Assistant Professor/Assistant Teaching Professor – Thompson Rivers University (010324)

November 3, 2023

Assistant Professor / Assistant Teaching Professor – Animal Health Technology

Job Type

Faculty (Tenure, Tenure Track, LTC)

# of Hires Needed


Organizational Unit

Thompson Rivers University -> Faculty of Science -> Animal Health Technology

Applications will be reviewed commencing the closing application date and may continue until the position is filled.

Posting In effect from


Closing Application Date


Instructional Type

Academic/Career (max 24 credits)

Faculty Type

Tenure Track

Anticipated Start Date



Kamloops Campus, – Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)


The Department of Animal Health ( invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant teaching professor. The candidate should be able to teach a variety of subjects for the Veterinary Technology program to meet the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association curriculum standards and accreditation as well as providing team veterinary care for all species housed at TRU. This position is bipartite and requires both service and teaching duties.

Thompson Rivers University ( is a uniquely comprehensive, student-focused institution built on over 40 years of excellence in post-secondary education and training. TRU’s spectacular main campus is located in Kamloops, BC (, a prosperous city located just a 4-hour drive from Vancouver, a 50-minute drive from Sun Peaks (the third-largest ski area in Canada), in the heart of the southern BC interior. Kamloops offers world class tourism and recreation, excellent cultural, social, and economic opportunities, as well as over 2,000 hours of sunshine annually.


  • DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) or equivalent
  • Licensed to practice veterinary medicine or eligible for licensing in British Columbia
  • Membership in the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience
  • within the last 5 years in a small or mixed animal practice is required
  • Large and exotic animal experience an asset

Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. We thank applicants in advance for applying; however, only the short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Pay Band

$71,520.00 – $110,800.00 (According to TRUFA Salary Schedule (Range TS01 – TS12) )

Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:

Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, Indigenous, Black and People of Color, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

TRU Veterinary Technology


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