• Assistant, Associate or Full Professor Veterinary Physiology

    Location KN-St. Kitts
    Job ID
    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Responsibilities

    The successful candidate will join the Department of Biomedical Sciences and a Physiology Division with a team of physiologists, immunologists, pharmacologists, and toxicologists. S/he will have demonstrated expertise in teaching veterinary students in basic physiology or physiology-related courses (e.g., endocrinology, toxicology) 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 expected to collaborate in research programs, resulting in publications in peer-reviewed journals, and to participate in an advisory capacity for students pursuing MSc and/or PhD degrees within RUSVM’s graduate programs and provide administrative or service duties. The Department Head may assign other responsibilities.
    Completes other duties as assigned.


    - DVM degree or comparable degree or PhD in physiology or physiology-related areas (e.g., endocrinology, toxicology) is required.
    - Post-doctoral training is desirable but not necessary.
    - The successful candidate will have a record of publication and willingness to collaborate and develop an independent research program.
    - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere are required.


    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.

    Salary is very competitive with US based universities and there is no income tax in St. Kitts which could result in a large increase to your net salary. As an expatriate, you may still be responsible to report income in your home country. Additional benefits include a significant relocation and repatriation package, health insurance, generous annual continuous education budget and annual travel benefit, geographical living allowance to offset cost of living differences, retirement match (up to 4% of your salary) and 7 weeks paid leave between semesters.


    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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