CUNY Learning Community Facilitator (Medical Clinical Professor) in New York, New York


The CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York is seeking a Medical Clinical Professor to serve in a non-tenure track position as Learning Community Facilitator. This position reports directly to the Associate Dean for Student Affairs.

Core duties include:

  • Serve as course director for the required New Student Seminar course (NSS100) that orients new students to the college and to preparation for a career in medicine.

  • Teach as a facilitator in small group sessions for multiple courses including Practice of Medicine, Fundamentals and in the organ systems curriculum.

  • Develop and conduct informational seminars and workshops (such as using the AAMC Careers in Medicine Program) for students to support academic, professional and personal growth including career opportunities and residency choice.

  • Teach multiple group sessions and assist in the creation of "advising communities" in the first 3 years of the 7-year program in collaboration with faculty who volunteer to advise.

  • Teach multiple group sessions of 15 students in the medical school portion years 4-7 of the 7-year BS/MD continuum. Meet regularly with students in one-on-one advising sessions regarding medical careers, USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 preparation, residency choice and preparing for life after medical school.

  • In conjunction with the Associate Dean for Student Affairs, will meet individually with students and prepare the MSPE for students entering the Residency Match Program during year 7.

  • Serve on various college, medical school and university committees to give relevant input.


Applicants must have MD and experience in teaching and advising medical students and/or residents.

Necessary skills include:

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and people skills as well as excellent presentation skills

  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize advising practices and principles in a variety of settings

  • Experience teaching in large and small group settings

  • Knowledge of medical school and residency requirements regarding curriculum requirement, personal attributes and professional experiences (research, leadership, etc.)

  • Experience with writing MSPE letters and assisting students in the ERAS match process for residency

  • Experience in managing a range of student affair issues

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of all student information


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 initial review of applicants to begin July 28, 2017.


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Location: CUNY School of Medicine

Job Title: Learning Community Facilitator (Medical Clinical Professor)

Job ID: 16842

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular