SVM – Instructor, Large Animal Medicine and Surgery

St. George’s University invites applicants for a full-time teaching position as an Instructor Step1, in the Large Animal Medicine and Surgery Department in the School of Veterinary Medicine, beginning 1/1/2024.


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

Essential Functions:


  • Deliver lectures and participate in clinical skills labs in following courses/disciplines:
    • LAMS 501
    • LAMS 502
    • LAMS 503
    • LAMS 519
    • LAMS 548
    • SAMS 528 (ambulatory rotation)

Supplemental Teaching:

In addition to teaching in the core courses for the DVM program, faculty may be required to support departmental teaching in the graduate program and the pre-veterinary program as well as the Integrated Team Instruction delivery of the DVM program – a small group-based curriculum delivery.

Deliver lectures in following courses/disciplines:

  • LAMS 541 (professionalism course)
  • LAMS 542 (professionalism course)
  • LAMS 543 (professionalism course)
  • LAMS 547 (professionalism course)

Researchand Scholarly Activities:

  • Actively engage in a research topic in a relevant area
  • Support student research and learning through supervision and mentoring of selected students.
  • Contribute to curriculum review and innovation.
  • Practice continuous quality improvement of the courses and content delivered by the department.
  • Active participation in scientific/educational conferences and Continued Veterinary Education


Participate in the following University activities:

  • Departmental Reviews (as required)
  • Faculty Meetings (as required)
  • Special Committee Assignments (as assigned by the Dean)
  • Administrative roles, as assigned by the Chair of the Department and/or the Dean
  • Outreach efforts in the local community
  • Contribute to the academic advisory system for all students enrolled on the DVM program.


  • DVM or equivalent degree


  • Experience in Large Animal ambulatory rotation and teaching large animal clinical skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • A commitment to the education of veterinary students and animal handlers

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • This is a full-time position in the Caribbean Island of Grenada.
  • To ensure full consideration, complete application materials including CV, Cover Letter and names and email address of three references must be submitted.
  • Salary is competitive and paid in US dollars.
  • Review of applicants will be ongoing until the position is filled.

St. George’s University (SGU) is a leading center of international medical education, drawing students and faculty from 140 countries to the island of Grenada, in the West Indies. SGU has helped change lives through its more than 21,000 alumni, which include physicians, veterinarians, scientists, and public health and business professionals across the world.