Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor in Diagnostic Imaging (2 Tenure-track Positions)

College: Ontario Veterinary College

Department: Clinical Studies

Deadline: February 16, 2018 or until a suitable candidate is found
Please reference AD #17-75

Position Description:

The Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), is seeking applications to fill 2 tenure-track faculty positions in Diagnostic Imaging at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Applicants should be a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) or European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI) or have approved credentials for ACVR or ECVDI certification. Candidates must have demonstrated research capability. Possession of an advanced degree and previous graduate and undergraduate teaching experience is desirable. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in clinical diagnostic imaging and outstanding teaching and communication skills.

The successful candidate will work with three other radiologists to provide didactic and clinical instruction in Diagnostic Imaging and related disciplines to undergraduates, interns, residents and graduate students.  Service activities will include the management of patients and consultation in the OVC-Health Sciences Centre, including shared on call duties and limited administrative activities.  The remaining effort is to be spent on scholarly activity including research and graduate student supervision. Independent research or research of a collaborative nature is expected.

The Ontario Veterinary College offers state of the art diagnostic equipment including but not limited to a 1.5 Tesla high field General Electric MRI, 16-slice CT, digital radiology, PACS system, state of the art ultrasonography, scintigraphy, gait analysis area for kinetics and kinematic work. The Diagnostic Imaging service supports all other services within the large and companion animal hospitals including internal medicine, surgery, avian and exotic medicine, neurology, cardiology, oncology and emergency and critical care. The faculty and staff in the Department of Clinical Studies and the OVC HSC are committed to delivering the very best of patient care. The ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere is essential.

Guelph is a vibrant community of approximately 118,000 people, located in Southern Ontario, 100 kilometres west of Toronto.  Known for being a progressive university town, it has rich architectural heritage, an active cultural and music community, and numerous rivers with parks and conservation areas within a small radius. It was ranked first on MSN’s report on Canada’s next most livable cities, and named Canada’s safest city by Statistics Canada. Its location in southwestern Ontario provides easy access to a major metropolitan area (Toronto) and all that the Great Lakes have to offer. For more complete information about the city please refer to the City's web site at www.guelph.ca.

The University of Guelph www.uoguelph.ca 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 sixth 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).

Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree, must be licensed or eligible for licensure to practice in the Province of Ontario. The deadline for applications will be February 16, 2018 or until a successful candidate has been found. Interested parties should email in confidence and provide a letter of application, current curriculum vitae and the names of at least three references to:

Dr. Carolyn Kerr, Chair
Department of Clinical Studies
Ontario Veterinary College
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1
Email: searchcv@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.