The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine is seeking applicants to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. In particular, we seek an individual that can provide instruction in and has scholarly interests in Cultural Competency, Health Disparities, Public Health, Social Determinants of Health, and/or Community Health. The School of Medicine recognizes outstanding, innovative teaching and medical education scholarship as the basis for advancement.
The successful candidate will work with an interdisciplinary team of clinicians and faculty to teach, develop, implement, evaluate and disseminate scholarship in medical education.
General Responsibilities: 1.Provide instruction in the basic and/or clinical sciences in a culturally diverse environment in various settings including the classroom, clinical and community sites, as well as computer-based and other distance-learning delivery systems. Generate curricular materials for instructional activities. Coordinate and integrate instructional activities and curricular materials while working professionally and effectively with other faculty in order to enhance the learning experience for students. 2.Establish learning objectives and competency standards for undergraduate medical students. Contribute to the process of student assessment, and development, implementation and evaluation of assessment materials and procedures. Develop and implement effective remediation processes for students identified as performing below established competency standards. 3.Use and promote best practices in education. Provide mentoring, training and support for other faculty in order to improve instruction across the curriculum and encourage adoption of improved instructional techniques by our faculty. 4.Maintain and improve competence in subject content and instructional methodology through participation in faculty development activities and self-directed learning. 5.Assist, evaluate, advise and mentor medical students regarding academic, curricular and career matters. 6.Participate in scholarly activities that contribute to health disparities, cultural competency and/or the social determinants of health body of knowledge and literature. Submit scholarly work for open dissemination and professional peer review. Seek extramural funding to support scholarly activities. Scholarly activities may include the advancement of new theories and principles, expansion and interpretation of existing ideas, or improvement and application of knowledge, especially in innovative educational environments. 7.Perform administrative duties, such as holding a course or discipline directorship, as negotiated and assigned.
Additionally, candidates must have: 8. A commitment to advancing a culture and climate of diversity and inclusion and serving a diverse population. 9.Evidence of the ability or strong potential to provide effective teaching to medical or health science students. 10.The ability to demonstrate potential for scholarly and creative activity that would merit appointment in a foundational science department.
A terminal degree (PhD, DrPhD, or MD/DO) with an emphasis in Public Health, Social Determinants of Health, Epidemiology, Sociology, Psychology or other related discipline.
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 Dr. V. Uhley, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Internal Number: 18532
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.