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Position Number F66870 Position Type Teaching and Research Faculty Rank Open Working Title Clinical Coordinator School/Unit College of Health Professions Department Radiologic Technology Number of Months 12 Tenure Status Non-Tenure Eligible Grant funded position? No
Mission or Goal of Unit
The mission of the Department of Radiation Sciences is to enable a diverse student body to develop its fullest potential; to graduate baccalaureate level radiologic health professionals who demonstrate outstanding technical, communication, and critical thinking skills. The Department is committed to enhance diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. Finally, Department faculty have a responsibility to provide service to their profession and to the university community.
Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission or goal
This position is a 12-month, term faculty position with a faculty rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor, contingent upon qualifications, in the Department of Radiation Sciences’ radiography program. The faculty member will utilize experience in clinical radiation sciences and educational methodologies to provide clinical and didactic teaching to a diverse student body. Faculty is expected to conduct service in support of the Department, College and University.
Faculty member will have significant teaching and clinical responsibilities in the Radiography program as well as core radiation sciences courses. In pursuit of teaching excellence faculty will utilize appropriate teaching strategies in radiography and core curriculum, develop course objectives/content in collaboration with department chair and in accordance with program goals, actively participate in course and curricular evaluation and development.
Faculty will advise students and maintain student records, effectively communicate within and outside the department to achieve programmatic goals. Faculty will serve on departmental, college, and university committees. Furthermore, faculty will engage in service to various professional organizations and societies.
Faculty will work closely with program clinical instructors to assure student clinical requirements are fulfilled, coordinate clinical courses including evaluation and assurance of clinical education effectiveness, routinely visit clinical sites and meet with clinical instructors, develop and distribute clinical schedules, clinical assignments and clinical policies and procedures to achieve accreditation regulations and guidelines, develop and maintain necessary working relationships within and between affiliate Health Systems and Department.
Faculty will be mentored by Department faculty in research and scholarship projects.
Other (for instance administrative duties, etc.):
Faculty will coordinate clinical instructor workshops/in-services as needed, participate in radiography program advisory committee meetings, administer the radiography program under the direction of the program director and chair.
• Baccalaureate degree (candidates without a graduate degree will be required to obtain a degree within 5 years of hire)
• ARRT certification in Radiography
• 5 years clinical experience in Radiography and licensed (or eligible) by the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Radiologic Technologist
• Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU
• 2 years’ experience as a collegiate educator in a JRCERT -accredited radiologic sciences program
• Master’s degree or higher
• 5 years’ experience as collegiate educator in radiologic sciences
• Multiple ARRT certifications and experience, preferably in computed tomography and/or magnetic resonance
• History of professional service and scholarship
Date Posted 10/15/2020 Open Until Filled Yes Application Deadline Date Proposed Hire Date 01/10/2021 Type of Search National Application Process/Additional Information
As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion – an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence.
Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, and future academic and professional activities have or will contribute to VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion.
Note: Examples include working with others to further the goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and successful organizational experience.
If interested, please submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, diversity statement, and (under the “other documents” section) the names and contact information of three professional references via VCU eJobs at www.vcujobs.com.
Posted Salary Quick Link http://www.vcujobs.com/postings/101159 Diversity Statement Information For more information on diversity statements, including guidelines, please click here . Supplemental Questions
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- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- Diversity Statement (Required for all Faculty)
- Other Document