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  • Emergency Medicine Clinical Lecturer
    Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Medicine
    University of Saskatchewan

    Applications are invited from qualified individuals for a 3-year term full time clinical lecturer position (with potential for renewal) in Emergency Medicine in the department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences.  Part time and creative position structures will also be considered. This position will have a 75% clinical commitment and its primary focus will be the clinical teaching of undergraduate and graduate veterinarians in small animal emergency medicine. Together with undergraduate and graduate veterinarians, they will see emergency cases directly modelling high quality emergency medicine and quality patient care.  In collaboration with the single faculty in this discipline, this individual will incorporate recent disciplinary advances and advance the skills of undergraduates, graduates, and technical staff.  For 25% of their time, this individual would participate in teaching emergency medicine to undergraduates and graduate students as assigned.  They would aid in the teaching and certification of skills in the discipline and deliver continuing education.   They would participate in the development of learning materials in collaboration with the faculty and participate in relevant service administration.  The successful applicant must be able to communicate effectively, work collegially, and collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds. 

    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, Saskatchewan Centre for Cyclotron Sciences and PET-CT.  For further information, please visit The Veterinary Medical Centre at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine is currently a state-of-the-art facility AVMA and AAHA accredited primary care hospital and referral centre serving western Canada.   Specialty services and undergraduate and graduate training are offered in anesthesia, dentistry, dermatology, exotics and wildlife, internal medicine, medical imaging, nutrition, oncology, ophthalmology, radiation oncology and surgery.  Advanced imaging modalities such as PET-CT, MRI, CT, fluoroscopy, and nuclear scintigraphy are available on site. For more information, please visit 

    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.

    We are seeking candidates who have a DVM degree or its equivalent and are eligible for a general license to practice veterinary medicine in Saskatchewan.  The successful candidate must have completed a rotating internship and have at least 2 years of experience in a veterinary referral hospital or academic institution.  Experience with exotic pets is required.  A demonstrated interest in teaching is required.  A residency in small animal emergency/critical care is desirable.

    Salary bands for this position for the 2023-24 academic year are under negotiation but currently are as follows:
    Lecturer: $ 83,150 – 123,458

    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
    52 Campus Drive
    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 upon receipt; however, they will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2023.


    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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