Physiology Faculty - full time

AN-Saint Maarten
Job ID
American University of the Caribbean (AUC)
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status

Opportunity at a Glance


American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) is actively seeking experienced Physiology Faculty to join a dynamic teaching group in the Department of Neuroscience and Physiology led by Susan DeMesquita, PhD, Professor and Department Chair. The Physiology faculty members team-teach the 16-week Physiology I course three times a year to first-year medical students. The successful candidate will have had significant experience teaching medical students cardiovascular physiology in a comprehensive, medical curriculum in accredited U.S., Canadian or British medical education institutions. 

AUC is where teaching and mentoring aspiring physicians on their journey to successful careers is the main focus of the faculty. Our dedicated faculty are part of a caring, collaborative educational community working toward one common goal: student success.




  • Preparation and delivery of course materials such as lecture notes, Power Point slides and USMLE-style multiple choice questions
  • Prepare and evaluate examinations to assess student academic competence in cardiovascular physiology
  • Advise students in academic matters and exercise professional judgement in referring students to appropriate personnel
  • Actively participate in relevant professional activities in order to improve teaching and subject matter competence
  • Serve on institutional committees as appointed or elected



  • Ph. D. and/or M.D. from an accredited United States, United Kingdom or Canadian medical school or institution of higher education is required
  • Academic teaching experience at the Assistant Professor rank or higher
  • Experience teaching medical cardiovascular physiology to American, English or Canadian medical students is required
  • Skilled in cardiovascular physiology lecture delivery and designing learning assessments
  • Ability to evaluate students’ understanding of subject matter

 A competitive salary, relocation assistance and a comprehensive benefits package await the right candidate. 

Please email your CV with a cover letter explaining your interest in teaching cardiovascular physiology full-time at AUC along with a list of your cardiovascular physiology lecture titles and the number of years teaching those lectures to medical students to Barbara Roberge, Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant at  


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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