Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Veterinary Bacteriology

St. Kitts,
Jun 07, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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. Four research centers advance productivity and standing of research and research training, and include 1) One Health Center for Zoonoses and Tropical Veterinary Medicine, 2) Integrative Mammalian Research, 3) Conservation Medicine and Ecosystem Health, and 4) Research and Innovation in Veterinary and Medical Education. 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.

The successful candidate will join an infectious disease team consisting of bacteriologists, virologists and parasitologists. The successful applicant will have demonstrated expertise in teaching professional DVM students in clinical bacteriology, and also have the ability to instruct students in the application of that knowledge to clinical practice. Experience in teaching mycology is desirable but not required. The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate in research programs, resulting in publications in peer-reviewed journals, and to participate in Masters and PhD programs. S/he will also share diagnostic service to the bacteriology component of the Diagnostic Laboratory . S/he will report to the Head of Department, Biomedical Sciences. An expectation that the individual placed in the role will complete other duties as assigned.

  • A DVM degree or comparable degree is essential and a PhD is highly desirable.
  • Post-doctoral training and Diplomate status is also highly desirable.
  • 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 and submitted online

Evaluation of applications will begin on 30 June 2018 and continue until the role is filled.

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.