Central Michigan University Foundational Science Faculty (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) in Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Position Information

Position Summary

The Central Michigan University College of Medicine (CMED) is seeking a highly qualified faculty member to teach in the Society & Community and Art of Medicine course with broad training in ethics, law, social science or medical humanities. The successful candidate will assume a role in the ongoing improvement of a highly integrated, cross-disciplinary, clinical presentation and inquiry-based medical school curriculum that includes Case-Based and Team-Based Learning. Scholarship expectations are those related to teaching and learning and the development of educational modules as well as research in ones area of expertise. This position can be full or part time depending on the candidate and at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor rank, depending on credentials, and is available immediately. Start date is negotiable.

Required Qualifications

Doctoral degree (PhD, JD, MD/DO) in a a field related to ethics, law, medical social sciences, humanities or other health related field. Record of scholarly activity with the expectation of continued scholarly activity. Experience in health professions education and commitment to innovative approaches to education and learning Ability to facilitate interactive learning in large and small group settings Strong collaborative and communication skills Demonstrated commitment to diversity. Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with cross-disciplinary teaching in an integrated medical school curriculum based on patient and/or problem-based medical education. Experience with, or a strong knowledge of, pedagogical approaches such as team-based learning.

Scholarly interests that complement existing research in health sciences research are desirable, but not essential

Message to Applicants

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About CMU

Founded 125 years ago, Central Michigan University is a major, national university with 26,000 students, more than 30 remote locations in the U.S. and Canada, and 225,000 alumni worldwide. CMU offers more than 200 academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels. Academic excellence is found in programs considered among the best in the nation, such as engineering, information systems, neuroscience, physician assistant, physical therapy, sales, logistics, fashion merchandising and design, advertising, marketing, public relations, and broadcasting. Central has been a pioneer in extended learning for nearly 50 years, and its online programs for undergraduates and the military, as well as its online MBA and online graduate education for teachers and school leaders, are nationally ranked. Central Michigan University expands its academics with immersive, hands-on opportunities such as research, volunteering, study abroad, internships and leadership experiences. The fourth-largest university in Michigan began with the mission of addressing a demand for teachers prepared and qualified to lead classrooms and educate future generations. That commitment to fulfilling unmet needs continues today through many newer programs, including our College of Medicine, which in May 2017 graduated its first class of doctors dedicated to serving medically underserved communities. Employees have access to fitness facilities and a nationally recognized wellness program as well as health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms. With student-athletes who are expected to perform equally well in the classroom and on the field, CMU is a member of the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference. CMU Athletics regularly earns accolades for student excellence in the classroom (almost 30 percent of our students were honored in spring 2017 for GPAs of 3.5 or higher) and on the field, with frequent men’s and women’s championship seasons in sports such as football, basketball, gymnastics, field hockey, soccer, baseball and softball, and wrestling. Central is located in a quaint, tight-knit community in the heart of central lower Michigan. Our community offers a robust mix of outdoor opportunities, family attractions, and restaurants and brew pubs. Mount Pleasant’s small-town life is complemented by cultural activities on campus, including concerts, plays and guest speakers. Mount Pleasant is an hour or two from most Michigan destination spots, including Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing and Ann Arbor, as well as the state’s sunset beaches, golf and ski resorts, and our famous “Up North” communities, state parks and lakes.

EEO Statement

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Position Title: Foundational Science Faculty (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor)

College/Unit: College of Medicine

Home Department: College of Medicine

Employee Group: Medical Faculty

Employment Status: Full-Time

Position Type: 12 month

Position Classification: Medical Faculty

About the Department: The CMU College of Medicine welcomed its inaugural class in the summer of 2013. The innovative medical school curriculum is designed to prepare students for practice in mid- to northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula, with particular attention to primary care needs in the region. The program is housed in a new facility with advanced technology for teaching. To learn more about the college, visit the college website.

Posting Begins: 08/27/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Type of Recruitment: External