ANATOMY – GROSS AND DEVELOPMENTAL ANATOMY

first_imgUMHS offers a tax-free annual salary within certain limits, astate of the art institution on an idyllic island, the opportunityto become involved in the growth and success of the institution,and most importantly the opportunity to educate and nurture a newgeneration of physicians prepared to meet the 21st century healthcare delivery in a rapidly changing world. UMHS utilizes innovative teaching techniques such as a 24-bedvirtual hospital, small class sizes with individualized attention,and the use of technology to enhance instruction. The facultymembers are highly credentialed and recruited primarily from theUnited States. The University of Medicine and Health Sciences-St. Kitts (UMHS)invites applications for a full time senior faculty position inGross and Developmental Anatomy. About UMHSUMHS offers a traditional four-year Doctor of Medicine (MD)degree. The University operates year round and offers threesemesters per calendar year which start in January, May, andSeptember. Students complete the Basic Science Program at the UMHSat our state of the art campus in St Kitts. The fifth semesteroccurs at the UMHS campus in Portland, Maine. Students completetheir third year of core clinical rotations and fourth year ofelective rotations in one of our many affiliated, accreditedteaching hospitals throughout the United States. To graduate,students must successfully complete the UMHS medical program andpass the USMLE Step1, Step 2 CK and CS. UMHS graduates are eligibleto apply for a US residency and subsequently may practice medicinein the United States and Canada. University of Medicine andHealth SciencesLocation: UMHScampus in St. Kitts, West Indies Minimum qualificationsPassion for teaching• Earned Ph.D. in Gross Anatomy• 10+ years’ experience teaching anatomy in a medical program• Proficiency in Microsoft Office.• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills inEnglishcenter_img ResponsibilitiesGross Anatomy is taught in the first semester and is focused onteam-teaching and as such faculty have adequate time to engage inresearch and/or writing. The UMHS academic year has three semesterswith a new class intake for each; therefore, teachingresponsibilities occur throughout the year.Responsibilities include:Developing and providing students with approved syllabi andlearning objectives2. Organizing, preparing, and regularly updating coursecontent3. Delivering effective lectures utilizing a variety of teachingtechniques and state of the art teaching technologies4. Preparing and administering examinations, grading in a timelymanner, and providing feedback to students5. Focusing on student success by being available to studentsduring non-teaching time6. Serving on faculty committees7. Supervising students in a variety of activities, including butnot limited to, problem based learning activities, andhuman-computer simulation.8. Participate in activities assigned by the department chairand/or University administration Course descriptionGross and Developmental Anatomy focuses on the gross structureof organs and their function, and through clinical correlations,relates each to clinical medicine.  An Anatomical LearningResource Center has been established to utilize computer-basedinstruction, anatomical models, radiographic materials as well assupervised laboratory sessions dissecting various parts of thehuman body.  Students study the structure and function of all organs withsome interaction with cellular structure.  This courseincorporates an understanding of how embryological processes giverise to the mature body form.  When this course is complete,each student will have extensive knowledge of the gross anatomy anddevelopment of the entire human body as it relates clinically tothe practice of medicine. GROSS andDEVELOPMENTAL ANATOMYASSOCIATE OR FULLPROFESSOR Send letter of interest, CV, and references to: Dr. JerryThornton at [email protected] and [email protected] more at: http://www.umhs-sk.orglast_img

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