Assistant Teaching Professor, School of Medicine, 78744 Location:
UMKC Hospt Hill Campus Full/Part Time:
Full-Time Job ID:
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. https://med.umkc.edu/odi/
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.
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