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Assistant or Associate Professor in Small Animal Surgery, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
University of Calgary

Date Posted Nov. 5, 2018
Title Assistant or Associate Professor in Small Animal Surgery, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
University University of Calgary
Calgary, AB, Canada
Department Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Application Deadline Jan. 2, 2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Surgery/Surgical Sciences

The University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) invites applications for position in Small Animal Surgery. This position will be at the assistant (tenure track) or associate professor (tenure track or with tenure) ranks with an expectation of 20% of the appointment devoted to research and the remainder of the assignment focused on clinical, didactic, and laboratory teaching of undergraduate students and interns. UCVM employs a distributed veterinary teaching hospital and clinical rotation teaching will occur in partner specialty practices.

Qualifications include a DVM (or equivalent) and advanced clinical training in small animal surgery, with board certification or eligibility (ACVS or ECVS). A graduate degree is considered an asset. The applicant must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the Province of Alberta.

Applicants at the assistant professor level must be able to demonstrate publications in the field of veterinary surgery with evidence of successful undergraduate teaching. Applicants at the associate professor level must provide evidence of an established, externally funded research program, a strong publication record, and evidence of successful teaching and graduate student supervision.

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. 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 can be found at The University has established the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning ( that supports the development of teaching excellence and scholarly activity.

Located in Calgary, a vibrant, multicultural city of 1,200,000 near the Rocky Mountains, Banff National Park, and Lake Louise. The University of Calgary is a research-intensive, comprehensive university that supports innovation in education, research, and service to the community.

Applications are encouraged as soon as possible, but will be accepted until January 2, 2019. Interested individuals should submit a Curriculum Vitae; a statement of teaching and scholarly interests; rank to which they are applying, and the names of three referees to:

Ms. Linda Butcher
Human Resources, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
3280 Hospital Drive N.W. Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 4Z6

Those applicants wishing more information are encouraged to visit the website or e-mail

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website:

  • The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

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