Cardiovascular Physiology Faculty

Saint Maarten,
Mar 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) is actively seeking experienced Physiology Faculty to join a dynamic teaching group in the Department of Neuroscience and Physiology led by Susan DeMesquita, PhD, Professor and Department Chair. The Physiology faculty members team-teach the Physiology I course which is taught to first-year medical students. The course is taught three times a year. The successful candidate will have had significant experience teaching medical students cardiovascular physiology in a comprehensive, medical curriculum in accredited U.S., Canadian or British medical education institutions with demonstrated competence in course administration.

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine is where teaching and mentoring aspiring physicians on their journey to successful careers is the main focus of the faculty. Our dedicated faculty are part of a caring, collaborative educational community working toward one common goal: student success.

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. Effective teachers are sought, particularly individuals who are interested in improving medical education and who work well on a team. Research opportunities exist, primarily in the area of medical education.


  • The preparation of course material (handouts etc.).
  • The delivery of effective lectures
  • The preparation, administration, marking and reporting of examinations
  • Undergo training to qualify as a facilitator in the problem-based learning program
  • Supervise educational activities of students under actual or simulated situations
  • Prepare instructional plans and career analyses to reflect current changes in the field
  • 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, administer and evaluate examinations to assess the development of student accomplishments
  • Participate in other activities as assigned by the department chair or executive dean
  • Completes other duties as assigned.


  • M.D. and/or Ph. D. from an accredited United States, United Kingdom or Canadian medical school
  • Academic teaching experience at the Associate Professor rank or higher
  • Experience teaching medical cardiovascular physiology to American, English or Canadian medical students
  • Skilled in cardiovascular physiology lecture delivery and designing learning assessments
  • Ability to evaluate students' understanding of subject matter
  • Interest in medical education
  • Desire for self-improvement
  • Flexibility and ability to work well on a team.
  • Preference will be given to an applicant with proven teaching skills within the areas covered by the department
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness to reside in St. Maarten
A competitive salary, relocation assistance and a comprehensive benefits package await the right candidate.

Please email your CV with a cover letter explaining your interest in teaching cardiovascular physiology full-time at AUC along with a list of your cardiovascular physiology lecture titles and the number of years teaching those lectures to medical students to Barbara Roberge, Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant at [email protected].


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