Position Title / Rank: Assistant Professor in Emergency & Critical Care Medicine (2-year Contractually-Limited)
College: Ontario Veterinary College
Department: Clinical Studies
Date Posted: December 9, 2019
Deadline: January 6, 2020
Please reference AD #19-70
The Department of Clinical Studies at the University of Guelph invites applications for a contractually-limited position at the Assistant Professor level.
Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), is seeking applications to fill a 24-month contractually limited faculty position in Emergency & Critical Care (ECC) at the rank of Assistant Professor (with possibility of extension).
Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent veterinary professional degree, must be licensed or eligible for licensure to practice in the Province of Ontario, and must be a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care (ACVECC). The ideal candidate should have a strong background in clinical emergency and critical care 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 two other ECC faculty to provide clinical and didactic instruction in emergency and critical care. The successful candidate will have the majority of their effort dedicated to clinical teaching and service for canine and feline patients in the OVC Health Sciences Centre including participation in out-of-hours emergency duty equitable with the other member of the section. Provision of clinical teaching to fourth year DVM students, interns, and residents of other disciplines, along with training and mentoring of ECC residents is expected. The remaining effort is to be spent on scholarly activity including research and graduate student supervision.
The ECC Service is a fully staffed 24/7 Intensive Care Unit with a well-established resident/graduate ECC program (4 residents), 8 rotating interns, and 13 animal health technicians, 6 of whom are veterinary technician specialists (ECC). The ICU is well-equipped with two ICU ventilators (Drager), a continuous renal replacement machine (Prismaflex), and oxygen availability to all cages. The OVC Health Sciences Centre (OVC HSC) has a full spectrum of specialists available for consultation or support. The veterinary hospital and research laboratories offer state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment including but not limited to videoendoscopy (gastroduodendoscopy, bronchoscopy, cystoscopy), point-of-care hemostasis assessment (TEG, PFA-100/200, Multiplate, Stago coagulometer, Throminoscope, Actalyke), echocardiography unit with 3D capability, minimally invasive suite, 1.5 Tesla high field GE MRI, CT, digital radiology, PACS system, scintigraphy, linear accelerator, and iodine 131-treatment facility. 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 January 6, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit the following materials (preferably as a single PDF file): (1) 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 Ontario Veterinary College 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.
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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.