Visiting Faculty - Pathology

Knoxville, TN
Feb 12, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Ross University School of Medicine, located on the beautiful Caribbean island of Dominica in the West Indies, invites applications for a TEMPORARY/VISITING faculty post in Pathology. This position will be located at our campus in Knoxville, TN.

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.

    Prepare course material (handouts, practice questions, etc.) Deliver effective lectures and workshops Facilitate small group learning opportunities Work one on one with our highly motivated students Advise individuals or groups of students in academic matters and exercise professional judgment in referring students to appropriate personnel Cooperate with our Center for Teaching and Learning in supporting improved student learning Write and review NBME-style questions for practice and assessments Prepare, administer and evaluate examinations to assess the development of student accomplishments Develop and improve instructional materials and teaching techniques Participate in on-going reviews and revision of curriculum, particularly with departmental colleagues Actively participate in relevant professional activities in order to improve both teaching and subject matter competence Serve on faculty committees as appointed or elected, and confer with advisory groups in order to modify course content Participate in other activities as assigned by the Department Chair or Executive Dean

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Content expertise in basic and systemic pathology
    • Ability to relate pathology to clinical experience
    Excellent 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

Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills
    MD or equivalent degree Pathology board certification or eligibility

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