The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) is seeking applicants for a tenure-track – Assistant, Associate or Professor level position in Pharmacology. The successful candidate will be expected to work with a diverse, interdisciplinary team of medical educators, clinicians and scholars to develop, implement, and evaluate curricular elements and academic resources in an innovative medical education curriculum. The scholarly focus for this position is open and may range from medical education research to more traditional forms of biomedical research.
General Responsibilities: 1. Provides instruction in the basic and/or clinical sciences in a culturally diverse environment in various settings including the classroom, clinical sites, laboratory, as well as computer-based and other distance-learning delivery systems. Generates curricular materials for instructional activities. Coordinates and integrates instructional activities and curricular materials while working professionally and effectively with other faculty in order to enhance the learning experience for students. 2. Establishes learning objectives and competency standards for undergraduate medical students. Contributes to the process of student assessment, including developing, implementing and evaluating assessment materials and procedures. Develops and implements effective remediation processes for students identified as performing below established competency standards. 3. Uses and promotes best practices in education. Provides mentoring, training and support for other faculty in order to improve instruction across the curriculum and encourages adoption of improved instructional techniques by our faculty. 4. Maintains and improves their own competence in subject content and instructional methodology through participation in faculty development activities and self-directed learning. 5. Assists, evaluates, advises and mentors medical students regarding academic and curricular matters. 6. Participates in scholarly activity. Scholarly activities may include the scholarship of discovery (research), the advancement of new theories and/or principles, expansion and/or interpretation of existing ideas, theories, and principles, and/or improvement and application of knowledge. Scholarly work must be disseminated and exposed to peer review. Appropriate distribution of effort will be determined based upon scholarly focus. 7. Performs administrative duties, such as course director or discipline director, as negotiated and assigned.
In addition candidates must have: A. Demonstrated commitment to advancing a culture and climate of diversity and inclusion, and serving a diverse population. B. Experience in basic science course development. C. Experience conducting medical education scholarship or evidence of bench research success in pharmacology that would merit appointment as Assistant, Associate or full Professor in a basic science department. D. Unequivocal evidence of effective teaching at the medical school (preferred) or other health science professional school level.
A terminal degree and teaching experience in a medical curriculum.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
Please upload a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, copy of your transcripts, and a diversity statement that describes your interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion. Please complete the Professional References section of the application for three references. A system-generated link will be provided through which references can submit letters.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be addressed to Sarah Lerchenfeldt, Pharm.D., Search Committee Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Internal Number: 15112
About Oakland University
As a state-supported institution of higher education, Oakland University has a three-fold mission. It offers instructional programs of high quality that lead to degrees at the baccalaureate, master?s and doctoral levels, as well as programs in continuing education; it advances knowledge and promotes the arts through research, scholarship, and creative activity; and it renders significant public service. In all its activities, the university strives to exemplify educational leadership in a diverse and inclusive environment.