Université de Montréal Département de pathologie et microbiologie

Assistant Professor in Anatomic Veterinary Pathology. Posted: May 2021

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Assistant Professor in Anatomic Veterinary Pathology

Département de pathologie et microbiologie, Faculté de médecine vétérinaire

The Faculté de médecine vétérinaire (FMV) of the Université de Montréal is currently seeking qualified candidates for an Assistant Professor position in Anatomic Veterinary Pathology. The FMV is located in Saint-Hyacinthe, the agricultural capital of Quebec with 57 000 inhabitants. The FMV is located 60 km (37 miles) from Montreal, a vibrant city with an international airport and excellent flight connections to Europe and the USA. The FMV is also within easy reach of the beautiful, historic Quebec City and Ottawa, the capital of Canada. The FMV is located off campus, but maintains strong collaborative ties to other faculties at the Université de Montréal and other universities within the province. A structured mentorship program is available for newly hired professors.

The Université de Montréal is among the top research universities in Canada. The department currently has 29 regular professors and 16 associate professors working in the following disciplines: microbiology, epidemiology, immunology, food hygiene, pathology and veterinary diagnostics. Several professors are associated with multidisciplinary research groups. Undergraduate and graduate (residency, MSc, PhD and postdoctoral) training programs are offered. The professor will also work within the CDVUM (Veterinary Diagnostic Center of the University of Montreal), where they will have access to a necropsy room, histology and immunopathology laboratories, and associated services (bacteriology, molecular diagnosis, etc.), all in recent and well-equipped installations.

The CDVUM plays a unique role in veterinary diagnostics in Quebec. It enjoys a privileged environment where teaching, research and service to the community are closely linked. In addition, CDVUM is fully accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD). The successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate in a multidisciplinary framework with other dynamic researchers and research groups. To learn all about FMV and experience the excitement of its faculty life, visit our website.

As a professor, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the excellence of the Faculté de médecine vétérinaire:

Through your teaching and your research activities, enhancing the reputation of your discipline and playing an active role in the overall operations of a renowned institution. As such, you will:

  • Teach students enrolled in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program;
  • Participate in the teaching and training of graduate students including students enrolled in the residency program (DÉS) in anatomical pathology leading to certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP);
  • Develop research in a relevant area; interdisciplinary collaboration in research projects is also encouraged;
  • Participate in diagnostic activities in animal pathology within the CDVUM;
  • Participate in outreach activities for the discipline (publications, conferences and others);
  • Contribute to the functioning of the institution.

To succeed in this role, you must have the following qualifications:

  • D.V.M. degree or equivalent;
  • Diplomate of the ACVP or the European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP); candidates eligible for certification exams from these colleges will also be considered, but priority will be given to diplomates;
  • M.Sc. in the field of pathology or a related field or equivalent research experience;
  • Ph.D. in the field of pathology or a related field is considered an asset;
  • Hold or obtain a license to practice veterinary medicine from the Ordre des Médecins Vétérinaires du Québec (OMVQ);
  • Have an adequate knowledge of the French written and spoken language or a strong commitment to mastering the proficiency level required, in accordance with Université de Montréal’s Language Policy. An institutional learning support program is offered to all professors wishing to learn French or improve their communication skills.

How to submit your application

All candidates are asked to submit a letter of intent detailing their research interests and career objectives, as well as their curriculum vitae, a copy of their diplomas, and the full name and contact information (phone numbers, email, postal address) of 3 referees. Applications should be sent to:

Dr. Christian Bédard, DVM, M. Sc., Dipl. ACVP (clinical pathology)
Chair, Département de pathologie et microbiologie
Faculté de médecine vétérinaire, Université de Montréal
3200, rue Sicotte, St-Hyacinthe (QC) J2S 2M2
Phone: 450-773-8521, poste 8519
Email: christian.bedard@umontreal.ca 
Website: http://fmv.umontreal.ca/faculte/departements/pathologie-et-microbiologie/ 


Additional information about the position

Reference number FMV 05-21/6
Application deadline

September 1st, 2021

Applications received after the deadline might be considered if no other timely applications meet the requirements.

Salary Université de Montréal offers competitive salaries and a full range of benefits
Starting date December 1st, 2021 or according to candidate’s availability

Université de Montréal is strongly committed to fostering diversity and inclusion. Through its Equal Access Employment Program, UdeM invites applications from women, Aboriginal people, visible and ethnic minorities, as well as persons with disabilities. We will –confidentially – adapt our recruitment mechanisms to the specific needs of people with disabilities who request it. We also welcome applications from candidates of all orientations and sexual identities. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadians and permanent residents.
Université de Montréal’s application process allows all members of the Professor’s Assembly to review the application files submitted. If you wish to keep your application confidential until the shortlist is established, please mention it in your application