Anatomy Lab Demonstrator - Dominica

DM-Dominica
Job ID
2017-93529
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 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

As a full-time Anatomy Laboratory Demonstrator you will be responsible for instruction in the Gross Anatomy Laboratory to 1st semester medical students. Responsibilities will also include prosection and dissection of specimens for student use and instruction. You will also be required to be involved in the preparation and delivery of anatomy practical examinations. In addition, you may be called upon to perform other duties, which may be of benefit to the students of RUSM including proctoring and tutoring as requested by the Anatomy Department Chair, Assistant Dean Faculty Affairs and Development or Senior Associate Dean, Dominica Campus.

 

Qualifications

  • Extensive knowledge of medical human gross anatomy
  • Must have experience prosecting human specimens and extensive dissection experience
  • Prior experience with cadaveric anatomy laboratory instruction at the graduate level
  • Ability to relate anatomical concepts to clinical scenarios
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Strong teaching skills and experience or evidence of potential
  • Desire for self improvement
  • Flexibility and ability to work well on a team

 Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

  • Masters in Anatomy or equivalent or discretion of chair

 

Ross University School of Medicine offers a competitive potentially tax-free annual salary, relocation assistance to and from Dominica, a retirement program, tuition assistance benefit, scholarship program for dependents, health care benefits, travel benefits, a living allowance and a generous annual leave program. We also offer opportunities for professional development.

 

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

 

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

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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