DeVry Education Group Behavioral Science Faculty in Dominica, Dominica
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 in the Behavioral Sciences Department.
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. Support services include counseling and an effective counselor is sought, particularly an individual who is interested in supporting the counseling service and who works well on a team. 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
Ph.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or related Behavioral Science field
Enthusiastic teacher with previous teaching experience at a North American or United Kingdom medical school
Extensive knowledge of the behavioral sciences
Ability to relate concepts to clinical scenarios
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
Ross University 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. We are proud to be an EEO/M/F/D/V employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
To apply, please visit our website www.rossu.edu; select Careers and complete our online application process.
Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM)
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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