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Assistant/Associate Professor School of Podiatric Medicine - Podiatry Physician and Surgeon

University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 18, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Assistant/Associate Professor School of Podiatric Medicine - Podiatry Physician and Surgeon

Job Class Code: 10031
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: FRGV1631
Location: Harlingen, Texas
Division/Organization: Division of President
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position: 1 year
Tenure Status: Tenure Track
FTE: 1.0

Scope of Job:
The UTRGV School of Podiatric Medicine (SOPM) seeks a faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor for teaching Podiatric Surgery, Medicine and Biomechanics. Experience teaching is preferred. The chosen individuals will assist in implementing a vertically and horizontally integrated curriculum utilizing active learning, team-based learning, problem-based learning, flipped classroom and self-directed study. Duties are not limited to:

  • Develop the goals, learning objectives, pre-read assignments, pre and post test questions and any supplemental materials for each topic.
  • Develop cases for the case-based curriculum.
  • Lead large group sessions and facilitate case-based learning sessions.
  • Routinely teach and model professionalism and ethics.
  • Other activities may include: social gatherings (some of these may occur during evenings), provide a base of support, assist students with academic issues as they occur, read students' reflections and provide feedback, assist with students' research projects
  • Provide support, guidance, and mentoring to each student during their clerkship year as needed.
  • Review reflections/experiences of students.
  • Continue to provide a mentoring relationship.
  • Write letter of support for residency application as requested.
  • Prepare for, attend, and participate in monthly faculty meetings.
  • Work on projects such as OSCE case development; communication skills; write-up, oral case presentation and clinical reasoning; professionalism and ethics; mentoring; feedback and evaluation.
  • Participate in and facilitate academy faculty development sessions and retreats as needed.
  • Clinical work is expected.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates must possess a terminal Degree of (D.P.M.) and be Board-Qualified or Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and/or American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) from an accredited university.

Preferred Qualification:
Experience in teaching, research and service are preferred.

Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
License or Certification Required?: Yes
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date: 05/01/2024

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.

Open Date: 02/12/2024

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.

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