Assistant/Associate Professor of Physiology

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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 Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Physiology Requisition 201900025F Rank Assistant or Associate Professor FLSA status Exempt Hiring Salary<br /><br /><a href=

Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Category Position Type Full-Time Tenure Track College Department Proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine Quicklink Refer Applicants To

Contact Name Dr. Mari Hopper Title

Associate Dean of Biomedical Sciences

Contact Phone 936-294-4767 Contact Email [email protected] Position Details

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

The successful candidate will help create and deliver the curriculum and education of medical students in the area of physiology and the integration of that discipline into the overall curriculum. Provides for instruction using various methods of content delivery, including active learning, small group, and other interactive approaches. Participates in the writing of test questions based on NBOME and NBME styles. Applies for research grants. Acts as faculty advisor and participates in selection of students. Performs other duties as assigned.

NOTE: This position moves to Conroe, TX upon completion of the medical school facility

Educational Requirements for the Position

PhD or equivalent degree in physiology or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education with postdoctoral experience.

NOTE: This position moves to Conroe, TX upon completion of the medical school facility

Experience Required for the Position

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

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; and effective communication skills. Engages in scholarly activities, publishes and presents research in appropriate journals and conferences.

Special Instructions Summary

NOTE: This position moves to Conroe, TX upon completion of the medical school facility

Open Until Filled Yes EEO Statement

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 Documents Required 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: 4/8/2019
    Application Due: 6/29/2019
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