• Research Labratory Assistant

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

    The Research Laboratory Administrative Assistant will be responsible for three facets of work as part of the Research Laboratory Team at RUSVM.


    • The assistant will engage in the ordering of research and administrative supplies for Research faculty in the Biomedical and Clinical Sciences Department and the Research Administration department.
    • The assistant will also assist with Research Department duties related to metrics tracking.
    • The assistant will maintaining an inventory and store of common laboratory consumables. These duties will be done in close collaboration with other personnel in the laboratory.
    • The assistant will act as the curator of a new BioBank of biological samples stored at ultralow temperatures. A database of sample information and location will be developed and managed by the successful application.
    • The Research Laboratory Assistant will be required to perform reasonable additional work delegated by an immediate supervisor when not engaged in other duties. As the research activities of the university continue to grow, the duties of the Research Laboratory Administrative Assistant may be amended. This individual must be willing to work safely in an environment housing potentially pathogenic organisms, toxic, volatile, and corrosive chemicals and potentially carcinogenic substances. In house training will be provided.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The successful candidate must also possess the ability to work in a multi-national team environment and be able to respect students and researchers that he/she will be working with. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Finally the successful candidate must work towards the goals of our institution to graduate highly competent veterinarians and generate high-quality veterinary research.

    Candidate Requirements

    • A minimum of a High School degree and an Associate Degree in Biological Sciences or Animal Husbandry is required.
    • A Valid driver’s license.
    • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
    • Be capable of working in a veterinary research facility containing potential pathogens and hazardous materials.
    • Be capable of following and adhering to Standard Operating Procedures.
    • Be capable of maintaining accurate records and inventories.
    • Have an ability to communicate professionally in a corporate veterinary medical environment.
    • Work as the member of a team or independently when required.
    • Demonstrate respect for colleagues and animals.
    • Be adaptable and flexible.
    • Demonstrate Good Laboratory Practices

    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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