Instructor / Assistant Professor
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Position Number F67680 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? No Position Type Teaching and Research Faculty Rank Open Working Title Instructor / Assistant Professor School/Unit College of Health Professions Department Radiologic Technology Number of Months 9 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 science professionals who demonstrate outstanding technical, communication, patient, and critical thinking skills. The Department is committed to enhancing diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and supports an inclusive educational community that embraces and honors diverse backgrounds, identities, and lived experiences. 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
We are seeking applicants for a junior-level, 9-month, term faculty position in the Department of Radiation Sciences’ radiography program. The faculty member will utilize experience in clinical radiation sciences and educational methodologies to provide classroom and experiential teaching (i.e., laboratory and clinical courses) to a diverse student body. Faculty are 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, and actively participate in course and curricular evaluation and development. Courses include traditional classroom, laboratory and clinical education.
Faculty member will advise students and maintain student records, effectively communicate within and outside the department to achieve programmatic goals. Is also expected to serve on departmental, college, and university committees and to engage in service to various professional organizations and societies.
3. Clinical work:
Faculty member will work closely with program faculty to assure student clinical requirements are fulfilled, routinely visit clinical sites and meet with clinical instructors to achieve accreditation regulations and guidelines, and develop and maintain necessary working relationships within and between affiliate Health Systems and Department.
Faculty member will be mentored by Department faculty in research and scholarship projects.
5. Other (for instance administrative duties, etc.):
Faculty member will coordinate clinical instructor workshops/in-services as needed, participate in radiography program advisory committee meetings, and administer the radiography program under the direction of the program director and chair.
• Baccalaureate degree
• Candidates will be required to obtain a Master’s degree within 5 years of hire
• ARRT certification in Radiography
• 3 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
• Multiple ARRT certifications and experience, preferably in computed tomography and/or magnetic resonance
• History of professional service
Date Posted 05/07/2021 Open Until Filled Yes Application Deadline Date 06/07/2021 Proposed Hire Date 08/10/2021 Type of Search National Application Process/Additional Information
Candidates who apply by the priority deadline of June 7, 2021 will be considered first.
If interested, please submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, diversity statement (under the “other documents” section), and the names and contact information of three professional references via VCU eJobs at www.vcujobs.com.
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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.
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- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- Diversity Statement (Required for all Faculty)