Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families to the university and city.


Compensation: Compensation for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be primarily composed of hospital funding aligned with the Ontario MOH Laboratory Medicine Funding Framework agreement.


Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and email addresses of three (3) references to In addition, candidates should complete and sign the Application for Full-Time Clinical Academic Position Form as part of their application. Candidates may also submit a statement of intent as it relates to integrating the principles of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and De-Colonization in their teaching, research and professional practice activities.


Applications can be addressed to:

Dr. David Driman, Chair/Chief
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Western University, London, ON, N6A 5C1

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Review of applications will begin after December 1, 2022.
Expected start date is April 1, 2023 or as negotiated.


Effective September 7, 2021, all employees and visitors to campus are required to comply with Western’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Successful candidates will be also required to comply with the policies and protocols of the applicable affiliated institutions.


Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.


In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation at any time, please contact