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Assistant/Associate/Professor of Large Animal Medicine and Surgery

Employer
St. Matthew's University
Location
Grand Cayman, Other / Non-US
Salary
Commensurate with experience.
Closing date
Aug 15, 2024

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Practice Area
Large Animal, Food Animals
Position Type
Professor / Educator
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

St. Matthew’s University, School of Veterinary Medicine in the Cayman Islands invites applications for a full-time faculty position in large animal medicine and surgery. Specifically, the successful candidate will be expected to coordinate and teach a six credit hour course in Farm Animal Medicine and Surgery and a two credit hour practical course in Livestock Clinical Skills. Contributions to team teaching within the clinical curriculum is expected where appropriate.  Opportunities for clinical case work are available through collaboration and consultation with the Cayman Islands Department of Agriculture. All faculty members are expected to participate in faculty committee, school governance, and hold office hours for student mentoring.

Qualifications include a DVM degree, residency training in large animal medicine, and board certification with the ACVIM and/or ABVP. Residency trained candidates will be considered. A graduate degree is preferred. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with a candidate’s qualifications and experience. Pension, CE funding, and health benefits are provided.  Vacation time occurs between semesters, providing faculty with seven weeks of vacation annually.

The primary emphasis at St. Matthew’s is education, and our faculty spends most of their time teaching and mentoring students. We are seeking a dynamic individual with great interpersonal skills to join a very diverse and collegial team. This is a unique opportunity to influence the next generation of veterinarians in a setting that allows interaction with students on an individual level.

The Cayman Islands are among the safest countries in the region and offer a first-world lifestyle. Grand Cayman is only a one-hour plane ride to Miami.  Living on Grand Cayman means you can experience year-long warm weather, the best beach in the world, and experience incredible snorkeling, diving opportunities and cultural experiences.

Send enquiries and your applications (Cover letter, CV, and list of referees with contact information) by email to Dr. Samantha Shields, Dean, sshields@stmatthews.edu.

Please visit www.stmatthews.edu for additional information on the curriculum and other aspects of the program.

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