University of Saskatchewan

Western College of Veterinary Medicine

Other Career Opportunities

The Western College of Veterinary Medicine often receives postings of career opportunities that require a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree as well as other academic credentials and/or specialized training.

Position Available: Post-doctoral Fellow in Epidemiology of Pet Relinquishment, Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary college, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Position Available: Beef Veterinarian Technical Consultant, Alberta, Canada  JOB ID - 691265

Job Description: We currently have a full time position available for a Beef Veterinary Technical Consultant, located in southern Alberta, Canada. This position will give you an opportunity to work closely with a highly energized, committed and competent Elanco team from across Canada helping to deliver value and technical support to Bovine veterinarians, beef producers, nutritionists and food supply chain. As well, this opportunity will provide the opportunity to network globally with Elanco peers and industry colleagues.

Requirements: The ideal candidate will possess a DVM and have at least 3 years recent experience in the beef cattle industry.  DVM's with post graduate training in cattle production, nutrition or epidemiology would be an additional asset. Consideration will also be given to candidates with strong data management skills and the ability to conduct regulatory and field research trials. You must also have superb interpersonal and teamwork skills, ability to work independently and be willing to travel within Canada.

Apply Online at: For confidential consideration please apply at www.
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Company Description: Elanco Animal Health, a division of Eli Lilly Canada Inc., is engaged in the discovery, developmlent, manufacturing, and marketing of innovative animal health products. Elanco offers an excellent compensation package, flexible benefits, a career devlopment program, and a company car. Eli Lilly Canada is committed to employement equity. We encourange applications from qualified women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities. Lily will conduct, at its own expense, background searches (including verification of educational credentials, contacting 3 of your professional references, a credit record report, and a driver's license search) of the successful candidate.

Position Available: Senior Large Animal Medicine Technologist, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.

Position Available: Animal Health and Welfare Veterinarian, Office of the Chief Provincial Veterinarian, Alberta, Canada

The Office of the Chief Provincial Veterinarian in Alberta is hiring an Animal Health and Welfare Veterinarian to contribute expert veterinary knowledge to the development, implementation and oversight Alberta's animal health and welfare programs and legislation. The successful candidate will join a team of professionals dedicated to improving both the health and welfare of animals in Alberta. This position offers veterinarians the opportunity to use their veterinary skills and enjoy the work-life balance offered by the provincial government. To view and/or apply for this job, visit (Job ID 1015197)  

  Position Available: Assistant Specialist in Cooperative Extension, University of California, Davis, California

 Position Available: Anatomic Diagnostic Veterinary Pathologist, British Columbia Public Service, British Columbia, Canada

 Position Available:  An international pharma company, leader in the animal health industry is looking for a territory manager for the province of Saskatchewan. This is a maternity leave replacement (one year contract). Looking for someone with strong experience with small animals and who is willing to travel across the province around 40 - 50 per cent of the time.

Experience in sales is preferred by would consider animal technicians who have worked in clinics. Candidate can be located anywhere in Saskatchewan. 

Salary is 60K - 70K plus commissions and benefits.

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 Position Available:  Veterinarian, Cargill Value Added Meats - Foodservice, London Ontario, Canada

 Position Available: Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

Join us today to make a real difference in the lives of Canadians! The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is seeking qualified Veterinarians to fill positions in various locations across Canada with immediate vacancies in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland.

CFIA Veterinarians play a key role in food safety, forming the first line of defence against the spread of many diseases among animals, and between animals and humans in Canada.

Only online applications will be accepted.  To apply, please visit:

To learn more about the rewards and benefits of working for the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, visit and click on "CFIA Jobs".

 Position Available: BC Public Service Ministry of Agriculture, Leader, Veterinary Science Diagnostics, Abbotsford, BC, Canada

 Position Available: BC Public Service, Ministry of Agriculture, Fish Pathologist, Abbotsford, BC, Canada

 Position Available: Veterinary Clinical Skills Intern, Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph, Ontario


Position Available: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Large Animal Surgery, Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph, Ontario

Position Available: Meat Hygiene Inspection Supervisor, British Columbia Public Service, British Columbia, Canada

Position Available: Full time Animal Health Technician, Ponoka, Alberta, Canada

Ponoka Veterinary Clinic is a progressive mixed animal practice located in central Alberta. We are looking for a full-time Animal Health Technician to complement our dynamic team. Equipment includes digital x-ray, equine and bovine ultrasounds, in-house lab, SA dental unit, equine power float. Ponoka is a vibrant town with a strong sense of community. Amenities include close proximity to Edmonton/Red Deer, aquatic complex, arena, agricultural and rodeo facilities, beautiful parks and golf courses. We are offering competitive wages, professional dues, CE and uniform allowance. If you have a professional attitude, good communication skills, are self-motivated and enjoy a wide variety of daily experiences, then this is the place for you.

Contact information:
Bus: (403)783-5166
Fax: (403)783-5166

Position Available: Elk Herdsman, Near Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada

A well established progressive elk farm near Yorkton, Saskatchewan is looking for an elk herdsman. Duties include: velvetting (600 head), calfing(250 cows), weaning, fencing, haying, facility management. Equipment operational knowledge is required including tractors, baler, haybine, mixmill, grain cart. Accomodations and transportation available. Salary dependent on experience.

