St. Kitts – anatomy position

End date: Open

Assistant or Associate Professor – Veterinary Anatomy
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine – St. Kitts, Saint Kitts And Nevis


Overview:


To make a difference, you have to be different. That’s what we strive to be.


A career with Ross Vet is more than just a job; it is an extraordinary opportunity to join an innovative, collaborative community of passionate professionals making a difference every day by advancing human and animal health through the power of education.
We make a difference by providing our students with an unparalleled learning experience as they prepare for lifelong career success as today’s veterinarians and tomorrow’s leaders. Ross Vet colleagues thrive in a culture that encourages personal growth and professional development, bringing meaning and purpose to everything we do.


Position Overview:
We are looking for a knowledgeable and experienced veterinary anatomist with a passion for teaching who will contribute to the continuation and development of our veterinary anatomy program in comparative vertebrate and gross anatomy, including participating in case-based learning. The successful candidate must have the ability to instruct incoming veterinary students in the fundamental structural and functional aspects of anatomy with clinical relevance. Knowledge or experience in microanatomy is desirable but not essential. Faculty are also expected to develop their own collaborative research program or contribute to ongoing research with other faculty.


RUSVM graduates the largest cohort of veterinarians of any AVMA-accredited School in the world; therefore, this position offers a unique opportunity to have a significant impact on dissemination of knowledge in veterinary anatomy throughout the United States, an area that is currently underserved within many veterinary curricula.


The successful candidate will have a background in veterinary anatomy in a veterinary school and will join a team of 5. S/he will report to the Head, Department of Biomedical Sciences.

Responsibilities

Teaching:
• Participate in team-taught courses in Veterinary Anatomy and related subjects
• Participate in case-based or other didactic courses
• Participate in laboratories


Research and Scholarly Activity:
• Limited intramural funding is available but submission of grants for extramural funding is expected
• Develop an independent and/or collaborative research program resulting in publications in peer-reviewed journals
• Presentation of scientific findings at conferences


Service:
• Engagement in service activities, including faculty meetings, assigned committees, and designated office hours is expected.
• Serve on postgraduate committees for Master’s and PhD students
• Possibilities for leadership and management duties
• Other duties as determined by the Department and/or Division Head


Qualifications:
A DVM, or comparable degree, or PhD is required. The combination of a DVM and PhD is highly desired.
All applicants are expected to have a track record of academic scholarship.
Good interpersonal and communication skills are required, as is the ability to lead and work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.
Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and work experience. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by submitting curriculum vitae (CV), the name and contact information of 3 referees and a letter of intent describing the vision for their contribution in the areas of teaching, research and service. CV and letter of intent should be in a single document (MS or PDF) and submitted online http://veterinary.rossu.edu/about/careers-at-rusvm.html or direct general inquiries to Cynthia.Butchley@Adtalem.com.


Benefits:
Salary is very competitive with US based universities and there is no income tax in St. Kitts which could result in a large increase to your net salary. As an expatriate, you may still be responsible to report income in your home country. Additional benefits include a significant relocation and repatriation package, health insurance, generous annual continuous education budget and annual travel benefit, geographical living allowance to offset cost of living differences, retirement match (up to 6% of your salary) and 7 weeks paid leave between semesters.
Review of applications will begin upon receipt of the required documentation and will continue until the position is filled.


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