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Ross University Asst Assoc Full Prof Veterinary Therapeutics
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Leading the future of veterinary education and research

Assistant or Associate or Full Professor of Veterinary Therapeutics

Overview:    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) offers a unique program of training on the island of St. Kitts in the Caribbean.  An integrated curriculum, with innovative use of technologies and simulations, provides the best possible training for tomorrow’s veterinarians.  Students benefit from seven semesters of 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. We are expanding and prioritizing the 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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  The successful candidate will have demonstrated expertise in teaching professional DVM students in medicine and/or pharmacology and will have the ability to instruct students in the application of pharmacology and toxicology to clinical practice. Two pharmacologists and three internal medicine specialists participate in the teaching of therapeutics, including basic pharmacology and case based instruction in therapeutics. The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate in research programs, resulting in publications in peer-reviewed journals, and to participate in supervision of graduate students..  S/he will report to the Head of Department, Biomedical Sciences.

Qualifications:  A DVM or comparable degree is essential and a PhD is desirable. Post-doctoral training and Diplomate status in pharmacology, internal medicine or other related specialty is required.  The successful candidate will have a track record of publishing in quality journals, as well as potential to collaborate or develop an independent research program.  The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and 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

File review will begin upon receipt of the completed applications, and continue until the position is filled.  Reference letters are requested prior to on campus interviews.

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. 

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