The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine is seeking applicants to fill Master Educator positions at the Assistant, Associate or Professor level in the anatomical sciences. In particular, we seek:
1) an individual that is an expert in histology education, with the additional ability to contribute to gross anatomy, neuroscience or embryology teaching and 2) an individual that is focused on gross anatomy teaching, with the ability to contribute to the teaching of histology, embryology or neuroscience. The School of Medicine recognizes outstanding and innovative teaching and medical education scholarship as the basis for advancement.
The successful candidate will be expected to work with an interdisciplinary team of Master Educators from other basic science disciplines, as well as clinical faculty, to develop and implement an innovative and integrated biomedical education curriculum.
1. Provide instruction in the anatomical sciences (with emphases as indicated above), in various settings including; the classroom, clinical sites, laboratory, as well as computer-based and other distance-learning delivery systems.
2. Generate curricular materials for instructional activities. Particular consideration will be given to applicants experienced in innovative teaching methodologies that incorporate active and student-directed learning (e.g. TBL or case-based instruction).
3. Coordinate and integrate instructional activities and curricular materials with other faculty in order to enhance the learning experience for students.
4. Establish learning objectives and competency standards for undergraduate medical students.
5. Contribute to the process of student assessment, develop, implement and evaluate assessment materials and procedures.
6. Develop and implement effective remediation experiences for students performing below established competency standards.
7. Use and promote best practices in education. Provide mentoring, training and support for other faculty in order to improve instruction across the curriculum and encourage adoption of improved instructional techniques by our faculty.
8. Maintain and improve their own competence in subject content and instructional methodology through participation in faculty development activities and self-directed learning.
9. Advise and mentor medical students regarding academic, curricular and career matters.
10. Participate in education-related scholarly activities, creating and adding to knowledge in the medical education field. Scholarly activities may include the advancement of new theories and principles, expansion and interpretation of existing ideas, theories, and principles, and improvement and application of knowledge, especially in new settings. Submit scholarly work for open dissemination and professional peer review. Seek extramural funding to support scholarly activities.
11. Perform administrative duties, such as course director or discipline director, as negotiated and assigned.
1. A terminal degree in the anatomical sciences or a directly related field.
2. A minimum of three years teaching experience in the anatomical sciences preferably in a medical school curriculum.
3. Ability to present unequivocal evidence of excellent and effective teaching to medical students.
4. Ability to demonstrate potential for scholarly and creative activity that would merit appointment and potential for promotion in an education-based basic science department.
Please upload a cover letter – include a list of three references, curriculum vitae, and a copy of your transcripts. Letters of recommendation will be requested from candidates who are being seriously considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Inquiries should be addressed to Inaya Hajj Hussein – email@example.com