Professor, Vet Sciences

Website Northern College of Applied Arts and Technology

POSITION TITLE: 21-27 Professor, Vet Sciences
STATUS: Full Time
CLASSIFICATION: Academic Employee
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 9th, 2021
ANNUAL SALARY: As per Collective Agreement
CAMPUS: Haileybury
STARTING SALARY:  As per Collective Agreement
CLOSING DATE: May 6th, 2021
DIVISION: School of Sciences

At Northern College, we’re driven by our commitment to the ongoing success and development of our students, our communities and our staff. A career with Northern College can provide you with meaningful opportunities for your professional growth, and we’re confident that our friendly, collaborative workplace culture will contribute to your personal growth as well.

In addition, to a rewarding career, some of the other benefits offered to eligible full-time employees of Northern College include competitive salaries, a defined-benefit pension plan, a comprehensive benefits package, access to our athletics facilities and a wellness program.


Northern College is seeking a qualified professional to teach a variety of courses in the Veterinary Sciences programs.

The incumbent will be responsible for the delivery of theoretical and practical courses and will be required to teach courses, which will include subjects related to animal nursing, health and care.

As part of teaching assigned courses, the successful candidate will be expected to act as an academic advisor to students in the program, participate as a leader and effective team member working in groups at the college, and create a positive teaching and learning environment using a variety of strategies and materials in the multi-modal delivery of courses. The incumbent should embody a commitment to student success and professional development and demonstrate capacity for leadership in a multi-cultural organization. In addition, the successful candidate must ensure currency and relevance of the teaching material and assessment techniques, must participate in recruitment and program promotion initiatives, and participate in professional development activities at Northern College relevant to his/her own needs.

The incumbent will also provide leadership within the cluster of Veterinary Sciences programs and support the accreditation and compliance processes associated with organizations such as the Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC), Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) and the College of Veterinarians of Ontario (CVO). In addition, they will support the College’s ambitions in veterinary-related practical Applied Research and in new and renewed veterinary science related programs.

A detailed description for our Veterinary Sciences programs and the courses taught within them is available on Northern College’s website.


The incumbent will possess the following qualifications:

  • Registered Veterinary Technician with the OAVT/RVTTC and/or;
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine;
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ work experience as a Registered Veterinary Technician or Doctor of Veterinary Medicine;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Excellent knowledge of clinical and laboratory techniques;
  • Proficient with the use of computers and MS Office Suite;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment;
  • Willingness to undertake professional development aligned with supporting college program needs may be required;
  • Experience in teaching considered an asset; and
  • Strong leadership skills, visionary capacity and commitment to positive community development considered an asset.

The incumbent may be required to provide a criminal reference check.

As part of the College’s affirmative action program to increase the number of Indigenous academic employees, Northern College welcomes applications from qualified Indigenous applicants.

HOW TO APPLY: Please visit the Northern College website at: and click on the Careers at Northern link to apply through our online job application system.

Northern College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the interview coordinator of accommodation measures you may require during our selection process. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

Northern College values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Northern College, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

Preference will be given to qualified employees within the bargaining unit at Northern College. Should a suitable candidate not be found, external candidates will be considered.

To apply for this job email your details to ncjobapp@northern.on.caorhttpwww.northernc.on.cacareers

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