University Health Network

The University Health Network (UHN) Laboratory Medicine Program is seeking a certified Clinical Laboratory Geneticist to join the Division of Genome Diagnostics.

The successful candidate will join a large academic laboratory faculty with diverse diagnostic expertise, teaching responsibilities, basic and clinical research activities. The division of Genome Diagnostics has a high volume of interesting and challenging inherited and acquired disease cases and utilizes leading edge technologies, including novel applications of next generation sequencing. The division is embedded within the Laboratory Medicine Program, and constitutes the largest clinical cancer and hereditary genetics testing service in Canada in an accredited Health Canada and CAP/CLIA environment.

Minimum requirements include a PhD or MD degree and board certification in Clinical Molecular Genetics through the CCMG or ABMG. Dual boarding with Cytogenetics is required. The successful candidate will be eligible for an academic appointment in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, at the Lecturer/Assistant/Associate/Full Professor rank consistent with academic qualifications. The salary is commensurate with experience and includes an attractive benefits package.

University Health Network is one of Canada’s largest acute care teaching organizations with 1300 beds and clinical programs in Advanced Medicine & Surgery, Oncology & Blood Disorders, Transplantation, Neural & Sensory Science, Heart & Circulation, Musculoskeletal Health & Arthritis, Rehabilitation Medicine and Community & Population Health. It maintains a major commitment to excellence in healthcare delivery, research and teaching. University Health Network is a fully affiliated hospital of the University of Toronto.

The University of Toronto and University Health Network are strongly committed to diversity within its community and welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Interested applicants should send their curriculum vitae, a brief statement of their career plans, and the names of three references to:
Dr. George Yousef
Program Medical Director, Laboratory Medicine Program
University Health Network
C/O Linda Karkada
Email:

200 Elizabeth Street, 11th floor
Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To apply for this job email your details to Linda.karkada@uhn.ca.