SDRME

Society of Directors of Research in Medical Education

Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) is seeking two faculty members (welcoming any professorial rank) to join us in the Center for Teaching and Learning department. These are full-time faculty positions and will require relocation to the beautiful Caribbean island of Dominica.
 
The faculty member will be working with other RUSM faculty members and medical students particularly enhancing the teaching and learning programs provided to faculty and academically “at risk” students through programs offered at the Center for Teaching and Learning, the suitable candidate will become an active member of a faculty team and educational research program involved in:
  • Small group and individual interventions for the enhancement of students’ academic literacy and their facility with medical discourse
  • Utilization of diagnostic interviews/assessments for identification of students’ specific learning strengths and weaknesses
  • Selection, refinement and implementation of study and test-taking skills training, specifically targeting medical education
  • Use of enquiry-based learning, questioning dialogues and exploratory talk to improve critical reasoning skills
  • Collaborative development of teaching and learning material resources
  • Design and delivery of faculty development workshops specific to teaching and assessment
  • Liaison with faculty members from the basic science and clinical medicine departments
  • Collaborate with student affairs and counseling departments
  • Evaluation of written work based on medical science and clinical curriculum competencies
  • Training of higher performing students to participate as peer tutors
  • Facilitation of Problem-Based Learning small groups in the general student population
  • Medical education research initiatives and proposals that lead to publications
Qualifications:
  • Terminal degree, preferred and/or MD and/or PhD in education
  • Experience and expertise in working with students at the undergraduate medical education level
  • Teaching experience, preferably in small group format with students and faculty
  • Well-grounded in logic and critical analysis, preferably with training in medicine and/or basic sciences
  • Understanding of educational theory and psychology of learning
  • Success in presenting abstracts and publishing research in peer-reviewed education-related journals
 
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If you or anyone you know have an interest in hearing more about this opportunity please email a copy of your CV and cover letter to Antonio Hanchard at ahanchard@devrygroup.com