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Teaching Specialist - Language & Communication Support

Weill Medical College of Cornell University


Location:
New York, NY
Date:
10/19/2017
2017-10-192017-11-17
Job Code:
369
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
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Job Title Teaching Specialist - Language & Communication Support

JobID 369

Location: New York, NY

Description Position Summary
The primary responsibilities of the Teaching Specialist will be to provide support to students, faculty, and staff, and ensure smooth operation of the Writing Center. At the request of the Associate Dean for Pre.medical Education, the Teaching Specialist may be asked to support other courses and activities, including but not limited to outreach and student recruitment.
Job Responsibilities
+ Attend writing faculty meetings and related meetings/events as requested by supervising faculty members. Represent the Writing Center at college functions. Send periodic reminders about Writing Centre services to students, faculty and staff.

+ Remain current with the course content and learn new content; liaise with faculty about assignments under faculty supervision, support faculty in course delivery as needed, train peer consultants and administer the peer consultant program.

+ Organize and conduct small.group workshops on writing skills and common writing genres. Respond to student writing in person, online by email and/or text/video chat, and other appropriate digital media.

+ Maintain consultation logs documenting student visits.

+ Hold formal “walk.in” office hours and schedule individual meetings as needed. Support the students in other productive ways when necessary, including small group tutorial/help sessions when appropriate.

+ Assist faculty in the creation of practice materials, including course folders. Participate in and/or facilitate class sessions as requested by faculty member. Review the Writing Center’s instructional materials.

+ Assist faculty in proctoring and grading of hand.in assignments/papers as required.

+ Assist in maintaining current course content on the WCM.Q Learning Management System .CANVAS. including uploading files, sending broadcast messages to students, etc.

+ Assist with designing and editing web content for the Premedical Education division. Collect and prepare material for the division’s annual report
Experience
Education
+ Master's Degree in related field

+ Bachelor's Degree in related field
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
+ Familiarity with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Endnote is highly desired.

+ Knowledge of ESL pedagogy.
Licenses and Certifications
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
Work is completed principally in an office environment.
The job requires extended and varying work hours to meet demands.
Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar was established in 2001 as a partnership between Cornell University and Qatar
Foundation. The first medical school in Qatar and a pioneer of coeducation at university level, WCM.Q offers an integrated program of pre.medical and medical studies leading to the Cornell University M.D. degree. Teaching is by Cornell and Weill Cornell faculty, including physicians at Hamad Medical Corporation .HMC. who hold Weill Cornell appointments.
Enrollment has grown rapidly from 25 first year pre.medical students in fall 2002 to over 200 students from more than 30 countries as we entered our sixth year of operation in September 2007.
WCM.Q is part of Weill Cornell Medical College, which was founded in New York City over 100 years ago, and shares the same mission:
+ to provide the finest education possible for medical students

+ to conduct research at the cutting edge of knowledge

+ to improve health care both now and for future generations

+ to provide the highest quality of care to the community
Weill Cornell Medicine.Qatar is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled employer.


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