Ontario Veterinary College seeks a Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Ophthalmology
(posted 8/28/2017)  

Ophthalmology- Department of Clinical Studies

The Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), is seeking applications to fill a tenure track faculty position in Ophthalmology at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent veterinary professional degree, must be licensed or eligible for licensure to practice in the Province of Ontario, and must be a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology or have completed an ACVO approved residency-training program. Candidates must have demonstrated research capability. Preference will be given to individuals with an advanced degree. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in clinical ophthalmology and outstanding teaching, interpersonal and communication skills. The ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere is essential.

The successful candidate will work with one other faculty in Ophthalmologist to provide clinical and didactic instruction in ophthalmology. The successful candidate will have fifty to sixty percent effort dedicated to clinical teaching and service for patients in the OVC Health Sciences Centre including participation in out-of-hours emergency duty equitable with the other member of the section. Provision of clinical teaching to fourth year DVM students, interns, and residents of other disciplines, along with training and mentoring of Ophthalmology residents is expected. The remaining effort is to be spent on scholarly activity including research and graduate student supervision. Independent research or research of a collaborative nature is expected.

The Ophthalmology Service is equipped with an operating microscope, electroretinogram, diode laser and a phacoemulsification unit. The faculty and staff of the Department of Clinical Studies and the OVC-HSC are committed to delivering the very best of patient care.

Guelph is a vibrant community of approximately 118,000 people, located in Southern Ontario, 100 kilometers west of Toronto. For more complete information about the city refer to the City's web site at www.guelph.ca.

The University of Guelph is a comprehensive university, consistently ranked highly among comparable Canadian institutions. Five other universities, including 3 with medical schools, are within an hour of Guelph. Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) placed fourth worldwide and number one in Canada in global ranking of veterinary schools by Quacquarelli Symonds.

The deadline for applications will be January 3, 2017 or until a successful candidate has been found. Interested parties should contact Dr. Carolyn Kerr, Chair, Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1 (519) 824-4120 ext: 54051, Fax 519-767-0311, email in confidence to: searchcv@uoguelph.ca and provide a letter of application, current curriculum vitae and the names of at least three referees.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Guelph is committed to equity in its policies, practices, and programs, supports diversity in its teaching, learning and work environments, and ensures that applications for members of underrepresented groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. All qualified individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of our University community are encouraged to apply.