St. Matthew's University School of Veterinary Medicine
Location: Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Type: Full Time
Salary: commensurate with experience
DVM or equivalent
St. Matthew’s University, School of Veterinary Medicine in the Cayman Islands is looking for a full-time faculty member who is passionate about teaching and has a background in clinical practice. The ideal candidate possesses a DVM/VMD/BVSc.
The successful candidate will be expected to coordinate and teach in the Clinical Skills courses as well as assist with some teaching in the Principles of Surgery Course. This includes participation in and teaching of laboratories. 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 September 1, 2023, for the beginning of our Fall semester.
The main emphasis at St. Matthew’s is education, and our faculty spends 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.
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 centers 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 snorkeling and diving opportunities.
You can send any enquiries and your applications (Cover letter, CV, and list of referees with contact info) by email to Dr. Samantha Shields, Dean, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please visit www.stmatthews.edu for additional information on the curriculum and other aspects of the program.
About St. Matthew's University School of Veterinary Medicine
Located in the beautiful island of Grand Cayman,the School of Veterinary Medicine at St. Matthew's University operates year around on a trimester system, admitting a new class of students three times per year (September, January and May), and all courses are taught in each semester. Students spend the first seven semesters at the main campus on Grand Cayman and complete their final year of clinical training at one of our affiliate Schools of Veterinary Medicine in the United States or Canada. Please visit www.stmatthews.edu for additional information on the curriculum and other aspects of the program.