Clinical Veterinarian

Date Posted: 10/07/2020
Req ID: 1369
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Division of Comparative Medicine
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


The Temerty Faculty of Medicine:


The University of Toronto’s Temerty Faculty of Medicine includes 8,000 faculty members, 850 staff, and 7,000 students enrolled in undergraduate and postgraduate medicine, rehabilitation sciences, medical radiation sciences, physician assistant education, doctoral and professional graduate programs. It has nine fully affiliated hospitals and 18 community-affiliated hospitals and health facilities.

The Temerty Faculty of Medicine and its fully affiliated hospitals are also a thriving research enterprise— one of the largest in North America — that includes one-fifth of all health and biomedical Canada Research Chairs and has attracted $809 million in research funding (2013-14). This year, the National Taiwan University Ranking placed U of T first in Canada and fourth in the world; the Temerty Faculty of Medicine was recognized third in the world in the sub-category of clinical medicine.


Job Description:

The Clinical Veterinarian is responsible for all aspects of veterinary care and professional services provided by the Division of Comparative Medicine (DCM). Veterinary care includes the provision of surgical services consistent with the guidelines provided by the federal association of laboratory animal veterinarians (CALAM). The incumbent will also supervise the Division's surgical facilities. Professional services include the provision of consultative services to investigators, education and training of investigative staff and expert review of protocols and animal use as a member of local and institutional Animal Care Committees. The incumbent will also provide professional administration of the animal care program, including oversight with respect to resource allocation and maintenance of the physical plant.


In all activities, the incumbent is expected to ensure that animal care and use meets or exceeds requirements for compliance with regulatory agencies at both provincial and federal levels. The incumbent will be expected to liaise with regulatory officials and to communicate the results of inspections/assessments by regulatory officials to investigative staff.





  • A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine with a license to practice in the Province of Ontario. A graduate degree and certification or eligibility for certification by the American College for Laboratory Animal Medicine.




  • Minimum of five (5) years’ relevant experience working in a major university or a major biotech/pharma animal care program or equivalent.
  • Experience educating and training staff on applicable ethics, legislation and guidelines.
  • Experience providing consultation to both internal and external stakeholders.



  • Excellent interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills including a good knowledge of Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word and Excel).



  • The incumbent must be able to work under time constraints with minimal or no supervision and be very adept at multitasking. As there are often many issues which need to be addressed in a timely manner, the incumbent will be required to prioritize work.


Closing Date: 10/28/2020, 11:59PM EDT
Employee Group: Salaried
Appointment Type: Budget - Continuing
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: PM 6 -- Hiring Zone: $113,499 - $132,415 -- Broadband Salary Range: $113,499 - $189,164
Job Category: Administrative / Managerial

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.