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American University of the Caribbean

Public Education - Teaching - Administration

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC), founded in 1978, is one of the oldest Caribbean medical schools. AUC offers a diversity of students a high-quality medical education. We have more than 5,000 alumni who are practicing in all 50 US states, Canada, and more than 20 other countries. Our students' performance on Step 1 of the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) is on par with United States and Canadian medical schools, just one of the outcomes that attest to the quality of the AUC medical education program. AUC graduates regularly compete for and obtain residency positions at prestigious healthcare institutions and academic medical centers, with many in leadership positions.

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Career Opportunities

The American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) is seeking to increase the size of its medical sciences faculty and is accepting applications from qualified candidates. The University is an accredited medical school founded in 1978 with over 4,000 graduates and is dedicated to educating and training physicians. The medical sciences campus is located on the beautiful island of St. Maarten ( and is approximately 3 hours by air from Miami. AUC has a modern campus and an exceptional faculty composed of both M.D.s and Ph.D.s who are committed to excellence in medical education. A comprehensive library and IT department are available for support.

Our medical students are mainly from the United States and Canada. Students complete their first two years of medical sciences in St. Maarten and their second two years of clinical sciences at affiliated hospitals in the United States or United Kingdom. Students are required to take all USMLE licensing examinations. Graduates do their residencies in the United States and Canada.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and/or an M.D. in the discipline for which they are applying. Good communication skills and a strong commitment to teaching are required. Candidates must have experience in teaching medical students in the U.S. system of medical education. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience.

Applicants at any level who would like to further develop their career by focusing on medical education are encouraged to apply. Individuals who have enjoyed a successful academic career and are still interested in teaching and interacting with medical students are also encouraged to apply.


The mission of the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine is to provide an excellent medical education to qualified students of diverse backgrounds. This is to be accomplished within an atmosphere of academic integrity and scholarship, which fosters the highest standards in professional ethics and competence.

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901 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Suite 700
Coral Gables, Florida 33134