Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor - Radiation Sciences

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 5, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Dentistry, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Physical Therapy, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Faculty Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time

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 enhance diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. Finally, Department faculty have a responsibility to provide service to their profession and to the university community.

Chief Purpose of this position:

We invite candidates to apply for an available open rank, 12-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 is expected to conduct service in support of the Department, College and University. The position will be available January 2023. Priority consideration will be granted to applications submitted by October 1, 2022.

Position Responsibilities:

Teaching: 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, actively participate in course and curricular evaluation and development. Courses include traditional classroom, laboratory and clinical education.

Service: Faculty will maintain student records, effectively communicate within and outside the department to achieve programmatic goals. Faculty will serve on departmental, college, and university committees. Furthermore, faculty will engage in service to various professional organizations and societies.

Clinical work : Faculty 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, develop and maintain necessary working relationships within and between affiliate Health Systems and Department. Scholarship: Faculty will be mentored by Department faculty in research and scholarship projects.

Other (for instance administrative duties, etc.): Faculty will coordinate clinical instructor workshops/in-services as needed, participate in radiography program advisory committee meetings, administer the radiography program under the direction of the program director and chair.

Required Qualifications:
  • Baccalaureate degree - candidates without a graduate degree will be required to obtain a degree within 5 years of hire
  • ARRT certification in Radiography
  • 5 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
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree or higher
  • 2 years’ experience as collegiate educator in radiologic sciences
  • Multiple ARRT certifications and experience, preferably in computed tomography
    and/or magnetic resonance
  • History of professional service and scholarship
  • The following degree fields are preferred: education, public health, business, health administration
Position Type: Teaching & Research Faculty
Full time equivalent: 1
Tenure: Ineligible
Rank: Open
Months: 12
Department: Radiation Sciences

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Retirement: ORP Eligible

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Cherish Parham
Contact Email:

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