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Location:  Grenada

Institution:  St. George's University

St. George’s University invites applicants for a full-time Assistant Professor, in the Department of Small Animal Medicine & Surgery in the School of Veterinary Medicine, beginning 8/1/2023.


Job Description

Candidates must be fully vaccinated with a WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccine, have received a COVID-19 vaccine booster if eligible, and be willing to show proof of vaccination to be considered for employment



The faculty of St George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine are dedicated to upholding the mission of providing an international, culturally diverse environment in which students learn the knowledge, skills and attitudes required for postgraduate training in the Veterinary profession while being inspired to develop compassion, curiosity, tolerance and a commitment to animals and society, a dedication to life-long learning and an understanding of the vital role of research in Veterinary Medicine.


Essential Functions

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 research is also required.



Instructional Activities

  • Deliver selected lectures in Anesthesiology in the graduate programs and clinical participation of the Small Animal Clinic activities
  • Provide technical skills development for pre-Clinical Veterinary Medical students by actively participating of the assigned Anesthesia related labs.
  • Actively participate of the Small Animal Clinic Anesthesiology rotations in term 6.
  • Provide clinical (anesthesia) service in the Small Animal Clinic (SAC), including emergency services.
  • Contribute to other SAC activities (i.e. M&M rounds, case presentations).
  • Assist in conducting and grading of examinations in compliance with the SVM Examination Policy.
  • Participate of the syllabus outline by providing objectives and also examination questions for each assigned lecture.

Research and Scholarly Activities

  • Active engagement in a research program in the area of expertise which will also provide for student research opportunities.
  • Develop and contribute to extension and continuing education programs, in collaboration with other SVM departments and/or other schools.


  • Participate in the following University activities:
  • 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)
  • Faculty Senate


  • 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)



  • DVM or equivalent degree, MS or PhD, Board Certification or board-eligibility based on successful completion of a Residency training program by the American College of Veterinary Anesthesiology and Analgesia (ACVAA) or the European College of Veterinary Anesthesiology and Analgesia (ECVAA).
  • Other recognized Board certifications in Anesthesiology and experienced in a clinical teaching facility will be considered.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Anesthesiology and Analgesia (ACVAA) or the European College of Veterinary Anesthesiology and Analgesia (ECVAA) and those experienced in a clinical teaching facility.


Desirable Qualities

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Commitment to the education of DVM students


Opportunities & Benefits:

This position comes with opportunities that includes educational development allowance, small research grant initiatives, access to on-site health clinic, on-site psychological services, on-site veterinary services, on-site gym facilities and access to the University Club – restaurant, bars, swimming pool and water sports.

There is an excellent benefit package attached to this position which includes two months of vacation, health insurance, medical evacuation, 50% off vehicle duties, paid sabbatical leave. Salary will commensurate based on candidate’s qualifications and experience.


About SGU

St. George’s University is an international University and medical school located on the island of Grenada. The University offer degrees in the field of medicine, veterinary medicine, public health, nursing, the health sciences, arts and sciences and business. St. George’s University has more than 1,900 School of Veterinary Medicine graduates in the US and around the world who are part of a strong alumni network. They have practiced in 49 US states and 16 countries worldwide.

When you become a part of our team, you will experience a culturally diverse faculty and student body. The educational environment is enhanced and enriched by a true blend of voices and knowledge from students and faculty across all cultures. Our team is inspired by the values which helps define and guide us and is seen through the work we do.


Grenada, the isle of spice is a hidden gem located in the south of the Caribbean. The island boasts of it pure and authentic beauty, lush vegetation, and tranquil people. It’s 133 square miles offer visitors a tropical experience which includes 40 white sand beaches, 15 breathtaking waterfalls, 5 chocolate factories, 3 rum distilleries, and more than 30 unforgettable dive sites. With a population of 110,000, Grenada is statistically safer than many major cities around the world and boasts of a low crime rate. Please see link to and the various steps included to make your transitioning to Grenada and your new life on campus an easy one.


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