Tenure Track Position - Dermatology - Department of Companion Animals - Atlantic Veterinary College *Amended Closing Date*

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Academic Opening
Closing Date: 
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Date of Posting: 
March 22, 2017
Department of Companion Animals - Atlantic Veterinary College
Tenure Track Position - Dermatology

The Department of Companion Animals at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), University of Prince Edward Island, invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position in dermatology.  Appointment will be made at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.

The successful applicant will join an established Companion Animal Department with thirteen faculty members, 11 house officers (3 residents, 2 specialty interns and 6 rotating interns), and a team of experienced technicians. Job duties include teaching in the DVM undergraduate and graduate programs, providing clinical service in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, developing a research program, and contributing to extension and continuing education programs.  This appointment is subject to budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will have:
• a DVM (or equivalent) degree
• successfully completed an ACVD residency program
• demonstrated teaching ability
• well-developed skills of collaboration, relationship building and communication,
eligibility for licensure with the Prince Edward Island Veterinary Medical Association

Preference will be given to candidates with diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD).  A graduate degree is desirable but not mandatory.
The salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience.  Full-time, permanent faculty members receive a comprehensive fringe benefit package, with benefit details provided at time of offer in accordance with the collective agreement. 

Situated on the country’s beautiful east coast, with easy access to beaches all around, the AVC has 260 DVM students and is the main veterinary referral center in Atlantic Canada with a busy referral caseload. Find out more about Prince Edward Island, the University of Prince Edward Island and the Atlantic Veterinary College by visiting these websites: www.gov.pe.ca/, www.upei.ca and www.upei.ca/avc.

Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information (including e-mail addresses) of three (3) referees to:

Dr. Stephanie Hamilton
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Companion Animals
Atlantic Veterinary College
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PE
Email: smhamilton@upei.ca
Telephone: 902-620-5223

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 May 24, 2017 and continue until a suitable applicant is identified. Starting date is flexible depending on availability of the successful candidate.


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