Open Date: 10/3/2018
Applications are invited for a tenure-track faculty position in Emergency and Critical Care at the level of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences. 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. Contributions to the continuing education of practicing veterinarians is encouraged and expected. A strong primary and referral emergency caseload which is enhanced by the Bev Hughes Clinical Skills Centre provides a strong foundation for specialists with a passion for teaching.
The Western College of Veterinary Medicine is western Canada’s regional college of veterinary medicine. Annually 88 students are admitted to the DVM program. The College also has approximately 170 graduate students, interns, and residents. 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.lightsource.ca) and Cyclotron-PET/CT Research Centre. For further information, please visit https://wcvm.usask.ca
The Veterinary Medical Centre is a state-of-the-art facility servicing western Canada as an AVMA and AAHA accredited hospital and referral centre. Equipment and diagnostic enhancements include endoscopic and interventional equipment, a mechanical ventilator, ROTEM and platelet aggregometry, CT scanner, fluoroscopy, MRI, nuclear scintigraphy, linear accelerator with SRT and IMRT capabilities and PET-CT.
The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 25,000.
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. An advanced research degree is desirable.
Salary bands for this position are: current range for Assistant, Associate and Professor and is negotiable based on qualifications and experience.
An attractive faculty research start-up package is available for the successful applicant. This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.
Interested candidates must submit, via email, a cover letter; detailed curriculum vitae; and any supporting documents to:
Dr. Cindy Shmon
Department Head, Small Animal Clinical Sciences
University of Saskatchewan
Telephone: (306) 966-7099
Email: [email protected]
Due to federal immigration requirements, we also ask candidates to indicate whether they are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or are otherwise already authorized to work at this position for the duration of the appointment, with an explanation if this last category is indicated.
Applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2024 but is negotiable.
The University believes equity, diversity, and inclusion strengthen the community and enhance excellence, innovation and creativity. We are dedicated to recruiting individuals who will enrich our work and learning environments. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
We are committed to providing accommodations to those with a disability or medical necessity. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please notify us and we will work together on the accommodation request.
The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. We pay our respects to the First Nations and Métis ancestors of this place and reaffirm our relationship with one another. Together, we are uplifting indigenization to a place of prominence at the University of Saskatchewan.
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.