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(Archived) Assistant/Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Tx

Last Updated: 3/16/23

Job Description

Assistant/Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences in Sam Houston State University at Huntsville, Tx

Position Title Assistant or Associate Professor

FLSA status Exempt

Hiring Salary Commensurate with education and experience

College College of Oseopathic Medicine

Department COM Biomedical Sciences

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking a full-time, tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The successful candidate will:

• Direct and contribute to the development and delivery of neuroscience curriculum to the osteopathic medical students.
• Collaborate with faculty in other departments to deliver foundational and systems-based courses throughout the undergraduate medical education curriculum.
• Provide for instruction using various methods of content delivery, including large and small group discussions, case-based learning, grand rounds, and other interactive approaches.
• Participate in the writing of test questions based on COMLEX-USA and USMLE styles.
• Maintain scholarly activities by collaborating, generating and disseminating novel research, including application for research grants, dissemination of research findings in peer-reviewed journals, and conference attendance.
• Mentor research projects involving osteopathic medical students’ participation
• Act as a faculty advisor and participate in selection of upcoming osteopathic medical student’s classes.
• Participate in the university and college committee services.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the chair of the department.

Educational Requirements for the Position

A PhD, DO, MD or equivalent terminal degree in a related field from an accredited University is required.

Experience Required for the Position

At least 2 years of teaching experience in an academic institution at the graduate or professional level. Teaching experience to medical students is required. Good interpersonal skills, effective communication skills, and the ability to work cooperatively and congenially within a diverse faculty is required. Candidate should present a plan for scholarly activity, including publications and presentations commensurate with the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

Other Specifications

Experience using different teaching methods, which can include case-based learning, ‘flipped classroom,’ interactive large group presentation, audience response systems, and curriculum delivery systems (Blackboard) is highly preferred.

Full-Time Tenure Track

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EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Company Details

Huntsville, Texas, United States
A Great Name in Texas Education! Named for Texas’s greatest hero, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) continually honors its historical roots through academic excellence. For more than 140 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its approximately 21,612 students, eight college...