Clinical Associate Professor (BMED)

Edinburg, Texas
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Oct 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley is seeking applications for a faculty position (Clinical Associate Professor) in the Department of Health and Biomedical Sciences to begin Fall 2018. This is a full-time, non-tenure track position involving teaching, scholarly contributions and service. The successful candidate is expected to teach all biomedical courses offered by the department, create clinical experiences opportunities and mentor pre-medical and other health professions students. Faculty will be expected to integrate next generation technology (audience response ware, webcasting, learning management systems, online teaching and assessment) and competency based education to maximize student success. In accordance with the UT System Regents' Rules, this individual will serve on departmental, college and university committees, and use professional expertise to perform services that benefit society and the broader professional community. Given that UTRGV will be a distributed campus, faculty may be required to teach at different locations. UTRGV faculty will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to scholarly work, student success and to advancing the university, college, and program missions and are committed to UTRGV's guiding principles, which include promoting access to postsecondary education to a diverse student body and to become one of the largest and most successful Hispanic-serving emerging research institutions in the U.S.A.

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley invites applications for a 9 month, Clinical Associate Professor position beginning fall 2018. The University has campuses in Brownsville, Edinburg, McAllen, and Starr County. Primary responsibilities include teaching, service, and advisement activities. The University is located in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. This area is a growing region and is approximately 230 miles south of San Antonio. It has a semi-tropical climate and easily accessible to the beautiful beaches of South Padre Island.  Applicants must hold a MD degree from an accredited university. Good communication skills and the ability to teach laboratory and lecture courses is required.  Applicants must have at least 6 years of clinical and/or teaching experience which enables them to teach integrated body systems, anatomy & physiology, medical syndromes and pathophysiology courses and other courses in the BMED curriculum. Experience directing premedical and medical school early acceptance programs. Knowledge of Medical school application process and requirements, clinical experience and professionalism, mentoring and familiarity with multicultural environments.