Pathology Faculty

AN-Saint Maarten
Job ID
2017-91690
Institution
American University of the Caribbean (AUC)
Department
Pathology
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 a faculty position in the Department of 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 FCAP or equivalent) to join other full-time pathology faculty members in teaching two pathology courses that incorporate material from general, anatomic, and clinical pathology disciplines. These didactic courses are taught three semesters a year.

Responsibilities

 

  • Develop and present course material for Pathology 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.
  • Shall 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 departments as needed to enhance education at AUC.
  • Be available to students outside of scheduled lecture times.
  • Report to Chair of Pathology and Dean of Medical Sciences at AUC 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 necessary.  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.  Appropriate experience in the multiple disciplines of Pathology that allows proper development of lectures and course syllabus for Medical Students in the areas of Pathology is necessary.  Strong experience in public speaking to small and large groups and lecture skills are needed in order to facilitate student’s comprehension of subjects in Pathology.  The position also requires use of multiple computer software programs and the ability to evaluate students understanding of the subjects presented. 

 

To apply, please email your CV and letter of intent, including a list of the Pathology lectures that you have given to 1st or 2nd year medical students, to Antonio Hanchard, ahanchard@adtalem.com.


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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