As an Adjunct Instructor within the California School of
Podiatric Medicine, the incumbent is responsible for teaching the
Faculty members are assigned to develop and teach the
course/rotation(s) for which they are qualified by education,
certification, and professional experience. Instructional
duties include planning courses/rotations and curricula, and
evaluating courses/rotations. Related duties include academic
advising of students, supervision of independent study projects,
maintaining office hours, and attending departmental meetings when
Job Duties and Accountabilities:
An Asterisk (*) denotes an “essential job function” for ADA
All items listed below are considered “essential job functions” for
(80%) Teaching and Learning
- *Develops instructional materials and student learning
activities for instruction based on program objectives and within
the context of the program’s philosophy.
- *Collaborates with other faculty members to coordinate theory
and clinical instruction to provide an optimal learning environment
- *Selects and uses a variety of situation appropriate teaching
methods and strategies, including but not limited to:
lecture, discussion, role playing, group activities,
audiovisual and technical materials.
- *Communicates effectively with students and peers in teaching
material and in the achievement of identified learning
(10%) Academic Advising
- *Is available during regularly posted office hours and by
appointment to provide academic advising to students.
(10%) Other duties as assigned
- Responds to voice or e-mail messages within 48 hours.
- *Maintains licensure/certification required for the teaching
- *Arrives to clinical rotations in a punctual manner.
Notifies the supervising clinician regarding
illnesses/unavoidable absence in advance of clinical rotation
- *Attends departmental meetings as appropriate for FTE.
- Actively participates in curriculum development activities
- Participates in board preparation activities as assigned.
Skills and Abilities:
- Excellent communication skills.
- Ability to establish and maintain excellent interpersonal
- Calculates exam scores and grades.
- Learns and maintains skills associated with distance learning
(learning management system, video conference teaching, lecture
Education and/or Experience:
- Medical doctorate degree required
- Pediatric residency completion required
- Prior experience teaching pediatric courses and clinical
rotations to health profession students preferred
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly required to stand, walk, and sit; use hands to finger,
handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee must be able
to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word and
receive detailed information through verbal and written
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University
will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a
disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential
functions of his or her job.
The University has an institution-wide commitment to
diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and
supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an
educational imperative to achieve excellence.