The Department of Basic Biomedical Science at the Touro College
of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) seeks to fill a 12-month,
full-time faculty position in Medical
Biochemistry/Genetics at its Middletown, NY campus. The most
qualified candidate for this position will meet the qualifications
for Associate Professor or higher and serve as Course Director for
the Medical Biochemistry course.
The faculty position specifically involves collaborating with
faculty on the Harlem campus in the development, organization, and
delivery of the Medical Biochemistry/Genetics curriculum presented
simultaneously on both campuses. The successful candidate is
expected to teach using a combination of live and recorded sessions
applied in the flipped classroom format and provide timely feedback
on student learning using innovative formative and summative
assessments. If appointed, Course Director duties include
oversight of the delivery of the Medical Biochemistry course on the
Although a commitment to excellence in teaching is the primary
responsibility of the position, faculty members also provide
service to the school in a variety of ways including conducting
student interviews, serving as students advisors, and participating
on the administrative committees of the college. The
successful candidate is expected to already have, or to develop
scholarly activity that results in peer-reviewed publications.
Education, Preparation, and Training
Applicants must have a D.O. or M.D. degree, or a Ph.D. in
Biochemistry or related discipline. The successful candidate
will demonstrate the potential for exceptional teaching at the
medical school or graduate level in the areas mentioned in the job
responsibilities section, demonstrate potential for research, and
work well with the rest of faculty team.
The ideal candidate will be proficient in the following areas:
teaching, relevant content expertise, research techniques,
instructional design, delivery and assessment, course management,
public speaking, effective communication, working independently and
as part of a team, organizational skills.
Extensive use of computers
Basic computer skills supporting the proficient use of the
Microsoft Office Suite, software used to prepare and administer
exams electronically, and learning management systems.
Infrequent travel to the branch campus location in Manhattan,
NY. Travel to professional academic conferences, as approved by the
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements
listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or
ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Inquiries related to the position can be sent to: email@example.com. To
apply, please submit a cover letter and CV (MS Word or PDF) with
contact information for three references to Jodi.Shepard-Cheatham@touro.edu.
Please include a history of teaching experience and a concise
statement of your teaching and research goals.