The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine is seeking individuals to fill an educator-track faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level in the anatomical sciences. In particular, we seek an individual that is focused on gross anatomy teaching with the ability to contribute to teaching in one of the other anatomical sub-disciplines (e.g. neuroscience, embryology or histology) as needed. The Department of Foundational Medical Studies and the School of Medicine recognizes outstanding teaching and innovative medical education scholarship as the bases for advancement.
The successful candidate will work with an interdisciplinary team of clinicians and scholars to teach, and to develop, implement, evaluate and disseminate scholarship in medical education. Scholarly activities may include the advancement of new theories and principles and the improvement and application of knowledge, especially in new settings (e.g. online). In addition, outstanding service to the Department, the School and the University is expected. Individuals with three or more years teaching experience in the anatomical sciences, preferably in a medical school curriculum, are especially encouraged to apply.
1.Provide instruction in the anatomical sciences with emphasis on gross anatomy. Instruction will be provided in a variety of settings, to include: lecture halls, clinical sites and laboratories. Instruction may also be computer-based and/or in the form of distance education efforts. 2.Generate curricular materials for instructional activities. Practical consideration will be given to applicants experienced in innovative teaching methodologies that incorporate active and student-directed learning (e.g. TBL, flipped classrooms or case-based instruction). 3.Coordinate and integrate instructional activities and curricular materials with other faculty in order to enhance the learning experience for students. 4.Establish learning objectives and competency standards for undergraduate medical students. 5.Contribute to the process of student assessment, and the development, implementation and evaluation of assessment materials and procedures. 6.Develop and implement effective remediation experiences for students performing below established competency standards. 7.Use and promote best practices in education. Provide mentoring, training and support for peers in order to improve instruction across the curriculum and encourage the adoption of improved instructional techniques by the faculty. 8.Maintain and improve competence in areas of teaching and scholarship through self-directed efforts and participation in faculty development opportunities. 9.Advise and mentor medical students regarding academic and curricular matters. 10.Collaborative scholarly work is encouraged and although not required, extramural support is valued. 11.Perform administrative duties, such as committee service, course directorships and/or university service.
1.A terminal degree in the anatomical sciences or a directly related field. 2.Ability to present unequivocal evidence of excellent and effective teaching. 3.Candidates must demonstrate experience with, or a commitment to, diversity and inclusion. 4.Ability to demonstrate a potential for scholarly and creative activity that would merit appointment and potential for promotion in an education-based foundational science department.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
Please upload a cover letter – include a list of three references and their contact information, curriculum vitae, and a copy of your transcripts. Letters of recommendation will be requested from candidates that are under serious consideration. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Douglas Gould firstname.lastname@example.org 248-370-2802.
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 se...rvice. In all its activities, the university strives to exemplify educational leadership in a diverse and inclusive environment.