The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) at the University of Calgary invites applications for a full time or part time appointment for an Instructor (Tenure Track) or Senior Instructor (Tenure) position in Veterinary Radiology. This position will be focused on clinical, didactic, and laboratory teaching of undergraduate students and interns. UCVM employs a distributed veterinary teaching hospital.
Qualifications include a DVM (or equivalent) and advanced clinical training in veterinary radiology, with board certification or eligibility (ACVR or ECVDI). A graduate degree is considered an asset. The applicant must be licensed or eligible for immediate licensure in the Province of Alberta.
Appointments at the rank of Instructor requires evidence of successful undergraduate teaching abilities. The duties of an Instructor will normally include, but not go beyond the scholarship required to maintain currency in pedagogy and content in the discipline. Appointments at the rank of Senior Instructor requires evidence of teaching effectiveness and familiarity with the current status of the discipline. The duties of a Senior Instructor will normally include, but not go beyond the scholarship required to maintain currency in pedagogy and content in the discipline.
UCVM has approximately 70 faculty members, 130 staff, 125 DVM students, 110 graduate students, 25 post-doctoral fellows, and 15 advanced clinical trainees. UCVM’s DVM program provides a comprehensive general veterinary education to approximately 30-32 students per year (50 students per year as of September 2020). The program is an integrated core-elective program, with enhanced educational opportunities in defined areas that combine discipline-based courses with extensive on-campus and off-campus experiential learning. UCVM is a research-intensive faculty with expanding research, graduate education, and advanced clinical trainee programs. Descriptions of the Faculty, its programs, and its departments are on our website (www.vet.ucalgary.ca). The University has established the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning (http://www.ucalgary.ca/taylorinstitute) that supports the development of teaching excellence and scholarly activity.
Applications are encouraged as soon as possible, but will be accepted until November 30, 2021.
Interested individuals are encouraged to submit an application online via UCalgary Careers (careers.ucalgary.ca). Applications should include a Curriculum Vitae; a statement of teaching and scholarly interests; and the names and contact information for three referees. Please indicate which rank you are applying for, and whether you are applying for part time or full time position.
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