The College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) at Michigan State University (MSU) is seeking an enthusiastic faculty member to help fulfill its mission of providing quality instruction to students located at its Detroit Medical Campus (DMC) educational site. The primary role of this person will be to serve as the site instructor for all neuroanatomy and human gross anatomy laboratories and to contribute to the development of lectures, laboratories, learning resources and assessment instruments specific to these disciplines. This individual will also provide general oversight of the Gross Anatomy Laboratory at the DMC site, a responsibility that includes managing and training student teaching assistants. The successful candidate will join a basic science teaching team at the DMC site whose responsibility is to help support student learning across basic and clinical biomedical science domains. In this role the new faculty member will facilitate lectures and proctor exams in all courses of the preclerkship curriculum, model interdisciplinary and interprofessional collaboration, and promote student scholarship through teaching, research or outreach. This is a 12-month, fixed-term (non-tenure-track) assistant professor position within the Division of Human Anatomy, Department of Radiology. The position is based at the DMC site, with occasional travel to the East Lansing and Macomb County educational sites expected.
MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.
Earned PhD or equivalent terminal degree in any human morphology-related basic science discipline, neuroscience, physical anthropology, kinesiology, or a health professional degree (e.g., DO, MD, DDS, DVM, DPT). Doctoral candidates expected to complete the degree no later than December 2019 will also be considered.
Prior experience in neuroanatomy instruction in lecture, laboratory, and small group settings at the medical school or graduate school level.
Experience in, and strong commitment to, innovative approaches to education and learning.
Demonstrated ability to work productively, collegially and effectively within a diverse student and faculty environment.
Prior experience in anatomy instruction in lecture, laboratory, and small group settings at the medical school or graduate school level.
Familiarity with educational technology and online classroom management systems.
Knowledge of medical imaging techniques and experience with ultrasound technology and interpretation.
Experience in teaching other biomedical sciences.
A record of scholarly activity in medical education.
Required Application Materials
Interested candidates are to electronically submit a letter of interest, a statement of teaching philosophy, a detailed resume, and the names, titles, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least (3) professional references who may be contacted. Submit application materials through MSU Human Resources at: www.careers.msu.edu.
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The Division of Human Anatomy, a unit within the Department of Radiology, jointly serves the College of Human Medicine and the College of Osteopathic Medicine. Our primary mission, supported by the Willed Body Program, is to provide quality instruction in human gross and developmental anatomy, neuroanatomy and tissue structure to pre-health professional students, medical students, and medical residents throughout Michigan. Our diverse faculty have advanced degrees in biomedical science, anatomy, neuroscience, human and veterinary medicine, physical anthropology and forensics. Several of our faculty have earned college-wide recognition in teaching excellence.
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