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Posted on 08/16/2018:
Department of Molecular and Cellular Sciences
Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Professor of Pathology
Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) is seeking candidates for a Pathology faculty position. The successful candidate should have an MD, DO, or equivalent degree, with board certification in anatomic and/or clinical pathology as well as a passion for teaching medical students. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.
Currently, LUCOM does not provide a specific pathology practice plan. Pathology faculty candidates who are interested in maintaining clinical activity have a unique and exciting opportunity at LUCOM to engage in short-term medical mission work as part of their faculty appointment, working with medical mission organizations to provide and possibly help develop pathology laboratory services at medical mission hospitals around the world.
LUCOM is located in Lynchburg, Va., a small city nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. A recent study by Gallup and Healthways ranked Lynchburg as one of the top ten healthiest, happiest cities in America. Abundant outdoor opportunities, four distinct seasons, the vibrant and growing Liberty University, and a reasonable cost of living all make the Lynchburg area an inviting and family friendly environment.
Liberty University requires that faculty candidates possess a personal faith in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord and express commitment to the mission and educational philosophy of Liberty University. As a Christian osteopathic medical college, LUCOM is committed to the integration of a Christian worldview and faith into all aspects of the curriculum and student learning experience. Consistent with the tenets of osteopathic medicine, we are committed to the holistic (body, mind, and spirit) development of our students professionally, intellectually, and spiritually.
We invite you to explore this exciting opportunity to become part of a relatively new, osteopathic medical school and to help shape an innovative curriculum and educational program with a distinctively Christian foundation and purpose. We seek qualified applicants with a passion for educating, developing, and mentoring exceptional osteopathic physicians who will be servant-leaders in providing patient-centered health care.
All materials will remain confidential. Liberty University and its College of Osteopathic Medicine are keenly interested in diversifying its faculty and strongly encourage women and members of minority groups to apply. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Liberty University complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment.
Inquire directly about this position:
- Robbin Wright, Assistant Director of Administration
- Phone: (434) 592-6400
Posted on 07/06/2018:
Assistant or Associate Professor – Mercer University School of Medicine
The Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) Department of Pathology seeks a new faculty member to join our department on the Macon campus beginning in 2018. The department has been a deeply rooted, integral part of MUSM for over thirty years, focusing on training medical students to fulfill MUSM’s mission of preparing healthcare professionals to meet the primary care and health care needs of rural, medically underserved Georgia residents and communities.
- hold a MD or DO degree
- have pathology residency training in anatomic or clinical pathology or both
The ideal candidate will have:
- board certification or eligibility in anatomic or clinical pathology or both
- experience teaching medical students
- ability to work well with other faculty members and with students in both small group and large group settings
- ability to design and develop curricular materials for the preclinical curriculum
- excellent written and verbal communication skills
Responsibilities of the position include:
- teaching and mentoring students in the preclinical curriculum
- participating in the design and development of preclinical curricular materials including patient cases, tutor guides, syllabi, large group session materials and writing exam questions in clinical vignette format
- supervising students on research projects in collaboration with basic science and clinical faculty as needed
- promoting the educational and research missions of the school by: 1) publishing scholarly articles in peer-reviewed journals or informational articles in local newspapers; and/or 2) giving poster or oral presentations at scientific meetings or leading workshops at medical education meetings; and/or 3) otherwise promoting MUSM on a regional or national platform
- working to strengthen relationships by collaborating within the School of Medicine and with all health disciplines across the university
- engaging in efforts to acquire extramural funding and support and/or assisting basic science and clinical faculty in such efforts
- performing service for the department, university, and profession
- serving as a role model for professional development through active participation
- serving as a role-model for interdisciplinary collaborative partnerships through service to the university and community
Preference will be accorded candidates who have a background in medical research and agree to work in a laboratory or clinical setting and actively compete for external funding.
Interested pathologists are encouraged to apply by completing a brief online application at https://www.mercerjobs.com and submitting a CV, letter of interest, and three letters of reference with contact information. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. AA/EOE/ADA