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Assistant Professor of Anatomy

Employer
University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jul 12, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor of Anatomy

Job Class Code: 10031
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: FRGV1379
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Division of Health Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position: 1 year
Tenure Status: Non Tenure Track
FTE: 1.0

Scope of Job:
The Department of Molecular Science at the UTRGV SOM is located in Edinburg, TX, and seeks to hire a highly qualified faculty member to teach anatomy/histology primarily within the pre-clerkship curricular years of the MD program. The faculty member will be a teaching resource in sessions/lectures and provide laboratory demonstrations in Anatomy, Embryology and Histology to students in the pre-clerkship curriculum. Specifically, the faculty member would primarily assist with the Language of Medicine course within the pre-clerkship curriculum.

The Language of Medicine module extends laterally across other course modules and longitudinally into both years of the pre-clerkship MD curriculum. It provides an integrated approach to the anatomical, embryological and histological details relevant to each organ system, while also developing the clinical skills required to advance towards the clerkship phase of the curriculum. In addition to addressing the underlying basic science, this module also addresses relevant pathological changes seen either anatomically, histologically or during embryological development, in response to disease, injury or genetic abnormalities. This module encourages the development of skills that promote the use of evidence-based approaches towards the understanding, mitigation and treatment of disease.

The faculty member will also be required to serve as a facilitator in the Problem based learning components of the modules across the entire pre-clerkship curriculum. Additionally, this position requires involvement with academic assessment, student academic remediation, individualized tutoring of students, along with any other relevant administrative duties that may be assigned by the departmental chair.



Minimum Qualifications:
Terminal doctoral degree (MD or equivalent, Ph.D. in Anatomy or related field)



Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
Terminal doctoral degree (MD or equivalent, Ph.D. in Anatomy or related field)



Preferred Qualification:
One year of prior experience teaching Anatomy, Embryology and Histology in a pre-clerkship MD curriculum.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
License or Certification Required?:
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date: 08/15/2022

EEO Statement:
EEO Statement
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.
Diversity Statement
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.

Open Date: 07/08/2022

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant, Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following: *Date of Birth *Social Security Number *Gender *Ethnicity/Race Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission.

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may
require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is
performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive
and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code
§51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of
Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least
135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement
Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week
and at least 135 days in length.

Please Note:
Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to
demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based
test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of
English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the
International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Incomplete applications will not be considered. All positions are subject to budget approval.

To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/34725 jeid-6ba4ba0df0785645a549b2ce682bfefa
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