Six (6) Week Appointment - Department of Pathology & Microbiology - Atlantic Veterinary College

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Position Type: 
Academic Opening
Closing Date: 
Friday, January 20, 2017
Date of Posting: 
January 13, 2017
Department of Pathology & Microbiology - Atlantic Veterinary College
Six (6) Week Appointment

The Department of Pathology and Microbiology at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), University of Prince Edward Island, invites applicants for a contract position in clinical pathology. This is a full-time position for a six week period with flexibly, scheduled between January 30, 2017and May 26, 2017. Applications for part of this period will also be considered. The successful candidate will work with three ACVP board certified clinical pathologists. The primary responsibilities will be the examination and interpretation of cytologic samples and to provide interpretations of chemical, hematologic and endocrinologic data from samples submitted to the AVC Diagnostic Service Laboratory. The clients of this service include the AVC teaching hospital, researchers and private practitioners in the four Atlantic Provinces.

Applicants must have a DVM (or equivalent) degree and experience in clinical pathology.  Clinical experience and ACVP board certification are assets, but board eligible individuals will be considered. Salary is commensurate with credentials and experience. This appointment is subject to budgetary approval.

Please submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information (including e-mail addresses) of three referees to:

Dr. Frederick Kibenge
Professor and Chair
Department of Pathology and Microbiology
Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PE
Canada, C1A 4P3
Email:, Phone: 902-566-0967, Fax 902-566-0851

The AVC is located on the campus of UPEI in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island (PEI). 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, extensive bike and cross country ski trails and a vibrant arts community. Further details can be obtained at and

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.

Applications will be received until January 20, 2017 or until a suitable candidate is identified, with a start date of January 30, 2017.


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