Job location: Wichita, KS

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-10-22
Req: R0006532
Job Description:

Reporting to the Chair, Department of Anatomy and Biomedical Sciences, this role will function as member of a collaborative teaching team will develop and deliver a medical curriculum in biomedical sciences.


Teaching 50-70%

· Participate as a member of an interdisciplinary, collaborative team to teach biomedical sciences across the four years of medical school.

· Serve as subject matter expert in one or more biomedical science disciplines (for example, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Cell Biology, Embryology, Epidemiology, Genetics, Histology, Immunology, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Nutrition, Pathology, Pharmacology, and/or Physiology).

· Develop and maintain educational materials in biomedical sciences for medical students.

· Develop biomedical sciences education which supports Osteopathic Principles and Practice.

Administration 5-10%

· Collaborate with adjunct clinical faculty in the delivery of biomedical education.

· Serve as subject matter lead in areas of expertise.

· Participate in interviewing and hiring of faculty.

Service 5-10%

· Participate in student interviewing, mentorship, and career counseling.

· Serve on selected committees at the discretion of the Dean.

· Participate in and/or develop and deliver professional development for KHSC.

· Assist the Associate Dean for Pre-Clinical Education and Department Chair in accreditation functions to include document creation, data collection and management, education of faculty on accreditation, and other accreditation-related functions as assigned.

· Serve with relevant professional organizations as members of committees or boards.

· Foster a positive culture amongst the students, faculty, and KHSC-KansasCOM staff.

Research and Scholarly Activity 20-30%

· Engage in scholarly activity that results in presentations at professional meetings and/or peer-reviewed journals.

· Promote and mentor student research.

· Serve as a peer-reviewer and/or editorial board member for conferences and/or journals.

· Participate in seeking external funding for research activities.

  • Perform other related duties, as assigned.




An academic with a track record of proven effective academic experience in biomedical sciences education (medical school experience preferred).

· A terminal degree (PhD, DSc, DO, MD, etc.) from an accredited institution of higher education with appropriate experience.

· Maintain appropriate licensure for practice in health care.

· Good standing with all regulatory and governmental boards and agencies.

· Experience using innovative teaching methods and proficiency in exam item (COMLEX and/or USMLE) writing.

· A record of success as an educator.

· Experience in peer-reviewed publication/national presentations.


· Ability to work collaboratively in an educational team.

· Leadership abilities in influencing and shaping performance.

· Strong interpersonal skills and enthusiasm to contribute to organizational growth and development.

· Strong knowledge base in medical education assessment.

· Familiarity with AOA COCA requirements and accreditation reporting.

· Strong, effective, and diplomatic oral and written communication skills.

· Excellent public speaking skills.

· Excellent service skills relevant to supervisor, peers, direct reports, medical students, other faculty, and staff.

Kansas Health Science Center offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

Kansas Health Science Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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