Radiology Faculty - Dominica

DM-Dominica
Job ID
2017-91550
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, located on the beautiful Caribbean island of Dominica in the West Indies, invites applications for a faculty post, at any rank, as a Radiologist.

 

The Department of Anatomy in partnership with the Department of Clinical Medicine seek a radiologist to teach in the Foundations of Medicine curriculum in semesters 1-4 as well as develop teaching modules for the clinical clerkship program in semesters 5-10. Lecture and small group formats are used for curriculum delivery and faculty are expected to be proficient in teaching in both settings. The Department of Anatomy has a modern, highly advanced technological medical imaging space that can be used for small group teaching and a variety of educational uses and projects. Interviewing and physical examination skills labs, case-based small group learning, a robust Standardized Patient program, and high fidelity medical simulation using Laerdal SimMan3G technology, are all employed for the Clinical Skills curriculum delivery within the Department of Clinical Medicine. In addition, RUSM pre-clinical students have a number of required activities with live patients in community clinics and the Princess Margaret Hospital in Roseau. Curriculum activities and content are supported by behavioral learning objectives and proficiency expectations are clearly defined.

 

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 Dominica, West Indies, before completing their clinical training in one of Ross’s affiliated teaching hospitals throughout the United States. Ross is accredited by the Dominica Medical Board and the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and Other Health Professions (CAAM-HP).

 

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

  • Prepare course material
  • Deliver effective lectures
  • Facilitate small group learning in labs and simulation as required
  • Provide summative and formative assessment of student performance in various activities
  • Prepare, administer, and grade clinical or practical 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
  • Complete other projects and participate in other activities as assigned

Qualifications

  • M.D., D.O. degree or equivalent medical qualification
  • Current active medical practiceExperience teaching clinical skills courses in the medical school or residency training environmentExcellent communication skills in English
  • Prior teaching experience at a North American or United Kingdom medical school preferred
  • Knowledge of principles, methods, techniques, materials and equipment used in postsecondary teaching/medical education 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 desirable

Who We Are

Founded in 1978, Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) has more than 11,000 alumni who are practicing in all 50 U.S. states, Canada, and beyond. The mission of Ross University School of Medicine is to prepare highly dedicated students to become effective, successful physicians. We do this by focusing on imparting the knowledge, skills, and values required for our students to establish a successful and satisfying career as a physician.

 

RUSM students begin their journey to become physicians on the school’s campus in Dominica, located in the West Indies. Students complete a rigorous basic science curriculum, supported by cutting-edge instructional technology, including an anatomy and medical imaging laboratory and a simulation center where students begin to develop clinical skills. Students then complete their medical education by taking core and elective clinical rotations in U.S., Canada, and UK.

 

In 2013, RUSM 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).In 2014, RUSM graduates earned more than 800 residency positions; the largest number for any medical school in the world.

 

 

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