• Assistant Professor - Veterinary Anatomy

    Location KN-St. Kitts
    Job ID
    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    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.



    • 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



    • Engagement in service activities, including faculty meetings, assigned committees, and designated office hours is expected.
    • Serve on postgraduate committees for Masters and PhD students
    • Other duties as determined by the Department and/or Division Head

    Completes other duties as assigned.


    Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a background in veterinary anatomy in a veterinary school, and will join a team of 5 anatomists  and various assistants. S/he will report to the Head, Department of Biomedical Sciences. A DVM or comparable degree is required and an MS or PhD degree is desirable. 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.


    Application: Applications should include: a curriculum vitae, along with a statement of interest, goals and teaching experience. Three letters of reference will be required, if you application is selected for further review.

    Review of applications will commence on October 15, 2018 and will end when a qualified candidate has been selected.


    RUSVM is located on scenic St. Kitts, one of the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean. There is no personal income tax in St. Kitts which could result in a substantial annual savings. As an expatriate, you may still be responsible to report income in your home country. Please consult a tax advisor for more information on implications for you.


    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.

    Who We Are

    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.


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