Anatomical Pathologists make life changing decisions every day, maybe it's time to consider making one that will enhance your career and lifestyle. We also know that you have to look beyond the obvious, so you’re the ideal person to see the future we have planned for our city.

Anatomical Pathology Department at Canterbury Health Laboratories (CHL) invites applications for a permanent, full-time Anatomical Pathologist position in Christchurch, New Zeland.

Their medical team is supported by modern, well equipped histology and cytology laboratories with an enthusiastic and skilled scientific workforce.

They have access to a wide range of IHC stains, electron microscopy, diagnostic molecular pathology and surface marker flow cytometry techniques within CHL. Research opportunities are actively encouraged, with numerous groups active both within CHL and the University of Otago, Christchurch Clinical School of Medicine.

You will be working alongside eighteen other Consultant Anatomical Pathologists, and whilst there is a general reporting component you will be encouraged to develop or continue in an area of special interest. An interest or a willingness to upskill in the areas of dermatopathology, gastrointestinal pathology including liver biopsy reporting, urologic, breast, bone and soft tissue and head and neck pathology would be an advantage.

Participation in an after hours, on call roster is another expectation in order to fulfill the service requirements of a 610 bed acute tertiary hospital.

For any queries in relations to the HR or the recruitment process, please contact: 

Applications are only accepted online, so please visit their website at:


New International Appointments

The International team is constantly expanding and we now have a well-established network of 28 Country Advisors across the College’s six international regions. The College has recently appointed two new Country Advisors for Ukraine, Dr Mark Howard and Dr Olga Wise as well as a Country Advisor for Grenada, Dr Shivayogi Bhusnurmath. You can read more about each of them on our Who's Who page.  

First International Pathology Summer School in Cairo

The Royal College of Pathologists teamed up with the Armed Forces College of Medicine (AFCM) and Egyptian Committee for Pathology Training (ECPT) to deliver its first ever International Pathology Summer School. 
For further information about this two-day immersion programme please visit the following page.
Those who are interested can apply now and submit their application form via the following link. 

The deadline for application submission is on Friday, 19 May 2017.

Country Advisors

Can't find a Country Advisor for your region?

The College is inviting expressions of interest from Fellows and Members who would like to work alongside its International Advisors as Country Advisors.

If you would like to be considered for the role, please contact the International department in the first instance.