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Faculty - B.S. in Medical Sciences Program

UT Health Professions
78229, San Antonio
Commensurate with qualifications
Date posted
May 9, 2024

Job Details


Assistant Professor Position Available


Bachelor of Science in Medical Sciences Program

Department of Health Sciences

School of Health Professions

POSITION:               Faculty                                                                  RANK: Assistant Professor                                      B.S. in Medical Sciences Program                                     Department of Health Sciences


ORGANIZATION:  UT Health San Antonio




LOCATION:             San Antonio, Texas                                              REPORTS TO: B.S. in Medical Sciences Program Director


FLSA STATUS:           Exempt 12-month faculty appointment

General Description: An assistant professor is sought for the Bachelor of Science in Medical Sciences Program (BSMS). The B.S. in Medical Sciences program seeks a qualified applicant who will contribute primarily to the educational and research missions of the School of Health Professions (SHP) at UT Health San Antonio, as well as other duties associated with a 12-month faculty appointment in the SHP. Tenure/non-tenure track and salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Serve as the primary course instructor for multiple courses offered within the program with emphasis on Medical Sciences. Develop, deliver, and evaluate instruction, including course goals, objectives, learning activities, and student evaluation methods (examinations, projects, assignments, etc.) appropriate to the degree level. Assist with clinical practicum affiliations/agreements, and assessments of students and clinical preceptors. Support research and scholarship in the faculty member’s area of specialty, including publication of peer-reviewed research. Seek out and pursue externally funded grant opportunities. Recruit, retain, counsel, and advise students. Assign relevant projects and assignments, providing timely and meaningful feedback to facilitate learning. Assist with SHP publications (e.g., catalog, program handbooks, and student handbooks). Serve on departmental, school, and university-wide committees. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge:        Earned doctoral degree, preferably a PhD in Biological Sciences or a related discipline, and postdoctoral experience is preferred.


                            Current active membership in related professional associations is required.


                            Experience in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students.  

             Interprofessional education and interdisciplinary clinical experiences are preferred.


Skills:                     Excellent teaching and instructional skills.


Excellent verbal skills and written communication.


                                Excellent interpersonal skills and professional demeanor.

                               Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.

                             Excellent working knowledge and experience with MS Office, Educational Software, and web-based applications.

Experience with health professions and professional programs.


Abilities:                Ability to consistently instruct and counsel students in an informative and professional manner.

                                Able and willing to learn new skills as needed, especially to work with new instructional technologies.  

                                Ability to develop and implement courses and programs.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. All faculty appointments are designated as security-sensitive positions. UT Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.

The Department of Health Sciences


The Department of Health Sciences houses the B.S. in Medical Sciences, B.S. and M.S. in Medical Laboratory Sciences, M.S. in Imaging Sciences and Ph.D. in Health Sciences. The B.S. in Medical Sciences program supports the mission of UT Health San Antonio and is well-positioned within the Department of Health Sciences.

UT Health San Antonio

UT Health San Antonio is one of the country’s leading academic health centers. UT Health San Antonio ranks among the top health science universities worldwide in receiving National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding and has provided outstanding health sciences education and training since its founding in 1968. In addition to SHP, UT Health San Antonio also has a Medical School, Dental School, Nursing School, School of Public Health, and a Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

The School of Health Professions

As an integral part of UT Health San Antonio, the School of Health Professions (SHP) seeks to make lives better through excellence in teaching, research and scholarship, service, and patient care. The SHP strives to educate a diverse student body in becoming outstanding medical laboratory professionals, scientists, and leaders; advance health research and scholarship, and provide health services and education to the community. The SHP offers bachelor's degree programs in Medical Laboratory Sciences, Emergency Health Sciences, Medical Sciences, and Respiratory Care, as well as master’s degree programs in Medical Laboratory Sciences, Physician Assistant Studies, Respiratory Care, Speech-Language Pathology, and Imaging Sciences.  Advanced training is available through doctoral degree programs in Occupational Therapy (OTD) and Physical Therapy (DPT) as well as the PhD in Health Sciences.


Applicants will need to Apply through Taleo and submit a Curriculum Vitae, cover letter, teaching philosophy statement (1-2 pages) and research statement (2 pages).  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Date Revised: 04/26/2024


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