Society for Pediatric Pathology

Pathologist Positions

March 13, 2019

Associate Consultant/Consultant (Paediatric Pathologist) - KK Women & Children's Hospital, Singapore


The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Singapore is seeking a full-time paediatric pathologist.

The successful candidate will have medical and specialist pathology qualifications registrable with the Singapore Medical Council ( Formal training in paediatric pathology, evidenced by the completion of a paediatric pathology fellowship, is required. A deep sense of collegiality, inter-disciplinary collaboration, and commitment to the responsibilities of the discipline of paediatric pathology in a public academic healthcare setting is expected. Subspecialty interest or expertise in one or more of the following areas will be beneficial but is not mandatory – liver pathology, cardiac pathology, developmental neuropathology, haematolymphoid pathology, perinatal autopsy pathology. The successful candidate will be eligible for an academic appointment at Duke-NUS Medical School at the assistant, associate or full professor rank.

The clinical paediatric pathology service has 3 pathologists responsible for providing a comprehensive paediatric pathology clinical service (comprising paediatric surgical pathology, placental pathology and perinatal autopsy pathology) in addition to teaching, administrative and research responsibilities. While the initial role of the successful candidate is envisioned to be primarily clinical with a component of teaching responsibilities, subsequent career development into an academic role as clinician-educator or clinician-researcher will be strongly supported for the suitable candidate.

The department has modern facilities including integrated molecular diagnostics. There is close collaboration with the clinical services and regular multidisciplinary team meetings. Opportunities exist for participation in funded research, test development in molecular diagnostics, as well as regional education and outreach initiatives. The department is part of the larger SingHealth Duke-NUS Pathology Academic Clinical Programme.

Interested individuals are invited to submit a letter of interest and full academic curriculum vitae to:

Department of Human Resources

KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital

100 Bukit Timah Road

Singapore 229899

Attn: Nicole Wang


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