The Ontario Veterinary College, in conjunction with the Institute for Comparative Cancer Investigation at the University of Guelph, is pleased to announce the call for applications for the Arthur Rousse Memorial Senior Fellowship in Veterinary and Comparative Cancer Studies. This endowed fellowship provides $60,000 per year salary support for up to 3 years, to a highly qualified individual interested in pursuing aspects of veterinary and comparative cancer at the postdoctoral level.

The 2008 competition is particularly directed towards individuals with research training who wish to gain further experience in comparative cancer research at a veterinary institution. In conjunction with the Institute for Comparative Cancer Investigation, including the Animal Cancer Centre in the Teaching Hospital of the Ontario Veterinary College, the incumbent will partake in research to examine aspects of companion animal cancer such as diagnostic procedures, therapeutic approaches, and cancer pathobiology.

Qualified individuals who hold the DVM/DMV/VMD/ and have completed a PhD/DVSc and/or an oncology or related residency (e.g., anatomic or clinical pathology, pharmacology, surgery, internal medicine, oncology, radiation oncology), with a strong interest in veterinary research are encouraged to apply. Interested individuals should provide a detailed statement of research interests and career goals, Curriculum Vitae highlighting the details of clinical training and research accomplishments, and the names and contact information of three referees.

Applications should be sent to:

Office of the Dean, Ontario Veterinary College 

Attention Dr. R. Jacobs 

University of Guelph 

Guelph ON Canada N1G 2W1

Application Deadline: March 28, 2008, with an expected start date of September 2008