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Position Number: 00103161
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Department of Molecular Biomedical Sciences is one of three departments at the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) and consists of 31 faculty who have a diversity of research interests and teaching responsibilities in the basic biomedical sciences as well as in the clinical disciplines of Anesthesia, Radiology, Clinical Nutrition and Clinical Pharmacology. State-of-the-art research facilities are located in the CVM Research building (100,000 square feet) which opened in 2005 and in the Main CVM Administrative building. The Comparative Biomedical Sciences graduate program in CVM consists of several different "tracks", allowing students to focus their research in the areas of cell biology, infectious diseases, pharmacology, pathology and population medicine. Other graduate programs with which department faculty are affiliated at NCSU include programs in immunology, physiology, functional genomics, microbiology, toxicology and genetics. More than 20,000 patients are diagnosed and treated annually by CVM clinicians and the Veterinary Health Complex at NC State University is a major referral center for veterinarians from throughout the Southeast. The patient case load also allows for instruction and the opportunity for clinical trials that advance animal health and well-being. The Veterinary Health Complex is composed of the 110,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Randall B. Terry, Jr. Companion animal Veterinary Medical Center, the Equine and Farm Animal Veterinary Center and the Veterinary Health and Wellness Center and Satellite and Field Veterinary Services.
Essential Job Duties: The primary purpose of the position is to assist the college faculty and administration in overall curricular improvements including promoting student-centered learning and development of assessment instruments. This includes assisting with the development and instruction of small group critical thinking courses in Years 1-3 of the DVM curriculum. Assists faculty and administration with implementing best teaching practices by teaching workshops, individual consultation and developing connections with resources in other colleges and universities. Development of a research program to identify best teaching methods and learning outcomes is expected.
Minimum Education/Experience: PhD in Veterinary or Medical Education, Educational Psychology, Education, or related social sciences. Preferred consideration to DVM and MS in education.
Department Required Skills : N/A
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Expertise in curriculum development, small group learning, educational research design and learning assessment will be assets.
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A
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