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Senior Resident (pdf)

Temporary Full-time from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018

Hiring #: 2017-0092

Please read the Application Instructions before applying

This OVC Senior Residency position gives exposure to a broad experiential caseload that is expected to aid in a candidate’s preparation for any of the certifying examinations for a College of Veterinary Pathologists In addition, the position allows participation in numerous weekly gross and histopathology rounds, AFIP slide sets, and other boards study materials.

The Senior Resident is expected to be involved in all aspects of anatomical pathology including primary case responsibility, attendance and presentation of case material at rounds (e.g. gross, microscopic/biopsy, and oncology rounds), and various case discussions and presentations. Duties are approximately 50% diagnostic and supervisory (including post mortem) duty, 40% microscopic evaluation of cases, and 10% attendance and presentation at gross and microscopy rounds and involvement in other case discussions and presentations.

The Senior Resident will be supervised by, and work with, a top tier group of anatomic pathologists with ACVP and ECVP certification, and interact with equally skilled clinical pathologists within the Department of Pathobiology and anatomic and clinical pathologists in the Animal Health Laboratory (totaling 23 Board Certified Pathologists), as well as DVSc students (residents), interns and graduate students and specialists from the OVC Health Sciences Center.

The anatomic pathology group provides diagnostic pathology support for the University of Guelph including submissions from the Health Sciences Centre, including the Small Animal Clinic, Large Animal Clinic, Ruminant Field Service, Avian and Exotics Service and the Animal Cancer Center, as well as experimental animals and cases from the Toronto Zoo. Thus we provide a wide range of specialist pathology services and see a wide range of cases.


A veterinary degree (such as DVM) and ACVP, ECVP, or JCVP board eligibility is required (e.g. a DVSc degree program or equivalent or three years of an appropriate pathology residency training/experience), as are excellent oral and written communication skills.

Please note that this position requires a license from the College of Veterinarians of Ontario (CVO) to practice veterinary medicine in Ontario. An education license is sufficient; this license will only apply during the duration of the residency at OVC.  

Salary: $37,500/annum Canadian.

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

Posting Date: 2017 03 07    Closing Date: 2017 03 21