Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in Saint Kitts and Nevis is hiring a Clinical Instructor/Assistant Professor, Large Animal Medicine & Surgery on Caribjob today.
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Opportunity at a Glance
To make a difference, you have to be different. That’s what we strive to be.
A career with Ross Vet is more than just a job; it is an extraordinary opportunity to join an innovative, collaborative community of passionate professionals making a difference every day by advancing human and animal health through the power of education.
We make a difference by providing our students with an unparalleled learning experience as they prepare for lifelong career success as today’s veterinarians and tomorrow’s leaders. Ross Vet colleagues thrive in a culture that encourages personal growth and professional development, bringing meaning and purpose to everything we do.
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) offers a unique AVMA-accredited program of training on the island of St. Kitts, West Indies. The island, located in Caribbean, provides an opportunity for study in an environment rich in distinctive culture, natural beauty, and exotic marine and wildlife. A cutting-edge and innovative curriculum, provides the best possible training for tomorrow’s veterinarians. Students benefit from seven semesters of integrated pre-clinical and clinical studies on our beautiful St. Kitts campus, followed by one year of clinical training at one of our affiliate veterinary teaching hospitals in the United States, Canada, Europe and New Zealand. We prioritize recruitment of talented faculty and staff who are experts in their field and passionate about veterinary education, and who wish to join us in delivering our vision of practice-ready graduates.
We are seeking a new member to join our collegial Large Animal faculty team. Reporting to the Department Head of Clinical Sciences, the successful candidate will provide instruction in production animal medicine with an emphasis on herd health. A strong research interest will be expected. If an applicant does not hold a MS or PhD there will be an expectation to undertake post graduate research qualification. The University has clear strategy and funding for conditions relevant to infectious disease and health concerns of animals in the tropics.
- Participate in team-taught courses in large animal medicine and surgery
- Participate in case-based or other didactic courses
- Participate in Essential Veterinary Skills and Introduction to Clinics laboratories
Research and Scholarly Activity:
- Submit grants for intramural funding and/or extramural funding
- Develop an independent and/or collaborative research program resulting in publications in peer-
- reviewed journals
- Presentation of scientific findings at conferences
- Engagement in service activities including faculty meetings, assigned committees, and student
- support via meetings by appointment is expected.
- Serve on postgraduate committees for MSc and PhD students as deemed appropriate by the
- Department Head
- Other duties as determined by the Department Head
- DVM or equivalent is required. Board certification in Large Animal Internal Medicine (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine or European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine), Practitioner Boards (Food Animal) are preferred but not required.
- Preference will be given to those candidates with experience in teaching in a University environment in an AVMA accredited school or equivalent.
- The successful applicant should have excellent interpersonal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.
Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Qualified applicants apply by submitting curriculum vitae (CV) and letter of intent describing the vision of their contribution in areas of teaching, research, and service online at www.rossu.edu/careers. File review will begin upon receipt of the completed applications and continue until the position is filled. Reference letters are requested prior to on campus interviews
Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and work experience. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by submitting curriculum vitae (CV) and letter of intent describing the vision of their contribution in areas of teaching, research, and service online at www.rossu.edu/careers. CV and letter of intent should be in a single document (MS or PDF) and submitted online ----- or direct general inquiries to [email protected]
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Who We Are
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) offers an accredited Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, postgraduate certification, integrated DVM/Master of Science (MSc) dual degree programs, and Doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees. Our unique program of broad-based curriculum integrates research opportunities and classroom study in St. Kitts with hands-on clinical training at affiliated AVMA-accredited veterinary schools. Cutting-edge curriculum with innovative technology and simulation provides the best possible training as we aim to lead veterinary training worldwide by creating an exemplary program uniquely designed to graduate today’s practice-ready veterinarians and tomorrow’s leaders and discoverers.
The mission of RUSVM is to provide the best learning environment to prepare students to become members and leaders of the worldwide public and professional healthcare team, advancing human and animal health (One Health) through research and knowledge exchange. Learn more about Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, part of Adtalem Global Education, at www.veterinary.rossu.edu.
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
We pride ourselves in nurturing a culture that encourages everyone to bring their full selves to work each day. To us, diversity and inclusion needs to be intentional to be impactful. We don’t just welcome differences, we celebrate them.