The Western College of Veterinary Medicine is offering a one year term clinical appointment (with potential for extension) in small animal medicine commencing July 15th, 2019 or when the successful candidate is available.
Qualifications: Applicants must possess a D.V.M. degree or its equivalent and must be eligible for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Saskatchewan. Candidates must be a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Previous experience with clinical teaching is desirable.
Responsibilities: Candidates will be assigned to clinical duty in small animal medicine and will participate in case management of small animals and supervision of final year veterinary students during clinical rotations. The successful candidate will not be expected to participate in didactic teaching, but may be required to participate in laboratory instruction of second and third year veterinary students. There is an annual allotment of twenty days of vacation. After-hours duties will be shared equally with other clinicians in the medicine section on a rotating basis.
The Western College of Veterinary Medicine: The WCVM is western Canada’s regional college of veterinary medicine. Approximately 80 students from the four western provinces and the northern jurisdictions are admitted each year to the DVM program. The College also includes 150 graduate students, interns and residents. It is part of a comprehensive academic health sciences group on the university campus, with access to facilities including the PET-CT, Canadian Light Source and the Biomedical Beamline and cyclotron facility. For further information, please visit www.usask.ca/wcvm.
The WCVM is located in the vibrant and economically booming city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan’s largest city and one of the sunniest cities in Canada. For more information on Saskatoon, please visit www.tourismsaskatoon.com.
The Veterinary Medical Centre: The VMC is currently a state-of-the-art AVMA and AAHA accredited hospital and referral centre serving western Canada and offering specialty services and undergraduate and graduate training in anesthesia, dentistry, dermatology, exotic pets and wildlife, emergency/critical care, internal medicine, medical imaging, medical and radiation oncology, nutrition, ophthalmology and surgery. For more information, visit http://www.usask.ca/vmc/ .
Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package includes sick leave, travel insurance, dental plan, extended health and vision care plan, employee assistance program and flexible health and wellness spending plan.
Consideration of applications will begin July 1, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. Please include a curriculum vitae, a letter of intent, photocopies of degrees and other credentials, and the names, email and mailing addresses of three references in the application submission.