Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Assistant/Associate Professor in Population Medicine (One Health)

College: Ontario Veterinary College

Department: Population Medicine

Deadline: June 12, 2018 or open until a suitable candidate is found
Please reference AD #18-36

Position Description:

The Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position in One Health at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Applicants will have a doctoral degree (PhD, DVSc or equivalent) in Epidemiology, Public Health or related field. In addition, demonstrated research experience and publication in One Health or Eco Health working at the interface of human and animal health is required. In addition, preference will be given to applicants also holding a DVM or equivalent.

The successful candidate will contribute to One Health related teaching in both the DVM program and our graduate programs. Duties will also include the development and teaching of a One Health research methods course for graduate students. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience to be able to provide a varied teaching approach including didactic, seminar, and clinical/field teaching in One Health. The successful candidate will have demonstrated productivity or strong potential in research related to One Health. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a productive independent and collaborative research program in an area of One Health or Ecosystem Health and to generate research funds to support graduate student training to the MSc, PhD and/or DVSc levels. The successful candidate will be an integral part of the Population Medicine faculty that are involved in various aspects of One Health research including epidemiology, health management (dairy, beef, small ruminant, swine and poultry, ethology and welfare), food safety, public health, zoonotic disease prevention and control. It is expected that the successful candidate would also interact with the Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses. They will be expected to work collaboratively with others in research but also to develop an independent One Health research program and to acquire research funds to support MSc and PhD students.

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.

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 for veterinary science by Quacquarelli Symonds. Guelph is a vibrant community located in Southern Ontario, approximately 100 kilometres west of Toronto. For more complete information about the city please refer to the City's web site at www.guelph.ca.

Salary and rank are negotiable and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The deadline for applications is June 12, 2018 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 recognizes the legitimate impact that leaves (e.g., parental leave, leave due to illness) can have on a candidate’s record of research achievement and that these leaves will be taken into careful consideration during the assessment process.

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.

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