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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.

Job Description:

  • Assistant or Associate Professor with expertise in Wildlife medicine and exotics and research.
  • Experience in infectious disease (bacteria, virus, or parasites) and/or epidemiology.

Instructional activities:

  • 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.