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Assistant/Associate Professor of Pathology

Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX

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Health & Medical, Medicine
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Requisition Number: 201900003F

Department: Proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine

Experience Requirement: A background in medical education is preferred with experience working in a pathology department at a medical school or residency setting. A desire to teach at the Undergraduate Medical Education level is necessary.

Usual Duties: Serves the Sam Houston State University Proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine in the Biomedical Sciences Department as key faculty for basic and clinical sciences in an integrated curriculum. Acts as a role model for medical students interested in Pathology. The position reports to the Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences. The proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine is currently in applicant status and is seeking accreditation from the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation. The university will focus on primary care and other specialties identified as a physician workforce shortage in the State of Texas, and has developed an integrated curriculum merging basic science instruction with clinical learning including an osteopathic emphasis. The Pathology Faculty will assist the Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences in development of the curriculum related to histology and pathology in basic science and systems courses. Pathology faculty will also be expected to teach in the Introduction to Clinical Medicine course, relate pathological aspects diagnosis and care in systems courses, pursue scholarship and research in the department and foster collaboration and interdisciplinary learning. Pathology faculty will be expected to participate in lectures, case-based learning sessions and preparation for clerkships as appropriate. The person selected must be comfortable working in preclinical and clinical education, as well as the evaluation of curriculum and students through various learning and assessment methods.

Degree Requirements: The successful candidate will have either a DO/MD degree from an accredited medical school with residency training in Pathology, current AOA or ABMS board certification or eligibility, and eligibility for, or a current license to practice in Texas or may have a PhD in Pathology or a related field.

Other Requirements for the Position: Ability to communicate and work with other faculty, medical students, physician preceptors and college administration. Possession of excellent written and verbal communication skills and capacity to demonstrate personal initiative and abilities to deal with a rapidly changing environment are essential. Note: This position moves to Conroe upon completion of the medical school facility


About Sam Houston State University

For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.

SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional or non-traditional; first generation; international; or online.

Service to self and others is paramount at SHSU and reflected in all university organizations and programs. In fact, the university was named to USA Today’s Top 50 in the U.S. for “commitment to civic engagement and global awareness,” in addition to being classified a "Community Engaged Campus" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. This honor, bestowed to only 311 public institutions nationwide, acknowledges the university's significant commitment to service.

Sam Houston State University has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging, although just an hour drive north of Houston. 

SHSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215. SHSU is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.

Member The Texas State University System  

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