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Posted on 02/23/2018:
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine – Pathology Faculty Position
The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) is seeking a clinician-educator with expertise in pathology. This is a full-time position and can be tenure- or non-tenure track. This position is primarily a teaching position providing pre and postdoctoral education and training to WVSOM students, plus all attendant educational activities, which may include lecturing, laboratory, and small group active learning. WVSOM offers a rich collaboration with biomedical science faculty in an integrated medical school curriculum particularly in the areas of gross and microscopic anatomy. Research is supported and encouraged but not required.
Candidates should be residency trained and Board Certified or Board Eligible in Pathology. Ideally, the successful candidate will have clinical and undergraduate medical education teaching experience. Candidates must also be eligible for licensure in the State of West Virginia.
WVSOM offers a competitive benefits package including educational loan repayment, fully paid malpractice insurance and relocation expenses. Salary and faculty rank based on experience and training.
Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Leslie Bicksler, MSW, Associate Vice President of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or (304) 647-6279 for more information. Applicants can also apply online by visiting: http://careers.wvsom.edu/postings/2561
The search committee will begin its review of applications upon receipt and the search will remain open until the position is filled. Final candidates are subject to employment and credential verification, reference and background checks. Applications are considered confidential, and references will not be contacted without notification to the applicant.
WVSOM has been consistently recognized as A Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. WVSOM is a free-standing medical school nestled in the Allegheny Mountains. Located in “America’s Coolest Small Town” (Budget Magazine 2011), WVSOM is just minutes from the famed Greenbrier Resort, a Five Diamond hotel and spa and host of the PGA’s annual Greenbrier Classic. WVSOM brings over 40 years of history serving the health and wellness needs of the Greenbrier Valley, the state of West Virginia and beyond. The school’s small-town, rural community cherishes its connection with the college and our students are actively engaged in service outreach and support for over 40 non-profit organizations in this area. Additionally, WVSOM faculty and staff enjoy a vibrant cultural community which features one of only four operating Carnegie Halls in the world, as well as the state professional theatre of West Virginia. Throughout the year, employees enjoy live plays and musicals, a broad representation of visual artists, an annual chocolate festival, a flourishing literary series, and live music events within a historic preservation area featuring 19th century architecture, unique shops and dining, and limitless outdoor recreation. This one-of-a-kind environment brings together farmers and artists, lumbermen and world-renowned musicians, holistic physicians and thrill-seeking whitewater rafters in a diverse melting pot that is truly unique!
The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing diversity among its faculty and staff.
Posted on 02/14/2018:
Visiting Faculty – Pathology
Ross University School of Medicine, located on the beautiful Caribbean island of Dominica in the West Indies, invites applications for a TEMPORARY/VISITING faculty post in Pathology. This position will be located at our campus in Knoxville, TN.
Ross University School of Medicine is a member of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a global education provider headquartered in the United States. The organization’s purpose is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Founded in 1978, Ross is committed to educating a diverse group of skilled physicians to serve as leaders in the U.S. healthcare system. With more than 12,000 alumni, Ross is an important contributor to healthcare in North America. Students complete their foundational studies in Dominica, West Indies, before completing their clinical training in one of Ross’s affiliated teaching hospitals throughout the United States. Ross is accredited by the Dominica Medical Board and the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and Other Health Professions (CAAM-HP).
Education is the primary focus of the faculty. The academic year is divided into three semesters with a new class of students admitted each semester. Lectures and other educational responsibilities continue throughout the year. Research opportunities exist, primarily in the area of medical education.
- Prepare course material (handouts, practice questions, etc.)
- Deliver effective lectures and workshops
- Facilitate small group learning opportunities
- Work one on one with our highly motivated students
- Advise individuals or groups of students in academic matters and exercise professional judgment in referring students to appropriate personnel
- Cooperate with our Center for Teaching and Learning in supporting improved student learning
- Write and review NBME-style questions for practice and assessments
- Prepare, administer and evaluate examinations to assess the development of student accomplishments
- Develop and improve instructional materials and teaching techniques
- Participate in on-going reviews and revision of curriculum, particularly with departmental colleagues
- Actively participate in relevant professional activities in order to improve both teaching and subject matter competence
- Serve on faculty committees as appointed or elected, and confer with advisory groups in order to modify course content
- Participate in other activities as assigned by the Department Chair or Executive Dean
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Content expertise in basic and systemic pathology
- Ability to relate pathology to clinical experience
- Excellent communication skills in English
- Prior teaching experience at a North American or United Kingdom medical school preferred
- Knowledge of principles, methods, techniques, materials and equipment used in postsecondary teaching/medical education preferred
- Documented record of teaching effectiveness desirable
- Educational technology skills, including use of e-learning management systems, audience response systems, online examinations, videoconferencing, desirable
- Ability to demonstrate ongoing faculty development in medical education desirable
- Ability to demonstrate use of active teaching methods preferred
- Ability to initiate, complete, and present results of medical education research projects desirable
Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills
- MD or equivalent degree
- Pathology board certification or eligibility
We are proud to be an EEO/M/F/D/V employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. To apply, please visit our website www.rossu.edu; select Careers and complete our online application process.
All interested persons may submit applications at: https://ross-atge.icims.com/jobs/97908/visiting-faculty—pathology/job