Department: Department of Primary Care and Clinical Medicine
Ability to communicate and work with faculty, medical students, clerkship coordinators, hospital administrators, physician preceptors and college administration. Excellent written and verbal communication. Demonstrates personal initiative and abilities to deal with a rapidly changing environment. Familiar with Learning Management Systems and reporting. Other duties as assigned.
Note: This position is not currently tenure track and is a full-time, permanent contract position. If applicants would like to be placed on the tenure track, please address this in the cover letter.
While SHSU main campus is in Huntsville, TX, this position will reside at the Conroe, TX satellite location.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
The Family Medicine faculty member will assist the Chair in development of clinical content in the curriculum, participate in scholarship and research in the department, provide quality patient care in the faculty practice, and foster collaboration and interdisciplinary learning. Members of the Department will be expected to participate in teaching in the systems courses, physical exam course, case-based learning sessions, preparation for clerkships, procedural skills training, Osteopathic Principles and Practice, and OSCE's as needed. Full time members of the department will also participate in the SHSU faculty clinical practice and provide clinic-based teaching. The individuals should be comfortable working in preclinical and clinical education, as well as in the evaluation of curriculum and students through various learning and assessment methods. The ideal candidate should have strong clinical and procedural skills as well as computer skills.
Serves the Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (SHSU-COM), in the Department of Primary Care and Clinical Medicine. The position reports to the Department Chair. The College of Osteopathic Medicine is currently in pre-accreditation status and its inaugural class began in August 2020 and will be eligible for full accreditation once its first class is graduated. SHSU is focused on underserved communities, primary care and other specialties identified as a physician workforce shortage in the State of Texas. SHSU-COM has developed an integrated curriculum merging basic science instruction with clinical learning with an osteopathic emphasis.
Internal Number: 26655
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For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," echoes across SHSU's eight colleges and beyond campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to student and to regional, state, national and international constituencies.
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