Open Rank Professor (remote) of Medical Education

EDU Digital Education Holdins Ltd

EDU – Open Rank Professor (remote)
(m/w/d)
Employment Type: Fulltime

About us

EDU, an institution of higher education accredited under the Maltese Education Act with license number 2018-10 by the National Commission for Further and Higher Education (NCFHE) is operated by Digital Education Holding Ltd, Malta, (DEH). EDUs faculty of Medicine and Health (EDU medical) offers fully accredited programmes for a Bachelor and a Master of Medicine. EDU medical performs its tasks in close cooperation with a network of accredited, qualified teaching hospitals.
EDU medical realised a new paradigm of medical education by enlarging the basis for practical training several fold using centres of excellence in general hospitals, which are not necessarily university hospitals, but can offer a much higher case load for the students than conventional Medical Schools. 

As students are distributed over several hospitals this new approach requires - and is only possible - in combination with modern forms of internet based distant learning. This finds its reflection in EDU´s
license which states: "EDU is licensed to provide Higher Education Programmes through digital channels with additional clinical practice delivered physically abroad..."

EDU medical provides scientific education for the students through comprehensive teaching with
emphasis on preparation for the clinical practice of medicine. It promotes the next generation of
physicians, enabling them for the care of the sick, as well as the counselling of the healthy and to fulfil
tasks in the public health system, heavily relying upon internet-based means of continuous medical
education.

The EDU medical curriculum is based on a three-year bachelor and a two-year master program with
three trimesters per year. The didactic concept is based on problem oriented learning and flipped
classrooms virtual seminars. Basic sciences are embedded in clinical subjects. Each trimester comprises 14 weeks, with 8 weeks theoretical online tuition, 4 weeks of full time clinical rotations and two flexible weeks.

EDU is an Institution of Higher Education licensed under the Maltese Education Act with license number 2018-10 by the National Commission for
Higher and Further Education (NCFHE). Address: EDU, Villa Bighi, Chaplain's House Kalkara KKR 1320, Republic of Malta. Email: info@edu.edu.mt.
Phone: +356 277 820 27. Web: edu.edu.mt . EDU is operated by Digital Education Holdings Limited (DEH) Registration Number C 82123. DEH's Tax
Registration Number is 998643308.

Expectations and Tasks

EDU medical is now recruiting for the online theoretical courses additional academic faculty with broad medical knowledge at all academic levels. Teaching will take place in virtual classrooms. The teaching obligations can be fulfilled from any location, also such as home office based. Some physical meetings during the year might be required.

EDU medical is looking for academic staff in various specialties, in particular surgery, internal and general medicine. The academic staff is expected to teach medicine in a broad range, not necessarily in one speciality but also in neighbouring specialities. Depending on qualification, various degrees, such as associate and full professors, but also adjunct professors are possible. The positions can be part time or full time. The candidates should have a superb command of English language, a strong academic background and ample experience in medical education.

Skills and Competencies

Proof of qualification should include:

• Master degree or alike
• Conferral of a doctorate/graduation (e.g. PhD)
• Masters Degree in Medical Education (MME) is to the best advantage
• For professors in the medical field: medical specialist/consultant in her/ his field
• At least five publications in international renowned journals with peer review and specific impact
factor (IF), of which three need to be as first or last author.
• At least 10 lectures within the last three years
• Excellence in guiding and counselling students, residents
• Good reputation as a clinician
• Leadership of safety and/or quality improvement initiatives
• Interest in harnessing latest technology and digital approaches to Medicine
• Experience in development or direction of courses or special teaching.

What we offer

• An innovative faculty with a friendly organisational culture;
• The opportunity to join a professional and passionate multi-cultural team, with over 20
nationalities;
• An exciting online work environment;
• Possibility to work remotely;
• Competitive remuneration.

EDU is an Institution of Higher Education licensed under the Maltese Education Act with license number 2018-10 by the National Commission for
Higher and Further Education (NCFHE). Address: EDU, Villa Bighi, Chaplain's House Kalkara KKR 1320, Republic of Malta. Email: info@edu.edu.mt.
Phone: +356 277 820 27. Web: edu.edu.mt . EDU is operated by Digital Education Holdings Limited (DEH) Registration Number C 82123. DEH's Tax
Registration Number is 998643308.

Apply now

We are looking forward to receiving your application which you can send to jobs@edu.edu.mt.

Diversity Commitment

To harness the power of innovation, EDU invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company. EDU is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing
reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical, sensory and/or mental disabilities

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