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 Bridgetown, Barbados before completing their clinical training in one of Ross’s affiliated teaching hospitals throughout the United States.
Prepare course material (handouts, practice questions, etc.)
Deliver effective, interactive lectures, demonstrations 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 Academy for Teaching and Learning in supporting improved student learning
Write and review NBME-style questions for formative and summative assessments
Prepare, administer and evaluate examinations to assess 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 to maintain currency in subject matter competence and improve teaching and student support
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, Vice Chair or Dean
PhD in an Anatomical Sciences discipline or board eligible / board certified MD, MBBS, or DO in related discipline with extensive teaching experience.
Extensive knowledge of the anatomical sciences. Preference will be given to candidates that have the ability to teach across the anatomical sciences (gross anatomy, histology, embryology, neuroanatomy/neurosciences, cell biology)
Ability to relate concepts to clinical scenarios
The RUSM anatomy lab is a digital, non-dissection, environment utilizing Sectra tables, ultrasound and other digital mediums. Experience with digital anatomy media such as Sectra ®, Anatomage ® or other is preferred.
Excellent communication skills in English
Flexibility and ability to work well in 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, etc.
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, 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.
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.
Teaching Associate (Medical/Human Anatomy Demonstrator) - up to 3 posts available
Centre for Applied Anatomy
Fixed Term Contract
£33,797 - £38,017 pro rata per annum
Closing date for applications
The Centre for Applied Anatomy invites applications for Teaching Associates (Medical/Human Anatomy Demonstrators).
These part-time posts, are offered on fixed-term contracts for ten months (September-June). There are no clinical duties associated with these posts, but it is anticipated that this post will allow successful candidates to maintain some clinical or other commitments.
The role is ideal for candidates seeking to increase their skills in anatomy and gain experience in medical education.
Your duties will focus on the teaching of human anatomy to medical, dental and science students, including assessment and the preparation and maintenance of teaching aids. You will also be involved in teaching on external anatomy courses to allied healthcare professionals (undergraduate/postgraduate).