Medical Educator with Expertise in Pathology

Wayne State University
Michigan, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 22, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time


Wayne State University School of Medicine (WSUSOM) seeks a Medical Educator with expertise in Pathology to design and deliver courses and individual sessions in the M.D. program. An ideal candidate will have expertise in teaching anatomical, clinical and molecular pathology to medical students in a North American medical school setting. The Medical Educator will join an interdisciplinary team of basic science and clinician educators and curriculum support staff working to develop and deliver an integrated curriculum utilizing learner-centered modalities.


We are privileged to serve our community, state, nation, and the world as innovators in medicine, health, prevention and wellness.

Wayne State University School of Medicine is located in Detroit and is intimately connected to the exciting resurgence of Detroit and its communities. It is the largest single campus medical school in the United States and currently hosts an enrollment of more than 1,200 undergraduate medical students. In addition to the M.D. program, the School of Medicine offers degree programs leading the MPH, the Master of Science, the Ph.D. and the M.D. – PhD.

Excellent innovation, and leadership are pre-eminent values of the medical education enterprise. Accordingly, the School of Medicine is committed to being nationally recognized for developing physicians who are both comprehensively educated to provide 21st century medical care and who are uniquely trained to provide clinical excellence in the urban setting (Urban Clinical Excellence).

Wayne State University School of Medicine (WSUSOM) invites applications for the position of Medical Educator (Non-T/TT Faculty Position). A competitive applicant must qualify for a faculty position in the Department of Pathology. Candidates must demonstrate significant expertise in Pathology.

Reporting to the Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education, this academic position will perform the following duties:

  1. Develop course level learning objectives that align with institutional competency domains
  2. Collaborate with other course directors to ensure horizontal and vertical integration of the curriculum
  3. Develop and deliver pathology and pathophysiology content within the preclerkship courses
  4. Teaching in other courses within your area(s) of expertise
  5. Facilitating small groups
  6. Develop and implement learner assessments
  7. Engage in medical education research and related scholarly work
  8. Participate and contribute to various WSUSOM academic committees
  9. This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by the school.


  • MD or DO, or MD., PhD (PhD in one of basic science disciplines preferred) with demonstrated expertise in pathology.
  • Must qualify for Assistant Professor Rank or above at the WSUSOM.
  • Understanding of educational pedagogy as it relates to the medical education.
  • Experience developing medical school pre-clinical courses.
  • Experience managing professionals in a complex organization.

To apply: Please visit and search for posting number 045927.  For more information regarding the position, please contact Ms. Vickie Muhammad, Manager and Assistant to the Vice Dean for Medical Education, Wayne State University School of Medicine at (313) 577-5196, or via email at


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