Université de Montréal - Tenure Track Position in Veterinary Radiology

Date Posted: 
January 21, 2014 - April 21, 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 Radiology 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.

TASKS:    

  • Teach diagnostic imaging to undergraduate and postgraduate students (i.e. interns and residents) and partici-pate 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.

TREATMENT:

STARTING DATE:

  • June 1st, 2014 or according to candidate availability

CANDIDATURES:
Priority will be given to applications received by March 15st, 2014, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates are invited to send a letter of intent describing their research interests and career objectives, a curriculum vitae including a copy of diplomas, and the names and contact information (address, telephone, fax number, email address) of three professional references 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
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://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.