Fellowship in Pulmonary Pathology - Dalhousie University

Posting Date:Fri, 22 Mar 2024
Date to Apply By: 30 Apr 2024
Estimated Start Date: 01 Jul 2024
Address: 5788 University Ave
City: Halifax

2024-2025 Fellowship in Pulmonary Pathology- Dalhousie University

Training Site: QEII Health Sciences Centre / Dalhousie University, Department of Pathology, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Description: The fellowship is a specialized training program designed to provide subspecialty training in pulmonary pathology for qualified candidates. Applications are invited for a one-year fellowship training in pulmonary pathology, commencing July 1, 2024. Compensation will be in accordance with a PGY6 level in Nova Scotia.

Duties and Responsibilities: Most of training will be allocated to clinical/diagnostic services, during which the fellow will be given supervision to develop and improve knowledge and skills in pulmonary pathology mainly under the senior pulmonary pathologist Dr. Zhaolin Xu’s mentoring. In addition, the fellow will participate in teaching and research activities, molecular diagnostics, Tumor Board Rounds, Divisional and Departmental Rounds. The fellow will be expected to participate in one or more independent research projects (clinicopathologic and/or translational) suitable for peer-review publication. The fellow will also be required to participate in routine surgical sign out to maintain experience in surgical pathology in general.

Required Qualifications: The applicants should have an overall academic/thoughtful-analytical
approach to pathology, a keen interest in pulmonary pathology, and good communication skills.
Requirements include an MD (or equivalent) degree with formal residency training in surgical
pathology from a reputable pathology residency program, certification from the Royal College of
Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent) and eligibility for registration/licensing with
the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia. The position is open to all qualified
candidates; however, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada, and to trainees from Canadian residency programs.

Application: The deadline for the receipt of the completed application file is April 30, 2024. Interested candidates should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae/resume, and provide 2 names of potential reference with contact information to Dr. Zhaolin Xu.

Professor, Department of Pathology, Dalhousie University
Pulmonary Pathologist and Cytopathologist, QEII Health Sciences Centre/NSH
Senior Scientist, Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute, Canada

5788 University Ave. Rm. 734C
Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 1V8
Email: zhaolin.xu@nshealth.ca
Phone: 902-473-7287
Fax: 902-473-3897

Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion,and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

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Please use the following contact information to apply for this job:

Contact Name: Dr. Zhaolin Xu
Contact Address: 5788 University Ave. Rm. 734C
Contact Email: zhaolin.xu@nshealth.ca
Contact Phone: 902-473-7287
Contact Fax: 902-473-3897

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