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Western College of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences

The Western College of Veterinary Medicine is offering a permanent, full-time, clinical appointment in anesthesia.

Duties: Candidates will be assigned to clinical duty in anesthesia and will participate in case management of large and small animals, and supervision of final year veterinary students during clinical rotations. The successful candidate will not be expected to participate in didactic teaching but may be required to participate in laboratory instruction of second and third year veterinary students. There is an allotment of twenty days of vacation. After-hours duties will be shared with residents and other clinicians in the anesthesia section on a shiftwork basis.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a DVM degree (or equivalent) and must be eligible for licensure within the province of Saskatchewan. Ideally, individuals should have completed an approved veterinary anesthesia residency and be eligible to take the ECVAA or ACVAA Board examination or have gained either certification.

A DVM with at least 2 years general practice experience or a rotating internship and willing to be trained to provide quality anesthesia and postoperative care in small and large animals, will also be considered.

Salary: The starting salary will be commensurate with education and experience. In addition, the successful candidate will be eligible for participation in the Clinical Earnings Supplement of the W.C.V.M. for after-hours work. Licensing fees for the province of Saskatchewan will be covered.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Please send a curriculum vitae, a letter of intent, photocopies of degrees and other credentials, and the names and email and mailing addresses of three references to:

Dr. Vikram Misra, Department Head
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Western College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5B4
Fax: (306)966-7174
Telephone: (306)966-7086

For more information please contact Dr. Barbara Ambros ( or Dr. Shannon Beazley (

The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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