The College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University (East Lansing and Grand Rapids locations) invites applicants for the position of Learning Society Fellow to participate in the undergraduate medical education in the Shared Discovery Curriculum. CHM Learning Society Fellows participate during the Early Clinical Experience phase (Year 1) and the Middle Clinical Experience phase (Year 2) of the medical school curriculum. CHM Learning Society Fellows will engage in various activities in support of student learning. Through these interactions with students, fellows are expected to develop long-term supportive relationships with small groups of students.
Learning Society Fellows are responsible for case-based small group instruction, small group debriefing of students’ clinical experiences, and meetings with students for coaching, mentoring and reviewing student portfolios. Fellows also provide coverage and back-up for small groups. Faculty fellows with a background in basic or social sciences also act as resources for students and other fellows. All fellows are expected to complete the required documentation of small group and individual student meetings on a timely basis. CHM Learning Society Fellows participate in weekly faculty development and faculty working sessions, as well as participate in learning society activities. Learning Society Fellows will have the possibility to participate in educational scholarship related to the work of the learning societies.
The academic rank will be determined based on the candidates qualifications. This position is 30%, appointed on an annual basis. New fellows are interviewed on an as-needed basis when teaching positions become available.
Learning society fellows must have a PhD or equivalent in basic or social sciences, or an MD/DO or equivalent and hold a valid medical license. Applicant should have a minimum of three years of experience teaching medical students or residents.
Required Application Materials
Application materials to be uploaded must include a statement of interest highlighting specific strengths related to this position, experience and accomplishments in teaching including why you want to be a part of the CHM Learning Societies; curriculum vitae; letter of support for this position and the names of three faculty references who are familiar with your educational activities.
For more information, contact the chair of the search committee, Brian Mavis, PhD at firstname.lastname@example.org or 517-353-3447.
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