Université de Montréal - Tenure Track Position In Veterinary Imaging

Date Posted: 
June 09, 2014 - September 07, 2014

Faculté de médecine vétérinaire
Département de sciences cliniques

The Department of Clinical Sciences is currently seeking qualified candidates for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in Veterinary Imaging to form 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, 1.5T MRI and scintigraphy) to serve a diverse multispecies clientele (companion animal, exotics, equine, food animal). A structured mentorship program is available for newly-hired professors.

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) for approximately 50% of the allocated time;
  • Collaborate or develop research activities in diagnostic imaging;
  • Participate in outreach activities within the field of diagnostic imaging (publications, conferences or other activities);
  • Contribute to the overall functioning of the University.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent;
  • Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiologists (ACVR) or of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI) or eligible to sit the Board Examination;
  • Candidates currently training in a residency program leading to Board certification of the ACVR or ECVDI will also be considered;
  • Strong interests in teaching, clinical service and research;
  • An advanced research degree (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) will be considered an asset;
  • License to practice veterinary medicine in the province of Quebec (Canada) issued by the Ordre des médecins vétérinaires du Québec;
  • Candidates must be able to communicate in French or be willing to learn French.

SALARY:

STARTING DATE:

  • January 1st, 2015 or according to candidate availability

CANDIDATURES:
Applications must be received by August 25th, 2014. Applications received after the deadline will be considered if no other timely applications meet the requirements. 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:

Dr Daniel Jean, directeur
Département de sciences cliniques
Faculté de médecine vétérinaire
Université de Montréal
C.P. 5000, Saint-Hyacinthe (Québec), Canada, J2S 7C6
Phone: (450) 773-8521, ext. 8457
Fax: (450) 778-8158
E-mail: daniel.jean@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://secretariatgeneral.umontreal.ca/fileadmin/user_upload/secretariat/doc_officiels/reglements/administration/adm10-34_politique-linguistique.pdf], 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.