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Location:  Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Institution:  University of Prince Edward Island, Atlantic Veterinary College


The Department of Companion Animals at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), University of Prince Edward Island, invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position in anesthesiology. Appointment will be made at the Assistant or Associate professor level.

The successful applicant will join an established anesthesiology program with three faculty anesthesiologists and a team of experienced technicians (including one AVTAA certified technician). Job duties include teaching in undergraduate and graduate programs, providing small and large animal anesthesia service in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, developing a research program, and contributing to extension and continuing education programs.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A DVM (or equivalent) degree
  • Successfully completed an ACVAA or ECVAA residency program
  • Demonstrated teaching ability
  • Well-developed skills of collaboration, relationship building and communication
  • Eligibility for licensure with the Prince Edward Island Veterinary Medical Association

Preference will be given to candidates with diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA).  A graduate degree is desirable but not mandatory.


The salary range is commensurate with credentials and experience.  Full-time, permanent faculty members receive a comprehensive fringe benefit package, with benefit details provided at time of offer in accordance with the collective agreement.  This appointment is subject to budgetary approval.

Situated on the country’s beautiful east coast, with easy access to beaches all around, the AVC has 270 DVM students and is the main veterinary referral center in Atlantic Canada with a busy referral caseload. Find out more about Prince Edward Island, the University of Prince Edward Island and the Atlantic Veterinary College by visiting these websites:, and

Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information (including e-mail addresses) of three (3) referees to:

Dr. Katie Hoddinott
Assistant Professor and Chair
Department of Companion Animals
Atlantic Veterinary College, UPEI
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA, C1A 4P3
Telephone (902) 620-5223
E-mail address

UPEI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and reconciliation and believes in providing a positive learning and working environment where every person feels empowered to contribute. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment and encourages applications from underrepresented groups including women, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Review of applications will begin on August 1, 2022 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.  Starting date is flexible depending on availability of the successful candidate.