Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor of Biomedical Sciences - Immunology
March 14, 2018
Job Description Summary:
The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor level faculty position in Immunology. The School of Medicine recognizes outstanding and innovative teaching and the scholarship of medical education in the basic sciences as a basis for promotion and tenure. The successful candidate will be expected to work with a diverse, interdisciplinary team of clinicians and scholars from other basic science disciplines to develop, implement and evaluate discipline-related curricular elements and academic resources in an innovative and integrated biomedical education curriculum.
General Responsibilities: 1. Provides instruction in the basic and/or clinical sciences in a culturally diverse environment in various settings including the classroom, clinical sites, laboratory, as well as computer-based and other distance-learning delivery systems. Generates curricular materials for instructional activities. Coordinates and integrates instructional activities and curricular materials while working professionally and effectively with other faculty in order to enhance the learning experience for students. 2. Establishes learning objectives and competency standards for undergraduate medical students. Contributes to the process of student assessment, developing, implementing and evaluating assessment materials and procedures. Develops and implements effective remediation processes for students identified as performing below established competency standards. 3. Uses and promotes best practices in education. Provides mentoring, training and support for other faculty in order to improve instruction across the curriculum and encourage adoption of improved instructional techniques by our faculty. 4. Maintains and improves their own competence in subject content and instructional methodology through participation in faculty development activities and self-directed learning. 5. Assists, evaluates and advises and mentors medical students regarding academic, curricular and career matters. 6. Participates in scholarly activity, creating and adding to knowledge in the field and teaching of immunology. Scholarly activities may include the advancement of new theories and principles, expansion and interpretation of existing ideas, theories, and principles, and improvement and application of knowledge, especially in new settings. Submits scholarly work for open dissemination and professional peer review. Seeks extramural funding to support scholarly activities. 7. Performs administrative duties, such as course director or discipline director, as negotiated and assigned.
In addition candidates must have: A. Demonstrated commitment to advancing a culture and climate of diversity and inclusion and serving a diverse population. B. Experience in basic science course development, C. Ability to present unequivocal evidence of effective teaching to medical or health science students, and D. Ability to demonstrate potential for scholarly and creative activity that would merit appointment in a basic science department.
Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral research institution located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 132 bachelor's degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing.
A terminal degree in the basic medical science discipline of immunology or allergy/infectious disease.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
Please upload a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, copy of your transcripts, and a diversity statement that describes your interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion. The contact information for references will be requested in the Professional References section of the application and a link provided through which references can submit letters.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Application materials should be addressed to Dr. Dwayne Baxa, Search Committee Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org
Internal Number: 13120
About Oakland University
As a state-supported institution of higher education, Oakland University has a three-fold mission. It offers instructional programs of high quality that lead to degrees at the baccalaureate, master?s and doctoral levels, as well as programs in continuing education; it advances knowledge and promotes the arts through research, scholarship, and creative activity; and it renders significant public service. In all its activities, the university strives to exemplify educational leadership in a diverse and inclusive environment.