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Assistant/Associate Professor (Emergency and Critical Care - 2 Positions)

Applications are invited for 2 tenure-track faculty positions in Emergency and Critical Care at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences.  These positions are available March 1, 2017 but the start date is negotiable.

Qualifications:  Applicants must possess a DVM degree or its equivalent and must be eligible for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Saskatchewan.  The successful candidate should be a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC) or have credentials acceptable to the ACVECC at the time the appointment becomes effective.  Diplomate status in the ACVECC is required for tenure.  Possession of an advanced research degree is desirable.

Responsibilities:  The primary responsibilities of the successful candidate include:  high quality didactic and clinical instruction in Emergency and Critical Care to undergraduate and postgraduate veterinarians, residents, interns and veterinary technicians; supervisory and organizational oversight for the full service Emergency Service and Intensive Care Unit; supervisory case management and consultation for emergency and critical care cases presenting to the Veterinary Medical Centre, and research and scholarship in the field of Emergency and Critical Care.  Extensive opportunities for collaborative research exist within the College and the University.  Contributions to the continuing education of practicing veterinarians will be encouraged and expected.  A strong primary and referral emergency caseload which is enhanced by the newly opened Bev Hughes Clinical Skills Centre provide a strong foundation for specialists with a passion for teaching.

The Western College of Veterinary Medicine:  The WCVM is western Canada’s regional college of veterinary medicine.  It is part of a comprehensive academic health sciences group at the University of Saskatchewan, with access to facilities including the PET-CT, Canadian Light Source and the Biomedical Beamline and the Saskatchewan Centre for Cyclotron Sciences.  For further information, please visit www.usask.ca/wcvm

The WCVM is located in the vibrant and economically booming city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan’s largest city.  Saskatoon straddles the banks of the South Saskatchewan River and is one of the sunniest cities in Canada. As a city, it has many of the features of a large multicultural city with abundant ethnic restaurants and festivals but has managed to preserve its small town charm.  It is close to northern Saskatchewan’s cottage country which is well known for its pristine rivers, lakes, and forests for those who enjoy outdoor activities like hiking, fishing, camping, and canoeing. For more information on Saskatoon, please visit www.tourismsaskatoon.com.

The Veterinary Medical Centre:  The VMC has undergone substantial expansion and renovation, and is currently an outstanding state-of-the-art facility serving western Canada as an AVMA and AAHA accredited hospital and referral centre. A newer CT, 1.5T MRI and linear accelerator with SRIT and rapid arc technology are available on site.  For more information on the VMC, please visit http://www.usask.ca/vmc/medical_centre/index.php.

Salary & Benefits:  The current salary range for an Assistant Professor is $93,293.00 to $112,109.00 and for an Associate Professor it is $112,109.00 to $130,925.00.  This position comes with a comprehensive benefits package which includes pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary),sick leave, travel insurance, death benefit, dental plan, extended health and vision care plan, employee assistance program and flexible health and wellness spending program.

Applications:  Interested applicants should submit a letter of intent outlining special interests, experience and career goals, and a curriculum vitae including the names and addresses and email addresses of three referees, and copies of credentials to Dr. Cindy Shmon, Head, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, 52 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7N 5B4 Canada; email:  cindy.shmon@usask.ca, telephone:  306-966-7099.

Consideration of applications will continue until a suitable candidate has been appointed.

The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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