Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Assistant Professor in Small Animal Surgery, 12 to 36-month Contractually Limited

College: Ontario Veterinary College

Department: Clinical Studies

Deadline: August 15, 2018 or until position has been filled

Position Description:

The Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), is seeking applications to fill a 12 to 36-month Contractually Limited faculty position in Small Animal Surgery at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Applicants must have a DVM (or equivalent) and be licensed or eligible for licensure to practice in the Province of Ontario. Preference will be given to Diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS). Applications may also be considered from candidates who are Diplomates of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS) or who have completed an ACVS or ECVS approved residency training program.

The ideal candidate should have strong skills in the clinical practice of small animal surgery and outstanding teaching and communication skills. The successful candidate will work with 4 other board certified surgeons and board certified specialists in medicine, anesthesiology, critical care, diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, neurology and cardiology to provide didactic and clinical instruction in small animal surgery and related disciplines to veterinary students, interns, residents and graduate students. Approximately 80% effort will be dedicated to clinical teaching and small animal surgery activities, which include the management of small animal patients and consultation in the OVC-HSC. The majority of time will be spent performing orthopedic small animal surgery however some soft tissue and neurosurgery will be required. On call duties will be shared with other faculty members in the surgery section. The remaining time is to be spent on scholarly and service activities.

The OVC Health Sciences Centre (OVC HSC) offers state of the art diagnostic equipment including but not limited to a 1.5 Tesla high field General Electric MRI, CT, digital radiology, PACS system, state of the art ultrasonography, scintigraphy, videoendoscopy, and a 24/7 fully staffed intensive care. The faculty and staff of the Department of Clinical Studies and the OVC-HSC are committed to delivering the very best of patient care.

Guelph is a vibrant community of approximately 118,000 people, located in Southern Ontario, 100 kilometres west of Toronto. For more complete information about the city please refer to the City's web site at www.guelph.ca

The University of Guelph has consistently been ranked one of the top comprehensive universities in Canada. It has been named Canada’s top comprehensive research institution in the annual Top 50 Research Universities ranking. A comprehensive university is one with a significant amount of research activity and a wide range of programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Additional research opportunities are available at three medical schools in the region (University of Toronto, McMaster University, and the University of Western Ontario).

The deadline for applications will be August 15, 2018 or until a successful candidate has been found. Interested parties should provide a letter of application, current curriculum vitae and the names of at least three referees and contact:

Dr. Carolyn Kerr, Chair
Department of Clinical Studies
Ontario Veterinary College
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1
(519) 824-4120 Ext: 54051
Fax: 519-767-0311
Email: searchcv@uoguelph.ca

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University recognizes that applicants may have had obligations outside of work that have negatively impacted their record of achievements (e.g., parental, elder care, and/or medical). You are not required to disclose these obligations in the hiring process. If you choose to do so, the University will ensure that these obligations do not negatively impact the assessment of your qualifications for the position.

The University of Guelph resides on the ancestral lands of the Attawandaron people and the treaty lands and territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and we offer our respect to our Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Métis neighbours as we strive to strengthen our relationships with them.

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.

If you require a medical accommodation during the recruitment or selection process, please contact Occupational Health and Wellness at 519-824-4120 x52674.