Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Pathology

University of Toronto


Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Pathology

Date Posted: 04/26/2024
Closing Date: 05/31/2024, 11:59PM ET, Open Until Filled
Req ID: 37105
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Lab. Medicine & Pathobiology
Hospital Affiliation: Sunnybrook Health Science Centre
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)



Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, an academic teaching hospital fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, is seeking a permanent Breast Pathologist to join the Division of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Molecular Diagnostics, Precision Diagnostics and Therapeutics Program. The successful candidate  must be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor at the University of Toronto. The anticipated start date will be August, 2024. 


We are seeking a physician who will foster excellence in Breast Pathology, education and research at the hospital. The qualified applicant shall hold a medical degree and relevant Fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent and must be eligible for medical licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. As a major obstetrics, neonatal, and cancer centre, the candidate will have clinical responsibilities in the areas of breast pathology. Other duties include participating in on-call coverage, frozen sections and autopsy service. A fully accredited Anatomic Pathology residency program is in place and teaching of residents, fellows and medical students is expected. English is the primary language of work.


The successful candidate should be eligible for an academic appointment in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the uniform minimal level of compensation for laboratory physicians in the Province of Ontario ($373,000 per annum).


Members of the Division of Anatomic Pathology at Sunnybrook will participate in teaching, research and quality improvement activities. The Division enjoys close and dynamic interactions with the other Divisions of the Department including hematopathology, molecular, transfusion medicine, microbiology and biochemistry.


Interested individuals should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three referees to the Chair of the Search Committee:


Dr Michelle Downes MD FRCPC

Head, Division of Anatomic Pathology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

2075 Bayview Avenue, Room B2-04

Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M5.

Please send applications to



The Search Committee will consider applications received by May 14, 2024 for shortlisting.  The position will remain open until filled.  Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.


CAUTION: This ad is “posted only” to the U of T affiliated hospital job board. Please see the information directly above for the application instructions; applications submitted via the "Apply Now" button on this page will NOT be considered for this position.


For more information about the Department of Anatomic Pathology at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto, please visit and, respectively.


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the University of Toronto are strongly committed to diversity within its 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.


As one of the largest departments of its kind, the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology (LMP) has more than 450 faculty including basic scientists, pathologists, laboratory physicians and scientists. By combining research with clinical practice, we are uniquely positioned to translate new findings into reality. As a result, we are known as leaders in diagnosing and treating patients and populations, making an impact locally, nationally and internationally. For more information about the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto please visit our website at


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement

The University of Toronto embraces Diversity and is building a culture of belonging that increases our capacity to effectively address and serve the interests of our global community. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual and gender identities. We value applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise are essential to strengthening our academic mission.

Accessibility Statement

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

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