Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor, UMKC School of Medicine, 54586

Job Title: Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor, UMKC School of Medicine, 54586
Location: UMKC Hospt Hill Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 41212
Hiring Department

University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine

Job Description The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine seeks applications for two faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor for the Master of Science in Anesthesia program. These new positions expand the number of teaching faculty in our program. Each position is a 12-month, ranked, full time, benefit-eligible, non-tenure track position. The UMKC Anesthesiologist Assistant (AA) program is recognized for high quality instruction, innovative curriculum, established clinical partners, and professional stewardship. This 29-month (7-semester) program admits 16 students per cohort, resulting in a manageable student-to-faculty ratio.

The AA program faculty members teach with and are supported by other School of Medicine faculty who are experts in their fields of academic medicine and biomedical sciences. Faculty enjoy benefits such as tuition reduction, career mentorship, scholarly activity support, and a collaborative environment that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. UMKC is a comprehensive public teaching and research university with more than 16,000+ undergraduate, graduate, and professional students representing 49 states, 85+ countries, and broadly diverse identities.

Come to Kansas City! Big-city excitement meets Midwest charm. Savor our world-famous barbeque and award-winning restaurants. Enjoy major league sports, including the KC Chiefs, KC Royals, Sporting KC, and NASCAR. Explore the fine arts at the Kauffman Center for Performing Arts, the renowned Nelson-Atkins Museum, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, the Filipino Cultural Center, the American Jazz Museum, Guadalupe Centers and Mattie Rhodes. Enjoy activities from nightlife and entertainment in the downtown Power and Light District to shopping on the Country Club Plaza and The Garment District and the music scene at the historic 18th & Vine Jazz District. Family-friendly and excellent school districts. Kansas City is a particularly diverse city, including African, African American, Asian, Latino, Italian, Irish, German, Native American, Slavic, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern communities. Such ethnic diversity, in addition to our thriving neighborhoods of the Westside, Northeast Kansas City, and the Eastside, fosters creativity, connection, and innovation, which is showcased across the region. There is something for everyone in Kansas City.

Responsibilities: The experienced clinician and educators we hire will work under the direction of the Program Director. They will work extensively with the program and medical director to develop, coordinate, and deliver the curriculum, with particular focus on supporting students from historically marginalized backgrounds. These individuals will collaborate with a dedicated faculty and staff to implement an array of teaching and evaluation strategies in the classroom and clinical training facility. There is opportunity to take leadership for the clinical curriculum and maintaining professional relationships with clinical sites and preceptors. There is flexibility in the FTE to allow for continued clinical work. Additional duties include student academic advising, professional development, admission activities, participation in the program’s ongoing self-study, accreditation, assessment, continuous improvement processes, and university service activities.

Minimum Qualifications Must be a certified Anesthesiologist Assistant and hold a graduate degree in education, administration, medicine, or the medical basic sciences or a certified Anesthesiologist.

Application Deadline

Review of application materials will begin upon receipt and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Instructions

For consideration, please apply online at https://info.umkc.edu/hr/careers/academic-positions/ (Job Opening ID: 41212) Title: Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor. You must combine all application materials (personal letter of interest with accompanying curriculum vitae and list of references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as your résumé attachments. Limit document name to 50 characters. Feel free to direct any questions regarding this opportunity to Julie Banderas, Dept Chair, at [email protected], 816-235-5249.

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.

EEO IS THE LAW

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UMKC Statement on Diversity Diversity, equity and inclusion are central to the UMKC mission as an urban-serving institution. Kansas City is a particularly diverse city, including African, African American, Asian, German, Irish, Italian, Latino, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Native American and Slavic communities. Such ethnic diversity, in addition to our thriving neighborhoods of the Westside, Northeast Kansas City and the Eastside, fosters creativity, connection and innovation, which is showcased across the region. Major attractions such as the Annual Ethnic Enrichment Festival, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, the Filipino Cultural Center, the American Jazz Museum, Guadalupe Centers and Mattie Rhodes and Kansas City Irish Fest are a small sample of the many ways our diverse city enriches us.

For the reasons enumerated above, UMKC’s strategic plan prioritizes our commitment to multiculturalism, globalism, diversity and inclusion. The university’s values call upon its faculty, staff, students and community to position themselves as global citizens who seek out, embrace and celebrate the many benefits of diversity. UMKC received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award in 2019 in recognition of our continued commitment to equity and inclusion. Such commitment is demonstrated across teaching, service and research. We welcome applicants to share in our commitment to these core values and know that you will quickly understand the beauty of calling Kansas City your home.

Please visit these pages to learn more about UMKC’s engagement in diversity, equity and inclusion.

Roos Advocate for Community Change

The Division of Diversity and Inclusion

Annual Report

Multicultural Student Affairs

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