Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

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Michigan, United States
Salary Not specified
Jul 06, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine is seeking applicants to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in pharmacology. In particular, we seek an individual that can provide instruction in pharmacology in various medical education settings to a diverse student population. The School of Medicine recognizes outstanding, innovative teaching and scholarship as the basis for advancement.

The successful candidate will work with an interdisciplinary team of clinicians and faculty to teach, as well as develop and disseminate scholarship in medical education and related fields.

General Responsibilities:
1. Provide instruction in the basic and/or clinical sciences in a culturally diverse environment in various settings including, but not limited to, the classroom, clinical sites, laboratory, as well as computer-based delivery systems. Generate curricular materials for instructional activities. Coordinate and integrate instructional activities and curricular materials while working professionally and effectively with other faculty in order to enhance the learning experience for students.
2. Establish learning objectives and competency standards for undergraduate medical students. Contribute to the process of student assessment, and development, implementation and evaluation of assessment materials and procedures. Develop and implement effective remediation processes for students identified as performing below established competency standards.
3. Use and promote best practices in education. Provide mentoring, training and support for other faculty in order to improve instruction across the curriculum and encourage adoption of improved instructional techniques by our faculty.
4. Maintain and improve competence in subject content and instructional methodology through participation in faculty development activities and self-directed learning.
5. Assist, evaluate, advise and mentor medical students regarding academic, curricular and career matters.
6. Participate in scholarly activity relating to medical education, teaching in pharmacology, or related areas. Submit scholarly work for open dissemination and professional peer review. Seek extramural funding to support scholarly activities. Scholarly activities may include the advancement of new theories and principles, expansion and interpretation of existing ideas, or improvement and application of knowledge, especially in innovative educational environments.
7. Perform administrative duties, such as course director or discipline director, as negotiated and assigned. Participate in medical school committees to further the work of the school.

Additionally, candidates must have:
A. A commitment to advancing a culture and climate of diversity and inclusion and serving a diverse population.
B. Evidence of the ability or strong potential to provide effective teaching to medical or health science students.
C. The ability to demonstrate potential for scholarly and creative activity that would merit appointment in a basic science department.
D. The ability to teach clinical pharmacology in an organ-system based curriculum, including pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics.A terminal degree in an appropriate and applicable field.


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