Department: Department of Primary Care and Clinical Medicine
This position is currently not a tenure track position but is a full-time, permanent position with the proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine. Applicants wishing to pursue tenure should address this in their cover letter.
*Note: While SHSU main campus is in Huntsville, TX, this position will reside at the Conroe, TX satellite location.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
As a key member of the department, the Psychiatry faculty member will assist the Chair of Primary Care in development of clinical content for systems courses related to the field of Psychiatry with emphasis on the Psychiatry and Behavioral Health systems course. The Psychiatry faculty member is expected to act as a role model for students interested in psychiatry, participate in scholarship and research in the department, provide quality patient care and foster collaboration and interdisciplinary learning. Members of the Department of Primary Care will be expected to participate in teaching in the systems courses, physical exam course, case-based learning sessions, preparation for clerkships, procedural skills training and OSCE’s. The members of the department will also participate in the SHSU practice plan. The individual should be comfortable working in preclinical and clinical education, as well as evaluation of curriculum and students through various learning and assessment methods. The ideal candidate should have strong clinical acumen and promote the specialty to students.
Internal Number: 24471
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.