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DeVry Education Group Physiology Faculty in Bridgetown, Barbados

Ross University School of Medicine, located in Bridgetown, Barbados, invites applications for a faculty post at any rank in Physiology in the Department of Medical Foundations. We are currently seeking faculty to teach cardiovascular, respiratory and/or renal physiology, but preference will be given to those that can teach across the discipline of physiology. The academic center has facilities in the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Center, which is centrally located in the vibrant capital city of Bridgetown.

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 16,000 alumni, Ross is an important contributor to healthcare in North America. Students complete their foundational studies in Barbados, West Indies, before completing their clinical training in one of Ross’s affiliated teaching hospitals throughout the United States.

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.

It is important to note that we are looking for dynamic, adaptive, flexible colleagues who are interested in teaching in a variety of ways, that are open to utilizing and embracing technology, interacting with students in small group learning formats and creating materials for teaching, which may include videos, digital workbooks, etc.

  • RUSM has a strong commitment to technology enhanced learning, utilizing learner centered classrooms with technology enhanced learning methods.

  • The successful candidate will have demonstrated familiarity with incorporating modern teaching tools and technology in their instruction

  • Familiarity with electronic platforms used in academic content delivery and educational apps such as Turning Point, Doceri, NearPod, Socrates Kahoot and /or other learning applications.

  • Familiarity with mobile learning, use of ipads in teaching, creation of ibooks would be an asset

  • 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

  • Experience or ability to adapt to delivering interactive instruction from a remote location

  • Initiates, facilitates, and moderates Case and Problem Based Learning discussions

  • Participate in other activities as assigned by the Department Chair or Executive Dean

  • Completes other duties as assigned.

  • Ph.D. in Physiology, or equivalent or M.D./Ph.D.

  • Broad knowledge of Physiology

  • Ability to relate concepts to clinical scenarios

  • Excellent communication skills in English

  • Flexibility and ability to work well on a team

  • Desire for self-improvement

  • 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 benefits package, including relocation assistance to and from Barbados, a retirement program, health care benefits, tax concessions 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.

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. At Adtalem, we welcome everyone and have a strong commitment towards diversity and inclusion. We encourage our Colleagues to be their true authentic selves and support laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We also maintain a drug-free workplace.

With more than 14,000 alumni practicing throughout North America,Ross University School of Medicine has been providing students with the foundation to pursue successful careers in medicine since 1978. The Ross experience is “Dedita Scientiae Medendi” – dedicated to the science of healing – and we are proud of our rich tradition of preparing students for their life’s work as physicians. Students complete medical sciences coursework at our new world-class campus in Barbados, followed by clinical education in the United States at leading teaching hospitals across the country.

Ross is proud to fulfill a social mission by educating a diverse group of skilled doctors who practice primary care, work in medically underserved areas, and are more representative overall of the communities in which they serve. Learn more about Ross University School of Medicine, part of Adtalem Global Education, at www.medical.rossu.edu.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We pride ourselves in nurturing a culture that encourages everyone to bring their full selves to work each day. To us, diversity and inclusion needs to be intentional to be impactful. We don’t just welcome differences, we celebrate them. #WeAreAdtalem

To learn more about our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, click here to visit our Diversity page.

Req Number: 2020-115512

FLSA U.S./Global Status: Global - Salaried

External Company Name: Ross University School of Medicine.

External Company URL: https://medical.rossu.edu/

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