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

Competition Number: 
11A16
Position Type: 
Academic Opening
Closing Date: 
Friday, September 23, 2016
Date of Posting: 
July 21, 2016
Department: 
Department of Companion Animals - Atlantic Veterinary College
Position: 
Tenure Track Position - Small Animal Internal Medicine

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 small animal internal medicine.  Appointment will be made at the Assistant or Associate professor level.

The successful applicant will join an established internal medicine program with 3 faculty internists, three small animal internal medicine residents, 5 rotating small animal interns, and a team of experienced technicians. Job duties include teaching in undergraduate and graduate programs, providing clinical service in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, developing a research program, and contributing to extension and continuing education programs. 

The successful candidate will have:

• A DVM (or equivalent) degree
• Successfully completed an ACVIM 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 Internal Medicine (ACVIM).  A graduate degree is desirable but not mandatory.

The salary range is $100,000 - $140,000 annually, 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.  This appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.

Situated on the country’s beautiful east coast, with easy access to beaches all around, the AVC has 240 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.

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, UPEI
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA, C1A 4P3
Telephone (902) 620-5223 and e-mail address smhamilton@upei.ca 

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 September 23, 2016 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.  Starting date is flexible depending on availability of the successful candidate.

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