Sessional Instructor - Department of Biomedical Sciences - Atlantic Veterinary College (Winter 2017)

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Date of Posting: 
December 13, 2016
Department of Biomedical Science, Atlantic Veterinary College
Sessional Instructor
Winter 2017

The Department of Biomedical Sciences is seeking a .75 full-time sessional instructor to assist in delivery of Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology II (VBS 312) to third-year veterinary students in the Winter semester. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

This team-taught course provides veterinary students with a basic understanding of the principles of clinical pharmacology and clinical toxicology as they apply to species of veterinary interest.  Material is covered in both lecture and case-based tutorial formats.   

Responsibilities for this position include preparation and delivery of lecture material and contribution of basic science concepts to joint basic/clinical tutorial discussions, preparation and marking of examinations as appropriate and assisting students where needed.          

Applicants must hold a DVM or other health professional degree and/or a graduate degree (minimum MSc; PhD preferred in Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Sciences or a related field).  Preference will be given to those with experience teaching Veterinary Clinical Toxicology, but those with evidence of effective teaching in related fields will also be considered.

Priority will be given to members of the UPEI Sessional Roster for the Department of Biomedical Sciences

Application Instructions:
Please send your applications, including a curriculum vitae with references listed to:

Dr. Jonathan Spears, Chair
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Atlantic Veterinary College
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3
Tel: (902) 620-5026
Fax: (902) 566-0832

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.

Closing date for applications is December 20, 2016

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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