Assistant or Associate Professor in Anatomic Veterinary Pathology

Université de Montréal - Montréal, QC (4 months ago)

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Assistant or Associate 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 or Associate Professor position in Anatomic Veterinary Pathology. The FMV is
located in Saint-Hyacinthe, the agricultural capital of Quebec, with 53 000 inhabitants. The FMV is located
60 km from Montreal, a vibrant city with an international airport and excellent connections to Europe and the
USA. The FMV is also within easy reach of beautiful, historic Quebec City. The FMV is located off the main
campus, but maintains strong collaborative ties with other faculties at Université de Montréal and other
universities within the province. A structured mentorship program is available for newly hired professors.

The Université de Montréal is one of the top research universities in Canada. The Département de pathologie
et microbiologie is currently composed of 28 full time professors and 17 adjunct professors working in
different research areas such as bacteriology, virology, epidemiology, immunology, parasitology and
veterinary diagnostics. Many of our professors are members of multidisciplinary research groups. We offer
many undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral fellowship programs. The professor will also work in the
Diagnostic Service of the FMV. The Diagnostic Service plays a unique role in veterinary diagnostics in
Quebec. It enjoys a privileged environment where diagnosis and research are closely linked. In addition, the
Diagnostic Service is fully accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians
(AAVLD). To learn more about the FMV and to discover its dynamic faculty life, please 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 be expected to:

Teach students enrolled in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program;
Participate in the teaching and training of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows; this includes the

supervision of students from the Veterinary Residency Program, professional training that may lead to
certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP);

Develop an autonomous research program in an area linked to the assignment; collaboration with ongoing
research is also encouraged;

Participate in animal pathology diagnostic activities within the Diagnostic Service of the FMV;
Participate in outreach activities (publications, conferences, etc.);
Contribute to University activities and operations.

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

DVM degree or equivalent;
M. Sc. or Ph. D. degree in pathology or in a relevant field (or be in the process of obtaining the degree);
Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists or Diplomate of the European College of

Veterinary Pathologist (or be in the process of obtaining the certification); this diploma is compulsory for
the renewal of the position after three years;

Eligibility to practice veterinary medicine in the province of Québec (Canada) or obtain a license to practice
if necessary; licensure is issued by the Ordre des médecins vétérinaires du Québec;

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

Candidates are asked to submit a letter of interest, 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, address) of 3 referees. Applications should be sent to:

Dr. Christian Bédard, DVM, M.Sc., Dipl. ACVP (Clinical Pathology)
Chair, Department of Pathology and Microbiology
Faculté de médecine vétérinaire, Université de Montréal
3200, rue Sicotte, St-Hyacinthe (QC) J2S 2M2
Phone: 450-773-8521, extension 8519
Email :
Website :

Additional information about the position

Reference number FMV 01-20/4

Application deadline Until March 15, 2020

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

Salary Université de Montréal offers competitive salaries and a full range of

Starting date As of June 1st, 2020 or as soon as possible

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.