Faculty Position in Diagnostic Imaging

University of Saskatchewan, Canada

The Western College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications from qualified individuals for a tenure-track faculty position in Veterinary Medical Imaging at Assistant or Associate level in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences. The primary responsibilities of the successful candidate include: quality instruction in medical imaging to undergraduate and postgraduate veterinary students; participation and organizational responsibility for the clinical teaching and service programs of the Veterinary Medical Centre; and contributions to continuing education. Scholarship and clinical research in medical imaging will be encouraged and expected.

The WCVM is western Canada’s regional college of veterinary medicine. It is part of a comprehensive academic health sciences group on the university campus, with access to facilities including the Canadian Light Source and the Biomedical Beamline and Saskatchewan Centre for Cyclotron Sciences. For further information, please visit www.usask.ca/wcvm. Extensive opportunities for collaborative research exist within the College and with the University (College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, College of Dentistry, and College of Kinesiology), as well as the Saskatoon Cancer Centre.

The Veterinary Medical Centre at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine is a state-of-the-art facility serving western Canada as an AVMA and AAHA accredited hospital and referral centre. The advanced imaging equipment includes an in-house Siemens Harmony 1.5 Tesla MRI, standing equine MRI in the Ryan-Dube Equine Performance Centre, a 320 detector row Toshiba Aquilion One CT scanner, an in-house GE Discovery MI PET/CT scanner, and a Millennium MPR/MPS Gamma Camera with Genie AcQ software. Additionally, we have a Ziehm Vision RFD 30x30 C-arm Fluoroscope and four cannon DR radiography systems. Our ultrasound equipment consists of two Toshiba Aplio 300, a Philips iU22 ultrasound machine, and an additional dedicated treatment room portable unit. The McKesson Horizon Medical Imaging PACS provides access throughout the College for consultation, diagnosis and teaching on clinical and research cases. The radiation oncology service operates a Clinac 21EX 6MV linear accelerator with electron capability, a 120 leaf Millennium multileaf collimator, OBI and CBCT allowing intensity modulated and stereotactic radiation therapy in addition to conformal radiation therapy, with ARIA system and Eclipse planning system. The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis.

The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 25,000.


Candidates must possess a DVM degree or its equivalent and must be eligible for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Saskatchewan. Candidates must have diplomate status or credentials acceptable to the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) or the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI) for Board examination at the time the appointment takes effect. Diplomate status in ACVR or ECVDI is required for tenure.

Salary bands for this position for the 2020-2021 academic year are as follows:

Assistant Professor: $96,301 to $115,723; Associate Professor: $115,723 to $135,145; and Professor $135,145 to $157,804.

This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.

Interested candidates must submit, via email, a cover letter; detailed curriculum vitae; and any supporting documents to:

Dr. Vikram Misra
52 Campus Drive
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5B4
Telephone: (306) 966-7218
Email: vikram.misra@usask.ca

Due to federal immigration requirements, we also ask candidates to indicate whether they are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or are otherwise already authorized to work at this position for the duration of the appointment, with an explanation if this last category is indicated.
Review of applications will begin March 15, 2020; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2020.

The University believes equity, diversity, and inclusion strengthen the community and enhance excellence, innovation and creativity. We are dedicated to recruiting individuals who will enrich our work and learning environments. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

We are committed to providing accommodations to those with a disability or medical necessity. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please notify us and we will work together on the accommodation request.

The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. We pay our respects to the First Nations and Métis ancestors of this place and reaffirm our relationship with one another. Together, we are uplifting Indigenization to a place of prominence at the University of Saskatchewan.

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