Assistant, Associate or Full Professor Professor, Large 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
DVM or equivalent
Careers Center | Assistant,Associate or Full Professor Professor, Large Animal Internal Medicine
Opportunity at a Glance
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 that is rich in distinctive culture, natural beauty, and exotic marine and wildlife. A cutting-edge curriculum, with innovative use of technologies and simulations, provide the best possible training for tomorrow’s veterinarians. Students benefit from seven semesters of integrated preclinical and clinical studies at our beautiful St Kitts campus, and one year of clinical training at our affiliate veterinary teaching hospitals in the United States, Canada and Europe. We prioritize recruitment of talented faculty and staff who are passionate about veterinary education, and wish to help us deliver our vision of practice-ready graduates. We are now seeking a key new member of our Large Animal team to join us as we develop new models and methods to best prepare our graduates to face the global opportunities and challenges of veterinary medicine in the 21st century.
The position responsibilities include participation in teaching principles of large animal medicine, emphasis equine medicine, to veterinary students in several team-taught courses, including Large Animal Medicine 1, Introduction to Clinics, Essential Veterinary skills. The successful candidate will contribute to the team’s responsibility for ensuring that all aspects of large animal medicine related courses comply with requirements for national and international accreditation, and facilitate optimal student learning. Additionally we seek candidates with the ability to obtain external funding and contracts, participating in national and/or international committees in their area of expertise as well as producing quality publications. Completes other duties as assigned.
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.
The School seeks to attract first-class candidates for an Assistant Professor in Large Animal Internal Medicine position. Candidates with a proven track record of innovation in approaches to learning and teaching, and the ability to constantly update an undergraduate veterinary curriculum are preferred. A DVM or equivalent degree is required. Board certification Large Animal Medicine (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine or European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine) is preferred.
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.
Who We Are
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) offers a unique program of training on the island of St. Kitts in the Caribbean. A cutting-edge curriculum, with innovative use of technologies and simulations, provides the best possible training for tomorrow’s veterinarians. Students benefit from seven semesters of integrated preclinical and clinical studies at our St Kitts campus, and one year of clinical training at our affiliate veterinary teaching hospitals in the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia.
Our ongoing research focuses on key issues strategically relevant to One Health in tropical and developing countries and includes zoonotic diseases, food safety and security, environmental health, and conservation medicine. We prioritize recruitment of talented faculty and are now seeking a key new member of our team to join us as we develop new programs to best prepare our graduates to face the global opportunities and challenges of veterinary medicine in the 21st century.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 2018-101224
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.