• Physiology Faculty

    Location AN-Saint Maarten
    Job ID
    2018-99164
    Institution
    American University of the Caribbean (AUC)
    Department
    Physiology
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) is actively seeking a dynamic, experienced  full-time faculty member to join the  2nd Semester Team at their St. Maarten Campus.

     

    Education is the primary focus of the AUC faculty. The academic year is divided into three semesters with a new class of students admitted each semester. Lectures and other educational responsibilities continue throughout the year. AUC is particularly interested in individuals who have an interest in improving medical education and are effective team members.

    Responsibilities

    • Preparation of course materials (lecture notes and slides, and USMLE style questions).
    • Effective delivery of lectures  
    • Supervise educational activities of students under actual or simulated situations
    • Advise students in academic matters and exercise professional judgment in referring students to appropriate personnel
    • Develop new instructional materials and teaching techniques with participation in on-going reviews and revision of curriculum planning
    • Actively participate in relevant professional activities in order to improve teaching and subject matter competence
    • Serve on faculty committees as appointed or elected, and confer with advisory groups in order to modify course content
    • Prepare, administer and evaluate examinations to assess the development of student accomplishments
    • Participate in other activities in coordination with the Semester Lead or Executive Dean

     

    Qualifications

    • PhD or MD from an accredited US or Canadian medical school required
    • Recent 5-7 years teaching experience in the US or Canadian medical curriculum required
    • Applicants must have proven teaching experience in Cardiovascular Physiology
    • Flexibility and ability to work well on a team with excellent interpersonal and communication skills

    *Please submit your CV, cover letter and list of physiology lectures taught and number of years teaching those lectures in a US or Canadian medical school curriculum.

    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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