Job Summary: The Department of Medical Education at the Quillen College of Medicine of East Tennessee State University invites applications for an open-rank, non-tenure track position in the area of Medical Education. Exceptional applicants will be considered for a convertible or tenure track position. We seek candidates with broad training in Biomedical Sciences, demonstrated potential to be excellent medical educators, and ability to contribute to teaching in multiple courses within our new integrated, organ systems-based curriculum. Teaching in one or more of the following multi-disciplinary areas is of particular interest: Pharmacology, Histology, Physiology/Anatomy or Biochemistry/Human Genetics. Preference will be given to those candidates with documented medical teaching experience in the disciplines listed above, expertise in interactive learning pedagogies, knowledge of medical school accreditation standards, and/or educational scholarship.
This is an excellent opportunity with a competitive starting salary, 3 to 5 year contract depending upon faculty rank, state-of-the-art teaching facilities, and the commitment of the existing faculty to provide strong career mentoring. Our very collegial environment also extends to clinical departments and other colleges at ETSU.
The University is a regional state-supported institution serving ~15,000 students. Quillen College of Medicine consistently ranks among the top schools nationwide for rural medicine and primary care education. Johnson City is located at the base of the scenic Appalachian Mountains and provides a friendly, small town atmosphere with low cost of living, excellent public schools, clean mountain air, and southern hospitality.
Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Successful candidates should present evidence of an established record of , or demonstrate a strong potential for, effective medical teaching in one or more basic sciences disciplines, as well as a commitment to work productively with a team of medical educators from other basic and clinical science disciplines.
Evidence for potential of productive scholarly and creative activity is also desired.
Ability to contribute to teaching other disciplines is an asset.
The ability to teach students from all backgrounds.
Required Qualifications: Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant biomedical sciences field, and/or MD, DO and/or PharmD plus at least two (2) years of relevant post-graduate experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Biomedical Sciences teaching experience at the medical or graduate school level. Experience in innovative educational practices. Knowledge of undergraduate medical school curricular/accreditation standards. Experience in educational scholarship. Ability to teach effectively in multiple basic sciences disciplines. Preference will be given to those candidates with documented medical teaching experience in the disciplines listed above.