Experience using different teaching methods which might include case-based learning, ‘flipped classroom’, problem-based learning, interactive large group presentation, audience response systems, curriculum delivery systems (e.g. Canvas or Blackboard), and proficiency in exam item (COMLEX and/or USMLE) writing. Experience with curricular and instructional design.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Serves the Proposed SHSU College of Osteopathic Medicine (applicant status seeking accreditation) by planning, organizing, and directing biochemistry/cell biology/genetics sessions in collaboration with other faculty teaching in the listed disciplines. Serves as a liaison between biochemistry/cell biology/genetics faculty and administrative offices. Collaborates with other basic science and clinical faculty to create highly integrated curriculum and instructional materials, and works as a Chair of Biochemistry/Cell Biology with a variety of stakeholders including administrators, staff, students, regulatory agencies, and members of the community to develop, implement, and sustain medical education programs throughout four years.
Duties of the position will include, but are not limited to teaching clinically relevant medical biochemistry; or cell biology or genetics, scientific method and research methodology, to participating in curriculum development and implementation; serving as a mentor to junior faculty and as an academic advisor to assigned students; holding membership on COM and University committees; participation in the interview and selection process of COM students.