Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Assistant Professor (26-month Contractually Limited) - Neurology

College: Ontario Veterinary College

Department: Clinical Studies

Date Posted: November 30, 2018
Deadline: December 10, 2018
Please reference AD #18-72

Position Description:

The Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph invites applications for a 26-month contractually limited position at the Assistant Professor level in Neurology.

Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree, must be licensed or eligible for licensure to practice in the Province of Ontario. Preference will be given to individuals who are Diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Neurology (ACVIM Neurology) or European College of Veterinary Neurology (ECVN), however, applications from candidates who are eligible for the ACVIM Neurology or ECVN certification examination will be considered.

The ideal candidate should have a strong background in medical and surgical neurology and outstanding teaching, interpersonal and communication skills. The ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere is essential. The successful candidate will provide didactic and clinical instruction in neurology to DVM students, interns, residents and graduate students. The OVC Neurology service includes 2 board-certified faculty, 3 residents, a neurology intern, and a dedicated neurology technician. The successful candidate will have approximately 80% effort dedicated to clinical service activities in the OVC Health Sciences Center, which include providing neurology case management and case-based teaching in the large and companion animal clinics including out-of-hours emergency duty equitable with other members of the section. The remaining effort is to be spent on scholarly activity.

The OVC Health Sciences Centre (OVC HSC) and research laboratories in the Department of Clinical Studies offers 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, linear accelerator, 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.

The University of Guelph is the second-largest employer in Guelph, a city of approximately 130,000 people, located about an hour drive west of Toronto, Ontario. University of Guelph is a top-ranked comprehensive university in Canada with an enrolment of about 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students across over 40 academic units. The University is known for its commitment to student learning, innovative research, and collaboration with world-class partners. It is a unique place, with transformative research and teaching and a distinctive campus culture. People who learn and work here are shaped and inspired by a shared purpose: To Improve Life. Reflecting that shared purpose in every experience connected to our university positions us to create positive change, here and around the world. Our University community shares a profound sense of social responsibility, a drive for international development, and an obligation to address global issues.

Application Process

Assessment of applications will begin on December 11, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit the following materials (preferably as a single PDF file): (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae; and the names of at least three referees. Applications should be sent to the attention of:

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

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 acknowledges the Attawandaron people on whose traditional territory the University of Guelph resides and 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.