The Faculty Development Instructor will work closely with the Director and Associate Director of the Leadership and Excellence in Academic Development (LEAD) Division to plan, support, implement and evaluate the SGU’s faculty development initiatives in all areas of course and instructional development for the Schools of Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Arts and Sciences and Graduate Studies.
Coordinate the Certificates in University Teaching Program
Coordinate Facilitator training and observations
Consult with individual faculty and groups (I.e. departments, or other groups of faculty, such as in the Design Academy, Clinical Tutor Intensive) across a variety of disciplines and across all ranks on pedagogy (such as teaching strategies, course design, leading project teams, scholarship (all stages of scholarship) and professional development
Assist schools, chairs, course directors, faculty and administration with accreditation compliance as related to instruction and evaluation of teaching and student success
Contribute to the development of policy on matters affecting teaching and learning in consultation with the Director and Associate Director, LEAD
Coordinate the twice yearly New Faculty Orientation
Contribute to educational research related to LEAD work and projects as determined by the Director and Associate Director, LEAD
Work on special projects and tasks in collaboration with, and at the request of the Director of LEAD and the Chair of DES
Coordinate Visiting Professor visits
Provide coordination support for the Master of Education (MEd) program and maintain the Sakai sites and teach up to one course per team as needed
Support research projects across LEAD and in the MEd program
Broader integrated DES administrative requirements:
Have experience and knowledge of Student Support and Development, for input and integration of DES activities, on a practical and theoretical basis, when working with and across LEAD
Have experience in administrative components of an integrated academic development unit in order to contribute to project management and planning in LEAD and DES
A Master’s degree in a relevant field
Possess experience in higher education instruction and faculty instructional/educational development
Experience in teaching graduate level courses
Experience Training Teaching Assistants or Peer Learning Facilitators
Research experience, preferably connected to the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning
Experience in graduate health sciences and /or medical education
Acknowledged academic ability and demonstrated knowledge in the disciplines underlying faculty development including established theoretical expertise around teaching and learning and the scholarship of teaching and learning
Demonstrated experience developing and leading academic development seminars/workshops for university faculty
Experience teaching online and designing online learning experiences
A record of service to the community/institution/profession
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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About St. George's University
About University Support Services: University Support Services LLC is a Delaware limited liability company located in New York providing services under contract to St. George’s University Limited, a Grenada corporation and the owner and operator of St. George’s University, which includes the St. George’s University School of Medicine and the St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine.
About St. George’s University: St. George’s University is a top center of international education, drawing students and faculty from 140 countries to the Caribbean island of Grenada, in the West Indies. With more than 17,000 graduates across the world, the University offers medical and veterinary medical degrees, as well as undergraduate and graduate degrees.