Tenure Track Position - Cardiology - Department of Companion Animals - Atlantic Veterinary College

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Academic Opening
Closing Date: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Date of Posting: 
May 8, 2017
Department of Companion Animals - Atlantic Veterinary College
Tenure Track Position - Cardiology

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 cardiology.  Appointment will be made at the Assistant or Associate professor level.

The successful applicant will join an established cardiology department with one faculty member and an ACVIM approved residency program. The Cardiology Service has grown from its inception in 2004 to currently providing a full range of cardiovascular diagnostics and therapeutics using a Philips Epiq 7 echocardiography system (2D/3D/4D, pediatric and adult TEE), C-arm and operating room with catheter/device inventory, new Trillium/Forest Holter system, Philips PageWriter ECG, cardiac event monitors (King of Hearts), Doppler blood pressure measurement units, etc.               
Responsibilities include teaching in the DVM undergraduate and graduate programs, providing clinical service in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, using the clinical caseload and basic research facilities to pursue original research, and contributing to extension and continuing education programs.

The successful candidate will have:
• A DVM (or equivalent) degree
• Successfully completed a formal training program in cardiology
• 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 (Cardiology) or European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology).  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.  This appointment is subject to budgetary approval.

Situated on the country’s beautiful east coast of Canada, 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. A truly collegial atmosphere and pleasant environment are consistently mentioned as outstanding assets of the institution and the area. 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 email 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 June 15, 2017 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.  Starting date is flexible depending on availability of the successful candidate.

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