Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Assistant Professor in Radiation Oncology, 3-year Contractually Limited

College: Ontario Veterinary College

Department: Clinical Studies

Deadline: March 1, 2018 or until a suitable candidate is found
Please reference AD #18-16

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 (ACC) and other services operating within the Health Sciences Centre at OVC. The successful candidate will work with four 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. There will be opportunities for primary and collaborative research.

The Mona Campbell Centre for Animal Cancer 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 (http://www.ovc.uoguelph.ca/icci).  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, 2 Oncology residents (DVSc), 1 Oncology intern, 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 linear accelerator is also supported by radiation physicists from a nearby regional cancer centre.

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, and a 24/7 fully staffed Intensive Care Unit with ventilatory support capabilities. 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 (QS) 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).

The deadline for applications will be March 1st, 2018 or until the position has been successfully filled. Interested parties should provide a letter of application, current curriculum vitae and the names of at least three referees:

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

Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent veterinary professional degree, must be licensed or eligible for licensure to practice in the Province of Ontario.

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

The University recognizes that applicants may have had obligations outside of work that have negatively impacted their record of achievements (e.g., parental, elder care, and/or medical). You are not required to disclose these obligations in the hiring process. If you choose to do so, the University will ensure that these obligations do not negatively impact the assessment of your qualifications for the position.

The University of Guelph resides on the ancestral lands of the Attawandaron people and the treaty lands and territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and we 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.

If you require a medical accommodation during the recruitment or selection process, please contact Occupational Health and Wellness at 519-824-4120 x52674.