Instructor/Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences

Job Location(s) US-AR-Jonesboro
Posted Date 2 months ago(9/3/2021 10:15 AM)
Job ID
2021-2528
Division
College of Osteopathic Medicine
# of Openings
1
Position Type
Faculty
Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Education

Overview

New York Institute of Technology offers 90 undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs in more than 50 fields of study, including computer science, data, and cybersecurity; biology and biomedical studies; architecture and design; engineering; health professions and medicine; IT and digital technologies; management; communications and marketing; education and counseling; and energy and sustainability. A nonprofit, independent, private, and nonsectarian institute of higher education, it welcomes more than 9,000 students worldwide. The university has campuses in New York City and Long Island, New York; Jonesboro, Arkansas; and Vancouver, British Columbia, as well as programs around the world.

 

New York Tech embraces its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, give all qualified students access to opportunity, and support research and scholarship that benefits the larger world. More than 100,000 alumni comprise an engaged network of doers, makers, and innovators prepared change the world, solve 21st-century challenges, and reinvent the future.

 

For more information, visit nyit.edu.

 

The New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University (NYITCOM at A-State) Academic Affairs & Department of Basic Sciences invites applicants for a full-time, 12-month faculty position at the level of Instructor / Assistant Professor in the newly inaugurated Master’s in Biomedical Sciences Program (BMS).  NYITCOM at A-State is an accredited additional campus of osteopathic medicine in Jonesboro, Arkansas that matriculates approximately 120 students each year.  NYITCOM at A-State offers competitive salaries and benefits including medical/dental insurance, vacation, CME and a generous employer matching retirement plan through TIAA-CREF.  The main site in Old Westbury, New York has been training osteopathic physiciansfor over 40 years.

 

Responsibilities

The faculty responsibilities are divided into teaching, service, and scholarly activities. All faculty are expected to participate effectively in all three activities. These responsibilities are further divided below:

 

 

  1. Teaching:
  • Actively engage in the education and instruction of graduate and medical students.
  • Participate in curriculum development, assessment, and modification as a part of the program ongoing quality improvement and assessment program.
  • Support other faculty in the BMS program with course management and administration.
  • Collaborate with an interdisciplinary team of basic science educators and clinical faculty to develop and implement basic science content in an innovative and integrated biomedical curriculum based on published best practices.
  • Participate in the established and implemented assessment and evaluation of students, provide feedback and remedial assistance to ensure that all COM students meet the established standards.
  • Participate in, design, and facilitate different types of active learning sessions such as case-based learning.
  • Mentor and advise graduate biomedical students.
  1. Service:
  • Provide service to the college community and students through serving on COM committees, providing leadership, mentorship, and expertise to student, participating in with professional organizations or groups as assigned by the Director of Biomedical Sciences Program.
  • Establish and maintain scheduled office hours for student advising, mentorship and tutoring.
  • Demonstrate adaptability and the willingness to assist the college in fulfilling its mission and vision though teaching, academic administrative duties (course/program coordinator), community service and/or perform special duties as assigned by the director.
  • Advance the prestige of the COM through advancement of it mission and vision and advancement of your personal career.
  1. Scholarly Activities:
  • Maintain a scholarly focus in medical education.
  • Actively involved in academic presentations (e.g., academic conferences)
  • Pursue academic publications (e.g., academic journals, conference proceedings, scholarly books, etc.)
  • Pursue application of scholarship that results in documented change (e.g., design of assessment systems/reports that require synthesis of expertise and exploration of data that advances the curriculum).

 

General Expectations

  • 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 to assure personal growth and continued competency with specialty field in consultation with the director of biomedical sciences program.
  • 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 and as a team with colleagues, supervisors and support staff.

 

Qualifications

 

 

  • An earned Ph.D. degree or equivalent terminal degree in any of the following biomedical sciences such as microbiology, physiology, biochemistry, genetics, etc.; a scholarly track record as well as documented teaching expertise; evidence of ability or potential to conduct scholarly activity in medical education; evidence of ability to mentor students; excellent interpersonal/team/collaborative skills.

 

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.  EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

 

 

 

 

 Please submit cover letter & resume for consideration

 

 

 

New York Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

 

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