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Instructor(s), Veterinary Anatomic Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
University of Calgary

Date Posted Nov. 26, 2018
Title Instructor(s), Veterinary Anatomic Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
University University of Calgary
Calgary , AB, Canada
Department Veterinary Medicine
Application Deadline Jan. 15, 2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Pathology/Pathobiology

The University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) invites applications for two tenure track instructor positions in Veterinary Anatomic Pathology.

The positions will be Instructor (tenure track) and will have 90% of its time focused on teaching and diagnostic service. Teaching will include clinical, didactic, and laboratory teaching of undergraduate students and interns. Developing a residency program is a goal and with that training of residents would also be expected. The fully equipped anatomic pathology services are located on campus and serve to fulfill missions in research and teaching, in addition to serve the broader veterinary community. The service sees approximately 800 cases a year and sees a diverse number of species.

Qualifications include a DVM (or equivalent) and advanced clinical training in veterinary anatomic pathology, with board certification or eligibility (ACVP, ECVP anatomic). A graduate degree is considered an asset. The applicant must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the Province of Alberta.

Appointments at the rank of Instructor requires evidence of successful undergraduate teaching abilities. The duties of an Instructor will normally include, but not go beyond the scholarship required to maintain currency in pedagogy and content in the discipline.

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.

UCVM is 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 15, 2019. Interested individuals should submit a Curriculum Vitae; a statement of teaching and scholarly interests; 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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