Visiting Assistant Professor- Lewis School of Health Sciences
- Clarkson University
- Potsdam, NY
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- Position Type
- Assistant Professor
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Institution Type
- Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor, Lewis School of Health Sciences
FLSA Status: Exempt
Department: Lewis School of Health Sciences
Title of Manager/Supervisor: Dean
Position Summary Guidelines: The newly found Lewis School of Health Sciences has four existing graduate programs (bioethics, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and physician assistant) and is launching an undergraduate degree program in healthcare. As the world is rapidly changing, pedagogy needs to adapt and our goal is to be a leader in the delivery of healthcare education. The assistant professor (visiting) will be primarily responsible for collaborating with faculty and programs to develop and teach curriculum around human anatomy and physiology, healthcare management, or evidence based clinical decision making with an emphasis on information literacy, data analytics, and clinical applications. The majority of teaching responsibilities will be upper level undergraduate courses along with some involvement in graduate level instruction in the area of expertise.
This position resides in the Lewis School of Health Sciences and will serve as a core teaching faculty for the healthcare major. Additional responsibilities will include undergraduate advising, mentoring, service, curriculum development, and participation in Lewis School events.
Remote Workdays: This is a full time, on Campus, position with zero remote workdays.
Health & Safety: All staff have a statutory responsibility to take reasonable care of themselves, others and the environment and to prevent harm by their acts or omissions. All staff are therefore required to adhere to the University’s Health, Safety, and Environmental Policy & Procedures.
DISCLAIMER: The above statements are designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, skills, and qualifications required of personnel so classified.
Minimal Qualifications: ABD or Master’s degree and five years of experience in the area of healthcare management, data analytics, evidence based clinical decision making, anatomy, anthropology, biology, physiology, exercise physiology, or clinically relevant field related to occupational therapy, physical therapy, or physician assistant.
Preferred Qualifications: Terminal degree in the area of healthcare management, data analytics, anatomy, anthropology, biology, physiology, exercise physiology, or clinically relevant field related to occupational therapy, physical therapy, or physician assistant.
- Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to successfully engage with diverse stakeholders.
- Demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging among faculty, staff, and students.
- The ability to be a member of a skilled and highly competent faculty.
- An attitude that embraces a growth mindset and the ability to be forward-looking in the development of the strategic direction that is consistent with the University's strategic framework.
- Application of disciplinary knowledge to clinical setting
- An academic with knowledge of curriculum development, assessment, experiential education, and inter-professional education
- Experience in strategic planning and development of new programs
- Knowledgeable about opportunities in service learning, research, and experiential learning for undergraduates students.
- Possesses negotiation and conflict management skills while maintaining a commitment to the overall success of the university
The physical demands characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
To receive full consideration, interested persons must apply electronically at https://www.clarkson.edu/human-resources/career-opportunities.
An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, Clarkson University actively seeks applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities. All offers of employment are subject to the applicant successfully passing a background check (including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal records).
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