Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank:

Tenure-track faculty position in Veterinary Primary Healthcare Education




Ontario Veterinary College




Population Medicine




March 15, 2013 or until the position is filled


Position Description:


The Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph is seeking applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in Veterinary Primary Healthcare Education at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Applicants should have a DVM and training to the PhD, EdD, or equivalent level in veterinary education or a related field or a combination of a Master’s degree in education plus relevant teaching experience in primary healthcare.  Preference will be given to candidates with clinical veterinary experience and previous experience teaching professional students in veterinary medicine. Effective communication skills and a collegial attitude that will support involvement and collaboration in teaching and research are required.

A primary responsibility will be to develop a research program in veterinary education, with a focus on primary healthcare, and to acquire research funds to support graduate student training to the Master’s and PhD levels. The incumbent will actively participate in the integration of current, and the development of new, learning outcomes within the veterinary curriculum. He or she will be expected to develop and implement evidence-based assessment, feedback, and teaching methodologies for adult learners. The successful candidate will coordinate and facilitate the teaching of companion animal primary healthcare in all four years of the professional veterinary program.

The Department of Population Medicine (http://www.ovc.uoguelph.ca/popm/) is home to a diverse team of faculty members working in veterinary epidemiology, veterinary communications, the human-animal bond, farm animal and equine health management, food safety, public health, applied animal behavior, theriogenology, and ecosystem approaches to health.

The Ontario Veterinary College (www.ovc.uoguelph.ca) is a founding college of the University of Guelph, which is one of Canada’s leading comprehensive universities. The city of Guelph (www.city.guelph.on.ca) is a pleasant community of 120,000 people located in southern Ontario approximately one hour west of central Toronto.

Salary and rank are negotiable and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The deadline for applications is March 15, 2013 or until the position is filled. Please send a cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, and the names of three references to:

Dr. Cate Dewey
Chair, Department of Population Medicine
Ontario Veterinary College
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
FAX (519) 763-8621
E-mail: cdewey@uoguelph.ca.

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


  The University of Guelph is committed to equity in its policies, practices, and programs, supports diversity in its teaching, learning and work environments, and ensures that applications for members of underrepresented groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. All qualified individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of our University community are encouraged to apply.


University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1