Histology Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor

University of Medicine and Health Sciences
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The University of Medicine and Health Sciences wishes to invite suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Histology Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.



UMHS is a state of the art medical school located on the exotic Caribbean Island of St. Kitts. Faculty have a unique opportunity to become involved in the growth and success of the institution, and most importantly the opportunity to educate and nurture a new generation of physicians prepared to meet the 21st century health care delivery in a rapidly changing world.


The successful candidate will be responsible for team teaching a course in Histology offered in the first year. The UMHS calendar year has three fifteen-week semesters, with two to three weeks break between semesters for faculty leave. Responsibilities include:

  • Developing and providing students with approved syllabi and learning objectives.
  • Organizing, preparing, and regularly updating course content.
  • Delivering effective lectures in the classroom and laboratory utilizing a variety of teaching techniques and state of the art teaching technologies.
  • Preparing and administering examinations, grading in a timely manner, and providing feedback to students.
  • Focusing on student success by being available to students during non-teaching time.
  • Serving on faculty committees.
  • Supervising students in a variety of activities, including but not limited to, problem based learning activities, human-computer simulation activities in the UMHS virtual hospital ward, and activities in local clinical settings.


Course Description: 

  • Histology 5 credits This course centers on the study of the microscopic structure of normal human cells, tissues, and organs.
  • Virtual microscopy is used to study the structure of basic tissue types and their integration into organs and organ systems.
  • The lectures correlate microscopic and gross anatomy with basic histo-physiology and function of organ systems.
  • On completion, the student must be able to identify, describe, and give the function of cells, tissues, structures, and organs of the human body presented via lecture and digital imagery.
  • Students must complete specific performance objectives which accompany individual lecture segments, and, where appropriate, be able to integrate histology with other classes of the curriculum.


  • US tax free foreign earned income up to ninety thousand dollars a year.
  • Health Insurance plan, University paid for employee (available to spouse and children at employee's expense)
  • Participation in faculty continuing education or national conferences in the US once annually.
  • Modern, state of the art campus and facilities in which to teach and conduct research.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have a passion for teaching
  • Minimum of an earned Ph.D. in Histology from an accredited graduate school in the U.S., Canada, or the U.K.
  • Three to five years’ experience teaching Histology in a U.S., Canadian, or U.K. medical program
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English
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