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Clinician Position In Anesthesiology

Temporary position – Full time – Duration: 1 year or more

Faculté de médecine vétérinaire | Direction
Centre hospitalier universitaire vétérinaire (CHUV)

The Faculté de médecine vétérinaire (FMV) of the Université de Montréal is currently seeking qualified candidates for a clinician position in anesthesiology. The FMV is located in Saint-Hyacinthe, the agricultural capital of Quebec with 57 000 inhabitants. The FMV is located 60 km (37 miles) from Montreal, a vibrant city with an international airport and excellent flight connections to Europe and the USA. The FMV is also within easy reach of the beautiful, historic Quebec City and Ottawa, the capital of Canada.

As a clinician, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the excellence of the Faculté de médecine vétérinaire:

Through your teaching (for a maximum of 90% of the appointment), you will also ensure the visibility of your discipline and your research activities in addition to actively participate in the operation of a renowned institution (for a minimum of 10% of the appointment). As such, you will:

Participate in clinical teaching through provision of care and services meeting the different needs of the anesthesiology service clientele;
Participate in clinical teaching of interns and residents in anesthesiology;
Supervise veterinary students and rotating interns and residents;

Evaluate student learning;
Provide educational advice and assistance to students.



To succeed in this role, you must have the following qualifications:

  • Doctor in veterinary medecine or equivalent degree;
  • Completion of a formal residency training program in anesthesiology;
  • Certification by the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA) or European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ECVAA) or board certification eligibility for certification of either college and obtention of the certification within two (2) years following the start date; we also encourage residents currently in training to apply
  • Work experience (possibly including work experience during residency) and interest in clinical teaching of anesthesiology in an academic environment;

Obtain a license to practice veterinary medicine issued by the Ordre des médecins vétérinaires du Québec;
An adequate knowledge of the French written and spoken language or a strong commitment to mastering the proficiency level required, in accordance to Université de Montréal’s Language Policy. An institutional learning support program is offered to all professors wishing to learn French or improve their communication skills.


How to submit your application

We invite you to submit a letter outlining your interests and career goals, your resume, a copy of your diplomas, and three letters of recommendation from professors or supervisors to :

Dr Guy St Jean D.M.V., MS, DIP. ACVS,

Directeur des services professionnels
Faculté de médecine vétérinaire, Université de Montréal 3200, Sicotte, Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, J2S 2M2 Phone : (450) 773 8521, extension 38783
Fax : (450) 778 8101
Email :

Additional information about the position

Reference number Application deadline

Salary Starting date

Until September 30, 2022 inclusively

Applications received after the deadline will be considered if no other timely applications meet the requirements

Université de Montréal offers competitive salaries and a full range of benefits

As of January 1, 2023 or according to candidate availability

Université de Montréal is strongly committed to fostering diversity and inclusion. Through its Equal Access Employment Program (EAEP), UdeM invites applications from women, Aboriginal people, visible and ethnic minorities, as well as persons with disabilities. We will –confidentially – adapt our recruitment mechanisms to the specific needs of people with disabilities who request it.

UdeM embraces a broad and inclusive definition of diversity that goes beyond applicable laws, and therefore encourages all qualified individuals to apply, regardless of their characteristics. However, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadians and permanent residents.

In order to measure the impact of its equity, diversity and inclusion actions, UdeM is collecting data on applicants identifying themselves with one of the groups targeted by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act, namely women, Aboriginal people, visible minorities, ethnic minorities and people with limitations. To this end, we thank you for completing this self-identification questionnaire. The information you provide through this form is strictly confidential and will be shared only with those responsible for the UdeM EAEP. If you wish, you may also indicate that you belong to one of the targeted groups in your cover letter, which will be reviewed by the selection committee and the assembly of peers.

Université de Montréal’s application process allows all members of the Professor’s Assembly to review the application files submitted. If you wish to keep your application confidential until the shortlist is established, please mention it in your application.