CUNY Co-Course Director for Organ Systems (Clinical Professor) - Department of Medical Education in New York, New York


The CUNY School of Medicine at the City College of New York is searching for a co-course director that will work together with the course director to direct and administer the new Organ Systems course. The Organ Systems course is an eighteen month long course given in the fourth and fifth year of a seven year BS-MD program. The course integrates the disciplines of anatomy, histology, physiology, pharmacology, pathology, microbiology and clinical medicine to teach both normal and abnormal processes in organ-based modules. Hire will be in the non-tenure track title of Clinical Professor.

Organ systems co-director general duties:

  • Assist in the development, implementation and subsequent required revisions of the Organ Systems course.

  • Teach sections related to the co-director’s area of expertise or interest.

  • Lead/Teach small group sessions including PBL facilitation and clinical skills.

  • Participate in ongoing curriculum assessment, and teaching in other SDPBE/CUNY School of Medicine courses including POM (Practice of Medicine) courses.

  • Participate in hiring, faculty development and evaluation for all course faculty, including building relationships with St. Barnabas Hospital clinical faculty.

  • Create and update course materials, including the LCMS+course website in keeping with the standard of the SDPBE/CUNY SOM courses.

  • Create and grade student assessments/exams; generate student final course grades, identify and appropriately set a course of action for students who are failing or performing poorly.

  • Collaborate with relevant faculty, educational committees and offices on matters regarding course schedule, content, curriculum mapping and course review/evaluation.

  • Participate in other related SDPBE/CUNY SOM activities including service on committees (ex Admissions, Curriculum, Student Promotions, Ethics, etc.).

  • Participate in medical education research or other scholarly activities.

  • Oversee course administrative support staff.


The successful candidate will have a M.D. or D.O. degree, be board certified, and must be a physician licensed to practice medicine in the State of New York.

  • Previous experience as a medical school course director and/or teaching experience in undergraduate medical education for a least five (5) years is strongly preferred.

  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching and experience with curriculum development is desired.

  • The successful candidate will have an ability to combine administrative, education and teaching responsibilities.

  • Must possess outstanding communication and leadership skills in working with faculty members across disciplines to develop and implement a new integrated curriculum.

  • Must be willing to participate in appropriate academic and scholarly activity to further the institution’s contributions to medical education.


Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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Open until filled, with review of applications to begin November 1, 2016


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Location: CUNY School of Medicine

Job Title: Co-Course Director for Organ Systems (Clinical Professor) - Department of Medical Education

Job ID: 15645

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular