Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor in Ruminant Health Management

College: Ontario Veterinary College

Department: Population Medicine

Deadline: December 15, 2017 or until a suitable candidate is found
Please reference AD #17-72

Position Description:

The Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Ruminant Health Management at the rank of Assistant or Associate professor.  Applicants will have a DVM or equivalent degree and will be eligible for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Ontario.   A post-graduate degree, at the doctoral level (PhD, DVSc or equivalent) in ruminant health management, epidemiology, or a related field is required.  In addition, clinical practice and research experience with ruminants is required.  Clinical and/or research experience with small ruminants, in particular, would be considered an asset. 

The successful candidate will contribute to ruminant-related teaching in multiple years (Phases) of the DVM program, including final year DVM clinical teaching.  Duties will include delivering clinical services within the Ruminant Field Service ambulatory clinic of the OVC Health Sciences Centre.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience to provide clinical and didactic teaching in ruminant health management (dairy and beef cattle, sheep and goats). The successful candidate will participate in after-hours emergency service for the Ruminant Field Service. S/he will have demonstrated productivity or strong potential in research related to ruminant health management or a related field.  The successful candidate will be expected to develop a productive independent and collaborative research program in an area of ruminant health management and to generate research funds to support graduate student training to the MSc, PhD and/or DVSc levels.

The Ontario Veterinary College (www.ovc.uoguelph.ca) is a founding college of the University of Guelph, which is Canada’s leading comprehensive university.  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.  The Department of Population Medicine is home to a diverse team of faculty members working in epidemiology, theriogenology, food animal health management (ruminant, swine, and poultry), public health, applied animal behaviour, and ecosystem health.  There are currently four faculty and two funded DVSc student positions in the Ruminant Health Management section.   

Salary and rank are negotiable and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The deadline for applications is December 15, 2017 or until the position is filled. Please send a complete curriculum vitae and three references to:

Dr. Todd Duffield, Professor and Chair,
Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College,
University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
Phone: (519) 824-4120 ext. 54057 or Fax (519) 763-8621.    Email: tduffiel@uoguelph.ca

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.