Overview

This role will focus on instructing courses of Neuroscience/Anatomy.

This position will be responsible for instruction of Neuroscience I and II in the Doctor of Chiropractic Program, plus additional instruction in one or more of the following to achieve a full-time load: Neuroanatomy, Gross Anatomy, Embryology, GI/GU/Endocrine Pathology. Faculty play an important role in curriculum and policy development; faculty are planners who must constantly look to the long-term future of education and discovery. The faculty is expected to work closely with students, other faculty and administration of the College in promoting interests of the Palmer College and it’s strategic plan.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

  • Responsible to the assigned administrator and has a support responsibility to all other departments and college personnel as necessary.
  • Responsible for the direct supervision of department personnel and others as assigned by the appropriate administrator.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Faculty duties fall under several areas: teaching, scholarly work, service/citizenship and advising/mentorship. Some faculty may also have patient care responsibilities as part of their assignment. Specifically, the following activities are expected of all faculty:
  • Preparation and presentation of individual lectures.
  • Course syllabus management, contents review.
  • Development and administration of formative and summative assessments.
  • Contribute to the development, administration and grading of course evaluations.
  • Maintain appropriate office hours as required.
  • Coordinate all learning activities.
  • Proctoring exams and other responsibilities related to teaching and advising.
  • Serve on appointed committees, task forces and other teams.
  • Perform all responsibilities in a manner that fully complies with Palmer’s Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action policy.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to perform assigned teaching duties effectively.
  • Ability to utilize general office equipment and other necessary equipment in teaching.
  • Ability to effectively advise and mentor students.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to work independently and autonomously.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to work various hours as job requires.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

First professional degree in health sciences (DC, MD, DO) with strong background in neurology or Master’s Degree or PhD in neurology or related field. Prior higher education teaching experience preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

Performs sedentary to light work in a ventilated, lighted, and temperature controlled office setting.
Frequent need to stand, stoop, walk, sit, lift light objects (up to 10 pounds) and perform other similar actions during the workday.

Applicants MUST apply online using our job board: http://www.palmer.edu/about-us/jobs/