CUNY Course Co-Director, Medical Education (Clinical Professor - Medical Series) in New York, New York


The CUNY School of Medicine (CSOM) at The City College of New York (CCNY), is the only medical school in the City University of New York system. Our innovative curriculum allows students to complete both their undergraduate Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degrees in seven years. CSOM will graduate its first MED class in 2020. CSOM also has a Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies (P.A.). Our mission is to provide access to medical education to talented youth from social, ethnic, and racial backgrounds historically underrepresented in medicine and to develop health professionals committed to practicing in under-served communities with a special emphasis on primary care. It has a reputation for excellence that has earned national acclaim for performance and a broad network of clinical sites for clerkships.

CSOM is searching for a Co-Director to share the oversight and administration of the two year-long pre-clerkship Organ Systems course. The Organ Systems course is an eighteen-month long course given in the first two years of the medical school curriculum. The course integrates the disciplines of anatomy, histology, physiology, pharmacology, pathology, microbiology and clinical medicine to teach both normal and abnormal processes in ten organ-based modules. The hire will be in the non-tenure track title of Clinical Professor. Individuals appointed as clinical professors – Medical series are experienced practitioners or teachers in their professions or fields of expertise. The duties of the position include teaching (including, in some cases, clinical instruction), and may include research.

Responsibilities will include:

  • 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 SDBEPICUNY School of Medicine courses including POM (Practice of Medicine) courses.

  • Participate in recruitment, 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 SDBEPICUNY 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 SDBEP/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 or eligible for NY State license.

  • Previous experience as a medical school course director and teaching experience in undergraduate medical education for at 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 comfortable with the use of software including Microsoft Office, Turning Point and Dropbox.

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

  • Must have demonstrated satisfactory qualities of personality and character, a record of achievements in his/her profession or field of expertise, and a willingness to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.


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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Applicants must submit the following:

  • C.V.

  • Statement of scholarly interests

  • Contact information for three references


July 24, 2018 (Position Re-opened)


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Job Title: Course Co-Director, Medical Education (Clinical Professor - Medical Series)

Job ID: 18762

Location: CUNY School of Medicine

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular