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Assistant or Associate Professor in Anesthesiology and Pain Management

Département de sciences cliniques, Faculté de médecine vétérinaire

The Faculté de médecine vétérinaire (FMV) of the Université de Montréal is currently seeking qualified candidates for an Assistant or Associate Professor position in Veterinary Anesthesiology and Pain Management. 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. The FMV is located off campus, but maintains strong collaborative ties to other faculties at the Université de Montréal and other universities within the province. A structured mentorship program is available for newly hired professors. To learn all about the FMV and discover the effervescence of its faculty life, visit our Website.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic, expanding team dedicated to the needs of our state-of-the-art teaching hospital, composed of 2 professors, 2 clinicians, 5 technicians and up to 3 residents. There is a varied caseload thanks to our busy small animal, equine and bovine hospitals as well as our exotic animal service. The latter, also serves a local zoo (Granby) and a large aquarium in Quebec City. The successful candidate will become part of an expanding service.

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

Through your teaching and your research activities, enhancing the reputation of your discipline and playing an active role in the overall operations of a renowned institution. As such, you will:

  • Participate in didactic teaching of Anesthesiology and Pain Management to undergraduate and graduate students;
  • Participate in the clinical teaching of the Anesthesiology Service to DVM students and graduate students (including interns and residents). The anesthesia service has recently acquired cutting-edge equipment allowing new professors to further develop their clinical skills and/or perform innovative clinical research;
  • Develop research activities in the field of Anesthesiology and Pain Management. The service already has a strong clinical research program and many opportunities for collaboration exist for new professors;
  • Contribute to outreach activities in your discipline (publications, conferences and others);
  • Contribute to the overall operations of the University.


  • Contribute to the after hours, holiday and weekend emergency duties according to the conditions established by the CHUV.



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

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree;
  • Have successfully completed a residency in Anesthesiology and be a diplomate of the American College of Anesthesiologists (ACVA) or of the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia (ECVAA); Applications from board-eligible individuals will also be considered; we also encourage residents currently in training to apply
  • Strong interest in teaching, clinical service and research;
  • Sc. or equivalent research experience;
  • Hold or be eligible to obtain a license to practice veterinary medicine in the province of Quebec (Canada) issued by the Ordre des médecins vétérinaires du Québec;
  • Adequate knowledge of the French written and spoken language or a strong commitment to mastering the proficiency level required, in accordance with 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

All candidates are asked to submit a letter of intent detailing their research interests and career objectives, a curriculum vitae, copies of their diplomas, and the full name and contact information (phone numbers, email, postal address) of 3 referees. Applications should be sent to:

Dr. André Desrochers

Chair, Department of Clinical Sciences

Faculté de médecine vétérinaire, Université de Montréal

3200, rue Sicotte, St-Hyacinthe (QC) J2S 2M2

Phone: 450-773-8521 ext. 8297



Additional information about the position

Reference number FMV 01-20/3_4
Application deadline Until September 30, 2022 inclusively

Applications received after the deadline may also be considered if no other timely applications meet the requirements.

Salary Université de Montréal offers competitive salaries and a full range of benefits
Starting date As of January 1st, 2023, or according to candidate’s 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.