Associate Professor, Physiology, Department of Physiology, Neuroscience and Behavioral Sciences, SOM

Qualifications Required


Instructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor – Rank would be based on Qualifications and Experience.

The Department of Physiology, Neuroscience and Behavioral Sciences is seeking a full time Instructor to aid in the delivery of the physiology content of an integrated systems based curriculum in the first year of St. George’s University Doctor of Medicine (MD) program. In addition the department supports and delivers the physiology content in the pre-medicine program.

The Instructor will form part of the primary teaching faculty delivering the physiology content in lecture and small group format and should be familiar with case based and problem based learning formats. Some teaching experience is required and the candidate should demonstrate familiarity with the content areas of; cellular physiology, muscle and autonomic physiology, cardio-pulmonary-renal physiology, endocrine and reproductive physiology, and gastrointestinal and digestive physiology.

The candidate needs to be familiar with the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) and demonstrate experience with item writing in accordance with USMLE guidelines. In addition, the candidate needs to be familiar with the American Physiological Society learning objectives for medical physiology.

The candidate should have good oral/written communication skills and will be required to provide student contact hours for all programs supported by the department; this includes lecture, small group learning, interactive multiple choice question sessions, online videos, and student consultations hours. The candidate is also expected to develop assessment material and will be involved in Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE) setting and grading, rubric based-  grading and MCQ writing and development.

The School of Medicine has a Medical Student Research Institute (MSRI), and the candidate will be expected to offer discipline or medical education related research projects. The MSRI program allows students to work with faculty on scholarly projects with the aim of presenting or publishing their work.

The candidate may be required to support teaching/administration in the UK satellite campus delivering the Keith B Taylor Global Scholars Programme (KBT GSP) at Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK. The candidate should be willing and able to travel.

Please submit a full curriculum vitae and a cover letter which provides evidence, that the candidate matches the job description and how their teaching philosophy will positively impact the course.

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Closing date: Until Filled