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Location:  Guelph, Ontario Canada

Institution:  Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph

Assistant or Associate Professor in Veterinary Anesthesiology

(2-year Contractually-Limited)

Department of Clinical Studies

Ontario Veterinary College

University of Guelph



The Department of Clinical Studies at the University of Guelph invites applications for a contractually-limited position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.

The Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), is seeking applications to fill a 2-year Contractually-Limited faculty position in Veterinary Anesthesiology at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent veterinary professional degree, must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario, and be a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA) or European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ECVAA).  Those who have completed an ACVAA or ECVAA approved residency training program may be considered. Completion of a graduate training program will be considered an asset.

The ideal candidate should have a strong interest in the clinical practice of small and large animal anesthesia and outstanding teaching and communication skills. The ability to work within a team is essential. The successful candidate will work with 4 other board-certified anesthetists and board-certified specialists in emergency and critical care, diagnostic imaging, medicine, surgery, ophthalmology, neurology, and cardiology to provide didactic and clinical instruction in anesthesiology and related disciplines to veterinary students, interns, residents, and graduate students. Most of the effort will be dedicated to clinical teaching activities, which includes the management of small and large animal patients, and laboratory and didactic instruction. The remaining time is to be spent on scholarly and service activities. Participation in out-of-hours emergency duty equitable with the other member of the section.


The OVC Health Sciences Centre (OVC HSC) offers state of the art diagnostic equipment including but not limited to a 1.5 Tesla high field General Electric MRI, CT, digital radiology, PACS system, state of the art ultrasonography, scintigraphy, arthroscopy, videoendoscopy, and a 24/7 fully staffed intensive care. The faculty and staff of the Department of Clinical Studies and the OVC-HSC are committed to delivering the very best of patient care.


The University of Guelph is the third largest employer in Guelph, a city of approximately 130,000 people, located about an hour drive west of Toronto, Ontario. University of Guelph is a top-ranked comprehensive university in Canada with an enrolment of more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students across over 40 academic units. The University is known for its commitment to student learning, innovative research, and collaboration with world-class partners. It is a unique place, with transformative research and teaching and a distinctive campus culture. People who learn and work here are shaped and inspired by a shared purpose: To Improve Life. Reflecting that shared purpose in every experience connected to our university positions us to create positive change, here and around the world. Our university community shares a profound sense of social responsibility, a drive for international development, and an obligation to address global issues.

Application Process

Assessment of applications will begin on May 2, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit the following materials (preferably as a single PDF file): (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae; and (3) the names of at least three referees. Applications should be sent to the attention of:

Dr. Judith Koenig

Interim Chair

Clinical Studies, OVC

University of Guelph

Guelph, ON N1G 2W1


All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University recognizes that applicants may have had obligations outside of work that have negatively impacted their record of achievements (e.g., parental, elder care, and/or medical). You are not required to disclose these obligations in the hiring process.  If you choose to do so, the University will ensure that these obligations do not negatively impact the assessment of your qualifications for the position.

The University of Guelph resides on the ancestral lands of the Attawandaron people, and the treaty lands and territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and we offer our respect to our Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Métis neighbours as we strive to strengthen our relationships with them.

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion ( is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.

If you require a medical accommodation during the recruitment or selection process, please contact Occupational Health and Wellness at 519-824-4120 x52674.