• Professor (Full, Associate, Assistant) of Medical Microbiology and Immunology

    Location AN-Saint Maarten
    Job ID
    American University of the Caribbean (AUC)
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Global - Salaried
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) is activley seeking faculty to join their team as Professor (Full, Associate or Assistant) of Medical Microbiology and Immunology.


    Education is the primary focus of the AUC faculty. The academic year is divided into three semesters with a new class of students admitted each semester. Lectures and other educational responsibilities continue throughout the year. Effective teachers are sought, particularly individuals who are interested in improving medical education and who work well on a team. 


    Reporting Line: Course Director of Medical Microbiology and 3rd Semester Lead


    Location : Saint Maarten


    - Works with Course Director to:

    1. Develop the syllabus/course content for Medical Microbiology. Ensure that the course presents current, relevant information.
    2. Develop appropriate clinical based questions for lecture examinations
    3. Continue to participate in and develop new horizontal integrative exercises across all 3rd semester courses
    4. Assist in the development and delivery of new vertical integrative exercises
    5. Assist in maintaining accurate and current student records.
    6. Completes other duties as assigned.

    - Be willing to help cover classes in Immunology as needed.


    - Attend a minimum of one conference each year for the purpose of curriculum enhancement and/or presentation of research.


    - Maintains office  hours and is readily available to students for assistance.


    - Maintains robust advisor/advisee interactions and advising.


    - Serves on committees as appointed.


    - Contributes to community outreach and/or student centered research projects.


    - Completes other duties as assigned.


    • PhD in Microbiology/Immunology from an accredited university
    • 3-5 years of documented relavant teaching experience
    • Flexibility and ability to work well on a team
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

    Who We Are

    American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) is an international medical school preparing physicians for careers in the United States, Canada, and worldwide. AUC was founded in 1978 and is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine, which is recognized by the US Department of Education and the World Health Organization. AUC offers a diversity of students, primarily US citizens and permanent residents, with the opportunity to pursue a high-quality medical education. AUC graduates are practicing medicine in some of the most prestigious hospitals in the United States, with many earning Chief Resident positions and other positions of leadership.

    AUC employs a U.S. model curriculum, with two years of medical sciences taught at the St. Maarten campus, followed by two years of clinical sciences taught at affiliated hospitals in the United States and United Kingdom. AUC is known for its student–centered environment, a faculty passionate about teaching, and a commitment to giving students who have the desire, the persistence, and the intellectual capacity an opportunity to become outstanding physicians. In 2013, AUC achieved a first-time pass rate of 97 percent on USMLE, which is on par with the rate achieved by US and Canadian schools, and above the rate achieved by osteopathic schools (94 percent) and international schools (79 percent).


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