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Assistant Teaching Professor, School of Medicine, 78744

University of Missouri-Kansas City
UMKC Hospt Hill Campus
Closing date
Jul 18, 2021

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Job Title: Assistant Teaching Professor, School of Medicine, 78744
Location: UMKC Hospt Hill Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 36634
Hiring Department

School of Medicine - Biomedical Sciences, St. Joseph campus

Job Description The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine, seeks an outstanding candidate for a full-time Teaching Assistant Professor to provide basic science instruction at the campus in St. Joseph, Missouri. The position will primarily support instructional needs in the preclinical medical coursework at St. Joseph. The faculty member is expected to work collaboratively with other faculty and course directors to contribute to the School of Medicine mission to provide outstanding educational experiences for students.

Depending on the expertise of the applicant, duties may involve: 1) instruction in anatomy and histology laboratories 2) instruction in specific content areas in courses such as Human Structure Function, Clinical Correlations, Pathology, Medical Neuroscience, Microbiology, Immunology, Genetics, or Pharmacology 3) instruction in boot camps, preparatory, or pipeline programs for incoming students 4) dissection electives 5) teaching fundamentals of research or mentoring student research experiences. The faculty member should be available for student questions, concerns, or small group activities in the curriculum.

Candidates must communicate well with students and faculty, have excellent verbal, written and organizational skills, and work effectively as a team member with other faculty.

The UMKC School of Medicine recognizes that a diverse faculty is important to providing medical education that addresses the effective delivery of healthcare in diverse communities. A vibrant and diverse institutional climate is essential to the medical education and work environment, both promoting a culture of inclusion and the ability to effectively deliver healthcare in diverse communities. We want all faculty, staff, trainees, and students to feel safe, valued, and represented in the School of Medicine.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Advanced degree (Ph.D., D.O., M.D.) in an appropriate health-related science is required

Preferred Qualifications Experience: Preferred qualifications include candidates who have experience in both online and in-class teaching in a medically oriented program, including experience in dissection-base human gross anatomy labs and histology. Experience teaching physiology, biochemistry, neuroscience, microbiology, pathology, or pharmacology is preferred but not required.

Full Time/Part Time

This is a 12-month full time, benefit eligible Ranked Non-Tenure Track faculty position to begin August 1, 2021.

Application Deadline

Open until filled

Application Instructions

To be considered, you must complete the application which contains two (2) sections: 1. Name and Contact Information 2. Combine all application materials (a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of at least five references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /,&, %, etc.).

If you need technical assistance, please call (800) 488-5288.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:

UMKC Statement on Diversity

UMKC values diversity as central to its mission as an urban-serving research university and as a driver of excellence in teaching and learning. UMKC embraces a broad spectrum of diversities, including race, ethnicity, culture, nationality, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, linguistic ability, learning style, religion, socioeconomic and veteran status, life experiences, educational level and family structure. For more information on our diversity mission, visit the Office of Diversity and Inclusion website:

UMKC is the largest comprehensive, fully accredited university in the Kansas City area. Our students come from all 50 states and over 85 countries, enriching our community with diverse perspectives. With more than 125 academic areas, our students have a lot of opportunities to explore on their way to discovering and creating their perfect career. We are at the heart of a thriving urban area where the city’s life and energy influence everything that happens here. We are Kansas City’s university and we can’t wait for you to join us! Find out more about UMKC in the About UMKC section of our website.

Details about UMKC’s community and the benefits of being an employee can be found on our careers page.

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