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Assistant/ Associate Professor in 
Small Animal Internal Medicine

Atlantic Veterinary College
University of Prince Edward Island

The Department of Companion Animals at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), University of Prince Edward Island, invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position in small animal internal medicine.  Appointment will be made at the Assistant or Associate professor level.


About Us

The successful applicant will join an established internal medicine program with 3 faculty internists, 3 small animal internal medicine residents, 6 rotating small animal interns and a team of experienced technicians. Job duties include teaching in undergraduate and graduate programs, providing clinical service in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, developing a research program and contributing to extension and continuing education programs. 

Situated on the country’s beautiful east coast, with easy access to beaches all around, the AVC has 270 DVM students and is the main veterinary referral center in Atlantic Canada with a busy referral caseload. Find out more about Prince Edward Island, the University of Prince Edward Island and the Atlantic Veterinary College by visiting these websites:, and

Candidate Requirements

The successful candidate will have:

  • DVM (or equivalent) degree
  • Successfully completed an ACVIM or ECVIM residency program
  • Demonstrated teaching ability
  • Well-developed skills of collaboration, relationship building and communication
  • Eligibility for licensure with the Prince Edward Island Veterinary Medical Association

Preference will be given to candidates with diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) or European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM).  A graduate degree is desirable but not mandatory.

The salary range is commensurate with credentials and experience.  Full-time permanent faculty members receive a comprehensive fringe benefit package with benefit details provided at time of offer in accordance with the Collective Agreement.  This appointment is subject to budgetary approval.

How to apply

Applicants should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information (including e-mail addresses) of three (3) referees to:

Dr. Stephanie Hamilton
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Companion Animals
Atlantic Veterinary College, UPEI
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA, C1A 4P3
Telephone (902) 620-5223 and e-mail address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.
Review of applications will begin on June 15, 2021 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. 

Desired starting date is September 1st, 2021.

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