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Assistant/Associate Professor (Veterinary Anesthesiology)

Applications are invited for a term faculty position (sabbatical leave replacement) in Veterinary Anesthesiology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.  Rank and salary will be determined depending on experience and qualifications.  The position is available on July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.   

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 (www.usask.ca) with access to facilities including Canada’s national synchrotron light facility (www.cls.usask.ca) and Cyclotron-PET/CT Research Centre. 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 recent expansion and renovation, and it is currently a state-of-the-art facility serving western Canada as an AVMA and AAHA accredited hospital and referral centre.  Available on site are a newer CT, 1.5T MRI, and Varian Clinac with SRT and IMRT capabilities. For more information, please visit http://www.usask.ca/vmc/medical centre/index.php.

Responsibilities:  The primary responsibilities of the successful candidate include:  high quality instruction in anesthesiology to undergraduate and graduate veterinarians; organizational responsibility and participation in the clinical teaching and service programs of the Small and Large Animal Clinics of the Veterinary Medical Centre; and scholarship and research in anesthesiology.   Extensive opportunities for collaborative research exist within the College and University (College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition and College of Dentistry). 

Qualifications:  Applicants must possess a D.V.M. degree or its equivalent and must be eligible for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Saskatchewan.  Candidates must be a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesiology and Analgesia (ACVAA) or the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia (ECVAA) or have credentials acceptable to the ACVAA or ECVAA at the time the appointment takes effect.  Previous academic experience is desirable. 

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