This position exists to support the production of juvenile marine fish for St. Kitts Aquaculture (SKA) and to oversee the general running of the Marine Laboratory (ML) for RUSVM. Therefore, the successful candidate will take responsibility for the day to day running of the Marine Lab and the adjacent fish nursery facility.
An academic qualification, to at least the BSc. level, in marine biology or a similar aquatic science is essential. Previous knowledge of working with water quality parameters and successful maintenance of aquaria for the long-term maintenance of marine organisms is highly desirable.
Applicant must possess the ability to:
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, Canada, Europe and Australia.
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 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.