• Pathology Faculty - Pathology-II

    Location AN-Saint Maarten
    Job ID
    2019-108092
    Institution
    American University of the Caribbean (AUC)
    Department
    Pathology
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    U.S. - Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    The American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC), an accredited institution founded in 1978 with over 4,000 medical graduates, invites applications for a full time faculty position for Pathology, specifically, Pathology II (A systematic approach focused on individual organ systems and their respective diseases “Systemic Pathology”)

     

    The Medical Sciences campus of AUC is located on the island of St. Maarten.  AUC has an exceptional faculty composed of clinicians and basic scientists who instruct an accomplished and committed body of students.


    Our medical students are highly motivated and are mainly from the USA and Canada. The first two years of basic medical sciences are completed in St. Maarten and the second two years of clinical studies are done at associated hospitals in the USA and United Kingdom. After passing all prerequisite examinations, AUC graduates are licensed to practice medicine in all 50 states of the U.S. Graduates do their residencies in the USA or Canada.

    The university is looking for an experienced Pathologist (preferably American or equivalent European board certified/eligible) to join other full-time pathology faculty members in teaching pathology courses that incorporate material from general, anatomic, and clinical pathology disciplines. These didactic courses of Path-II are taught in fourth semester.

    Responsibilities

     

    • Develop and present course material for Pathology II classes that include up to date pertinent materials that meet accreditation standards and allows students to excel on licensing examinations and the clinical practice of medicine.
    • Integrate the pathology material presented in the courses with material in other courses
    • Develop examination materials for measuring students’ comprehension of materials presented, using current USMLE formats for test questions.
    • Prepare, supervise and grade examinations in coordination with other faculty
    • Serve on committees as necessary to allow proper function of the department and the school of medicine.
    • Work with faculty of other disciplines as needed to enhance education at AUC.
    • Be available to students outside of scheduled lecture times.
    • In addition to proficiency in teaching Pathology-II, the candidate should be fully proficient in teaching Pathology-I, and be prepared for coverage as needed in unexpected circumstances. Pathology-I deals with fundamental mechanisms of tissue injury and disease (General Pathology), in addition to few selected organ systems.
    • Report to Semester Lead and Sr. Associate Dean of St. Maarten Campus or their designees.
    • All Faculty members are expected to continue their professional development and/or scholarly achievement, their public and/or professional service and actively participate in University life.

    Qualifications

    • Medical Degree from an accredited United States school of medicine or equivalent is required.
    • Training in a formal anatomic pathology and/or clinical pathology residency program recognized by the American Board of Pathology or equivalent European board is required
    • Experience in all disciplines of pathology that allows for proper development of lectures and course syllabus or medical students is required
    • Strong experience in public speaking to small and large groups and demonstrated lecture skills required
    • Experience and comfort level using multiple computer softward programs
    • Abiltiy to evaluate students understanding of subjects presented

     

    Please include your CV, letter of intent and list of the Pathology lectures that you have given to 1st or 2nd year medical students.



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    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.. American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine is accredited through 2021 by the Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine (ACCM), which is the accreditor used by the country of St. Maarten.

     

    The United States Department of Education, via the National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation (NCFMEA), reviews the standards that countries use to accredit medical schools. The NCFMEA has determined that the ACCM’s accreditation standards are comparable to those set by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), which accredits medical education programs in the United States.

     

    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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