Assistant/Associate Professor of Neuroscience

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This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Position TitleAssistant/Associate Professor of NeuroscienceRequisition201800102FRankAssistant or Associate ProfessorFLSA statusExemptHiring Salary

Commensurate with education and experience.

Position CategoryPosition TypeFull-Time Tenure TrackCollegeDepartmentCollege of Osteopathic MedicineQuicklink Refer Applicants To

Contact NameClair E CollinsTitle

Assistant to the Dean
1 Financial Plaza, Ste. 420
Huntsville, TX 77340

Note: This position will move to Conroe upon completion of the medical school facility

Contact Phone936-294-4719Contact [email protected] Position Details

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

The Proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine at Sam Houston State University is seeking a full-time, tenure track neuroscience faculty member. The successful candidate will be responsible for instruction using various teaching methods with a focus on active learning. The majority of instruction will be in the Foundations of Biomedical Sciences course, but the neuroscience faculty member will also participate in small groups and active learning in the clinical systems courses. All faculty members are expected to participate in scholarly activity, service to the college and student mentoring.

The successful candidate will participate in the education of medical students under the direction of the chair of the Department. The individual will collaborate with faculty in other biomedical and clinical science departments at SHSU-COM to provide for a vertically integrated curriculum; provide instruction using various methods of content delivery, including active learning, small group, and other interactive approaches; and participate in the writing of test questions based on NBOME and USMLE styles. Additionally, the individual will act as faculty advisor and participate in the selection of students and perform other duties as assigned.

Educational Requirements for the Position

PhD or equivalent degree in physiology, molecular biology, neurobiology or related field from an accredited university with postdoctoral experience. A DO or MD degree with appropriate experience may also apply.

Experience Required for the Position

At least 3 years of experience in an academic institution teaching at the graduate or professional level, with medical school experience preferred.

Other Requirements for the Position

Candidate should have experience obtaining extramural funding for research projects and creating educational materials. Must possess effective communication skills in speech and writing.

Special Instructions Summary

Please do not submit documents via email.

Note: This position will move to Conroe upon completion of the medical school facility

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EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

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Candidate DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research & Goals
  5. Reference Contact Information
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    Posted: 2/22/2019
    Application Due: 10/31/2019
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