Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine invites applications for a full-time faculty position (open rank) in our newly-established College of Osteopathic Medicine in Montana. TouroCOM faculty use an innovative “flipped” classroom approach to delivering the curriculum, and students in the human anatomy lab learn through a combination of classical cadaver dissection, the study of plastinated models, and a custom designed holographic 3-D anatomy system. This is an opportunity to be in on the ground floor of a new endeavor for the Touro University system and the state of Montana. TouroCOM Montana is located in Great Falls, MT, adjacent to the Rocky Mountain front, and equidistant between Yellowstone National Park and Glacier National Park.
The position is effective July 1, 2023. The successful candidate will have both educational and research experience in Anatomy. The University places a high priority on teaching excellence and research success with an expectation that the candidate will also be active in their professional field. TouroCOM Montana received pre-accreditation status to recruit students and begin operations, beginning with the recruitment of 125 students anticipated to enroll in the first class, which is scheduled to start in July 2023. Touro is completing a 100000 square-foot state-of-the-art medical school campus which will house multiple classrooms, an anatomy lab, and simulation center, and is partnering with the McLaughlin Research Institute to provide additional opportunities for faculty and student research. TouroCOM operates similar medical school campuses in Harlem, New York and Middletown, New York with each graduating approximately 135 new physicians each year.
The successful candidate will be expected to support TouroCOM Montana program through teaching and course administration duties and responsibilities as outlined further below. Candidates are also expected to supervise and mentor medical students and interns from the community. This search will begin immediately and will be completed when a suitable candidate is identified. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, representative publications, statement of clinical and research interests, statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and three letters of recommendation.
The Anatomy faculty position specifically involves collaborating with faculty on the Harlem and Middletown campuses in the development, organization, and delivery of the first year Clinical Anatomy and Neuroanatomy curricula presented simultaneously on all campuses. The successful candidate will have experience teaching both lectures and labs in both a Clinical Anatomy course and a Neuroanatomy course. Potential consideration for Clinical Anatomy course director contingent on qualifications. Although a commitment to excellence in teaching is the primary responsibility of the position, faculty members also serve on the administrative committees of the college and are expected to already have or to develop scholarly activity that results in peer-reviewed publications.
Applicants must have at least a MS degree in Anatomy or a related field, however a PhD, DO or MD degree is preferred.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record of exceptional teaching at the medical school level in the areas mentioned in the job responsibilities section, have experience designing anatomy and neuroanatomy instructional materials and work well with the rest of faculty team.
The ideal candidate will be proficient in the following areas: relevant content expertise, research techniques, instructional design, delivery and assessment, course management, psychometrics/statistics, learning theory, public speaking, effective communication, & conflict management. Basic computer skills supporting the proficient use of the Microsoft Office Suite including PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and Excel, as well as software used to prepare and administer written exams electronically and experience with Learning Management Systems preferred.
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