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Location:  Guelph, Ontario Canada

Institution:  Ontario Veterinary College (OVC)

Contractually Limited Faculty Position in Anesthesiology

The Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), is seeking applications to fill an 18-month Contractually Limited faculty position in Anesthesiology at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Applicants must have   a DVM or equivalent veterinary professional degree, must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario, be a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA) or European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ECVAA) or have completed an ACVAA or ECVAA approved residency training program. 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 3 other board certified anesthetists and board certified specialists in medicine, surgery, ophthalmology, neurology, zoological medicine and cardiology to provide didactic and clinical instruction in anesthesiology and related disciplines to veterinary students, interns, residents and graduate students. The majority of 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.

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Application  Process

Assessment of applications will begin on August 14, 2020 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 the names of at least three referees. Applications should be sent to the attention of:

Dr. Carolyn Kerr
Chair   Clinical Studies
University of 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.
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