Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Clinical Pathology

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

Opportunity at a Glance

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To make a difference, you have to be different. That’s what we strive to be.


A career with Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) is more than just a job; it is an extraordinary opportunity to join an innovative, collaborative community of passionate professionals making a difference every day by advancing human and animal health through the power of education.


We make a difference by providing our students with an unparalleled learning experience as they prepare for lifelong career success as today’s veterinarians and tomorrow’s leaders. RUSVM colleagues thrive in a culture that encourages personal growth and professional development, bringing meaning and purpose to everything we do.




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 education 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, England, Ireland, Australia or New Zealand. 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 are currently developing active postgraduate programs in these areas.  


A new Research and Pathology building was inaugurated in 2018 containing 13,000 sf of research space, including eight laboratories. The site features 2,000 square feet dedicated to pathology, including autopsy and histology suites, a multiheaded microscopy room for 10 observers along with a student viewing gallery and space for small group meetings. The research and pathology sections of the building were designed to BSL-2 biosafety standards.


RUSVM is accredited by both the AVMA and AALAC.


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.


The successful candidate will join a pathology team that includes one board certified veterinary clinical pathologist, two veterinary clinical pathologists preparing for boards, and four board certified anatomic pathologists. S/he will report to the Head, Department of Biomedical Sciences and will participate in the teaching of clinical pathology within the DVM program. In addition, the successful candidate will provide diagnostic clinical pathology services to the Ross University Veterinary Clinic and is expected to contribute to the research output of our institution and the training of at least one pathology trainee.
Completes other duties as assigned.


  • DVM or equivalent degree, Board Certification or board eligible (ACVP or ECVCP) in veterinary clinical pathology and experience teaching professional veterinary students and graduate students is required. Additionally, a PhD degree is highly desirable.
  • The ideal candidate will have the capacity to develop an independent or collaborative research program that is consistent with the main focus areas of RUSVM and will have published widely in veterinary medicine and have some experience of supervising postgraduate students.
  • The selected candidate will be willing to publish in appropriate journals and should possess good organizational, written and oral communication skills.
  • The successful candidate should be able to motivate both, students and peers and promote a culture of collegiality and collaboration within the workplace.


Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and work experience. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by submitting curriculum vitae (CV), the name and contact information of 3 referees and a letter of intent describing the vision for their contribution in the areas of teaching, research and service. CV and letter of intent should be in a single document (MS or PDF) and submitted online or direct general inquiries to

Review of applications will begin upon receipt of the required documentation and will continue until the position is filled.



We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. At Adtalem, we welcome everyone and have a strong commitment towards diversity and inclusion. We encourage our Colleagues to be their true authentic selves and support laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We also maintain a drug-free workplace.


The salary is very competitive with US based universities, plus there is no income tax in St. Kitts. Additional benefits include significant relocation and repatriation package, health insurance, annual continuous education budget, annual travel benefit, geographical living allowance, retirement match (up to 6% of the salary) and 7 weeks paid leave, usually taken between semesters.

Who We Are

Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) offers an accredited Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, postgraduate certification, integrated DVM/Master of Science (MSc) dual degree programs, and Doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees. Our unique program of broad-based curriculum integrates research opportunities and classroom study in St. Kitts with hands-on clinical training at affiliated AVMA-accredited veterinary schools.  Cutting-edge curriculum with innovative technology and simulation provides the best possible training as we aim to lead veterinary training worldwide by creating an exemplary program uniquely designed to graduate today’s practice-ready veterinarians and tomorrow’s leaders and discoverers.

The mission of RUSVM is to provide the best learning environment to prepare students to become members and leaders of the worldwide public and professional healthcare team, advancing human and animal health (One Health) through research and knowledge exchange. Learn more about Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, part of Adtalem Global Education, at

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We pride ourselves in nurturing a culture that encourages everyone to bring their full selves to work each day. To us, diversity and inclusion needs to be intentional to be impactful. We don’t just welcome differences, we celebrate them. #WeAreAdtalem

To learn more about our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, click here to visit our Diversity page.


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