• Histology Faculty

    Location AN-Saint Maarten
    Job ID
    2018-103838
    Institution
    American University of the Caribbean (AUC)
    Department
    Faculty
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC): Where teaching and mentoring aspiring physicians on their journey to successful careers is paramount.

    Our dedicated faculty are part of a caring, collaborative educational community working toward one common goal: student success. Discover what it is like to live and work internationally while developing the talents of bright, dedicated medical students. We have high expectations: You should, too. Here, you can make a difference – an AUC difference.

    AUC is actively seeking experienced faculty to join a dynamic teaching group in Histology.

    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.

    Responsibilities

    • The delivery of effective didactic teaching modalities
    • The preparation of course material (handouts etc.).
    • Prepare, administer and evaluate examinations to assess the development of student accomplishments
    • Facilitate the problem-based learning program
    • Supervise educational activities of students under actual or simulated situations
    • Prepare instructional plans and career analyses to reflect current changes in the field
    • Advise individuals or groups of students in academic matters and exercise professional judgment in referring students to appropriate personnel
    • Develop new instructional materials and teaching techniques with participation in on-going reviews and revision of curriculum planning
    • Actively participate in relevant professional activities in order to improve teaching and subject matter competence
    • Serve on faculty committees as appointed or elected, and confer with advisory groups in order to modify course content
    • Participate in other activities as assigned by the Semester Lead, Course Director or Executive Dean 

    Qualifications

    • Ph.D., M.D., D.O. with 3-5 years of relevant experience
    • Excellent teacher with strong passion and desire to teach 
    • Subject matter expert with extensive knowledge of the basic foundation in Histology.
    • Proven ability to teach Gross Anatomy and/or Embryology preferred.
    • Previous teaching experience at a North American or United Kingdom medical school with knowledge of USMLE requirements strongly preferred.
    • Experience or interest in developing into a Course Director desired
    • Flexible, adaptable and ability to be a strong team member
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in English
    • Willingness to relocate to the Caribbean

    *Please submit a list of topics/lectures you have taught to medical students along with your cover letter, CV and teaching evaluations.


    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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