Academic Hematopathologist Position - Nova Scotia Health

Posting Date:Mon, 17 Jun 2024
Date to Apply By: 15 Jul 2024
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
Address: 5788 University Avenue
City: Hailfax

Academic Hematopathologist Position

Nova Scotia Health, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Division of Hematopathology in the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at the Nova Scotia Health Central Zone /Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre (QEII HSC) in Halifax, is seeking an academic hematopathologist. QEII HSC is a large, tertiary care teaching hospital affiliated with Dalhousie University and is the major adult referral centre for the Maritime Provinces. The successful applicant will join an active team of nine hematopathologists and four clinical scientists that serves a wide variety of patient programs including hematology, oncology, bleeding disorders, bone marrow and organ transplantation and blood transfusion.  The Division has active Royal College residency training program in Hematopathology, as well as fellowship programs in Hematopathology and Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics.  It is a busy clinical service, providing state-of- the- art diagnostic methods and research opportunities in morphology, molecular pathology, bone marrow transplantation, coagulation disorders, transfusion medicine, flow cytometry and HLA typing. This position requires a commitment to clinical service, teaching and research.  The successful applicant will be expected to participate in all aspects of clinical hematopathology service. Protected time for research may be arranged for a suitably qualified candidate. 

Applicants should hold certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or acceptable equivalent) in Hematological Pathology. Alternatively, applicants may hold RCPSC certification in either General Pathology or Anatomical Pathology (or acceptable equivalent) with additional fellowship training in Hematopathology.  The successful candidate will be eligible for an academic position in the Department of Pathology at Dalhousie University.

Halifax, the capital city of Nova Scotia, has a metropolitan population of approximately 400,000.  The city has a very good public school system, three universities and colleges and a number of cultural facilities.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.  If suitable Canadian citizens and permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered. We are committed to fostering a culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. We encourage applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.  

Potential candidates are invited to apply by forwarding a letter of interest and CV before July 15, 2024 to:

Dr. Robert Liwski,

Head, Division of Hematopathology

Room 204 Mackenzie Bldg

5788 University Avenue

Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 1V8



We commit to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We encourage 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 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

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

Contact Name: Dr. Robert Liwski
Contact Address: Room 204 Mackenzie Bldg 5788 University Avenue Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 1V8
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (902) 473-1429
Contact Fax:

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