Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Part-time Contractually Limited Veterinary Specialist -Medical Oncology

College: Ontario Veterinary College Health Sciences Centre

Deadline: until a successful candidate has been identified.

Position Description:

OVC Health Sciences Centre is offering a number of two week assignment blocks during the period of October, 2016 to September, 2017 for a medical oncologist in the Oncology Service of the Animal Cancer Centre, “ACC”. Scheduling of these blocks will be determined in consultation with the Associate Dean, Clinical Program.

Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree, must be licensed or eligible for licensure to practice in the Province of Ontario. Preference will be given to individuals who are Diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology), however, applications from candidates who are eligible for the ACVIM (Oncology) will be considered. A protective rabies titre is required.

The ideal candidate should have a strong background in clinical oncology and outstanding teaching, interpersonal and communication skills. The ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere is essential. The successful candidate will work with two oncologists to provide didactic and clinical instruction in oncology to DVM students, interns, residents and graduate students.

The ACC is a comprehensive veterinary cancer centre currently staffed with 3 American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) boarded Veterinary Medical Oncologists, an American College of Veterinary Surgeon (ACVS) boarded Veterinary Surgical Oncologist, an American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) boarded Veterinary Radiation Oncologist, 3 residents (DVSc), 3 Veterinary Technicians, 2 Radiation therapists, a Clinical Trials Coordinator, 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 Oncology service has a large volume of cases (>3,500 appointments per year) and interacts with other services of the Department including internal medicine, surgery, emergency and critical care, neurology, ophthalmology, cardiology, radiology, and pathology.

Applications will continue until a successful candidate has been identified. Interested parties should contact:

Dr. Stephanie Nykamp, Associate Dean Clinical Program
Ontario Veterinary College Health Sciences Centre
University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1
(519) 824-4120 Ext. 54052
email: snykamp@uoguelph.ca

Please provide a letter of application, current curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references.All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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

The University of Guelph acknowledges the Attawandaron people on whose traditional territory the University of Guelph resides and 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.