Assistant/Associate Professor of Anatomy

Location
Arkansas, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Dec 10, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Assistant/Associate Professor of Anatomy will work with the Chair of Anatomy and assist with planning, directing, and implementation of programs, policies and procedures for the Department of Anatomy to ensure the integration of scientifically-based knowledge and skills for preclinical students, provide service to the college and professional communities and engage in innovative scholarship and research to advance medical knowledge.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Establish and maintain scheduled office hours for student advising, tutoring, remediation and consultation.
  • Provide service to the College community and students through serving on College committees, providing leadership, mentorship and expertise to students, participating in community outreach events and with professional organizations or groups as assigned by the Dean or Department Chair.
  • Participate in curriculum development, assessment and modification as a part of the college’s ongoing quality improvement and assessment program.
  • Participate in the assessment or evaluation of and provide feedback to other members of the faculty as a component of the college’s ongoing quality improvement and assessment program.
  • Participate in the assessment and evaluation of students and residents, provide feedback and remedial assistance to ensure that the student of ARCOM meet the standards established by the faculty and college and obtain the knowledge, skills and competency required.
  • Maintain a personal and professional development plan and portfolio, including documentation of teaching, professional development activities and plans, service provided to college and communities, scholarly activity and research to assure personal growth and continued competency with specialty field.
  • Demonstrate the highest standard of professionalism and ethical behavior in all aspects of personal and professional actions and performance.
  • Demonstrate and role model an ongoing ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, supervisors and support staff.
  • Demonstrate adaptability and the willingness to assist the college in fulfilling its mission and vision through teaching, academic administrative duties (course/system coordinator), providing patient care, and community service and/or perform special duties as assigned.
  • Advance the prestige of ARCOM through advancement of and avocation for its mission and vision.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Dean or his/her designee.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND CREDENTIALS

Education and Experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • Terminal degree (PhD) in Anatomy or a related field.
  • Demonstration of successful teaching experience as an instructor or course coordinator/director of a relevant scientific discipline at the undergraduate or graduate level.
  • Scholarly contribution (e.g. presentations, publications, patents, etc.) to a relevant professional field.
  • Possess the interpersonal and professional skills necessary to contribute to the advancement of a Department of Anatomy at a new medical school.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as a full-time faculty member at a College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Allopathic Medicine, College of Health or Allied Sciences.
  • Involvement in the development and implementation of courses in a relevant discipline.
  • Knowledge of active learning methods such as team-based learning (TBL).
  • Post-doctoral experience in a biomedical research setting.
  • Understanding of directing/overseeing student trainees at the undergraduate or graduate level within a research setting.

  Required knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Familiarity with the delivery of anatomical science content in the classroom and laboratory, using different educational modalities.
  • Desire to mentor and motivate students and peers.
  • Willingness to learn new approaches for content delivery and their implementation.

 

ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES ESSENTIAL TO THE FUNCTION OF THE JOB

Communication and Comprehension

ARCOM is in full compliance with American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary. The following are essential abilities and physical requirements for all positions at the college.

  • Ability to orally communicate effectively with others.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staffs at all levels.
  • Ability to understand oral and written information, using the English language, and organize thoughts and ideas into effective forms of communication.
  • Ability to make decisions which range from moderate to a significant impact on the immediate work environment, as well as outside contributors.
  • Possess public communication skills that allow professional representation of ARCOM to a variety of business and community customers and associates.
  • Strong organizational skills.

 

Problem Solving

  • Intuitively able to reason, analyze information and events, and apply judgment in order to solve problems of both a routine and complex nature.
  • Expertise in negotiation.
  • Experience with scholarly publication and research.

 

Physical and Sensory Abilities

  • May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties.
  • May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies to include, but not limited to pens, pencils, calculators, computer keyboards, telephone, etc.
  • May be required to transport oneself to other campus offices, conference rooms, and on occasion, to off-campus sites to attend meetings, conferences, workshops, seminars, etc.
  • May require significant travel or work away from campus.
  • Requires attendance at events representing ARCOM both within as well as outside of the college setting.
  • Frequently required to work at a desk, conference table or in meetings of various configurations.
  • Frequently required to see for purposes of reading matter.
  • Frequently required to hear and understand speech at normal levels.
  • Occasionally required to lift items in a normal office environment.
  • Frequently required to operate office and presentation equipment.

  

If you need assistance in the application process because of a disability, or for any other reason, please contact Barbara Jetton, Associate Vice President for Human Resources, at 479.308.2291 or barbara.jetton@acheedu.org.

 

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education is an equal opportunity employer.