Comparative Theriogenologist

Charlottetown, PE | March 2023


The Department of Health Management at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), University of Prince Edward Island, invites applications for a 5-month term faculty position starting July 15 th, 2023 in Comparative Theriogenology at the Lecturer or Assistant Professor level, depending on qualifications and experience. Duties will include teaching in both clinical, didactic, and laboratory settings in the DVM program and providing clinical services for the Veterinary Teaching Hospital in theriogenology.

The AVC is committed to teaching, research, and service, and is fully accredited by the CVMA and AVMA. The AVC is the regional veterinary college for Atlantic Canada. There are ~272 DVM students, ~55 graduate students, 85 full-time faculty, and a professional and technical team of ~250 dedicated individuals (including full- and part-time). The teaching hospital and its ancillary facilities are modern and well equipped.

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, cycling and cross-country ski trails, and a vibrant arts community. UPEI is on the unceded land of the Mi’kmaq Nation, of the Wabanaki Confederacy, in the traditional district of Epekwitk. Find out more about Prince Edward Island,
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Qualifications for this position include a DVM degree (or equivalent) and must be eligible for licensure with the Prince Edward Island Veterinary Medical Association. Details on eligibility can be found at Board certification or eligibility for board certification with the American College of Theriogenology is strongly preferred. The successful candidate must
have previous experience in bovine and equine reproduction, including bovine embryo transfer. Interest in canine theriogenology is also desired. Experience and a desire to teach veterinary students in didactic and laboratory setting as well as clinical rotations is essential.

The salary range will be commensurate with credentials and experience. This appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.

Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit a letter of intent, current curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references to:

Dr. J.T. McClure, Chair
Department of Health Management
Atlantic Veterinary College, UPEI
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE C1A4P3

UPEI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and reconciliation and believes in providing a positive learning and working environment where every person feels empowered to contribute.

UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment and encourages applications from underrepresented groups including women, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Review of applications will begin April 15, 2023 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.