Clinical Teaching Fellow - Medical Education Readiness Program (MERP)

Location US-FL-Miramar
Job ID
DeVry Medical International
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status

Opportunity at a Glance

The Medical Education Readiness Program (MERP) is a medical school preparatory program operated by Adtalem Global Education, Inc., one of the world’s largest providers of educational services. Admission to MERP is exclusively limited to applicants of Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) or American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC).
The MERP academic year is divided into 3 semesters with a new class of students admitted each semester. MERP offers teaching responsibilities and mentoring opportunities for doctors in transition between medical school and residency as part of building their medical educational portfolio.
Candidates must be able to assist faculty and staff in all areas of MERP instruction and other activities as assigned. These areas include, but are not limited to, test question design, proctoring exams, assisting student learning, providing guidance on test taking skills, conducting academic success sessions, providing teaching assistance in the anatomy lab, delivering PowerPoint presentations, participating in the grading process, conducting weekly reviews of subjects assigned, and other activities as assigned.


  • Candidates are expected to attend all subject lectures as assigned.
  • Must be available Monday through Friday, and occasional weekends and evenings for MERP related events.
  • Candidates are required to attend various required MERP activities as assigned with the expectation of being able to conduct small group review sessions.
  • Candidates are expected to use clinical knowledge to assist with the development of clinical case activities.
  • Candidates will serve as mentors and educators to a cohort of students, maintaining close communication with each student, and provide guidance.


  •  A graduate of MERP is preferred but not mandatory.
  • Satisfactory or better grades in all activities undertaken as RUSM or AUC student, including satisfactory or better performance on NBME qualifying exams.
  • Excellent communication skills in English.
  • Strong teaching skills and experience is preferred but not mandatory
  • Desire for self-improvement and strong work ethic
  • Flexibility and ability to work well on a team.
  • Must have a conferred M.D. degree from Ross University School of Medicine or American University of the Caribbean and completed all rotations.
  • Please include the following with your application:
    - Student ID #
    - Current Phone Number
    - List of other Junior Faculty positions to which you have applied
    - Current location or residence
    - GPA, step scores, and a written description of any academic or disciplinary issue

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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