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Lecturer in Veterinary Anesthesiology - Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Saskatchewan

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 www.usask.ca/wcvm. 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 www.usask.ca.

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: cindy.shmon@usask.ca

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.

Informal enquiries can be directed to barbara.ambros@usask.ca.

The full job description can be found on: https://usask.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/14/home/requisition/6299?c=usask

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