• Center for Teaching and Learning – Visiting faculty Position - Miramar

    Location US-FL-Miramar
    Job ID
    2018-103479
    Institution
    Ross University School of Medicine
    Department
    Academics
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    Ross University School of Medicine, slated to permanently relocate the medical sciences campus to Bridgetown, Barbados in January 2019, invites applications for Visiting Faculty in the Center for Teaching and Learning. The academic center will leverage existing facilities in the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Center, which is centrally located in the vibrant capital city.

     

    Ross University School of Medicine is a member of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a global education provider headquartered in the United States. The organization's purpose is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Founded in 1978, Ross is committed to educating a diverse group of skilled physicians to serve as leaders in the U.S. healthcare system. With more than 16,000 alumni, Ross is an important contributor to healthcare in North America. Students complete their foundational studies in Barbados before completing their clinical training in one of Ross’s affiliated teaching hospitals throughout the United States.

     

    Education is the primary focus of the 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.

    Responsibilities

    Working with faculty members and medical students, particularly academically “at risk” students within the Center for Teaching and Learning, the suitable candidate will become an active member of a faculty team involved in:

    • Small group and individual interventions for the enhancement of students’ academic literacy and their facility with medical discourse
    • Utilization of diagnostic interviews/assessments for identification of students’ specific learning strengths and weaknesses
    • Selection, refinement and implementation of study and test-taking skills training, specifically targeting medical education
    • Facilitation of small group exploration of medical science course material and multiple choice questions
    • Use of enquiry-based learning, questioning dialogues and exploratory talk to improve critical reasoning skills
    • Collaborative development of teaching and learning material resources
    • Design and delivery of faculty development workshops specific to teaching and assessment
    • Liaison with faculty members from the basic science and clinical medicine departments
    • Collaborate with student affairs and counseling departments
    • Evaluation of written work based on medical science and clinical curriculum competencies
    • Training of higher performing students to participate as peer tutors
    • Facilitation of Problem-Based Learning small groups in the general student population
    • Medical education research initiatives and proposals that lead to publications.

     

    Qualifications

    Working with faculty members and medical students, particularly academically “at risk” students within the Center for Teaching and Learning, the suitable candidate will become an active member of a faculty team involved in:

    • Small group and individual interventions for the enhancement of students’ academic literacy and their facility with medical discourse
    • Utilization of diagnostic interviews/assessments for identification of students’ specific learning strengths and weaknesses
    • Selection, refinement and implementation of study and test-taking skills training, specifically targeting medical education
    • Facilitation of small group exploration of medical science course material and multiple choice questions
    • Use of enquiry-based learning, questioning dialogues and exploratory talk to improve critical reasoning skills
    • Collaborative development of teaching and learning material resources
    • Design and delivery of faculty development workshops specific to teaching and assessment
    • Liaison with faculty members from the basic science and clinical medicine departments
    • Collaborate with student affairs and counseling departments
    • Evaluation of written work based on medical science and clinical curriculum competencies
    • Training of higher performing students to participate as peer tutors
    • Facilitation of Problem-Based Learning small groups in the general student population
    • Medical education research initiatives and proposals that lead to publications.

    Who We Are

    Ross University School of Medicine is a member of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a global education provider headquartered in the United States. The organization's purpose is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Founded in 1978, Ross is committed to educating a diverse group of skilled physicians to serve as leaders in the U.S. healthcare system. With more than 12,000 alumni, Ross is an important contributor to healthcare in North America. Students complete their foundational studies in Bridgetown, Barbados before completing their clinical training in one of Ross’s affiliated teaching hospitals throughout the United States.

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