• Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, Immunology

    Location KN-St. Kitts
    Job ID
    2018-105046
    Institution
    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
    Department
    Academics
  • Opportunity at a Glance

     Education is the primary focus of the faculty. The academic year is divided into three semesters with a new class of students admitted each semester. Lectures and other educational responsibilities continue throughout the year. Effective teachers are sought, particularly individuals who are interested in improving medical education and who work well on a team. Research opportunities exist, primarily in the area of medical education.

    Responsibilities

    The successful candidate will join the Department of Biomedical Sciences with a microbiology team consisting of virologists, bacteriologists immunologists, and parasitologists. S/he will have demonstrated expertise in teaching veterinary students in basic Virology / Immunology / Microbiology or related courses (e.g. Principles of Infectious Diseases) in the DVM program. S/he will also have the ability to instruct pre-veterinary students in related Veterinary Prep courses. S/he will be responsible for leading an independent research program or for collaborative research, for mentoring students in Masters and PhD programs, and instructing professional students in virology, immunology, and microbiology. Completes other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • A DVM and PhD or comparable degrees are required.
    • A documented record of creative scholarship as well as a demonstrated potential to participate in a collaborative or independent research program is required.
    • The successful applicant is expected to advance the discipline of veterinary medicine through creation and dissemination of new knowledge in peer-reviewed publications.
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills are required, as is 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 their curriculum vitae (CV) and letter of intent describing the vision of their contribution in areas of teaching, research and service online at  https://rossvet-atge.icims.com/jobs/
    Questions can be directed to our Talent Acquisition professional at Cynthia.Butchley@Adtalem.com


    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.

    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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