Western College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Saskatchewan
Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences
Applications are invited for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor (Academic Programming Appointment) in the Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences http://www.usask.ca/wcvm/departments/biomedical/index.php The position is available July 1, 2017.
The department has an extensive teaching mandate in the undergraduate DVM program, responsible for the delivery of a large part of the professional curriculum. Excellence in teaching is a high priority in the department, and faculty members are regularly recognized for teaching excellence and innovation. We aim to recruit faculty committed to teaching excellence and scholarship in the professional veterinary undergraduate program.
Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree in veterinary medicine, and M.Sc. or PhD or equivalent. Teaching experience is required. The primary responsibility of this position is multidisciplinary teaching in the biomedical sciences for the veterinary professional undergraduate program. Successful candidates will be expected to commit to a continuous improvement of their teaching performance, incorporating the most effective approaches to education for the professional health sciences, and will develop a scholarly program in their area of research or teaching expertise.
The Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM; http://www.usask.ca/wcvm/index.php ) is the premier centre for veterinary medical education and expertise in western Canada. More than 230 undergraduate students are enrolled at the internationally-recognized college that also includes the Veterinary Medical Centre, a state-of-the-art primary care and referral hospital; the BJ Hughes Centre for Clinical Learning; and Prairie Diagnostic Services providing expertise in support of animal health diagnostics, teaching and surveillance.
At the University, the Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching Effectiveness (http://www.usask.ca/gmcte/index.php ) provides expertise and faculty support for teaching excellence. The University of Saskatchewan also has the widest array of health science colleges in Canada, including the WCVM, College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, and School of Public Health. The University of Saskatchewan has a student population of 20,000 and is located in the economically and culturally vibrant city of Saskatoon.
Salary is in the range of $93,232 to $112,109 CAD annually and the position also offers a comprehensive benefits package including pension plan, life insurance, dental plan, extended health plan, vision care, academic long-term disability, sick leave, parental leave, travel insurance, death benefit, employee assistance program, professional expense account and flexible health and wellness spending program.
Applications will be reviewed beginning April 30, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Electronic submissions by email are preferred. Please send a curriculum vitae, letter of introduction, statement of teaching (max 3 pages), research experience or scholarly plan (max 1 page), and contact information for three referees to:
Cheryl Hack, Administrative Officer
Dept. of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences
University of Saskatchewan
52 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5B4 Canada
The University of Saskatchewan is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their fullest potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.