Submitted: 18 January 2018
Department: Anatomy
Institution: Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Job type: Full time
Apply by: 1 July 2018
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The Assistant/Associate Professor, Anatomy will work with the Chair of Anatomy and assist with planning, directing, and implementation of programs, policies and procedures for the Department of Anatomy to ensure the integration of scientifically-based knowledge and skills for preclinical students, provide service to the college and professional communities and engage in innovative scholarship and research to advance medical knowledge.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Establish and maintain scheduled office hours for student advising, tutoring, remediation and consultation. • Provide service to the College community and students through serving on College committees, providing leadership, mentorship and expertise to students, participating in community outreach events and with professional organizations or groups as assigned by the Dean or Department Chair. • Participate in curriculum development, assessment and modification as a part of the college’s ongoing quality improvement and assessment program. • Participate in the assessment or evaluation of and provide feedback to other members of the faculty as a component of the college’s ongoing quality improvement and assessment program. • Participate in the assessment and evaluation of students and residents, provide feedback and remedial assistance to ensure that the student of ARCOM meet the standards established by the faculty and college and obtain the knowledge, skills and competency required. • Maintain a personal and professional development plan and portfolio, including documentation of teaching, professional development activities and plans, service provided to college and communities, scholarly activity and research to assure personal growth and continued competency with specialty field. • Demonstrate the highest standard of professionalism and ethical behavior in all aspects of personal and professional actions and performance. • Demonstrate and role model an ongoing ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, supervisors and support staff. • Demonstrate adaptability and the willingness to assist the college in fulfilling its mission and vision through teaching, academic administrative duties (course/system coordinator), providing patient care, and community service and/or perform special duties as assigned. • Advance the prestige of ARCOM through advancement of and avocation for its mission and vision. • Other duties as assigned by the Dean or his/her designee. Minimum Qualifications • Terminal degree (PhD) in Anatomy or a related field. • Demonstration of successful teaching experience as an instructor or course coordinator/director of a relevant scientific discipline at the undergraduate or graduate level. • Scholarly contribution (e.g. presentations, publications, patents, etc.) to a relevant professional field. • Possess the interpersonal and professional skills necessary to contribute to the advancement of a Department of Anatomy at a new medical school. Preferred Qualifications • Experience as a full-time faculty member at a College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Allopathic Medicine, College of Health or Allied Sciences. • Involvement in the development and implementation of courses in a relevant discipline. • Knowledge of active learning methods such as team-based learning (TBL). • Post-doctoral experience in a biomedical research setting. • Understanding of directing/overseeing student trainees at the undergraduate or graduate level within a research setting.

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities • Familiarity with the delivery of anatomical science content in the classroom and laboratory, using different educational modalities. • Desire to mentor and motivate students and peers. • Willingness to learn new approaches for content delivery and their implementation.

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