Anatomical Pathologist – Pediatric/Perinatal & Neuropathology
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
The IWK Health Centre and Dalhousie University Medical School
HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA (CANADA). The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, IWK Health Centre, and the
Department of Pathology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, seek a full-time academic
Anatomical Pathologist with expertise in both Pediatric/Perinatal Pathology and Neuropathology.
Candidates should be academically oriented, possess Anatomical Pathology certification from
the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent) and have training or
applicable experience in both Pediatric/Perinatal Pathology and Neuropathology. Applicants
well-qualified in one of these areas and open to further training in the other will also be
The diagnostic workload includes pediatric surgical pathology including neuropathology,
placental/perinatal pathology, and autopsy pathology/neuropathology. Participation in quality
assurance, teaching of students and pathology residents, clinicopathologic case conferences,
and on-call services are additional components of the role.
The successful applicant will join a collegial group at the IWK Health Centre, including three
other Pediatric/Perinatal Pathologists, as well as Lab Medicine colleagues in Hematopathology,
Medical Microbiology, Clinical Biochemistry, Cytogenetics, and Molecular Biology. There are
opportunities to consult and collaborate with subspecialty-trained pathologists at the adjacent
Queen Elizabeth II Department of Pathology. Remuneration and Dalhousie Medical School
academic rank are commensurate with experience and level of academic activity.
The IWK Health Centre is a full service pediatric and obstetrical tertiary referral center for the
three Maritime Provinces. The hospital includes a 150-bed children’s wing, specialized pediatric
surgical services including neurosurgery, pediatric oncology and other specialties, neonatal and
pediatric intensive care units, a 197-bed maternity wing, high-risk obstetric care including
maternal-fetal medicine specialists, and approximately 5000 deliveries per year.
The Dalhousie University Department of Pathology trains residents in Anatomical, General and
Hematopathology. The IWK Health Centre has programs and facilities specifically tailored to
assist faculty who are developing their research careers. Protected academic time,
commensurate with the candidate's prospects for research success, can be provided.
Send curriculum vitae, a statement describing previous experience/career goals and names of
three references to:
Dr. Timothy L. Mailman
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
The IWK Health Centre
P.O. Box 9700
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 6R8
All qualified persons are encouraged to apply although Canadian citizens and permanent
residents will be given priority.
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