Assistant or Associate Professor of Laboratory Animal Science and Toxicology
Université de Montréal / Faculté de médecine vétérinaire
January 22, 2018
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - Any experience level considered
DVM or equivalent
The Université de Montréal, Faculté de médecine vétérinaire is seeking candidates for the position of professor of laboratory animal science and toxicology at the rank of assistant or associate professor in the Département de biomédecine vétérinaire.
The Université de Montréal is one of the major research universities in Canada, and the Département de biomédecine vétérinaire has major strengths in fundamental and applied research in animal reproduction, pharmacology and animal nutrition, among other disciplines, with the aim of improving animal welfare and human and animal health. The priority of the department is to train a new generation of veterinary scientists in state-of-the-art animal models of animal and human diseases.
The Faculté de médecine vétérinaire is located in St-Hyacinthe, the agricultural capital of Quebec with 53 000 inhabitants located along the Yamaska river (http://www.ville.st-hyacinthe.qc.ca/tourisme/le-tourisme.php). It is a 45-minute drive from Montreal’s vibrant downtown and 120 minutes from the beautiful historic Quebec City. Although the Veterinary School is located off-campus, strong collaborative ties with the Université de Montréal are in place. A structured mentorship program is available for newly hired professors.
To contribute to teaching laboratory animal medicine and toxicology in the undergraduate veterinary medicine and post-graduate programs;
To participate in the training of Residents in Laboratory Animal Medicine and supervision of M.Sc. and Ph.D. students;
Participate in outreach (publications, conferences and other activities) and continuing education activities;
Contribute to University service (committees at Departmental, Faculty of University level).
Hold a D.V.M. or equivalent;
Hold a Ph.D. in laboratory animal science or toxicology;
Demonstration of experience in toxicology or with laboratory animal models, and be certified by the American Board of Veterinary Toxicology or the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (or the equivalent);
Post-doctoral experience is considered an asset;
Demonstrate research excellence by peer-reviewed publications and scholarships;
Demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary evironment, and aptitude for translational research;
Possess an ability for teamwork and to develop collaborations with members of the Faculty, the University and/or with external organizations;
Candidates must be able to communicate and teach in French or be willing to learn*.
STARTING DATE :
June 1st, 2018 or according to candidate's availability (subject to budgetary approval)
Applications must be received by March 15th, 2018. Applications received after the deadline will be considered if no other applications meet the requirements. Candidates must submit a letter of intent detailing their research interests and career objectives, as well as their curriculum vitae, a copy of their diplomas, a copy of three publications, and the full name and contact information (phone numbers, e-mail, postal address, fax number) of 3 individuals acting as references. All applications must be sent electronically to:
Université de Montréal is a Québec university with an international reputation. French is the language of instruction. To renew its teaching faculty, the University is intensively recruiting the world’s best specialists. In accordance with the institution’s language policy, Université de Montréal provides support for newly-recruited faculty to attain proficiency in French
The Université de Montréal application process allows all regular professors in the Department to have access to all documents unless the applicant explicitly states in her or his cover letter that access to the application should be limited to the selection committee. This restriction on accessibility will be lifted if the applicant is invited for an interview.
Equal Access Employment Program
Through its Equal Access Employment Program, Université de Montréal invites women, Aboriginal people, visible and ethnical minorities, as well as persons with disabilities to apply. During the recruitment process, our selection tools will be adapted to meet the needs of people with disabilities who request it. Be assured of the confidentiality of this information.
Université de Montréal is committed to the inclusion and the diversity of its staff and also encourages people of all sexual and gender identities to apply.
We invite all qualified candidates to apply at UdeM. However, in accordance with immigration requirements in Canada, please note that priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent résidents.
Additional Salary Information: The Université de Montréal offers a competitive salary and a full package of benefits.
Internal Number: FMV 01-18/14
About Université de Montréal / Faculté de médecine vétérinaire
Université de Montréal
Faculté de médecine vétérinaire