Academic Renal Pathologist - Calgary, Alberta - Alberta Precision Laboratories - Joint with University of Calgary

Posting Date:Mon, 03 Jun 2024
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
Address: Foothills Medical Centre and University of Calgary (Cumming School of Medicine)
City: Calgary

Academic Renal Pathologist


Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) in partnership with Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine (DPLM) Cumming School of Medicine (CSM), University of Calgary (UofC), invites applications for a full-time Academic Renal Pathologist for a Contingent Term appointment at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level.

APL is a publicly funded wholly owned subsidiary corporation of Alberta Health Services (AHS) and is party to an affiliation agreement with the University of Calgary.  The DPLM and APL offer residency training programs in Anatomic Pathology, General Pathology, Neuropathology and Medical Microbiology, as well as Fellowship training in subspecialty areas within Anatomic Pathology (including Pediatric/Perinatal Pathology), Hematopathology and Clinical Biochemistry.Further information on Alberta Precision Laboratories can be accessed at:

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Job Summary & Responsibilities

Pathologists must maintain the highest possible standards of practice including prompt delivery of services to match established performance indicators and turn-around times, must actively participate in such activities as quality assurance, quality control and quality improvement programs, and must actively participate in undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate medical teaching.

 This is a joint UofC / APL academic position; the successful candidate will hold an academic staff appointment at the Professor level with 50% protected time for academics and 50% allocated time for clinical services. The APL medical staff position is a contractor position with APL. Academic appointment will be offered as a UofC employee. The successful candidate may be offered membership and support from the Snyder Institute, Section of Nephrology, and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

Qualifications include a MD, eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta, and certification in Anatomic Pathology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and/or Anatomic/Clinical Pathology by the American Board of Pathology. Candidates must have subspecialty Fellowship training and/or Certification in Renal Pathology.  An advanced graduate degree with basic/translational research training and demonstrated commitment to research in areas related to pathogenesis and disease mechanisms or other areas relevant to basic translational research pathology is essential. The ability to establish an independent or significant collaborative research program as demonstrated by a portfolio of scholarly work is also required. Applicants must provide evidence of a well-established research program, outstanding academic publication record as evidenced by continuous publication in high impact journals or leading in the field, demonstrated ability to lead research teams, outstanding teaching and graduate supervision record, and evidence of academic service and/or leadership.

An excellent remuneration package including relocation assistance is provided. Starting remuneration is commensurate with the level of fellowship training and experience. Remuneration range for a fellowship trained subspecialist Laboratory Physician / Pathologist in Alberta is $364,597.00 to $424,123.00 based upon years of practice experience.

In accordance with the Canadian Foreign Workers requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.  Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) respects, appreciates, and encourages diversity. This position is available for AHS Sponsorship.

Please note that all new staff to APL must provide a criminal records check in compliance with the Protection for Persons in Care Act.


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- last updated June 2023 -