Veterinary Medical Imaging
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Western College of Veterinary Medicine
The Western College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications from qualified individuals for a tenure-track faculty position in Veterinary Medical Imaging at Assistant or Associate level in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences. The primary responsibilities of the successful candidate include: quality instruction in medical imaging to undergraduate and postgraduate veterinary students; participation and organizational responsibility for the clinical teaching and service programs of the Veterinary Medical Centre; and contributions to continuing education. Scholarship and clinical research in medical imaging will be encouraged and expected.
The WCVM is western Canada’s regional college of veterinary medicine. It is part of a comprehensive academic health sciences group on the university campus, with access to facilities including the PET-CT, Canadian Light Source and the Biomedical Beamline and Saskatchewan Centre for Cyclotron Sciences. For further information, please visit www.usask.ca/wcvm
. Extensive opportunities for collaborative research exist within the College and with the University (College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, College of Dentistry, and College of Kinesiology), as well as the Saskatoon Cancer Centre.
The Veterinary Medical Centre at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine is a state-of-the-art facility serving western Canada as an AVMA and AAHA accredited hospital and referral centre. The advanced imaging equipment includes a soon-to-be-installed 320 detector row Toshiba Aquilion One CT scanner, Millennium MPR/MPS Gamma Camera with Genie AcQ software, Philips BV Pulsera C-arm Fluoroscope, 2 Toshiba Aplio 300 and Philips iU22 ultrasound machines with multiple probes, 4 canon DR systems. MRI technology includes in-house Siemens Harmony 1.5 Tesla MRI and equine MRI in the new Ryan-Dube Equine Performance Centre. The McKesson Horizon Medical Imaging PACS provides access throughout the College for consultation, diagnosis and teaching on clinical and research cases. The radiation oncology service operates a Clinac 21EX 6MV linear accelerator with electron capability, a 120 leaf Millennium multileaf collimator, OBI and CBCT allowing intensity modulated and stereotactic radiation therapy in addition to conformal radiation therapy, with ARIA system and Eclipse planning system. Oncology faculty include a radiation oncologist and 2 medical oncologists and support staff includes a full-time radiation therapist.
The University of Saskatchewan is situated in Treaty 6 territory and the Métis homeland and is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 23,000.
Candidates must possess a DVM degree or its equivalent and must be eligible for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Saskatchewan. Candidates must have diplomate status or credentials acceptable to the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) or the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI) for Board examination at the time the appointment takes effect. Diplomate status in ACVR or ECVDI is required for tenure.
Salary bands for this position are as follows:
Assistant Professor: $93,293 to $112,109; Associate Professor: $112,109 to $130,925; and Professor $130,925 to $152,877.
This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.
Interested candidates must submit, via email, a cover letter; detailed curriculum vitae; names of three referees; and any supporting documents to:
Dr. Cindy Shmon
52 Campus Drive
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5B4
Telephone: (306) 966-7099
Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2018.
The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.