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Assistant or Associate Professor - Small Animal Internal Medicine

Employer
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
Location
Saint Kitts and Nevis (KN)
Salary
Dependent upon experience and tenure
Closing date
Sep 10, 2024

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Practice Area
Small Animal
Position Type
Professor / Educator
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

Company Description

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.

Position Overview:

The Department of Clinical Sciences at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) invites applications for 1 full-time faculty position in Small Animal Medicine beginning immediately. Rank will be dependent upon qualifications but can be at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Candidates must have a DVM degree or equivalent and advanced residency training in small animal medicine. Preference will be given to those who are diplomates of the ACVIM, ECVIM, or ABVP but candidates who are  board-eligible may be considered. A PhD is preferred but not required.

Expect a Variety of The Following
•  Provide challenging, student-focused, delivery of 13 credits in small animal medicine utilizing multi-modal learning and interactive labs within a collaborative climate. 
•  Commitment to student success and continuous learning through formative and summative assessment and curricular modification to ensure success of the students that is measurable. 
•  Knowledge of teaching and learning strategies to meet the needs of diverse learners. 
•  Willingness to share talents with a sense of humor, and a hopeful, caring, and open attitude.


What is the structure and culture of the team like? 
We are a small school with a diverse and proactive team focused on collaboration and providing a student and colleague centric environment of care and respect. You will join a team of 3 other small animal internists and a diverse team of professionals and will work under the guidance of the Division and Department Heads.

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