The University of Calgary, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) invites applications for an instructor position in Small Animal Internal Medicine (SAIM). We are looking for additional faculty to join our team as we expand our undergraduate class size in September 2020. This position will be a full or part time employment at Instructor (tenure track) or Senior Instructor (with tenure) ranks.
About the position:
Teaching will be 90% of this position and will include didactic, clinical and professional skills laboratories, and 4th year rotation teaching in the DVM program. Mentoring of clinical interns will also be part of the responsibilities. UCVM employs a distributed veterinary teaching hospital and clinical duties and rotation teaching will occur in partner specialty practices and other practice settings.
There is a ready caseload from a group of loyal referring vets that has been developed by our brilliant part-time specialist and now great scope for the right person to develop a full-time service. You will have the freedom to develop services for any areas of interest that you have.
Qualifications include a DVM (or equivalent) and advanced clinical training in small animal internal medicine, with board certification or eligibility (ACVIM). A graduate degree in clinical or educational research is considered an asset. Must be licensed or eligible for immediate licensure in the Province of Alberta.
Appointments at the rank of Instructor require evidence of successful undergraduate teaching abilities. The duties of an Instructor will normally include, but not go beyond the scholarship required to maintain currency in pedagogy and content in the discipline.
Appointments at the rank of Senior Instructor require evidence of successful undergraduate teaching effectiveness and innovation in teaching methods; evidence that the individual is capable of initiating and participating in a wide variety of teaching activities. The duties of a Senior Instructor will normally include, but not go beyond the scholarship required to maintain currency in pedagogy and content in the discipline.
About the Department:
UCVM has approximately 70 faculty members, 130 staff, 125 DVM students, 110 graduate students, 25 post-doctoral fellows, and 15 advanced clinical trainees. UCVM’s DVM program provides a comprehensive general veterinary education to approximately 30-32 students per year, with an expected expansion to 50 students. The program is an integrated core-elective program, with enhanced educational opportunities in defined areas that combine discipline-based courses with extensive on-campus and off-campus experiential learning. UCVM is a research-intensive faculty with expanding research, graduate education, and advanced clinical trainee programs. Descriptions of the Faculty, its programs, and its departments can be found at www.vet.ucalgary.ca. The University has established the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning (http://www.ucalgary.ca/taylorinstitute) that supports the development of teaching excellence and scholarly activity.
UCVM is located in Calgary, a vibrant, multicultural city of 1,200,000 near the Rocky Mountains, Banff National Park, and Lake Louise. The University of Calgary is a research-intensive, comprehensive university that supports innovation in education, research, and service to the community.
About the University:
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.
About Calgary, Alberta:
Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.