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Assistant/Associate Professor in Small Animal Internal Medicine (1-year CLA)

University of Guelph

The Clinical Studies at the University of Guelph invites applications for a one-year contractually limited-position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level from May 1, 2021 until April 30, 2022. Late start dates may be considered, however, the termination date of the appointment will remain.

Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree, must be licensed or eligible for licensure to practice in the Province of Ontario, must be a Diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine or European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (SAIM) or have completed an ACVIM or ECVIM training program.

The ideal candidate should have a strong background in clinical small animal medicine and outstanding teaching, interpersonal and communication skills. The ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere is essential. The candidate will work with three ACVIM Diplomates to oversee the training of four ACVIM residents as well as rotating small animal interns. The majority of effort will be dedicated to clinical teaching activities in the OVC Health Sciences Center, which include providing small animal internal medicine case management and case-based teaching in the companion animal clinic to final year veterinary students. The remaining effort is to be spent on research/scholarly activity, didactic and laboratory teaching and service. The successful candidate will participate in out-of-hours emergency duty equitably with other members of the section.

The OVC Health Sciences Centre (OVC HSC) 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, arthroscopy, total hip replacement, Ho-YAG laser, fluoroscopy, Ultrasonic aspirator, dialysis and plasmapheresis (CRRT), ventilator, videoendoscopy, and a 24/7 fully staffed intensive care. 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 third 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 26, 2021 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
University of Guelph
Guelph, ON 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 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 (https://uoguel.ph/ox2p9) 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.