Assistant or Associate Professor (Teaching & Research or Teaching Only) Veterinary Anesthesiologist
The University of Calgary (UCalgary), located in the heart of Southern Alberta, both acknowledges and pays tribute to the traditional territories of the peoples of Treaty 7, which include the Blackfoot Confederacy (comprised of the Siksika, the Piikani, and the Kainai First Nations) as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation, and the Stoney Nakoda (including Chiniki, Bearspaw, and Goodstoney First Nations). The university recognizes that the City of Calgary is also home to Region III of the Métis Nation of Alberta. By virtue of the signing of Treaty 7 in 1877, the university recognizes that we are all treaty people. The City of Calgary is home to diverse communities. Together, we share this land, strive to live together, learn together, walk together, and grow together “in a good way.”
The University of Calgary, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) invites applications for a full time or part time Veterinary Anesthesiologist in either the Teaching and Research stream or the Teaching focused stream. Full time applications are preferred. Depending on qualifications and career track expectations, the appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching and Research (tenure track), Assistant Professor, Teaching (tenure track), Associate Professor, Teaching and Research (with tenure) or Associate Professor, Teaching (with tenure).
The successful candidate will be appointed in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. The anticipated start date is May 1, 2024 or a mutually agreed upon date.
Qualifications include a DVM (or equivalent) and board certification (DACVAA and/or Dipl. ECVAA) is preferred but board eligible ACVAA or ECVAA residency trained candidates will be considered. An additional graduate degree is considered an asset. The candidate must be eligible for immediate licensure in the Province of Alberta.
The University of Calgary has a Distributed Veterinary Teaching Hospital and clinical time is spent in clinics in the community. There is no teaching hospital but we are planning to build a community care clinic. A variety of clinical options can be explored with candidates, based on desires and opportunities available.
UCVM’s AVMA accredited DVM program provides a comprehensive general veterinary education to approximately 50 students per year, with a planned expansion to 100 students. UCVM is a research-intensive faculty with expanding research, graduate education, and advanced clinical trainee programs. Descriptions of the Faculty, its programs, and its departments can be found at www.vet.ucalgary.ca.
The University has established the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning (http://www.ucalgary.ca/taylorinstitute) that supports the development of teaching excellence and scholarly activity.
Interested individuals are encouraged to submit an application online via the 'Apply Now' link. Please be aware that the application process allows for only four attachments. The four attachments should be organized to contain the following (which may require you to merge documents).
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Application Deadline: April 1, 2024 - Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy, ii’ taa’poh’to’p, in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do. The faculty is committed to exploring and expanding veterinary medicine by including Indigenous ways of knowing in veterinary medicine through research, practice and pedagogy.
As an equitable and inclusive employer, the University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, we offer accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Requests for accommodations can be sent to Human Resources ([email protected]). Questions regarding Indigenous engagement at UCalgary can be sent to the Office of Indigenous Engagement ([email protected]a). Questions regarding [diversity] EDI at UCalgary can be sent to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion ([email protected]).
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)
The University of Calgary recognizes that candidates have varying career paths and that career interruptions can be part of an excellent academic record. Candidates are encouraged but not required to provide any relevant information about their experience and/or career interruptions to allow for a fair assessment of their application. Selection committees have been instructed to give careful consideration to, and be sensitive to the impact of career interruptions, when assessing the candidate’s research productivity.
About the University of Calgary
Located in Canada’s most enterprising city, the traditional territory of the peoples of Treaty 7 and Region 3 of the Métis Nation of Alberta, the University of Calgary (UCalgary) is a global and innovative intellectual hub for teaching and learning, research and scholarship, and community engagement. UCalgary ranks fifth among Canada’s top research universities in Research Infosource Inc.’s latest Top 50 Research Universities list released on Jan. 25, 2022. UCalgary is the youngest university to have reached the top five.
UCalgary has more than 6,500 graduate students and 28,500 undergraduate students, more than 1,800 academic staff (continuing, contingent term or limited term appointment), more than 1,300 sessionals, and more than 3,200 non-academic staff, in 14 Faculties, across five campuses. The vibrant and research-intensive environment at UCalgary is home to 146 research chairs (75 Canada Research Chairs), and more than 50 research institutes and centres. UCalgary has the fastest growth rate in attracting research funding among the 10 largest universities in Canada.
The university’s new Framework for Growth establishes principles and focus areas for the University of Calgary over the coming decade. It will ignite our entrepreneurial spirit to turn challenges into opportunities to improve the world around us. It will help to meet our academic and research ambitions and strengthen our community engagement in one of Canada’s most diverse cities, whose exciting future is unfolding rapidly, and where scientific disciplines will play a major role. Built around three big ideas (transdisciplinary scholarship, integration with our community and future-focused program delivery), the Framework will distinguish the university and drive growth.
To learn more about this vision please see: https://ucalgary.ca/about/ahead-of-tomorrow
About Calgary, Alberta
Calgary has been named one of the world’s most livable cities, has been ranked one of the most sustainable cities in the world, and is the third most diverse in Canada. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.
To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information visit Careers in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.
The University strongly recommends all faculty and staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.