Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Small Animal Internal Medicine, 2 year Contractually-Limited Appointment

Department: Clinical Studies

College: Ontario Veterinary College

Deadline: November 3rd, 2017 or until a successful candidate has been found
Please reference hiring #17-11

Position Description:

The Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), is seeking applications to fill a 2-year Contractually Limited faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Small Animal Internal Medicine

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 or European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine; however, applications from candidates who are eligible for the ACVIM or ECVIM certification examination will be considered.

The ideal candidate should have a strong background in clinical small animal medicine and outstanding teaching, interpersonal and communication skills. The ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere is essential. The candidate will work with four ACVIM Diplomates to oversee the training of four ACVIM residents as well as rotating small animal interns. The majority of effort will be dedicated to clinical teaching activities in the OVC Health Sciences Center, which include providing small animal internal medicine case management and case-based teaching in the companion animal clinic to final year veterinary students. The remaining effort is to be spent on research/scholarly activity, didactic and laboratory teaching and service. The successful candidate will participate in out-of-hours emergency duty equitably with other members of the section.

The OVC Health Sciences Centre (OVC HSC) and associated in-house laboratories allow the best in patient care. The Internal Medicine service offers videoendoscopy (gastroduodendoscopy, bronchoscopy, cystoscopy), laser lithotripsy and ectopic ureteral ablation, and patient hemostasis assessment with point-of-care TEG, PFA-100, Multiplate, Stago coagulometer, and Actalyke. The internal medicine service works closely with faculty members from nine different services supporting the companion animal hospital (Diagnostic Imaging, Cardiology, Neurology, Oncology, Anesthesia, Surgery, Emergency and Critical Care, Ophthalmology, Avian and Exotic Medicine) and a pharmacy staffed with an in-house pharmacist. The OVC HSC amenities include advanced imaging technology (1.5 Tesla high field GE MRI, 16-slice CT, digital radiology, PACS system, scintigraphy), iodine 131 treatment facility, a modern Oncology Center with radiation capability including stereotactic radiation, an active multidisciplinary interventional radiology group, a supportive infection control service, and a 24/7 fully staffed Intensive Care Unit with ventilatory support capabilities and renal replacement capabilities.

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The deadline for applications will be November 3rd, 2017 or until a successful candidate has been found. 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 applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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