Position Title / Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor in Large Animal Internal Medicine (3-year Contractually Limited)
College: Ontario Veterinary College
Department: Clinical Studies
Date Posted: July 16, 2019
Deadline: August 16, 2019 or until a suitable candidate is found
Please reference AD #19-47
The Clinical Studies department at the University of Guelph invites applications for a 3-year contractually-limited 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, and be a Diplomate of the American or European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Large Animals (ACVIM or ECVIM). Possession of a graduate level degree is preferable. 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 4 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.
Assessment of applications will begin on August 16, 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, ON N1G 2W1
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.