Contact information:
Bus: (306)782-0420
Fax: (306)782-0422
Cell: (306)621-1516

Position Available: Two post-doctoral research positions available at United States Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD
Posted: May 13, 2014

Two postdoctoral positions are available at Dr.Hyun Lillehoj’s laboratory at USDA-ARS, Beltsville, to study of disease resistance (Necrotic Entities), host-pathogen Interactions, development of alternative antibiotics, avian immunology and gastrolintestinal microbiome.

Applicants must be awarded a PhD within the last five years in immunology, microbiology, molecular biology or cell biology. Additional training (e.g. bioinformatics, Mothur/QIIME analysis) and other academic experience would be highly considerable. The applicants are also required to have strong public records and significant finding in the previous works.

Applicants should have strong immunology knowledgement with molecular biology background and experience of animal tissue culture, Flow cytometry analysis, HPLC, gene cloning, immunoblotting, enzyme assay and other techniques to characters the biochemical nature of proteins, also handling poultry.

This is a 2-year temporary position but renewal is possible pending on performance and funding availability.

Review of applications will be soon. 

Please send curriculum vitae and names of three references to: Dr. Hyun Lillehoj (Hyun.Lillehoj@ARS.USDA. GOV) or Dr. June Kim (JiEun.Kim@ARS.USDA.GOV) in the Animal Bioscience and Biotechnology Laboratory at United States Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland.

Position Available: Resident Director, Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, Texas, USA
Posted: May 26, 2014

Position Available: Veterinary Practitioners, New Brunswich, Canada

Position Available: Director, Veterinary Research and Field Compliance, Pfizer, Canada
Posted August 1, 2014

Pfizer Canada is currently looking for a Director, Veterinary Research and Field Compliance located in the Brandon/Carberry, Manitoba area. The selected candidate should have a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree and must be eligible for licensure in the Manitoba Veterinary Medical Association and the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association. A membership in the American Association of Equine Practitioners Research as well as experience with horses is preferred. A minimum of 5 years of research in veterinary medical or other research is required. The ability to manage a horse farm or similar facility is essential. Please apply via our website (Posting # 999819).

Position Available: Section Head, Veterinary Microbiologist, Plant and Animal Health Branch, Ministry of Agriculture, British Columbia, Canada

Position Available: Assistant or Associate Professor:  Cluster Hire, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA.

Position Available:  Tenure Track Position in Veterinary Imagining, Department of Clinical Sciences, Universite de Montreal, St-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada.

Position Available: Professor Position Veterinary Radiology, Faculte de Medecine Veterinaire, Universite de Montreal, St-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada

Position Available:  CFIA Primary Inspectors across Western Canada

Position Available: Locum Veterinarian, June 2015 - September 2015, Vernon, Bristish Columbia

Vernon Veterinary Clinic is looking for a locum veterinarian to cover from June to the first week of September 2015. We are located in Vernon, BC at the top of the famous and fabulous Okanagan Valley. Our busy, 4 vet small animal clinic has been serving this area of 40,000 for over 50 years, and it is still growing. We pride ourselves in offering passionate, high quality patient care and in developing warm, genuine relationships with our clients. We have all the usual toys, such as DR X-ray, ultrasound, 15W therapeutic laser, endoscope, full Iddexx in-house-lab, air driven dental cart, tonopen, etc. Our vets, together with our efficient, enthusiastic and fun staff, work as a winning team, but each member also functions independently, if needed. If you are ambitious, have good bedside manners and are dedicated to providing excellent veterinary care, then you should talk to us.

Please email your CV to  Attention: Dr. David Lemiski

Position Available: Residency and Internship Programs, Wisconsin, USA

Position Available: Post Doctoral Fellow Position, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA

Position Available:  Contractually Limited Faculty Position - 9 months - Small Animal Internal Medicine Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Position Available:  DVSc (Doctor of Veterinary Science), Department of Pathobiology, Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph, Ontario
Posted: March 19, 2015


Position Available: BC Public Service Career Opportunity - Poultry Health Pathologist

Position Available: Residency Program, Veterinary clinical Sciences, Veterinary Dentistry, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec
Posted: April 28, 2015

Position Available: Internship in Theriogenology, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, University of Saskachewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Position Available: Clinical Instructor in Equine Surgery and Lameness (6 months - 1 year) Universite of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Posted: May 19, 2015

Position Available: Full-Time Clinical Veterinarian at the Centre for Comparative Medicine in Animal Care Services, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Posted: May 27, 2015

Position Available: Assistant Professor in Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care, Universite de Montreal, Monteal, Quebec, Canada

Posted: June 12, 2015

Position Available: Assistant Professor in Medical Oncology, Ontario Vet College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Posted: June 12, 2015

Equine Internship/Veterinary Assistantship

We offer 6 positions annually for a one year surgical internship that requires a Doctorate in Veterinary medicine or an equivalent degree (MV, MVB, LV, DVM, VMD). A knowledge base of horses is required as well as an avid interest in fields inter-connected with equine surgery, radiology, anesthesiology, reproduction and internal medicine.

Completion of this internship/assistantship should fulfill the requirements necessary to pursue one of several residency programs or allow the candidate to enter private practice.

The remuneration for this position is $26,700 CDN.

Please send CV to  or visit for more information.

Position Available: Clinical Veterinarian, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Posted: July 29, 2015

Position Available: Veterinarian, Marine Harvest Canada Inc, Campbell River, British Columbia

Posted: July 30, 2015 Ends: August 13, 2015

Position Available: Director of Animal Health, Edmonton Humane Society, Edmonton, Alberta

Posted July, 2015