Assistant or Associate or Full Professor of Veterinary Anatomy
Mon, 2013-10-07 12:35 — Anonymous
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 and Canada.
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 are currently developing active postgraduate programs in these areas.
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.
The successful candidate will join an anatomy team consisting of five other anatomists. S/he will report to the Head, Department of Biomedical Sciences and will have demonstrated expertise in teaching professional DVM students in comparative vertebrate and gross anatomy, and have the ability to instruct students in the application of that knowledge to clinical practice. Experience in teaching microanatomy is desirable but not required.
A DVM degree or comparable degree is required and a PhD is highly desirable. A documented record of creative scholarship as well as a demonstrated potential to develop a collaborative or independent research program is required. The successful applicant is expected to advance the discipline of veterinary medicine through creation and dissemination of new knowledge in peer-reviewed publications. . Good interpersonal and communication skills are required, as is the 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. CV and letter should be in a single document (MS or PDF) and submitted online www.rossu.edu/careers . File review will begin upon receipt of the completed applications, and continue until the position is filled.
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.