Faculty Position - Animal Behaviourist - Department of Health Management - Atlantic Veterinary College (Part-Time 2.5 Year Term)

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Department of Health Management - Atlantic Veterinary College
Faculty Position - Animal Behaviourist
Part Time 2.5 Year Term

The Department of Health Management at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), University of Prince Edward Island, invites applications for a part-time (.6 FTE), 2.5 year term faculty position in Animal Behaviour, with the possibility of renewal pending budgetary approval.  Appointment will be at the Assistant or Associate level, depending on qualifications and experience. In addition to provision of clinical service, duties will include teaching in clinical, laboratory and didactic settings in the DVM program as well as ACVB resident/graduate student training. Minimal qualifications include a DVM (or equivalent) degree and successful completion of an ACVB accredited residency program.  Preference will be given to applicants with diplomate status in the ACVB.  A postgraduate degree is desirable. The applicant must be eligible for licensure by the Prince Edward Island Veterinary Medical Association. Details on eligibility can be found at http://www.peivma.com

The AVC is the primary referral clinic for Atlantic Canada. The successful applicant will contribute to teaching, and clinical duties with other faculty members. To be successful the applicant must be an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher.  The candidate must also have a strong interest in clinical service and scholarly activity. The breakdown between time dedicated to clinical service and scholarly activity may be adjusted to dovetail with the strengths or interest of the successful candidate.

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

The AVC is located on the campus of UPEI in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island (PEI). UPEI is committed to teaching, service and research. The AVC has over 260 DVM students, over 60 graduate students, 70 full-time faculty, and a professional and technical team of 222 dedicated individuals. The AVC is fully accredited by the AVMA/CVMA, is recognized by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, and delivers DVM, MVSc, MSc and PhD programs. It has modern, well equipped facilities and is located in a semi-rural setting.

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, cycling and cross country ski trails, and a vibrant arts community. Find out more about Prince Edward Island, UPEI, AVC, and the SJDAWC at these websites: www.gov.pe.ca, www.upei.ca, www.upei.ca/avc and http://awc.upei.ca/

Please submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references to:

Dr. Laurie McDuffee, Chair of Search Committee
Department of Health Management
Atlantic Veterinary College, UPEI
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 4P3
Tel: (902) 566-0996
Fax: (902) 566-0823
E-mail: lmcduffee@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 January 4, 2021, and will continue until a suitable applicant is identified