The Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville (UofSC SOM Greenville) is seeking applications for an Instructor with discipline-specific interest and expertise in Anatomy.
The Instructor will be part of a team of core Biomedical Sciences faculty involved in the delivery of clinical anatomy content within the biomedical sciences curriculum. Experience in teaching clinical anatomy in an integrated fashion with other educators of complementary disciplines is preferred. Strong oral and written communication and effective interpersonal skills are essential.
UofSC SOM Greenville is a young LCME- accredited medical school that has adopted a learner-centered, integrated approach and places a high value on team work in both teaching and research. The selected candidate will be actively involved in campus clinical anatomy courses offered to medical students and resident physicians. Once part of the team, the successful candidate will be expected to actively pursue mastery as a medical educator with a focus on clinical anatomy. The position is for a potential 2-year commitment beginning Spring 2020. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.
Key Responsibilities: The distribution of time for this position is approximately 60% teaching, 20% research, and 20% service. However, teaching, scholarship and service are determined individually by the departmental chair based on curricular needs, interests and experience and are negotiable.
Teaching (60%) The Instructor will receive mentoring in the development and delivery of specific classroom content, teaching cases, and cadaveric dissection. S/he will work with module/clerkship faculty and directors to ensure integration and continuity of content across the curriculum; facilitate small group learning across the curriculum; prepare high quality learning objectives and test items that map to session and program-level objectives; engage in active classroom and anatomy laboratory learning activities to optimize integration and appropriate delivery of content; and, participate in ongoing professional development and iterative professional and curricular performance improvement.
Research (20%) The Instructor will be expected to participate in medical educational research and will receive mentoring and/or professional development in medical educational research.
Service/Administrative (20%) Provide professional/disciplinary service to community, regional, and/or national organizations to advance the candidate's field and begin to establish a professional reputation.
Serve in a support capacity in the Anatomy lab in collaboration with the Laboratory Director and Willed Body Program staff.
Other duties as assigned.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Ph.D. in Clinical Anatomy or equivalent terminal degree in Anatomy or a closely-related discipline
Human cadaveric dissection experience
Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated commitment to team work and professionalism
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 80888
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