Full Time Pharmacology Faculty and Associate Chair

New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jan 06, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time



The Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine seeks a well-qualified academic leader to serve as the Associate Chairperson of the Department of Basic Biomedical Science on its Middletown campus.  The successful candidate will have a background in Medical Pharmacology and fulfill teaching responsibilities in this discipline.




The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall management, faculty, resource allocation, and academic planning/implementation/oversight for the Basic Biomedical Science Department on the Middletown campus.  The Associate Chair will also provide leadership and direction for the research efforts and professional development of departmental faculty and collaborate with the Department Chairperson on the Harlem campus to help meet the mission and goals of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine. 


The Pharmacology teaching responsibilities of this position involve collaborating with the Middletown course director and Harlem campus course director and faculty in the development, organization, delivery, and assessment of the Medical Pharmacology curriculum presented simultaneously on both campuses.  The successful candidate is expected to teach using a combination of live and recorded sessions applied in the flipped classroom format and provide timely feedback on student learning using innovative formative and summative assessments.


Although a commitment to excellence in department leadership and teaching are the primary responsibility of the position, faculty members also provide service to the school in a variety of ways including conducting student interviews, serving as student’s advisors, and participating on the administrative committees of the college.  The successful candidate is expected to already have, or to develop scholarly activity that results in peer-reviewed publications.





Education, Preparation, and Training


The successful candidate will have experience managing and evaluating faculty

members and possess demonstrable expertise in the planning, delivery and evaluation

of the basic biomedical science component of a medical school curriculum.  He or she will have experience managing the financial, physical and human resources needed by the department to meet all of its responsibilities, develop budget recommendations for the department and oversee its usage.


The successful candidate must have a PhD in Pharmacology or a related field or have

a DO or MD degree.  The successful candidate will have a proven track record of exceptional teaching at the medical school level in Medical Pharmacology and work well with the rest of faculty team.




The ideal candidate will be proficient in the following areas: Leadership, personnel management, financial management, relevant content expertise, research techniques, instructional design, delivery and assessment, course management, psychometrics/statistics, learning theory, public speaking, effective communication, conflict management. 


Physical Demands


Standing or walking for a long period of time while teaching in a classroom or

laboratory setting.  Computer work, requiring fine motors skills for typing and good

vision at close distances.


Computer Skills


Basic computer skills supporting the proficient use of the Microsoft Office Suite,

Including Powerpoint, Word, Outlook and Excel, as well as software used to prepare

and administer written exams electronically




Infrequent travel to the branch campus location in Manhattan, NY.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

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