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  • Faculty Position, Veterinary Anesthesiologist
    St. Matthew's University School of Veterinary Medicine

    St. Matthew’s University School (SMU) of Veterinary Medicine in the Cayman Islands is looking for a faculty member who is passionate about teaching Veterinary Anesthesiology. 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. SMU is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach Veterinary Anesthesiology. The main emphasis at St. Matthew’s is education allowing our faculty to spend most of their time teaching, mentoring, and advising students.

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

    Qualifications: DVM/VMD/ BVSc with residency training and diplomate status in an appropriate specialty or extensive clinical and teaching experience.

    The School of Veterinary Medicine at St. Matthew’s University uses the tri-semester system and Veterinary Anesthesiology is taught in the 5th and 7th semester. 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. 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.

    Send your applications (Cover letter, CV and list of referees with contact details) or any enquiries by email to Dr. Levi Ohale , Head of the Search Commettee.

    Please visit for additional information on the curriculum and other aspects of the program.

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