Introduction to Clinical Medicine Faculty

AN-Saint Maarten
Job ID
2016-85564
Institution
American University of the Caribbean (AUC)
Department
Clinical
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
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 Introduction to Clinical Medicine (ICM) faculty position in the Department of Behavioral and Clinical Sciences. 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. Our current pass-rate for first-time takers of the USMLE Step 1 is 100%. Graduates do their residencies in the USA or Canada.

Responsibilities

The ICM curriculum is presented as modules over five semesters. The modules include communication skills, doctor-patient relationships, physical diagnosis, ethics, pathophysiology of disease, clinical problem solving and public health. Harvey and other simulators are also included in the curriculum. Small group interactive learning is an essential component of our program and thus experience in medical education including facilitating small group learning is desirable. The successful applicant should have good communication skills and a strong commitment to the development of patient centered clinical skills for future physicians.

 

The ICM faculty position will require working closely with other members of the Behavioral and Clinical Medicine department.

Qualifications

  • Applicants must have a M.D. or D.O. be licensed to practice medicine.
  • Licensed to practice with clinical and teaching experience in the United States, Canada or the UK highly preferred.
  • Previous teaching experience is required
  • Good communication skills with strong interest in working with medical studetns required

 

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.

 

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. AUC offers a competitive annual salary, relocation assistance, a 401k program, tuition assistance benefit, scholarship program for dependents, medical benefits, travel benefits, a living allowance, 25 days of paid annual leave along with opportunities for professional development, which includes a conference and book allowance.

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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