Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank:Assistant Professor - 3 year contractually limited position - September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2019 Radiation Oncology

College: Ontario Veterinary College

Department: Clinical Studies

Deadline: July 8, 2016 or until the position has been filled

Position Description:

The Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), is seeking applications to fill a 3 year Contractually Limited faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Radiation Oncology.

Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree, must be licensed or eligible for licensure to practice in the Province of Ontario, and should be a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology-Radiation Oncology (ACVR-RO) or eligible to write the certification examination.  Possession of an advanced degree is desirable.

The ideal candidate should have a strong background in clinical radiation oncology and outstanding communication skills.  The successful candidate will work with a team of dedicated individuals within the Animal Cancer Centre and other services operating within the Health Sciences Centre at OVC. The successful candidate will work with two oncologists to provide didactic and clinical instruction in oncology to DVM students, interns, residents and graduate students. This is a faculty position with significant clinical teaching duties including shared on call duties. There will be opportunities for collaborative research.

The Mona Campbell Centre for Animal Cancer (ACC) at the Ontario Veterinary College Health Sciences Centre (OVC-HSC) was created as part of the University of Guelph’s Institute for Comparative Cancer Investigation.  The ACC is a comprehensive veterinary cancer centre currently staffed with 2 American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) boarded Veterinary Medical Oncologists, an American College of Veterinary Surgeon (ACVS) boarded Veterinary Surgical Oncologist, 3 residents (DVSc), 3 Veterinary Technicians, 2 Radiation therapists, a Clinical Trials Co-ordinator, a Tumour Banker, and a Clinical Counsellor.  The ACC covers 12,000 square feet and includes a Varian Trilogy linear accelerator with on-board imaging (Clinac IX) and Eclipse 3D planning system capable of delivering image-guided intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and stereotactic radiation therapy (SRT).

The OVC-HSC and research laboratories in the Department of Clinical Studies offer state of the art diagnostic equipment including but not limited to 1.5 Tesla high field GE MRI, 16-slice CT, digital radiology, PACS system, electrophysiologic data acquisition system, scintigraphy, linear accelerator with on board imaging (Varian Clinac IX), and a 24/7 fully staffed Intensive Care Unit with ventilatory supportcapabilities. 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 over 120,000 people located approximately 100 kilometres west of Toronto.  More information about the city is available at the following website:  http://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.  Recently the OVC was ranked fourth worldwide in veterinary science by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). 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 July 8, 2016 or until the position has been successfully filled. Interested parties should contact 

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

and provide a letter of application, current curriculum vitae and the names of at least three references.

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

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.