St. George’s University invites applicants for a full-time Assistant/Associate, Veterinary Anatomic Pathologist - deadline April 4th

St. George’s University invites applicants for a full-time Assistant/Associate, Veterinary Anatomic Pathologist, in the Department of Pathobiology in the School of Veterinary Medicine, beginning 8/1/2022.

Objective

Enhance the knowledge, growth and overall development of the veterinary students through contribution to courses administered by the Department through the delivery of assigned  lectures, running small groups, reviewing and contributing to course material, developing and reviewing exam questions. Contribution to necropsy diagnostic service and research is also required

Essential Functions

Instructional Activities:

  • Deliver lectures and labs in the Pathology II (Systemic Pathology) course to 4th term veterinary students
  • Deliver lectures and labs in the Pathology I (General Pathology) to 3rd term students
  • Deliver necropsy training skills to 6th term students in Clinical Rotation course
  • Participate in developing the syllabus outline by providing objectives and also 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 a research program in your area of expertise which will provide also student research opportunities. Research areas of emphasis at SGUSVM include: vector-borne disease, zoonotic disease and public health, aquatic animal health, parasitology, pathology/clinical pathology, and clinical sciences.
  • Participate in graduate student/faculty education and mentoring.

Service:

  • Necropsy and Biopsy diagnostic service that supports Grenadian Ministry of Agriculture, the Grenada SPCA, the SGU Small Animal Clinic, the SGU Large Animal Resource Facility, and local veterinary practitioners
  • Participate in the following University activities:
  • Faculty Senate
  • Departmental Meetings (when required)
  • Departmental Faculty evaluations (when required)
  • SVM Faculty Meetings (when required)
  • Special Committee Assignments (as assigned by the Dean)
  • Outreach efforts in the local community (i.e. One Health One Medicine program, CaribVet)

General:

  • Take responsibility as an advisor of assigned students.
  • Establish appropriate opportunities for interaction with students in addition to scheduled lectures. (Ten hours per week of faculty-student interaction are required of faculty not teaching in a laboratory and six office hours for those who have laboratory assignments)

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • DVM & MSc or DVM & ACVP/ECVP board eligibility or board certification
  • DVM, PhD is preferred
  • Strong record of research scholarship
  • Excellence in didactic lecture and interactive small group instruction
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Work Environment/Physical Demands

  • Office environment
  • Large lecture Halls and student laboratories
  • Necropsy floor (Biosecurity and Biosafety measures in place and enforced)
  • Be able to perform the physical skills necessary for necropsy techniques

Hours and Travel

  • A typical work week is 40 hours Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm.
  • Some flexibility in hours is allowed, but the employee must be available during the core work hours between 8 am – 5 pm on campus for in person classroom/laboratory or necropsy teaching, diagnostics and research, otherwise available by email or remote means for meetings.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • This is a full time position in the Caribbean island of Grenada.
  • Candidates must be fully vaccinated with a WHO approved vaccine, and be willing to show proof of vaccination to be considered for employment.
  • To ensure full consideration the following should be submitted:
  • Complete application materials including CV, Cover Letter and names and email address of three references.
  • A statement of interest describing qualifications, experience, and teaching preferences
  • A summary of your experience with diversity in the classroom and/or in your past or planned research endeavors, any experience mentoring diverse students or community outreach initiatives, and an explanation of how you will advance our goals of inclusive excellence.
  • Please also attach a portfolio of creative works relevant to the topic in .pdf format, including links
  • Salary is competitive and paid in US dollars.
  • Review of applicants will be ongoing until the position is filled.
  • Apply via our Career page - https://sgu.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/5/home/requisition/910?c=sgu
  • Email any queries to Jenelle Mitchell - jmitchell@sgu.edu or facultyrecruitment@sgu.edu