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Tenure-track Small Animal Internal Medicine Faculty
University of Saskatchewan

Date Posted Oct. 5, 2021
Title Tenure-track Small Animal Internal Medicine 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 July 1, 2022
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Small/Lab Animal Medicine
    Clinical/Medical Sciences
    Veterinary Medicine - General

Applications are invited from qualified individuals for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Small Animal Internal Medicine with the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences. The successful candidate will contribute to the formation of a dynamic medicine service and teach in the Veterinary Medical Centre with 3 other internal medicine faculty. The section works with and is supported by a team of board-certified specialists in anesthesiology, dentistry, dermatology, emergency and critical care, nutrition, oncology, ophthalmology, rehabilitation, radiology, radiation oncology, surgery, and zoological companion animals. We seek candidates with excellent interpersonal communication skills, outstanding clinical teaching skills, and a passion for undergraduate and graduate veterinary education. Scholarly activity and development of a clinical research program in collaboration with other faculty is encouraged and expected. Extensive opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary research exist within the College and the University. Active participation in continuing education opportunities is encouraged.

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 ( with access to facilities including Canada’s national synchrotron light facility ( and Cyclotron-PET/CT Research Centre. For further information, please visit

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, ROTEM and platelet aggregometry, CT scanner, fluoroscopy, MRI, nuclear scintigraphy, linear accelerator with SRT and IMRT capabilities and PET-CT.

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. 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 or equivalent. American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Small Animal (ACVIM-SAIM) board certification or completion of an ACVIM (SAIM) approved residency is required. Candidates must be licensed or eligible for licensure by the Saskatchewan Veterinary Medical Association. Preference will be given to those who have a post-graduate degree with related research experience and experience with the teaching of veterinary education.

Salary bands for this position 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 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
Saskatoon, SK
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.

Applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2022 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.

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Contact Information

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


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