Université de Montréal - Assistant Professor of Veterinary Radiology

Date Posted: 
November 29, 2012 - February 27, 2013

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR POSITION

VETERINARY RADIOLOGY
Faculté de médecine vétérinaire
Département de sciences cliniques

The Department of Clinical Sciences is currently seeking qualified candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Veterinary Radiology to complete a team of 3 professors and 1 clinician. The Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vétérinaire offers a complete array of imaging modalities (PACS, computed radiography/digital fluoroscopy, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, 16-slice CT and 1.5T MRI) to serve a diverse multispecies clientele (companion animal, exotics, equine, food animal).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teach diagnostic imaging to undergraduate and postgraduate students (i.e. interns and residents) and participate in provincial, national and international continuing education;
  • Participate in clinical teaching and service at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vétérinaire (CHUV): 50 % of allocated time;
  • Develop research activities in diagnostic imaging;
  • Participate in sharing acquired knowledge in the discipline (conferences, publications, other);
  • Participation in administrative tasks.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent;
  • Diplomate or eligible to sit the Board Examination of the American College of Veterinary Radiologists (ACVR);
  • Diplomates from the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI) will also be considered;
  • Strong interests in teaching, clinical service and research;
  • An advanced research degree (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) will be favorably considered;
  • License to practice veterinary medicine in the province of Quebec (Canada) issued by the Ordre des médecins vétérinaires du Québec;
  • Working knowledge of written and spoken French is required.

SALARY:

START DATE:

June 1st, 2013 or according to candidate availability.

CANDIDATURES:

Applications must be received by February 1st, 2013. Consideration of applications will continue if no candidates have been selected. All candidates are asked to submit a letter of intent detailing their research interests and career objectives, as well as their curriculum vitae, a copy of their diplomas, and the full name and contact information (phone numbers, e-mail, postal address, fax number) of 3 individuals acting as references. All applications must be sent to:

Dre Diane Blais, directrice
Département de sciences cliniques
Faculté de médecine vétérinaire
Université de Montréal
C.P. 5000, Saint-Hyacinthe (Québec), Canada, J2S 7C6
J2S 7C6
Phone: (450) 773-8521, ext. 8273
Fax: (450) 778-8158
E-mail: diane.blais@umontreal.ca
Website: http://www.medvet.umontreal.ca/departements/SciencesCliniques.html

Employment Equity Program
The Université de Montréal upholds the principles of employment equity and welcomes applications from women, ethnic and visible minorities, aboriginals and people with disabilities.

Linguistic Policy
The Université de Montréal is a Québec university with an international reputation. French is the language of instruction. To renew its teaching faculty, the University is intensively recruiting the world’s best specialists. In accordance with the institution’s language policy [http://www.direction.umontreal.ca/secgen/recueil/politique_linguistique.html], the Université de Montréal provides support for newly-recruited faculty to attain proficiency in French.

Confidentiality
The Université de Montréal application process allows all regular professors in the Department to have access to all documents unless the applicant explicitly states in her or his cover letter that access to the application should be limited to the selection committee. This restriction on accessibility will be lifted if the applicant is invited for an interview.

Immigration Requirements
In compliance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority shall be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.