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Teaching Specialist-Physiology, Pathology & Pharmacology

Weill Medical College of Cornell University


Location:
New York, NY
Date:
10/19/2017
2017-10-192017-11-17
Job Code:
3705
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
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Job Title Teaching Specialist-Physiology, Pathology & Pharmacology

JobID 3705

Location: New York, NY

Description Position Summary
The primary responsibility of the Teaching Specialist will be to support students in the Foundational Sciences Curriculum of the Medical Program. This position will provide specific focus on the subjects Physiology, Pathology and Pharmacology. The principal role of the Teaching Specialist will relate to one.on.one student learning as well as assisting with assessment and other class learning activities .
At the request of the Assistant Dean for the Basic Science Curriculum or the Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education, the Teaching Specialist may be asked to take part in other educational activities as required.
NOTE:This is not a research position.
Job Responsibilities
+ Attends lectures and small group sessions in the Physiology, Pathology and Pharmacology components of the curriculum. Facilitates small group sessions as required.

+ Remains current with course content and learns new content as the curriculum evolves.

+ Holds formal “walk.in” office hours for small.group or one.on.one student help, as well as meets with students upon request by appointment.

+ Supports students in other productive ways when necessary, including additional small group tutorial/help sessions prior to examinations or when appropriate.

+ Assists faculty in the creation of practice materials for students, including quizzes, problems and answer keys.

+ Participates in and/or facilitates laboratory and review sessions as requested by faculty member.

+ Assists in proctoring quizzes and examinations, as required.

+ Assists faculty in USMLE review sessions.

+ Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education
+ Bachelor's Degree in related field
Experience
+ Prior experience in a teaching.type role .e.g. tutoring, graduate student assistant, etc.. at the College level.

+ Cross.cultural sensitivity, previously demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations and cultures

+ Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Mac Mail.

+ Advanced verbal/written and English communication and presentation skills.

+ Working knowledge of a North American style graduate education system is preferable

+ Graduate degree in the discipline of instruction .or closely related field. from a North American style education system .Preferred.

+ 3 Years of previous teaching and/or tutoring experience. .Preferred.

+ Prior teaching experience in human anatomy would be beneficial. .Preferred.

+ Previous science or educational research experience would be seen as an asset. .Preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
+ Previously demonstrated teamworking and multi.tasking ability in a diverse, results oriented environment.

+ Advanced verbal/written and English communication and presentation skills.
Licenses and Certifications
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
+ Position will require work beyond the regular hours, e.g. during evenings or weekends, as necessary.

+ Work is completed in office and classroom 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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