Assistant or Associate Professor - Production Animal Medicine

St Kitts and Nevis

Assistant or Associate Professor - Production Animal Medicine

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

THE ROSS DIFFERENCE

We are proud of our students and the diversity of the cultures and nationalities of our colleagues; they make us unique. We are true participants in a global society and One Health.


Who Are We:

Founded in 1982, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, a St. Kitt's vet school, has graduated nearly 6,000 veterinarians who today practice medicine across the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, and beyond. Our high-tech campus is located on the beautiful Caribbean island of St. Kitts and accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education (AVMA-COE). We offer an entirely unique opportunity to tomorrow’s prospective veterinarians.

Responsibilities

About the Job:

Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?
This isn’t your ordinary vet school. Ross Vet is a gateway to new worlds, species, and connections. Live and work in an environment that pushes you to see things differently- helping you grow and contribute as a veterinary leader.

What Success Skills are Important in this Role: Will I be successful?

  • Compassion - At Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, you will guide our students to learn adaptability, resilience, and patience fostered by island life and a rigorous academic program.
  • Community Focused – On St. Kitts, everyone knows everyone. As part of the island community, you experience a melting pot of people who come from everywhere and contribute to our focus on continuous improvement and advancement of veterinary education.
  • Innovative - Strengthened by a culture of connectivity and a fundamental commitment to integrated One Health research, you’ll find the path that advances your veterinary career and global connection.

What type of work will you be doing? What assignments and requirements will I preform on a regular basis?

Expect a Variety of The Following:

  • Provide challenging, student-focused, delivery of a Large Animal Medicine courses utilizing multi-modal learning within a collaborative climate.
    • Applicants with Equine or Food Animal expertise are welcome to apply.
  • Commitment to student success and continuous learning through formative and summative assessment and curricular modification to ensure success of the students that is measurable.
  • Progressively build on student’s skills and knowledge through well-designed course modules accompanying model based and live-animal laboratories.
  • Contribute to the development of novel research initiatives or continue evolving your established research profile while collaborating with our experienced research scientists in one of our 4 institutional research centers.
  • Knowledge of teaching and learning strategies to meet the needs of diverse learners.
  • Willingness to share talents with a sense of humor, and a hopeful, caring, and open attitude.

What is the structure and culture of the team like?

We are a small school with a diverse and proactive team focused on collaboration and providing a student and colleague centric environment of care and respect. You will join a team of 4 other large animal medicine focused professionals and 6 support staff colleagues.  The position will work under the guidance of the Division and Department Head.

Make a difference and embrace change…We Are Ross Vet

EEO

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.

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 www.veterinary.rossu.edu.

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 Inclusionclick here to visit our Diversity page.