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Location:  St. Hyacinthe, Quebec. Canada

Institution:  University of Montreal

Assistant or Associate Professor in Anesthesiology and Pain Management (2 positions)

Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculté de médecine vétérinaire

The Faculté de médecine vétérinaire (FMV) of the Université de Montréal is currently seeking qualified candidates for two Assistant or Associate Professor positions 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, the USA and South America. 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. FMV is ranked among the top 30 veterinary educational institutions in the world, according to the QS World University Rankings. 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 candidates will join a dynamic, expanding team dedicated to the needs of our state-of-the-art teaching hospital, composed of 1 professor, 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 to students 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 develop their clinical skills and/or perform innovative clinical research;
  • Develop research activities in the field of Anesthesiology and Pain Management. 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’ll need:

  • 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, as well as residents in the process of graduation will also be considered;
  • 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;
  • An 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

If you have any questions or would like to discuss employment informally before submitting your application, please contact Dr. Jean-Philippe Roy.

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. Jean-Philippe Roy, Interim 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. 8467




We strongly recommend that you complete this self-identification questionnaire. You will find more information about this step in the Diversity and Inclusion section at the end of this document.

Additional information about the position

Reference number FMV 10-23 / 06
Application deadline Until January 15th, 2024 inclusively
Salary Université de Montréal offers competitive salaries and a full range of benefits.
Starting date As of May 1st, 2024, or according to the 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, Indigenous Peoples, 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, Indigenous Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities and people with limitations. To this end, we thank you for completing the 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.