Academic Pathologist – Assistant/Associate/Professor

Boca Raton
May 13, 2019
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job location: Boca Raton

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-04-04
Req: REQ05994
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Position Summary:

The Schmidt College of Medicine (COM) at Florida Atlantic University invites applications for a non-tenure track Academic Pathologist at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Professor.

College of Medicine faculty lead innovation in medical education, discovery, and community-based care. The Academic Pathologist position will contribute to the COM’s vision through teaching, scholarly work, committee service, and special projects as assigned.


  • Develop, coordinate, and conduct the College of Medicine Pathology labs, including ongoing innovations and enhancements.
  • Teach anatomy, histology and pathology in all the College of Medicine basic science courses (i.e. FBS, NSB, PT1, PT2, PT3 and PT4) which includes selected lectures, team-based learning and other large classroom sessions.
  • Provide a high quality education for the students and ensure compliance with all LCME accreditation standards.
  • Develop curricular materials and student performance assessments for basic science and clinical courses.
  • Attend monthly curriculum meetings as well as any other necessary meetings to review student performance, curricular implementation issues, and work with relevant curriculum committees to respond to needs for quality improvement throughout the curriculum.
  • Serve as a facilitator for small group problem-based learning cases (PBL, IQ, SLIQ) and other small group case-based teaching as time permits.
  • Teach M1 and M2 students in the Foundations of Medicine courses, which may include facilitation of Science of Clinical Practice (SCP) sessions, other small group sessions, and lectures as time permits.
  • Teach M3 students in the third year academic half day and M4 students in Transition to Residency (TTR) small group sessions and/or lectures as requested.
  • Participate in Learner Assessment for all clinical assessments (i.e. OSCEs, ICA week, etc.) as time permits.
  • Teach anatomy, histology and/or pathology in our graduate programs including master’s program, Ph.D. program and new post-bac program.
  • Advise and Mentor both undergraduate medical students, residents as well as graduate students.
  • Participate in LCME preparation and implementation.
  • Assist as Pathology Clerkship Director for the M3 and M4 students.
  • Complete other special teaching projects and duties as assigned by the Senior Associate Dean for Medical Student Education and Department Chair.


  • Conduct scholarly work related to medical education, anatomy, pathology, histology and/or other areas of research.


  • Serve on relevant College of Medicine and University committees as required or requested.


  • Complete special projects and duties as assigned by the Dean, Department Chair and the Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D., M.D., D.O. or equivalent degree from an accredited institution and credentials that merit appointment at the rank of assistant professor or higher required at time of application.

Doctoral degree (M.D. or D.O.) candidates must have board certification in their specialty, a Florida medical license or eligibility for a Florida medical licensure.

Applicants must have significant teaching experience with medical students, preferably in pathology and/or anatomy, and demonstrated teaching excellence documented by peer and learner evaluations and teaching awards.

A consistent track record of scholarship– including invited lectures, enduring materials, and/or peer reviewed publications is also desirable. Ability to manage multiple demands and effectively communicate with a variety of students, faculty, and staff from widely diverse backgrounds is required.

Experience and involvement in and/or an understanding of a problem-based small group curriculum preferred.

Experience as a course director with a track record of curriculum development at the level of individual sessions, and courses, and experience developing and implementing innovative approaches to education are preferred.


Commensurate with Experience

College or Department:

Integrated Medical Science


Boca Raton

Work Days and Hours:


Application Deadline:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources' job website ( by completing the required employment application for this recruitment and submitting the related documents.

The site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. In addition to completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.

PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into one attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.

Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts). The evaluation should be scanned and electronically attached to one's application as with other US-based transcripts.

Prior to appointment, the candidate must submit official, sealed transcripts from all institutions where graduate coursework was attempted, whether or not a degree was obtained, as well as an original NACES evaluation, if applicable. Transcripts must be issued to Florida Atlantic University not to you as the student.

A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.
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