Tenure Track Position - Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Department of Pathology & Microbiology - Atlantic Veterinary College

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Academic Opening
Closing Date: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Date of Posting: 
December 21, 2016
Department of Pathology & Microbiology - Atlantic Veterinary College
Wildlife Anatomic Pathology - Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
Tenure Track Position

The Department of Pathology and Microbiology at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Wildlife Anatomic Pathology. UPEI is committed to teaching, service and research. The AVC has 248 DVM students, over 62 graduate students, 67 full-time faculty and a professional and technical team of 222 dedicated individuals.  It has full accreditation by the AVMA/CVMA and delivers DVM, MVSc, MSc and PhD programs.  Our diagnostic anatomic pathology laboratory provides high quality service to both the AVC Teaching Hospital and clients from the four Atlantic Canadian provinces.

The emphasis of this position is to support the diagnostic, scientific and administrative needs of the Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative (CWHC). The CWHC serves as Canada’s national wildlife health program. Working closely with the CWHC diagnostic pathologist and other staff, the candidate will ensure that the responsibilities of the CWHC Atlantic regional director are fulfilled and aligned with CWHC national priorities. The candidate will actively participate in the supervision and training of MVSc students and residents in anatomic pathology and in the delivery of undergraduate and graduate courses in veterinary anatomic pathology.  There is an expectation that the candidate will be involved in independent and/or collaborative wildlife research. We are looking for a candidate who is interested in becoming a member of a cohesive team of pathologists and technical staff dedicated to the best possible teaching of our DVM and post-graduate students, as well as providing timely, accurate diagnostic information to our clients. 

The successful candidate will:

• Have demonstrated teaching, service and research skills
• Have a DVM or equivalent degree
• Be board certified by the ACVP in anatomic pathology
• Hold a graduate degree in a field related to veterinary anatomic pathology, preferably as it pertains to wildlife health. A PhD is preferred
• Have effective verbal and written communication skills, leadership experience, and the ability to work well with others in a collegial, team atmosphere
• Be eligible for licensure with the Prince Edward Island Veterinary Medical Association

The salary is commensurate with credentials and experience.  Full-time, permanent faculty receive a comprehensive fringe benefits package with benefit details provided at time of offer in accordance with the collective agreement.  This appointment is subject to budgetary approval.

Applications will be received until June 1, 2017, or until a suitable candidate is found. The preferred starting date is early January 2018.

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, bike and cross country ski trails and a vibrant arts community. Further details can be obtained at http://avc.upei.ca/ and www.gov.pe.ca.

To apply, submit a letter of intent, a statement of professional interests and teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae and contact information (including e-mail addresses) of 3 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
E-mail: kibenge@upei.ca, Phone: 902-566-0967, Fax 902-566-0851

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 June 1, 2017, or until a suitable candidate is found. The preferred starting date is early January 2018.

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