Clinical Academic Position Hematologist/Hemopathologist-Schulich/Western Univ/London HSC/St. Joseph’s HC, London

Clinical Academic Position Hematologist/Hemopathologist-Schulich/Western Univ/London HSC/St. Joseph’s HC, London

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Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University

Clinical Academic Position


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 London, is seeking a Hematologist or Hematopathologist for a full-time clinical academic appointment.


Position Profile: The successful candidate will have expertise in interpretation of blood films, bone marrow aspirates and flow cytometry and will be expected to play a supportive role in the transfusion medicine, hemoglobinopathy and hemostasis laboratories. Participation in teaching and supervision of undergraduate students, residents, and clinical fellows, as well as research and quality initiatives is expected. Hematologist applicants will be expected to maintain participation in hematology clinics commensurate with the laboratory mandate and upon agreement and approval from the Chair/Department Heads of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Hematology, and would be cross- appointed in the Department of Medicine. Hematopathologist applicants will be expected to participate in another area of laboratory practice, commensurate with experience and/or training. Candidates will hold a full-time, limited-term clinical academic appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor or a continuing appointment as Associate or Full Professor, depending upon experience and qualifications at the time of appointment.


Qualifications: The successful candidate will be certified in Hematology and/or Hematopathology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or equivalent. Candidates must have an MD, or equivalent, and must be eligible for licensure by the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) in the province of Ontario. A proven track record in clinical research and education related to hematology and utilization of diagnostic services and/or quality improvement research in laboratory utilization will be considered an asset. Candidates must hold an MD or equivalent and be eligible for medical licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.


The Department and Hospital: The Division of Hematology lies within the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. The Hematology Laboratory physicians provide a range of diagnostic services including blood and marrow interpretation, flow cytometry, hemostasis thrombosis and transfusion medicine supporting programs in malignant and benign hematology, stem cell transplantation, thrombosis and bleeding disorders in Southwestern Ontario, serving a population of 1.5 million.


The University and City: The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University is one of Canada’s preeminent medical and dental schools and has demonstrated a commitment to academic excellence and a passion for scientific discovery for over 130 years. 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 primarily composed of hospital funding aligned with the Ontario MOH Laboratory Medicine Funding Framework Agreement.

Application: Interested candidates should send the following to: David Driman, MBChB, FRCPC

Physician Executive Lead/Chair, London Health Sciences Centre Chief/Chair, St. Joseph’s Health Care London

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine


  1. letter of interest
  2. curriculum vitae
  3. names and email addresses of three referees, one of whom should hold a leadership appointment
  4. completed and signed Application for Full-Time Clinical Academic Position Form
  5. optional: 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 will be accepted until the position is filled. Expected start date is July 2024 or as negotiated. Review of applications will begin after January 1, 2024.


Successful candidates will be required to comply with the COVID-19 policies and protocols of the applicable 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, please contact


Posted on Faculty Relations website November 27, 2023.

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