Assistant/Associate Professor of Physiology

Sam Houston State University
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 15, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Special Education, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Information

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Physiology Requisition 202200092F Rank Assistant or Associate Professor FLSA status Exempt Hiring Salary
Commensurate with education and experience. Position Category Position Type Full-Time Tenure Track College College of Osteopathic Medicine Department Department of Physiology and Pharmacology Open Date 07/15/2022 Quicklink

Refer Applicants To

Contact Name Diego Alvarez Title
Professor and Department Chair of Physiology & Pharmacology
925 City Central Avenue
Conroe, Tx 77304 Contact Phone 936-202-5213 Contact Email

Position Details

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job
The successful candidate will:

•Contribute to the development and delivery of physiology curriculum, including foundational and systems-based courses.
•Collaborate with faculty in other departments to integrate physiology throughout the undergraduate medical education curriculum.
•Provide for instruction using various methods of content delivery, including large and small group discussions, case reports, grand rounds, and other interactive approaches.
•Participate in the writing of exam questions based on COMLEX - USA and USMLE styles.
•Maintain scholarly activities, including application for research grants, dissemination of research findings in peer-reviewed journals, and conference attendance.
•Act as a faculty advisor and participate in selection of students.
•Perform other duties as assigned by the chair of the department. Educational Requirements for the Position
A PhD, DO, MD or equivalent terminal degree in a related field from an accredited university is required. Experience Required for the Position
At least 1 year teaching experience in an academic institution at the graduate or professional level. Teaching experience to medical students preferred. Good interpersonal skills, effective communication skills, and the ability to work cooperatively and congenially within a diverse faculty is required. Leadership skills and vision for enhancing the academic components of a multi-disciplinary department are essential. Candidate should present a plan for scholarly activity, including publications and presentations commensurate with the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Other Requirements for the Position
Experience using different teaching methods, which includes case-based learning, ‘flipped classroom,’ interactive large group presentation, audience response systems, and curriculum delivery systems (Blackboard) is highly preferred. Special Instructions Summary
This position will report to SHSU COM, located at 925 City Central Ave, Conroe, TX 77304. Open Until Filled Yes

EEO Statement

EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

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Candidate Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Reference Contact Information
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Statement of Research & Goals
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