Applications are invited from qualified individuals for a one-year term faculty member position with the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine.
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 PET-CT, Canadian Light Source and the Biomedical Beamline and Saskatchewan Centre for Cyclotron Sciences. For further information, please visit www.usask.ca/wcvm. Extensive opportunities for collaborative research exist within the College and with the University (College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, College of Dentistry, College of Kinesiology and College of Engineering).
The Veterinary Medical Centre at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine is a state-of-the-art facility serving western Canada as an AVMA and AAHA accredited hospital and referral centre. The advanced imaging equipment includes a 320 detector row Toshiba Aquilion One CT scanner, Millennium MPR/MPS Gamma Camera with Genie AcQ software, Philips BV Pulsera C-arm Fluoroscope, 2 Toshiba Aplio 300 and Philips iU22 ultrasound machines with multiple probes, 4 Sound DR systems. MRI technology includes in-house Siemens Harmony 1.5 Tesla MRI and standing equine MRI in the Ryan-Dube Equine Performance Centre which also has a high speed treadmill and an over-the-ground endoscope.
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 24,000.
Applicants must hold a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (or equivalent) and be eligible to practice veterinary medicine in Saskatchewan. Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) is preferred; however, Diplomates of the European College of Equine Internal Medicine (ECEIM) and individuals who have completed an ACVIM approved residency will be considered. Previous academic experience is desirable and a post-graduate research degree is preferred. Familiarity with both equine and food animal practice is essential and candidates with experience and enthusiasm for food animal medicine are preferred. Ability to lecture on food animal topics is highly desirable. Applicants must have a proven commitment to high quality teaching and patient care. Applicants should have demonstrated an ability to succeed in a collaborative clinical and teaching environment. Excellent communication skills and teaching experience are required. For this short term position, development of the candidate’s own research will not be essential, but collaboration in ongoing research projects will be encouraged.
Salary bands for this position for the 2019-2020 academic year are as follows:
Assistant Professor: $94,459 to $113,509; Associate Professor: $113,509 to $132,559.
This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), 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. David G. Wilson
52 Campus Drive
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5B4
Telephone: (306) 966-1809
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 October 1, 2019; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2020.