• Clinical Medicine Faculty - Barbados

    Location BB-Bridgetown
    Job ID
    2018-103662
    Institution
    Ross University School of Medicine
    Department
    Faculty
    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 a faculty post at any rank in Clinical Medicine. 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, West Indies, 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. Research opportunities exist, primarily in the area of medical education.

    Responsibilities

    • Deliver effective lectures
    • Prepare course material
    • Facilitate small group learning in labs and simulation
    • Provide summative and formative assessment of student performance in various activities
    • Prepare, administer, and grade clinical examinations
    • Proctor written examinations as needed
    • Supervise and teach students under actual or simulated clinical situations
    • Participate in curriculum planning, development and delivery
    • Advise individuals or groups of 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 and review examination questions to assess students’ knowledge and proficiency
    • Help cover the work of the department in a cooperative and collegial fashion

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Below are the attributes of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position:

     

    • M.D., D.O. degree or equivalent medical qualification
    • Current licensure and Board Certification
    • Current active medical practice
    • Experience teaching clinical skills courses in the medical school or residency training environment
    • Knowledge of adult learning methodologies
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Flexibility and ability to work well on a team
    • Desire for self-improvement
    • Prior teaching experience at a North American or United Kingdom medical school preferred
    • Documented record of teaching effectiveness desirable
    • Educational technology skills, including use of e-learning management systems, audience response systems, online examinations, videoconferencing, desirable
    • Ability to demonstrate ongoing faculty development in medical education desirable
    • Ability to demonstrate use of active teaching methods preferred
    • Ability to initiate, complete, and present results of medical education research projects

    Ross University offers a competitive benefits package, including relocation assistance to and from Barbados, a retirement program, health care benefits, and a generous annual leave program. We also offer opportunities for professional development. We are proud to be an EEO/M/F/D/V employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

     

    To apply, please visit our website www.rossu.edu; select Careers and complete our online application process. 

     

     

    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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