ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, COURSE DIRECTOR FOR BASIC SCIENCES IN MEDICAL EDUCATION
Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a “R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity” and recognized as a Carnegie Community Engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as business, engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy and is ranked second in Florida in Forbes Magazine’s “America’s Best Employers” list. FIU graduates are consistently among the highest paid college graduates in Florida and are among the leaders of public and private organizations throughout South Florida. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission with multiple state-of-the-art research facilities including the Wall of Wind Research and Testing Facility, FIU’s Medina Aquarius Program and the Advanced Materials Engineering Research Institute. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, the Miami Beach Urban Studios, and Tianjin, China. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.
COURSE DIRECTOR FOR BASIC SCIENCES IN MEDICAL EDUCATION
The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) at Florida International University (FIU) is currently seeking applicants for a full-time, non-tenure Assistant/Associate Professor faculty position. The ideal candidate will have a history of teaching excellence in medical education and the leadership skills to serve as Course Director in basic science courses in periods 1 or 2. The selected candidate will provide instruction in basic science courses across multiple disciplines
including Cell Biology, Physiology, Anatomy, and Pharmacology and serve as facilitator for small group discussion in case based learning, problem-based learning, and other small group sessions. In addition, this position will collaborate with clinical and basic science faculty for the development of clinical cases to emphasize basic science curriculum and will participate in the development and review of exams and evaluation of learning outcomes.
Minimum qualifications for this position include a terminal doctoral degree MD/DO or PhD in basic science disciplines, such as Biomedical Sciences, Anatomy, Pharmacology, Molecular and Cellular Biology, or related field. Flexibility to teach across multiple disciplines, expertise in the use of technology and active learning instruction, three (3) years of relevant teaching experience in medical education, and previous experience as a Course Director are strongly desired.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 522039 at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/ and attach a cover letter and curriculum vitae as a single pdf file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references (previous supervisors) who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by July 1, 2021. Review will continue until position is filled.
FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.