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Tenure-track Small Animal Surgery Faculty
University of Saskatchewan

Date Posted Nov. 18, 2021
Title Tenure-track Small Animal Surgery Faculty
University University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Department Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Medicine
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Surgery/Surgical Sciences
    Small/Lab Animal Medicine
    Veterinary Medicine - General

Applications are invited from qualified individuals for a tenure-track faculty position in Small Animal Surgery with the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences. The primary responsibilities of the successful candidate include: high quality instruction in small animal surgery to undergraduate and graduate veterinarians; organizational responsibility and participation in the clinical teaching and service programs of the Small Animal Clinic of the Veterinary Medical Centre; delivery of continuing education to practicing veterinarians; and scholarship and research in small animal surgery and/or scholarship of teaching.

The Veterinary Medical Centre at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine 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 a CT scanner, 1.5 T MRI, nuclear scintigraphy, linear accelerator with SRT and IMRT capabilities and PET-CT. Advanced surgical equipment includes portable C-arm fluoroscopy, minimally invasive equipment, cemented and cementless total hip replacement equipment, vessel sealing device, operating microscope, with in-house access to rehabilitation.

The WCVM is western Canada’s regional college of veterinary medicine. 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 and Saskatchewan Centre for Cyclotron Sciences. For further information, please visit Extensive opportunities for collaborative research exist within WCVM and the University (Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy and Nutrition, Dentistry, Engineering, Kinesiology, Saskatoon Cancer Centre, School of Physiotherapy and the Canadian Light Source and Fedoruk Centre of Nuclear Innovation).

The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. 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 (see ). 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.

Candidates must have a DVM 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 Surgeons or have completed an ACVS registered residency program at the time the appointment takes effect. ACVS Board certification is required for tenure. Previous academic experience and an advanced research degree are desirable. ECVS certified candidates are welcome to apply. Possession of an advanced degree is desirable.

Salary bands for this position for the 2021-2022 academic year are as follows:

Assistant Professor: $98,178 to $117,978; Associate Professor: $117,978 to $137,778; and Professor $137,778 to $160,878 and is negotiable based on qualifications and experience..

An attractive faculty research start-up package is available for the successful applicant.
This position includes an attractive 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
52 Campus Dr
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5B4
Telephone: (306) 966-7099

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.

Review of applications will begin on receipt; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2022 or on negotiation with the successful candidate.

  • 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.

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Contact Information

  • Cindy Shmon
    Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Medicine
    University of Saskatchewan
    52 Campus Drive, Room 2529
    Saskatoon, SK S7N 5B4
  • 306-966-7099


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