The Research Professor position will have a primary focus on research and research-related activities (~80% of the role), with limited teaching (~10%) and service (~10%) roles. The successful candidate is expected to identify, develop and lead research program(s) that aligns with one or more key research areas (infectious diseases [bacteriology, epidemiology, parasitology, pathology, immunology and/or virology], tropical veterinary medicine, and/or food safety and security) of the RUSVM One Health Center for Zoonoses and Tropical Veterinary Medicine. Interdisciplinary and collaborative research is encouraged. The candidate is expected to attract extramural funding, initiate collaboration(s) with universities/research institutes of esteem, publish his/her research outcomes in high impact peer-reviewed scientific journals, and supervise Postdoctoral Research Fellows and PhD/MSc students. S/he is also expected to mentor young faculty members in advancing their research careers, especially with planning research, writing grants and/or publishing research papers.
Research (Weight: ~80%)
Teaching (Weight: ~10%)
Service (Weight: ~10%)
The Research Professor is expected to be an academic of the highest rank with a history of leadership roles and significant contributions to his/her field. S/he is considered as one of the ambassadors of the university. Desired qualifications include:
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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.