Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Assistant/Associate Professor in Cardiology-Companion Animal

College: Ontario Veterinary College

Department: Clinical Studies

Deadline: June 1, 2018
Please reference AD #18-29

Position Description:

The Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), is seeking applications to fill a tenure-track faculty position in Cardiology at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Preference will be given to a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine-Cardiology (ACVIM-Cardiology) or European College of Veterinary Medicine-Cardiology (ECVIM-Cardiology) or who are eligible for the ACVIM-Cardiology or ECVM-Cardiology certification examination. Candidates must have demonstrated research capability and possession of an advanced degree is desirable. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in clinical cardiology 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 one other Cardiologist and 2 cardiology residents to provide didactic and clinical instruction to veterinary students, interns, residents and graduate students. The successful candidate will have the majority of their effort dedicated to clinical service activities in the OVC Health Sciences Center, which include providing cardiology case management, advanced diagnostics and interventional procedures of companion animals. The successful candidate will participate in out-of-hours emergency duty equitable with other members of the section. The remaining time is to be spent on scholarly activity, research, graduate student advising, didactic and laboratory teaching.

The OVC Health Sciences Centre (OVC HSC) has specialists in anesthesia, emergency and critical care, internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology radiology, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery that are available for consultation or support. The facility includes a fully staffed 24/7 Intensive Care Unit. The veterinary hospital and research laboratories offer state of the art diagnostic equipment including but not limited to point-of-care hemostasis assessment (TEG, PFA-100, Multiplate, Stago coagulometer, Actalvke), echocardiography unit (GE Vivid E90), minimally invasive suite (Philips Veradius C-arm), 1.5 Tesla high field GE MRI, CT, digital radiology, PACS system, GE ECG, and in-house Pathfinder Holter analysis system. 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 located in Southern Ontario, approximately 100 kilometres west of Toronto. For complete information about the city please refer to the City's web site at www.guelph.ca.

The University of Guelph has consistently been ranked one of the top comprehensive universities in Canada. A comprehensive university is one with a significant amount of research activity and a wide range of programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Additional research collaborative opportunities exist at three medical schools located in the region (University of Toronto, McMaster University, and Western University).

Recently the OVC was ranked first in Canada, seventh worldwide and fourth in North America by Quacquarelli Symonds.

The deadline for applications will be June 1st, 2018 or until the position has been found. Interested parties should provide a letter of application, current curriculum vitae and full contact information 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

Inquiries regarding the clinical service and teaching can also be directed to Dr. Sonja Fonfara, Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Studies, sfonfara@uoguelph.ca.

Applicants must be licensed or eligible for licensure to practice veterinary medicine 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 M├ętis 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.