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Location:  Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Institution:  University of Saskatoon, Western College of Veterinary Medicine

Applications are invited from qualified individuals for a 2-year term lecturer position (with potential for renewal) in Veterinary Anesthesiology in the department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences beginning August 1, 2021 or by negotiation. This position will have a 75% clinical commitment and its primary focus will be the didactic and clinical teaching of undergraduate and graduate veterinarians in large and small animal veterinary anesthesia. While not a primary responsibility of the position, opportunities for collaborative research within the department exist for the interested applicant

The WCVM is western Canada’s regional college of veterinary. It is part of a comprehensive academic health sciences group on the university campus, with access to facilities including the Canadian Light Source and the Biomedical Beamline and Saskatchewan Centre for Cyclotron Sciences. For further information, please visit

. While not required, extensive opportunities for collaborative research exist within WCVM and with the University (College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, College of Dentistry, and College of Kinesiology), as well as the Saskatoon Cancer Centre for the interested candidate.

The Veterinary Medical Centre at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine is currently a state-of-the-art facility AVMA and AAHA accredited primary care hospital and referral centre serving western Canada. Specialty services and undergraduate and graduate training are offered in anesthesia, dentistry, dermatology, exotics and wildlife, internal medicine, medical imaging, nutrition, oncology, ophthalmology, radiation oncology and surgery. Advanced imaging modalities such as PET-CT, MRI, CT, fluoroscopy, and nuclear scintigraphy are available on site. The radiation oncology unit has a Varian Clinac 21EX, ARIA and Eclipse treatment planning software and staffing includes a board-certified medical oncologist, radiation oncologist and radiation therapist. For more information, please visit


The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 25,000.

We are seeking candidates who have a DVM degree or its equivalent and are eligible for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Saskatchewan. The successful candidate must be a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA) or the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia (ECVAA) or have credentials acceptable to the ACVAA or ECVAA for board examination at the time appointment takes effect. An advanced degree is desirable.

Salary bands for this position for the 2020-2021 academic year are as follows:

Lecturer: $80,116 to $118,960.

This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.

Interested candidates must submit, via email, a cover letter; detailed curriculum vitae; and any supporting documents to:

Dr. Cindy Shmon

52 Campus Drive
University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon, SK S7N 5B4 Telephone: (306) 966-7099 Email:

Due to federal immigration requirements, we also ask candidates to indicate whether they are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or are otherwise already authorized to work at this position for the duration of the appointment, with an explanation if this last category is indicated.

Review of applications will begin January 20, 2021; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The desired start date is August 1, 2021 but is open to negotiation.

The University believes equity, diversity, and inclusion strengthen the community and enhance excellence, innovation and creativity. We are dedicated to recruiting individuals who will enrich our work and learning environments. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

We are committed to providing accommodations to those with a disability or medical necessity. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please notify us and we will work together on the accommodation request.

The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. We pay our respects to the First Nations and Métis ancestors of this place and reaffirm our relationship with one another. Together, we are uplifting Indigenization to a place of prominence at the University of Saskatchewan.