University of Prince Edward Island, Atlantic Veterinary College
Location: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Doctorate
Salary: Commensurate with credentials
Internal Number: 41A21
UNIVERSITY OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
ATLANTIC VETERINARY COLLEGE
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH MANAGEMENT
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR- LARGE ANIMAL SURGERY
The Department of Health Management at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), University of Prince Edward Island, invites applications for a four (4) month, full-time term contract position in large animal surgery at the appointment of assistant professor.
The successful applicant will join an established large animal surgery team of ACVS boarded diplomates, residents, interns, and technicians. Job duties include providing clinical and emergency surgery service in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and the clinical teaching of residents, interns, and 4th year veterinary students.
A DVM (or equivalent) degree
Successfully completed an ACVS or ECVS residency training program in large animal surgery
Demonstrated teaching ability
Well-developed skills of collaboration and communication
Eligibility for licensure with the Prince Edward Island Veterinary Medical Association
Preference will be given to candidates with diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Surgery (ACVS) or European College of Veterinary Surgery (ECVS). However, candidates who have successfully completed a surgical residency training program are encouraged to apply. This is an appropriate position for someone who wants to continue to gain clinical experience whilst studying for the specialty board exam.
The salary is commensurate with credentials and experience. This appointment is subject to budgetary approval.
Situated on Canada’s beautiful east coast, with easy access to beaches all around, the AVC has 280 DVM students and is the main veterinary referral centre in Atlantic Canada. Find out more about Prince Edward Island, the University of Prince Edward Island and the Atlantic Veterinary College by visiting these websites: www.gov.pe.ca/, www.upei.ca and www.upei.ca/avc
Applicants should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information (including email addresses) of 3 references to:
Dr. Aimie Doyle
Associate Professor and Chief of Large Animal Surgery
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.
Review of applications will begin on October 12, 2021, and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Starting date is August 1, 2022.
About University of Prince Edward Island, Atlantic Veterinary College
The AVC is committed to teaching, research, and service, and is fully accredited by the CVMA and AVMA. The AVC is the regional veterinary college for Atlantic Canada. It is situated on Prince Edward Island, a tourist destination on Canada’s beautiful east coast. The AVC has more than 200 faculty and staff. Enrollment consists of 257 DVM students and approximately 70 graduate students. The teaching hospital and its ancillary facilities are modern and well equipped. Find out more about Prince Edward Island, the University of Prince Edward Island and the Atlantic Veterinary College at: www.gov.pe.ca, www.upei.ca, and www.upei.ca/~avc.