The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine is seeking applicants for an Assistant, Associate, or Professor (Full Time, 12-month, Tenure Track) in Medical Humanities and Clinical Bioethics. The School of Medicine recognizes outstanding and innovative teaching, scholarship/research, and service as a basis for promotion and tenure. The successful candidate will be expected to work with an interdisciplinary team of master educators from other basic science disciplines and clinical faculty to implement educational content for medical humanities and clinical bioethics in an innovative and integrated curriculum.
Medical Humanities and Clinical Bioethics extends throughout the four years of the medical school curriculum. There is a continual effort to integrate humanities and bioethics with basic and clinical science across the curriculum. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and a desire to be part of interdisciplinary collaborative scholarship. Further, the candidate should be comfortable in various clinical and community settings.
General Responsibilities: Provide instruction in the Medical Humanities and Clinical Bioethics course sequence and in the curriculum as a whole as appropriate. 2. Generate learning materials for instructional activities. 3. Coordinate and integrate curricular content with other MHCB faculty and clinical and non-clinical faculty. 4. Develop and execute clear learning objectives and utilize best instructional practices in medical education. 5. Participate in scholarly activity including research and dissemination of work on topics in bioethics and the medical humanities, including research on medical education in the area of bioethics and the medical humanities. 6. Perform administrative duties such as serving as course director, as negotiated and assigned. 7. Participate in service activities to the Department, University, Medical School, and wider community, including serving on committees and participating in community initiatives. 8. Maintain and improve competence in subject content and instructional methodology through various professional development activities within and outside of the medical school. 9. Demonstrate sensitivity through teaching pedagogy to the needs of culturally diverse and oppressed populations.
Additionally, candidates must have: A. Experience in course development for humanities and/or related disciplines. B. Evidence of effective teaching. C. Demonstrated commitment to advancing a culture of diversity and inclusion. D. Potential for scholarly activity that would merit appointment in a biomedical department with a focus on medical humanities. E. Experience with clinical bioethics. F. Experience with integrated medical school curricula, including teaching, assessment and curricular development. G. Experience with innovative classroom strategies, including the ability to promote active learning among students.
An MD, JD, or PhD in a relevant discipline (e.g. philosophy, anthropology, sociology, or religious studies)
Special Instructions to Applicants::
Please upload a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, copy of your transcripts, a diversity statement that outlines/describes your interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, and the contact information for three professional references. Letters of recommendation will be requested from candidates who are being seriously considered. Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be addressed to Jason Wasserman, Ph.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org), Search Committee Chair.
Internal Number: 17365
About Oakland University
As a state-supported institution of higher education, Oakland University has a three-fold mission. It offers instructional programs of high quality that lead to degrees at the baccalaureate, master?s and doctoral levels, as well as programs in continuing education; it advances knowledge and promotes the arts through research, scholarship, and creative activity; and it renders significant public service. In all its activities, the university strives to exemplify educational leadership in a diverse and inclusive environment.