The Department of Health Management at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), University of Prince Edward Island, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Large Animal Surgery (LAS) at the Assistant or Associate level, depending on qualifications and experience. In addition to provision of clinical service, duties will include teaching in clinical, laboratory and didactic settings in the DVM program as well as LAS resident/graduate student training. Minimal qualifications include a DVM (or equivalent) degree and successful completion of an ACVS or ECVS accredited residency program. Preference will be given to applicants with diplomate status in the ACVS or ECVS. A postgraduate degree is desirable. The applicant must be eligible for licensure by the Prince Edward Island Veterinary Medical Association. Details on eligibility can be found at http://www.peivma.com/
The AVC Large Animal Clinic is the primary referral clinic for Atlantic Canada. The LAS caseload consists of a variety of sport horses, including Standardbred racehorses, (~85%) and food animals (~15%) with strong collaborative interactions with other large animal disciplines to optimize student teaching, patient care and client satisfaction. The successful applicant will share teaching, clinical and emergency duties with two other LAS faculty members. To be successful the applicant must be an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher. The candidate must also have a strong interest in clinical service and scholarly activity. The breakdown between time dedicated to clinical service and scholarly activity may be adjusted to dovetail with the strengths or interest of the successful candidate.
Salary is commensurate with credentials and experience. Full-time faculty receive a comprehensive fringe benefits package, with benefit details provided at time of offer in accordance with the university’s collective agreement. This appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.
The AVC is located on the campus of UPEI in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island (PEI). UPEI is committed to teaching, service and research. The AVC has ~272 DVM students, over 60 graduate students, 70 full-time faculty, and a professional and technical team of 222 dedicated individuals. The AVC is fully accredited by the AVMA/CVMA, is recognized by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, and delivers DVM, MVSc, MSc and PhD programs. It has modern, well equipped facilities and is located in a semi-rural setting.
Nestled on the east coast of Canada, PEI is one of the world’s most beautiful islands, and is home to sandy beaches, championship golf courses, cycling and cross country ski trails, and a vibrant arts community. Find out more about Prince Edward Island, UPEI, and the AVC, at these websites: www.gov.pe.ca, www.upei.ca, www.upei.ca/avc.
Please submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references to:
Dr. Laurie McDuffee, Chair of Search Committee Department of Health Management Atlantic Veterinary College, UPEI 550 University Avenue Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3 Tel: (902) 566-0996 Fax: (902) 566-0823 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 August 1, 2019, and will continue until a suitable applicant is identified
Internal Number: Competition #22A19
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.