Gynaecological and Breast Pathologist

Singapore (SG)
15 May 2020
12 Jun 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital is an 830-bed hospital served by a dedicated team of over 4,000 staff. We are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic, service-oriented, dedicated, and who espouse our core values of compassion, integrity and collaboration. Our people enjoy many opportunities for career development in addition to the satisfaction of supporting women and children in their healthcare journey. As an equal opportunity employer, KK Women's and Children's Hospital values people for their capability. We understand that people with disabilities are equally able to contribute to the workplace. KK Women's and Children's Hospital supports and hires persons with disabilities and is committed to enabling them to lead independent lives.

Gynaecological and Breast Pathologist

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Singapore is looking to employ two full-time pathologists with subspecialty interests in gynaecological pathology, breast pathology, cytology or any combination of the aforementioned areas. These are permanent positions affording the successful candidates the opportunity to work in a dynamic, friendly and supportive department.

The successful candidate will have medical and specialist pathology qualifications registrable with the Singapore Medical Council ( The ideal candidate will have completed a subspecialty fellowship in gynaecologic and/or breast pathology or have had a distinguished career as a gynaecological and breast pathologist. The successful candidate will be eligible for an adjunct or regular academic appointment at Duke-NUS Medical School at the assistant, associate or full professor rank.

The gynaecological, breast pathology and cytology services have six pathologists responsible for providing a comprehensive clinical service comprising gynaecological and breast surgical pathology, frozen section cover, cytology and multidisciplinary meetings. The role of the successful candidate can be primarily clinical with a component of education or research responsibilities in accordance to the candidate’s preferences and aptitude. However, an academically-inclined candidate with a strong track record of research achievements in the fields of gynaecological or breast pathology as evidenced by outstanding peer-reviewed publications in top-tier scientific journals and a significant record of success in obtaining competitive research grants, and who is committed to furthering his/her research career, will receive prioritised consideration for this position.

The department has modern and efficient facilities including a large repertoire of immunohistochemical stains and integrated molecular diagnostics. The department receives the largest and most extensive case-mix of gynaecological specimens in Singapore. The department is an integral part of the larger SingHealth Duke-NUS Pathology Academic Clinical Programme.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Yen Ching Yeo (Head of Histopathology and Cytology, email: Interested individuals are invited to submit a letter of interest and a full academic curriculum vitae to Ms Nicole Wang (Human Resources, email: