Université de Montréal

Assistant or Associate Professor in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging / Radiology

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Department of Clinical Sciences, 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 Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging / Radiology. 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 successful candidate will join a dynamic team composed of 2 professors, 1 clinician, 5 technologists, 1 diagnostic imaging intern, 1 resident (2 residents in July 2022) and several graduate students (interns, master’s and doctoral students). The Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vétérinaire (CHUV) offers a complete array of imaging modalities (computed and digital radiography, fluoroscopy, ultrasound, 16-slice CT and 1.5T MRI) to serve a diverse multispecies clientele (companion animal, exotics, equine, food animal). 

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. You will also ensure the visibility of your discipline in addition to actively participate in the operation of a renowned institution. As such, you will:

  • Participate in didactic teaching of Diagnostic Imaging to undergraduate and graduate students;
  • Participate in clinical teaching of the Diagnostic Imaging Service to DVM students and graduate students (including interns and residents);
  • Develop research activities in Diagnostic Imaging. The service has a strong clinical research program and several opportunities for collaboration exist for new professors;
  • Contribute to outreach activities within the field (publications, conferences and others);
  • Contribute to the overall operations of the University.


  • Contribute to the after hours, holiday and weekend emergency duties according to the conditions established by the CHUV (backup of residents).

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

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree;
  • Have successfully completed a residency in Diagnostic Imaging and be a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) or the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI); applications from board-eligible individuals will be considered;
  • Strong interest in teaching, clinical service and research;
  • M.Sc. or equivalent research experience;
  • Hold or be eligible to obtain a license to practice veterinary medicine in the province of Quebec (Canada) 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

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. André Desrochers

Chair, Department of Clinical Sciences

Faculté de médecine vétérinaire, Université de Montréal

3200, rue Sicotte, St-Hyacinthe (QC) J2S 2M2

Phone: 450-773-8521 ext. 8297 

Email: andre.desrochers@umontreal.ca 

Website: http://fmv.umontreal.ca/faculte/departements/sciences-cliniques/ 

Additional information about the position

Reference number FMV-02-22/02_2  

Application deadline 

Until June 30th, 2022 inclusively

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 As of September 1st, 2022, or according to candidate’s availability


Université de Montréal is strongly committed to fostering diversity and inclusion. Through its Equal Access Employment Program (EAEP), 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. 

UdeM embraces a broad and inclusive definition of diversity that goes beyond applicable laws, and therefore encourages all qualified individuals to apply, regardless of their characteristics. However, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadians and permanent residents.

In order to measure the impact of its equity, diversity and inclusion actions, UdeM is collecting data on applicants identifying themselves with one of the groups targeted by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act, namely women, Aboriginal people, visible minorities, ethnic minorities and people with limitations. To this end, we thank you for completing this self-identification questionnaire. The information you provide through this form is strictly confidential and will be shared only with those responsible for the UdeM EAEP. If you wish, you may also indicate that you belong to one of the targeted groups in your cover letter, which will be reviewed by the selection committee and the assembly of peers.

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.

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Assistant or Associate Professor in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging / Radiology
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