Anatomical Sciences Faculty

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I.  Job Summary:

The candidate will teach Anatomy and Physiology to medical students and actively participate in Anatomy lecture and laboratory curriculum development in collaboration with the Discipline Chair for Anatomy. The candidate will conduct research and other scholarly activities with the goal of obtaining/maintaining extramural funding for these endeavors; remain current in professional area of interest and participate in professional societies and activities, participate in all assigned, required, as well as other related professional services and activities in the college. The faculty member will also teach in physiology in their areas of anatomical and physiological expertise.

II.  Job Duties:

  1. Teaching: Provide instruction in Anatomy (Lecture and Laboratory) in 1st and 2nd year medical curriculum as assigned by the Provost and/or Campus Dean.  Will also teach up to 10 hours of physiology in areas of expertise.  Obtain and maintain literacy in your field.
  2. Research: Participate in biomedical, clinical or educational research program with participation in the organization, planning, and grant writing efforts to obtain external funding for the program.  Includes conducting scholarly activities, such as publication of research work in peer-reviewed journals, attendance at regional, national and/or international conferences and meetings and presentation of research in posters and/or speaking engagements at such meetings.
  3. Service: Participate in candidate student interviews, College committees and service to the College as assigned by the Dean.
  4. General: Be familiar with and adhere to the administrative and academic practices, policies and procedures of the College as set forth in the Faculty Handbook, College Catalog and College Policies Manual.
    1. Work in a positive and productive manner with the Dean, the Associate Dean for Biomedical Affairs and the Associate Dean for Medical Education, and Discipline Chair for Anatomy in all areas of work.
    2. Represent the College in a positive and productive manner in external and internal arenas.
    3. Participate in faculty development and faculty meetings.
    4. Submit an annual Faculty Activity Report.
    5. Perform other duties as assigned or required.

III.  Required Qualifications:

Education: PhD in Anatomy, Physiology or equivalent degree, including DO or MD, with relevant experience in teaching Anatomy lecture and laboratory.

Licensure or certification: N/A

Experience: Teaching experience at the graduate or medical school level; postdoctoral experience in a field of biomedical research; a strong record of scholarly activity that includes development of and participation in a research program with publications in peer reviewed journals.

Skills and duties that are essential for the position: 

  1. Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
  2. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  3. Knowledge of teaching methods, curricula, and education programs.
  4. Ability to evaluate, design, and implement medical school curriculum, testing, and/or teaching methodologies.
  5. Teaching and facilitation skills.
  6. Ability to mentor professional students.
  7. Knowledge of, and ability to apply, relevant current education methodologies and techniques.
  8. Ability to gather and analyze data, and prepare reports

Additional skills and performance duties important to employment by the College:

1.   Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills

2.   Strong team player

3.   Commitment to College values and Mission

4.   Basic computer proficiency

5.   Flexibility

6.   Initiative and creativity

7.   Reliability

 

Preference is given to those applicants who have the following skills or attributes.

1.   Faculty member experience at the professional school level

2.   Experience as a course director, department chair or other administrative position

 

Successful candidate will be subject to a criminal history background check.

Regular, reliable or predictable attendance is an essential function of the job.


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