SVM - Associate Professor, Department of Pathobiology
St. George’s University invites applicants for a full-time teaching position in the Department of Pathobiology beginning 1/5/2020.
- Assistant or Associate Professor with expertise in Wildlife medicine and exotics and research.
- Experience in infectious disease (bacteria, virus, or parasites) and/or epidemiology.
- Deliver selected lectures in Avian/Fish/Exotic animal disease course to term 4 veterinary students with emphasis in pet and production, bird medicine/infectious disease, lab animal medicine/infectious disease, reptiles, and terrestrial zoo animal medicine/infectious disease.
- Deliver lectures in the graduate curriculum
- Advise and mentor DVM, MSc and PhD students
- Participate in developing course syllabi by providing learning outcomes and examination questions for each assigned lecture
- Assist in conducting and grading of examinations in compliance with the SVM Examination Policy.
Research and Scholarly Activities:
- Actively engage in independent and collaborative research in your area of expertise
(infectious disease/epidemiology) to include projects suitable for veterinary student participation.
- Research areas of emphasis within the Pathobiology department include immunology, vector borne disease, zoonotic disease and public health, aquatic animal health and parasitology.
- Specific interest and background in collaborative research with SVM faculty in other departments is desirable and includes toxicology and clinical sciences.
- Develop and contribute to extension and continuing education programs, in collaboration with other departments and/or other schools.
Participate in the following University activities:
- Faculty Senate
- Departmental Meetings
- Departmental Faculty evaluations
- SVM Faculty Meetings
- Special Committee Assignments (as assigned by the Dean)
- Outreach efforts in the local community (One Health One Medicine program)
PhD or Board Certification in a Veterinary Specialty
Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Strong record of research scholarship
- Excellence in didactic lecture and interactive small group instruction
- Excellent written communication skills
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Experience with molecular techniques.
- Research and teaching experience and interest in infectious disease and/or epidemiology
Preference will be given to individuals with proven research scholarship and teaching experience in infectious disease and/or epidemiology.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
- To ensure full consideration, complete application materials including CV and Cover Letter should be submitted to be considered.
- Salary is competitive and paid in US dollars.
- Review of applicants will be ongoing until the position is filled.
St. George’s University is a truly international recognized institution located in the English-speaking Caribbean island of Grenada, attracting students from over 80 nations. It boasts a new, rapidly developing and expanding campus, designed to meet the needs of modern innovative instruction. The University includes internationally recognized Schools of Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Arts and Sciences, and a Graduate Studies Program. The School offers a unique opportunity to work in a stimulating multicultural environment (http://www.sgu.edu/life-at-sgu/index.html). Alongside a dedicated faculty and highly motivated student body, St. George’s University emphasizes the highest standards of teaching, while encouraging research and hosting the Windward Island Research Foundation (WINDREF) on campus.