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Health Sciences Centre
Contractually Limited Veterinarian
Clinical Veterinary Anesthesia Specialist
1 year (renewable)

The Ontario Veterinary College Health Sciences Centre (OVC HSC) is seeking applications to fill a 1 year (renewable) contractually limited position as a Clinical Veterinary Anesthesia Specialist in the Anesthesia service.

Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree and must be licensed or eligible for licensure to practice in the Province of Ontario. Preference will be given to Diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesiology (ACVAA) or European College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists (ECVAA). Applications may also be considered from candidates who are eligible for the certification examination of the ACVAA or ECVAA.

The ideal candidate should have clinical experience in small and large animal anesthesia plus outstanding teaching, communication, and client service skills. The successful candidate will work with 3 other board certified/eligible anesthetists and board certified specialists in medicine, surgery, ophthalmology, neurology and cardiology to provide didactic and clinical instruction in anesthesiology and related disciplines to veterinary students, interns, residents and graduate students.

This is a full-time appointment providing clinical service and reporting to the Associate Dean Clinical Program, OVC HSC. The successful candidate must be a team player who will work closely with the animal care staff in the anesthesia service ensuring the best care possible for our patients and deliver outstanding client service.

The successful candidate will be required to work weekends and holidays, provide on-call duties and to respond to emergencies shared equally with other members of the team. The OVC Health Sciences Centre at the University of Guelph offers medical and surgical care for small and large animals, while training future veterinarians in a challenging clinical environment. It is a major window to the community for OVC and the University of Guelph. Primarily a referral hospital, the HSC treats approximately 16,000 companion animal, equine, domestic farm animal and exotic species each year. Our field service also provides primary care for ruminant and swine clients on farms throughout the region. The health sciences centre is at the core of our college, providing learning opportunities as well as advancing the field of veterinary medicine through clinically-based research and clinical service. We provide experiential, small-group learning that epitomizes the goals of the University of Guelph.

The University of Guelph has consistently been ranked one of the top comprehensive universities in Canada. A comprehensive university is one with a significant amount of research activity and a wide range of programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The University of Guelph is committed to equity in its policies, practices, and programs, supports diversity in its teaching, learning and work environments, and ensures that applications for members of underrepresented groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. All qualified individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of our University community are encouraged to apply.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Applications will be reviewed as received until a suitable candidate is found. Interested parties should provide a letter of application, current curriculum vitae and the names of at least three references to:

Dr. Stephanie Nykamp
Associate Dean Clinical Program
Ontario Veterinary College Health Sciences Centre
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1
(519) 824-4120 ext: 54100

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