Assistant/Associate Professor of Medical Education
Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey
Internal Number: 170483
New Jersey's premier academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving
human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and seven other schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.
Our elite and renowned faculty are teachers, health researchers and providers, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education and training in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers. An important mission of RBHS is to promote the careers of faculty, staff, and learners. Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped to transform lives.
Founded in 1966 as Rutgers Medical School, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is located on the New Brunswick/Piscataway campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. As one of the nation's leading comprehensive medical schools, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in education, research, health care delivery, and the promotion of community health. In cooperation with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, the medical school's principal affiliate, they comprise New Jersey's premier academic medical center. In addition, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School has 34 other hospital affiliates and ambulatory care sites throughout the region.
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School encompasses 20 basic science and clinical departments, and hosts centers and institutes including The Cardiovascular Institute, the Child Health Institute of New Jersey, the Institute for Neurological Therapeutics, and the Women's Health Institute. The medical school maintains educational programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate levels for more than 1,500 students on its campuses in New Brunswick and Piscataway, and provides continuing education courses for healthcare professionals and community education programs.
RWJMS is part of a vibrant and interactive research community at Rutgers, an elite research institution, exceeding $756 million in annual research funding (FY2020). The Rutgers life and biomedical sciences community includes over 200 faculty members in different departments within Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, School of Arts and Sciences, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, School of Engineering as well as within institutes including the New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health (IFNH), Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey (HGINJ), Waksman Institute of Microbiology, Institute for Quantitative Biomedicine, Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ), Child Health Institute of New Jersey (CHI), Rutgers Institute for Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases, the Brain Health Institute, and the Rutgers Institute for Translational Medicine and Science leading the NIH-funded New Jersey Alliance for Clinical and Translational Science (NJ ACTS), with Princeton University and the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
The Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS) is seeking applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, faculty position in medical education. The successful candidate will co-direct the Neuroscience, Neurology and Behavioral Science content and contribute to learning within the medical school's new, integrated curriculum. Teaching activities include Team-based Learning, Lectures, an integrated Neuroanatomy lab and Histology. There are numerous, exciting opportunities for scholarly and educational development and collaboration with core educators and clinicians as the school develops its new curriculum and transitions to a new state-of-the-art medical education building in 2025. Applicants should submit: (1) a letter of interest directed to the Faculty Search Committee; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a summary of educational accomplishments; (4) a statement describing their approach to inclusive teaching and integrating diversity in pursuit of academic excellence; and (5) full contact information for at least three references. All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Qualified candidates must have experience teaching Medical Neuroscience within a medical or health-professional school and have evidence of excellence and productivity related to directing a medical Neuroscience course. Candidates must have a Doctoral degree (M.D. or Ph.D.). This appointment will be made at an academic rank commensurate with experience. Candidates are expected to develop a scholarly research program in the area of medical education.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.