Teaching: The primary responsibility of this position is to teach and assess pre-clinical medical students in an organ system based medical curriculum. There are also opportunities to teach graduate level courses. Teaching will occur in a large or small group setting with an emphasis on active learning practices. It is the expectation of all departmental faculty to serve as course directors. This position will work with other faculty to thread pathology content across the medical curriculum.
Scholarship: Scholarship is valued at the University of Minnesota Medical School campuses and is necessary for promotion. The successful candidate will be expected to become an integral part of the scholarly body of the department. Scholarship can be demonstrated in a variety of ways including (but not limited to) bench/translational research, population health research or educational scholarship. Potential for collaboration exists with medical school faculty on the Duluth and Twin Cities campuses, in basic science departments at the University of Minnesota Duluth, and with the University of Minnesota School of Pharmacy. Duluth is also headquarters for two large regional health care networks and an Environmental Protection Agency laboratory, further enhancing community-based scholarship potential.
Administration: The position will work with the Office of Curriculum, Assessment and Evaluation to oversee pre-clinical pathology content and the management of community faculty who will be assisting with the teaching of pathology content. This position will also work closely with the curriculum office in the Twin Cities to coordinate areas of curriculum overlap in pathology across campuses.
Service: There is an expectation that all faculty members contribute to the governance and functioning of the school by serving on committees such as admissions, student promotion and curriculum.
Clinical: There are opportunities for part-time clinical practice in Duluth hospitals. Duluth is a regional health care hub serving patients in northern Minnesota and Wisconsin and includes Essentia Health, a Level 1 Adult and Level II Pediatric Trauma Center, and St. Luke’s Hospital with over 750 practicing physicians across 52 specialties in its affiliated sites.
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
Required qualifications: - MD/DO/DVM or Ph.D. - Postgraduate training in Pathology - Demonstrated scholarly activity - Excellent oral and written communication skills
Preferred qualifications include: - Board certified in Anatomic Pathology/Clinical Pathology - Expertise in Molecular Pathology - Experience and demonstrated excellence in the teaching of pathology in a professional school. - Experience in student evaluation and small group teaching. - Experience in developing innovative teaching methods - Record of collaborative publication including basic science collaboration
Internal Number: 337295
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