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Faculty Position, Small Animal Surgery
St. Matthew's University School of Veterinary Medicine

  • Feb. 19, 2018
  • Faculty Position, Small Animal Surgery
  • Surgery
  • St. Matthew's University School of Veterinary Medicine
    Grand Cayman
    Cayman Islands
  • Open until filled
  • May 7, 2018
  • Professor
  • Veterinary Medicine - General
    Small/Lab Animal Medicine
    Surgery/Surgical Sciences
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St. Matthew’s University School (SMU) of Veterinary Medicine in the Cayman Islands is looking for a full-time faculty member who is passionate about teaching small animal soft tissue and orthopedic surgery.
The ideal candidate possesses a DVM/VMD/BVSc, and is an ACVS / ECVS board-certified or board-eligible veterinary surgeon, with extensive teaching and clinical experience.

The successful candidate will be expected to (1) coordinate and teach the relative course, (2) participate with faculty in developing case review and student grand rounds, (3) participate in lectures and labs. In addition, all faculty members are expected to participate in faculty committee, school governance, and hold office hours for student mentoring.

Starting date ideally is May 7, 2018, for the beginning of our summer semester.

The main emphasis at St. Matthew’s is education, and our faculty spend most of their time teaching, mentoring, and advising students. We offer small class size where you will know your students by name, a safe and beautiful environment, and an excellent group of colleagues for you to work with. Students spend the first seven semesters on Grand Cayman and complete their final year of clinical rotations at one of our affiliate schools in the United States or Canada.The School of Veterinary Medicine at St. Matthew’s University uses the tri-semester system and Small Animal Surgery is taught in the 7th semester.

Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with a candidate’s qualifications and experience. Salaries are not subject to income tax in the Cayman Islands. Pension, CE funding, and health benefits are provided. Vacation time occurs between semesters, providing faculty with at least 7 weeks off per year.

The Cayman Islands are a British Overseas Territory and offer a first-world lifestyle. Grand Cayman is only a one hour plane ride to Miami. Grand Cayman is one of the top financial centres in the world, and those who live here have access to first class resorts and many of the best restaurants in the Caribbean. Living on Grand Cayman means you can enjoy year-long warm weather, the best beach in the world, and experience incredible snorkelling and diving opportunities.

You can send any enquiries and your applications (Cover letter and CV) by email to Dr. Levi Ohale, Head of the Search Committee,

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  • Dr. Levi Ohale
    St. Matthew's University School of Veterinary Medicine
    Grand Cayman
    Cayman Islands


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