Assistant Professor

LARGE ANIMAL EQUINE AMBULATORY PRACTICE
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Western College of Veterinary Medicine                                                                            
University of Saskatchewan                                                                     
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

The Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Large Animal Equine Ambulatory Practice at the level of Assistant Professor.

The Western College of Veterinary Medicine: The WCVM is western Canada’s regional college of veterinary medicine.  Approximately 80 students per year from the four western provinces and the northern jurisdictions are admitted each year to the DVM program. The College also includes 140 graduate students, interns and residents. It is part of a comprehensive academic health sciences group on the university campus, with access to facilities including the Canadian Light Source and the Biomedical Beamline. 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 and one of the sunniest cities in Canada. For more information on Saskatoon, please visit www.tourismsaskatoon.com.

The Veterinary Medical Centre: The VMC has undergone substantial expansion and renovation, and it is currently an outstanding state-of-the-art facility serving western Canada as an AVMA and AAHA accredited hospital and referral centre. Recent equipment and diagnostic enhancements include a16 slice CT scanner, nuclear scintigraphy, linear accelerator, surgical suites and examination rooms, and a dedicated MRI. Advanced surgical equipment includes portable C-arm fluoroscopy, arthroscopic/laparoscopic equipment, synthes plating, total hip replacement equipment, vessel sealing device, operating microscope, and full service rehabilitation equipment.

Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (or equivalent) and be eligible for membership in the Saskatchewan Veterinary Medical Association.  Applicants must have completed or be in the process of completing a graduate degree (Masters or PhD).  Board certification in a discipline such as Equine Practice, Internal Medicine, Theriogenology, or Surgery is desirable and will be required for tenure.  Familiarity with equine practice and the equine industry is essential.  Applicants must have a proven commitment to high quality teaching and research.

Responsibilities: The successful applicant will be expected to participate in teaching undergraduate and graduate students in both classroom and clinical settings.  Clinical duties will be assigned within the Veterinary Medical Centre’s Ambulatory Practice.  After hours emergency duties will be shared with other clinicians.  The establishment of an independent or collaborative research program will be necessary.

Applications: Candidates should apply in confidence by sending a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, and names and addresses of three references to:

Dr. John Campbell, Head 
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Western College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Saskatchewan
52 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7N 5B4  Canada
Telephone (306)966-7158; Fax (306)966-7159; Email: john.campbell@usask.ca.

Applications will be accepted until filled.

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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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