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Professor - Behavioral Medicine - Caribbean Island of Saba

R3 Education, Inc.
Devens, Massachusetts
Competitive based on experience
Posted Date
Sep 21, 2023

Job Details

The successful candidate will have the skill to develop and teach lecture-based and skill-based material within their area of expertise, as well as contribute to core courses within behavioral science, which may include health psychology, behavioral medicine, and clinical skills. Required qualification is a PhD or MD in related field.  Experience in medical education, integrated behavioral health and the biopsychosocial model at Basic Science level is preferred.  Experience in teaching patient communication is also a plus. The person in this position will be expected to teach topics including patient education, motivational interviewing, managing cultural diversity, speaking with the dying patient, and cognitive and behavioral therapies.  The ideal candidate is able to use both didactic lectures and active learning pedagogies to teach this content.


About our school: Saba University School of Medicine (SUSOM) is an internationally accredited medical school whose graduates primarily practice in the United States and Canada. With first-time Step 1 and 2 pass rates of 98%, and a 97% residency placement rate, SUSOM is consistently ranked among the top Caribbean medical schools. It is unique among Caribbean medical schools in being accredited in all US states, all Canadian provinces, and by the Dutch accrediting agency NVAO. We are proud of our high faculty:student ratio.


About our island: The smallest island in the Dutch Caribbean, Saba has an area of just five square miles (13 square kilometers.) While a special municipality of the Netherlands—under Dutch law and benefiting from Dutch services—English is universally spoken on Saba, and its currency is the US dollar. Its pristine coral reefs and rainforests have earned Saba the nickname the “Unspoiled Queen."


All Interested persons should submit electronically: cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three (3) recommenders to or through our employment website,   


Global University Systems and R3 Education are Equal Opportunity Employers that do not discriminate on any basis.



R3 Education, Inc. properties include three medical schools and one veterinary school that are located in the Caribbean, administered in the United States, and operated as separate entities. They are all owned by parent group, Global University Systems (GUS), located in the UK, and are part of a network of international higher education institutions.


  • Saba University School of Medicine, Saba, Netherlands Antilles


  • Medical University of the Americas, Nevis, Nevis


  • St. Matthew’s University, Grand Cayman School of Medicine School Veterinary Medicine




Each school offers a 4-year MD program that is separately accredited by a global accreditation agency, recognized by WFME, and holds the regulatory approvals to offer graduates the opportunity to become licensed physicians in the United States and Canada. Students at each School also have access to US Title IV loans to pay for their education. 


St. Matthew’s University School of Veterinary Medicine offers a DVM program whose graduates are eligible to sit for the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination and upon success, practice throughout the United States and Canada.

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