Department Chair/Associate or Full Professor of Anatomical Sciences
Requisition Number: 201800013F
Department: Proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine
Experience Requirement: This position requires at least 8 years of experience in teaching human anatomy, and a record of accomplishments in the field of medical education. Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively and congenially within a diverse academic and clinical environment are required. Leadership skills and vision for enhancing the academic components of a multi-disciplinary department are essential. A strong record of scholarly activity, evidenced by high quality publications commensurate with the rank of Associate professor or Professor.
Usual Duties: Duties of the position will include, but are not limited to teaching medical gross anatomy, clinically relevant histology or embryology; scientific method and research methodology, to participating in curriculum development and implementation; serving as a mentor to junior faculty, and an academic advisor to assigned students; holding membership on COM and University committees; participation in the interview and selection process of COM students.
Degree Requirements: A doctoral degree in one of the anatomical disciplines from an accredited institution of higher education.
Other Requirements for the Position: Experience using different teaching methods which might include case-based learning, 'flipped classroom', problem-based learning, interactive large group presentation, audience response systems, curriculum delivery systems (e.g. Canvas or Blackboard), and proficiency in exam item (COMLEX and/or USMLE) writing. Experience with curricular and instructional design. Serves the Proposed SHSU College of Osteopathic Medicine (applicant status seeking accreditation) by planning, organizing, and directing anatomy sessions in collaboration with other anatomy faculty. Serves as a liaison between anatomy faculty and administrative offices. Collaborates with other basic science and clinical faculty to create highly integrated curriculum and instructional materials, and works as a Chair of Anatomy with a variety of stakeholders including administrators, staff, students, regulatory agencies, and members of the community to develop, implement, and sustain medical education programs throughout four years.