Assistant professor / lecturer
Competition Number: Position: Tenure Track Position - Molecular Clinical Bacteriology
The Department of Pathology and Microbiology at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI), invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position in Clinical Bacteriology. Appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. UPEI is committed to teaching, service and research. The AVC has 266 DVM students, over 62 graduate students, 67 full-time faculty and a professional and technical team of 222 dedicated individuals. It has full accreditation by the AVMA/CVMA and delivers DVM, MVSc, MSc and PhD programs.
The successful candidate will have primary duties in the provision of professional service within the AVC Diagnostic Services bacteriology laboratory and the instruction of undergraduate and graduate courses in veterinary bacteriology, as well as an expectation to conduct independent and collaborative research in bacteriology. The diagnostic bacteriology laboratory at the AVC has state of the art equipment and is staffed with 3 staff members. It provides high quality service to both the AVC Teaching Hospital and clients from the four Atlantic Canadian provinces. We are looking for a candidate who is interested to contributing to ongoing efforts to expand and develop expertise in molecular diagnostic bacteriology and mycology at the AVC and UPEI.
The successful candidate will: • Have a DVM or equivalent degree. • Hold a PhD degree in veterinary bacteriology/microbiology. • Be board-certified/eligible by the ACVM in the Bacteriology and Mycology specialty. • Possess well-developed skills of collaboration, collegiality and relationship building, and communication. • Be eligible for licensure with the Prince Edward Island Veterinary Medical Association.
Among other possible courses, the position has shared teaching responsibilities of the four-credit VPM 2010 Veterinary Bacteriology and Mycology course to second year DVM students and bacteriology sessions of the fourth year DVM student Clinics in Diagnostic Services rotations. The individual will supervise or co-supervise graduate students at the MSc and PhD levels.
The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Full-time, permanent faculty receive a comprehensive fringe benefits package with benefit details provided at time of offer in accordance with the Collective Agreement. This appointment is subject to budgetary approval.
The AVC is located on the campus of UPEI in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island (PEI). Nestled on the east coast of Canada, PEI is one of the world’s most beautiful islands, and is home to sandy beaches, championship golf courses, some bike and cross country ski trails and a vibrant arts community. Further details can be obtained at http://www.upei.ca/~avc and http://www.gov.pe.ca.
To apply, submit a letter of intent, a statement of teaching, research and service goals and philosophy, a curriculum vitae and contact information (including e-mail addresses) of 3 referees to:
Dr. Juan Carlos Rodriguez-Lecompte Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PE, Canada, C1A 4P3 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: 902-566-0856, Fax 902-566-0851
Additional information about the department can be obtained at http://www.upei.ca/pathmicro/,
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.
Applications will be received until September 30, 2019, or until a suitable candidate is found. The preferred starting date is July 1, 2020.