Faculty, Medical Educator at Mercer University

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Location: Columbus, Georgia





Job Description:
Position Title

Faculty, Medical Educator

Department

Biomedical Sciences

Division

School of Medicine

Vacancy Number

F20-066

Work Location

Columbus, GA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Category

Faculty

Responsibilities

The Mercer University School of Medicine is seeking highly qualified educators with broad training capable of teaching in an integrated medical school curriculum. Multiple, non-tenure track, 10-month appointments are available on the Columbus, Georgia campus. Teaching faculty will play a key role in the continued development of an integrated, cross-disciplinary curriculum that includes small and large group case-based and team-based learning. Successful candidates will have a strong record of scholarly activity, and evidence of medical or graduate teaching expertise in one or more of the following disciplines: Microbiology, Immunology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Histology, Genetics, Pharmacology, Neuroscience, Behavioral Science, Physiology and/or Anatomy. Applications for full-time and/or visiting faculty at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank will be considered and are available immediately. For over thirty years, MUSM has focused on training medical students to fulfill MUSMs mission of preparing healthcare professionals to meet the primary care and health care needs of rural and underserved Georgia residents and communities. Emphasizing interactive and problem-based teaching strategies, our student-centered faculty provides a conceptual and practical foundation that equips graduates to be discerning consumers and innovative producers of knowledge across a variety of medical and community settings, as well as academic institutions. Through teaching, scholarship, and service, students and faculty work closely to have local, regional, national, and international impact.

Qualifications

Candidates must:

  • Hold a terminal degree (M.D., Ph.D.) from an accredited college/university in one or more of the following disciplines: Microbiology, Immunology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Histology, Genetics, Pharmacology, Neuroscience, Behavioral Science, Physiology and/or Anatomy

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in health professions education and with innovative learning strategies including the ability to facilitate large and small interactive sessions is preferred. Applicants applying for Associate or Full Professor ranks should have a strong record of medical school teaching in large and small group settings.
  • Faculty members are expected to participate broadly across the curricula in both the medical and graduate programs, and engage in scholarship in areas of biomedical science, medical education, or community-oriented research.

Applicants applying for Associate or Full Professor ranks should have a strong record of medical school teaching in large and small group settings.

Background Check

Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Required Documents

CV, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested candidates will need to complete a brief online application at https://jobs.mercer.edu and submit 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.

EEO Statement

AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability

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