Assistant or Associate Professor - Small Animal Internal Medicine
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
September 7, 2018
Saint Kitts, Saint Kitts and Nevis
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
Canine, Feline, Other
DVM or equivalent
Careers Center | Assistant or Associate Professor - Small Animal Internal Medicine
Opportunity at a Glance
Reporting to the Divisional Head, Small Animal Medicine, the successful candidate will be joining a collegial team of faculty to deliver a progressive small animal teaching program to veterinary students as part of their preclinical curriculum. This includes contributions to the teaching of small animal internal medicine in various courses (Small Animal Medicine I and II) as well as participating other didactic courses as appropriate for the expertise of the applicant and in pre-clinical laboratory experiences (medical skills, physical exam, introduction to clinical experiences). The successful candidate will also be expected to provide occasional Internal Medicine consultation in the community practice on campus, including mentorship of the community practice faculty.
An active research program will be expected, and the School has clear strategy and funding for conditions relevant to infectious disease and health concerns of animals in the tropics. Intramural funding is available but submission of grants for extramural funding is expected. Engagement in service activities, including faculty meetings, assigned committees, and designated office hours is expected. Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned by the Divisional Head as needed
Participate in team-taught courses in small animal medicine
Participate in case-based or other didactic courses
Participate in Essential Veterinary Skills laboratories
Provide consultation and support for the clinicians in the Ross University Veterinary Clinic in the management of clinical patients
Research and Scholarly Activity:
Develop an independent and/or collaborative research program resulting in publications in peer-reviewed journals
Present scientific findings at international conferences
Serve on postgraduate committees for Masters and PhD students.
Other duties as determined by the Department and/or Division Head
Completes other duties as assigned.
DVM or equivalent and Board certification in Small Animal Internal Medicine (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine or European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine) are essential
Preference will be given to candidates with a DVM and PhD
Ideally candidates will have experience or interest in employing innovative teaching methods. Development of a research program in one of the focus areas of our centers and/or in pedagogy is essential
Experience in teaching in a University environment in an AVMA accredited school or equivalent is preferred
The successful applicant should have excellent interpersonal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.
There is no personal income tax in St. Kitts. As an expatriate, you may still be responsible to report income in your home country. Please consult a tax advisor for more information on implications for you.
We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 2018-101235
About Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education (AVMA-COE). Since its founding in 1982, RUSVM has graduated more than 4,000 veterinarians, many practicing in every US state, in Canada and Puerto Rico, and abroad.
At our technologically advanced campus in St. Kitts, you will be challenged by an accelerated, broad-based curriculum that integrates unique research opportunities, classroom study, and hands-on clinical training. Our faculty have outstanding credentials in teaching and research, and share a passion for educating the veterinarians of tomorrow.
Clinical training is completed at one of our affiliated AVMA-accredited veterinary schools in the US, Canada, or other international location. Our roster of affiliated institutions includes many of the top veterinary schools in the US.