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Assistant or Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences

Company:
Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine/Southeast Alabama Medical Center
Job Location:
Dothan, Alabama
Category:
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates, develops, and delivers course material to ACOM students in a particular scientific discipline.
  • Contributes to the learning of medical students, graduate students, interns, and residents through classroom teaching as well as in one?on?one out of class situations.
  • Serves in leadership and membership capacities on college and faculty committees.
  • Actively pursues scientific research or other scholarly activity in one or more areas of scientific study.
  • Participates in professional and scientific meetings to further individual knowledge and to contribute to the development of other professionals.
  • Prepares and delivers presentations to other professionals at ACOM and during local/regional/national professional and scientific meetings.
  • Supervise graduate students, student workers and research assistants.
  • Evaluates student progress in learning appropriate medical knowledge. Communicates these evaluations to the student and administrative/faculty members as appropriate; and
  • Publishes results of scientific research or other scholarly activity in professional journals for a particular area of study.
  • Note: Faculty can perform scholarly activity other than research to satisfy their responsibility such as author a book, chapter, or manual; produce educational computer software, teaching models, etc.…

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Possess excellent verbal and communication skills; demonstrated ability to complete multiple assignments, meet deadlines and exercise good judgment; must have excellent interpersonal skills, be organized and very detail oriented.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Earned doctorate in the related field.
  • For consideration as an Associate or full Professor, at least 5?8 years’ experience in an academic setting at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or full Professor.
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching in an accredited college.

Preferred:

  • Previous academic experience in an osteopathic institution or other medical college with experience working in an integrated curriculum; and
  • Broadly trained with experience in graduate program administration.
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching in an accredited college.

Campus and Community:

Located in Dothan, AL, ACOM was founded to address the shortage of primary care physicians across southeast Alabama and was Alabama’s first osteopathic medical college. The 110,000 square-foot facility is equipped with a state-of-the-art research center, team-based learning center, and stand-alone simulation lab. ACOM’s pre-clinical curriculum is delivered through a hybrid, discipline- and systems-based model – in the first semester, students are presented with discipline-based core concepts, including basic foundational sciences and gross anatomy. With a patient-centered focus, this core curriculum is complemented by longitudinal instruction in OPP, team-based learning activities, a robust medical simulation program, early standardized patient encounters, and a unique population health and evidence-based medicine curriculum as well as a four-year career development and advising program. The clinical curriculum for third- and fourth-year students is delivered through an extensive network of dedicated preceptor physicians located in community-based hospitals and clinics throughout Alabama, Florida, and Mississippi. Visit the ACOM website at www.acom.edu to learn more.

ACOM values its employees and is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty, and administrative staff. ACOM offers a full benefits package, including 401a and 457b retirement plans with up to a 7.5% match, CME allowance, paid professional memberships and licensures, relocation package, [and].

One of the best kept secrets in Alabama, Dothan is a dynamic city with urban conveniences and small-town appeal. Conveniently located in the southeast corner of Alabama, Dothan is just 3 hours from Birmingham, Atlanta, and Mobile. Dothan’s mild winters allow residents to enjoy biking and hiking trails, parks, and the Robert Trent Jones golf course year-round. Just 90 miles from Florida’s Gulf Coast beaches, Dothan is also home to a vibrant cultural arts scene as well as a growing downtown area that includes Foster Fest, museums, local breweries, and restaurants such as the 2019 Top Chef winner’s KBC. Explore the Visit Dothan website at https://visitdothan.com to learn more about everything there is to do in this charming city.

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