Assistant or Associate Professor, Veterinary Anatomy

KN-St. Kitts
Job ID
2016-86014
Institution
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
Department
Faculty

Opportunity at a Glance

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We are looking for an experienced anatomist with a passion for teaching to lead further development of an anatomy program in comparative vertebrate and gross anatomy, including participating in development and tutoring in case-based learning. The successful candidate must have the ability to instruct students in the application of anatomic knowledge to clinical practice. Experience in teaching microanatomy is desirable but not essential. RUSVM benefits from an educational development center with strong collaborations with DeVry Medical International Faculty have access to the most sophisticated digital teaching and learning aids and tools, and are actively encouraged and resourced to work with experts to develop further programs, including gaming technologies, aimed at enhancing the student learning experience.

 

 

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.

 

Responsibilities

Teaching:
• 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

 

Service:
• 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 four anatomists. 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 Jaunary 9, 2017 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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