Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL) Instructor

Location
Dominica, North America
Posted
May 14, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Job ID 2014-54501
# Positions 2
Location DM-Dominica

Posted Date 3/12/2014
Division Ross University
Department Academics

Overview:

Ross University School of Medicine, located on the beautiful Caribbean island of Dominica in the West Indies, invites applications for a faculty post as Instructor/Assistant Professor in the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL).  Our mission is to prepare highly dedicated students to become effective, successful physicians in the United States. Basic science coursework is taught in Dominica and students then complete their clinical studies in the United States. After passing all prerequisite examinations, Ross graduates are licensed to practice medicine in all 50 states of the U.S. Ross University School of Medicine is a division of DeVry Education Group. (NYSE:DV)

 

 

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.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Working with medical students, particularly academically “at risk” students within the academic support program, the suitable candidate will become an active member of a faculty team involved in:

  • Small group and individual interventions for the enhancement of students’ academic literacy
  • Utilization of diagnostic interviews and assessments for identification of students’ specific learning strengths and weaknesses
  • Selection, refinement and implementation of study and test-taking skills training, specifically aimed at enhancing learning
  • Facilitation of small group exploration of medical science course material and multiple choice questions
  • Use of enquiry-based learning to improve critical reasoning skills
  • Collaborative development of teaching and learning materials
  • Liaison with basic science and counseling departments
  • Evaluation of written work based on the medical science curriculum


Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree or PhD in an Education-related field or one of the basic sciences relevant to medicine
  • Logic and critical analysis
  • Good understanding of basic science concepts
  • Strong interest in the theory and psychology of learning
  • Teaching experience, preferably in small group formats
  • Competency in Information technology
  • A minimum of two year's teaching experience

Ross University School of Medicine offers a competitive potentially tax-free annual salary, relocation assistance to and from the island, a retirement program, tuition assistance benefit, medical/dental/vision benefits for employees and dependents, a living allowance, paid days of leave (including vacation, holidays, and sick/personal days). 

 

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.

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