(PTX274) - Sessional Instructor, Winter 2022 Session, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

(PTX274) - Sessional Instructor, Winter 2022 Session, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

17 Nov
The University of Calgary

17 Nov

The University of Calgary


Position Description

Applications are invited for a Sessional Instructor position in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine for the Winter 2022 courses in the DVM program.

UCVM's DVM program combines a comprehensive general veterinary education with enhanced opportunities in selected areas. The integrated core-elective curriculum combines discipline-based courses with extensive on-campus and off-campus practical learning. UCVM uses a distributed veterinary learning community including public and private practice partners to deliver its fourth-year practicum program. Descriptions of the Faculty and its departments can be found on the UCVM website.

This sessional faculty position is in the following areas:


Porcine medicine, surgery, theriogenology and clinical skills

Willingness and ability to travel to participate in teaching experiences is required, with teaching taking place in person at the Foothills Campus and Spy Hill Campus. The teaching assignment is approximately 0.4 half course equivalents.

Qualifications include a DVM degree, with appropriate expertise in the designated area. Appropriate expertise may include an advanced degree, board certification, or equivalent clinical experience in the designated area.

Interested individuals should attach the following documents to their online application:

New applicants must submit by applying online via the `Apply Now' link:

Cover letter (Please include all courses of interest in the cover letter)

Up-to-date curriculum vitae

Three written letters of reference

Returning applicants please include the following by applying online via the `Apply Now' link:

Updated CV, optional

Specific, named course(s) of interest and/or qualification

Most recent term of U of C employment and course(s) taught

List of all courses applicant would be interested in teaching

All applicants must apply online on the University of Calgary Careers website.

The deadline for applications is November 29, 2021.

While we accept all applications for these vacancies, we may have candidates with the right of first refusal as per Article 23.12.1 of the University of Calgary Faculty Association's Collective Agreement. The amount of remuneration is calculated according to the Collective Agreement, Schedule B. Please see the Faculty Association's website for further information regarding conditions of employment and remuneration.

We thank all applicants in advance for submitting their application. Please note, only successful applicants will be contacted.

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

To view a listing of all available academic opportunities and to find out more about what the University of Calgary has to offer, please visit our Academic Careers website.

COVIDSafe Campus Strategy

The University has implemented a new Vaccination Directive that requires all faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 1, 2022. You will be required to upload proof of vaccination prior to commencing your duties. Please review the COVIDSafe Campus website for further information and access to additional resources.

About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is Canada's leading next-generation university - a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation's most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada's top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.

About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.

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