Six (6) Month Term - Community Practice - Department of Companion Animals - Atlantic Veterinary College | University of Prince Edward Island

University of Prince Edward Island

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The Department of Companion Animals at the Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, invites applications for a part-time (0.5 FTE) 6 month term faculty position in Community Practice, with the possibility of renewal pending budgetary approval. Appointment will be made at the Lecturer level.

The successful applicant will join an established Community Practice program with two full-time community practice veterinarians and 1 technician.  Job duties and responsibilities include teaching in the undergraduate program and providing clinical service in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. 

The successful candidate will have:

  • DVM (or equivalent) degree
  • 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 Board of Veterinary Practitioners. A minimum of two years’ experience with exotic pets is highly desirable. A graduate degree is desirable but not mandatory.

The salary range is commensurate with credentials and experience.  Term 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.

Situated on the country’s beautiful east coast, with easy access to beaches all around, the AVC has 240 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

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

Telephone (902) 620-5223 and e-mail address

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 September 30, 2019 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.  Ideal starting date is October 7, 2019, but can be somewhat flexible depending on the availability of the successful candidate.

550 University Ave, Charlottetown 1-800-606-UPEI or 902-628-4353

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