The University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) invites applications for position in Small Animal Surgery. This position will be at the assistant (tenure track) or associate professor (tenure track or with tenure) ranks with an expectation of 20% of the appointment devoted to research and the remainder of the assignment focused on clinical, didactic, and laboratory teaching of undergraduate students and interns. UCVM employs a distributed veterinary teaching hospital and clinical rotation teaching will occur in partner specialty practices.
Qualifications include a DVM (or equivalent) and advanced clinical training in small animal surgery, with board certification or eligibility (ACVS or ECVS). A graduate degree is considered an asset. The applicant must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the Province of Alberta.
Applicants at the assistant professor level must be able to demonstrate publications in the field of veterinary surgery with evidence of successful undergraduate teaching. Applicants at the associate professor level must provide evidence of an established, externally funded research program, a strong publication record, and evidence of successful teaching and graduate student supervision.
UCVM has approximately 70 faculty members, 130 staff, 125 DVM students, 110 graduate students, 25 post-doctoral fellows, and 15 advanced clinical trainees. UCVM’s DVM program provides a comprehensive general veterinary education to approximately 30-32 students per year. The program is an integrated core-elective program, with enhanced educational opportunities in defined areas that combine discipline-based courses with extensive on-campus and off-campus experiential learning. UCVM is a research-intensive faculty with expanding research, graduate education, and advanced clinical trainee programs. Descriptions of the Faculty, its programs, and its departments can be found at www.vet.ucalgary.ca. The University has established the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning (http://www.ucalgary.ca/taylorinstitute) that supports the development of teaching excellence and scholarly activity.
Located in Calgary, a vibrant, multicultural city of 1,200,000 near the Rocky Mountains, Banff National Park, and Lake Louise. The University of Calgary is a research-intensive, comprehensive university that supports innovation in education, research, and service to the community.
Applications are encouraged as soon as possible, but will be accepted until January 2, 2019. Interested individuals should submit a Curriculum Vitae; a statement of teaching and scholarly interests; rank to which they are applying, and the names of three referees to:
The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)
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About University of Calgary
The University of Calgary’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) is the first veterinary college located in the province of Alberta and is unique amongst veterinary colleges world-wide. UCVM was established with the goals of graduating an increased number of veterinarians with the skills to meet and adapt to the changing demands of rural Alberta, the food animal industries, environmental and wildlife health (ecosystem health), comparative health and biomedical research, and public health.
UCVM is committed to strengthening the connections between human and animal medicine, a concept known as One Health. Collaborating with the University of Calgary's Faculty of Medicine, UCVM will contribute to the health and welfare of animals and humans.
Our mission is to meet the veterinary, animal and public health needs of Alberta through:
- excellence in delivery of a comprehensive undergraduate veterinary medical education, emphasizing the production animal health, ecosystem and public health, equine health, and investigative medicine;
- excellence in clinical, diagnostic and professional teaching and service, in collaboration with our partners in a Distributed Veterinary Learni...ng Community;
- excellence in the creation and distribution of new knowledge through research, graduate veterinary education, and continuing education in animal health and disease, and its relation to human health.
UCVM's graduate education and research programs focus on issues at the animal-human health interface, production limiting disease in food animals, ecosystem and public health, and advance population, clinical and comparative biomedical research. Veterinary faculty members supervise students in a variety of graduate programs, best suited to the goals of the student.
Our education, research and service activities will contribute to the promotion and protection of animal and human health and welfare/wellness in Alberta, Canada and internationally.
Please explore our website to learn more about our programs and facilities - http://www.vet.ucalgary.ca/about_UCVM