Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor - Large Animal Internal Medicine

College: Ontario Veterinary College

Department: Clinical Studies

Date Posted: December 21, 2018
Deadline: February 4, 2019
Please reference AD #18-75

Position Description:

The Clinical Studies at the University of Guelph invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.

Applicants must have a DVM (or equivalent) and be licensed or eligible for licensure to practice in the Province of Ontario, be a Diplomate of the American or European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Large Animals (ACVIM or ECVIM) and possess a doctoral level graduate degree. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in the clinical practice of large animal internal medicine and outstanding teaching and communication skills.

The successful candidate will work with 3 other board-certified Large Animal Internal Medicine specialists to provide didactic and clinical instruction in large animal internal medicine to veterinary students, 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. 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 OVC-Health Sciences Centre offers state of the art diagnostic equipment including but not limited to a 1.5 Tesla high field General Electric MRI, CT, digital radiology, PACS system, state of the art ultrasonography, scintigraphy, and videoendoscopy equipment. Facilities include a world-class large animal isolation unit. Transvenous Electrocardioversion is routinely performed for treatment of equine atrial fibrillation. 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 February 4, 2019 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, Clinical Studies
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 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.