Microbiology, Educator Scholar (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor)(College of Medicine-Phoenix

Tucson, AZ
Aug 05, 2020
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:



COM Phoenix Academic Affairs

Department Website Link:

College of Medicine-Phoenix

Medical Sub-Speciality:


Greater Phoenix Area


435 N. 5th St., Phoenix, AZ 85004 USA

Position Highlights:

Note: Effective 01/05/2021 this requisition has been updated to reflect the remove of the furlough program.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix is seeking a full-time, non-tenure eligible educator scholar track faculty member to direct the undergraduate medical microbiology curriculum for years 1-4 medical students.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix anchors the 28-acre Phoenix Biomedical Campus in the heart of the Valley of the Sun. The College inspires and trains individuals to become exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders who are life-long learners and inquisitive scholars. We embrace professionalism, innovation and collaboration to optimize health and health care for all. The Phoenix Biomedical Campus embodies the University’s priorities of engagement, partnership, innovation, and synergy in its world-class academic and research initiatives, with clinical facilities throughout Greater Phoenix. The campus also houses the UA Colleges of Public Health, Pharmacy, and Nursing, as well as Northern Arizona University’s College of Health and Human Services, the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and the International Genomics Consortium.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and visioninsurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sickleave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee andqualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation andcultural activities; and more!


  • Oversee the biochemistry/microbiology curriculum inthe UME program to ensure that program goals and Step-1 readiness are assured.
  • Design, develop, and implement microbiology sessionsincluding, but not limited to recorded preparatory content, in-class activelearning sessions, workshops, assessments, etc.
  • Serve as a course/block director and/or co-director asrequired for optimal leadership succession planning.
  • Participate as a case-based instructor facilitator invarious organ systems blocks.
  • Seek funding for and conduct/publish medical educationresearch in areas of interest and expertise.
  • Serve as a mentor to medical students in the ScholarlyProject courses.
  • Participate in faculty development activities, both asa learner and as an educator, as needed.
  • Participate in committee service as well as in ad hocwork groups and task forces, including but not limited to those related toaccreditation needs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD (microbiology), MD or DO(infectious disease training)
  • Three or more years teaching microbiology and/orrelated disciplines in a medical school environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience directing UME or related blocks/courses/clerkships
  • Evidence of educational scholarship, preferably at the UME level
  • Evidence of outstanding teaching such as college/university teaching awards/nominations
  • Rank :

    Tenure Information:

    Non-Career-Track (NTE)


    To Be Determined

    Full Time/Part Time:

    Full Time

    Number of Hours Worked per Week:


    Job FTE:


    Work Calendar:


    Job Category:

    Teaching Faculty

    Benefits Eligible:

    Yes - Full Benefits

    Rate of Pay:

    AAMC PhD Public Schools for Specialty

    Compensation Type:

    Contingent on Student Enrollment

    Type of criminal background check required::

    Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

    Number of Vacancies:


    Target Hire Date:


    Expected End Date:

    Contact Information for Candidates:

    College of Medicine-Phoenix, Office of Human Resources

    [email protected]

    Open Date:


    Open Until Filled:


    Documents Needed to Apply:

    Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

    Special Instructions to Applicant:

    Faculty selected for this teaching opportunity will be required to obtain faculty status within the appropriate academic department. This will include obtaining letters of recommendation and review by the appropriate College review committee.

    Diversity Statement:

    At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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