Faculty position at CUNY School of Medicine

  • December 14, 2021 5:27 PM
    Message # 12193045

    Dear Colleagues,
    I wanted to share the opportunity we have at the CUNY School of Medicine. We are searching to fill a faculty position in preclerkship education as a co-course director in Organ Systems. The job description is below. I would greatly appreciate it if you could share this posting widely.
    Don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.
    Emine Abali

    Job Title: Clinical Professor-Medical Series (Organ Systems Co-Course Director)

    Location: CUNY School of Medicine

    The CUNY School of Medicine (CSOM) at The City College of New York (CCNY), is the only medical school in the City University of New York system. Our innovative curriculum allows students to complete both their undergraduate Bachelor of Science (BS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD) degrees in seven years. CSOM graduated its first MD class in 2020. The mission of CSOM is to provide access to medical education to talented youth from social, ethnic, and racial backgrounds historically underrepresented in medicine and to develop health professionals committed to practicing in under-served communities with a special emphasis on primary care.

    The Department of Medical Education was established in 2013 to oversee, support and enhance the quality of the school’s medical education program. The department has primary teaching and administrative responsibility for several courses in the Medical School curriculum, including Practice of Medicine and Organ Systems. The Department of Medical Education is searching for a co-course director who will work together with their fellow course director to direct and administer the Organ Systems course. The Organ Systems course is an eighteen-month long series of modules given in the fourth (M1) and fifth (M2) year of the BS-MD program. The course integrates the disciplines of anatomy, histology, physiology, pharmacology, pathology, microbiology and clinical medicine and covers normal and abnormal processes in organ-based modules.

    The successful candidate will hold the title of Clinical Professor Medical Series, a full-time, non-tenure track position in the Department of Medical Education.


    • Assist in the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of the Organ Systems course.
    • Teach sections related to the co-director’s area of expertise or interest.
    • Lead/Teach small group sessions including PBL facilitation and clinical skills.
    • Participate in ongoing curriculum assessment and teaching in other CSOM courses including Practice of Medicine (POM) courses 
    • Participate in hiring, faculty development and evaluation for all course faculty, including building relationships with the clinical faculty at CSOM affiliates
    • Create and update course materials, including the LEO course website in keeping with the standard of the CSOM courses.
    • Create and grade student assessments/exams; generate student final course grades, identify, and set a course of appropriate action for students who are failing or performing poorly
    • Collaborate with relevant faculty, educational committees, and offices on matters regarding course schedule, content, curriculum mapping and course review/evaluation
    • Participate in other related CSOM activities including service on committees (e.g., Admissions, Curriculum, Student Promotions, Ethics, etc.)
    • Participate in medical education research or other scholarly activities
    • Oversee course administrative support staff
    • Contribute to the school’s diversity, equity, and inclusion goals (

    Individuals appointed as clinical professors – medical series are experienced practitioners or teachers in their professions or fields of expertise. The responsibilities of the position include teaching (including, in some cases, clinical instruction), and may include research. Clinical professors - medical series are full-time, non-tenure track positions.


    The successful candidate will hold a MD, DO, MD/PhD, or PhD in life sciences. MD, DO or MD/PhD candidates must be board certified and hold a physician’s license to practice medicine in the state of New York. Expertise in clinical applications and experience in collaborating with clinicians are desirable for candidates with a PhD in life sciences. Applicants should have demonstrated commitment to building and promoting equitable, diverse, and inclusive academic environments and must be willing to contribute to the CSOM’s diversity and inclusion goals.


    • Previous experience as a medical school course director and/or teaching experience in undergraduate medical education for a least five (5) years
    • Understanding of inclusive pedagogy as it relates to medical education
    • Experience collaborating with professionals in a complex organization
    • Demonstrated excellence in teaching and experience with curriculum development
    • Ability to combine administrative, education and teaching responsibilities
    • Outstanding communication and leadership skills to work collaboratively with faculty from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds to develop and implement a new integrated curriculum
    • Demonstrated record of academic and scholarly activity
    • Experience in supporting student academic success, particularly for members of underrepresented groups
    • Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural and structural competence in an educational and work environment.


    CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


    Visit, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.

    Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.


    Open until filled, with review of resumes to begin November 30, 2021.


    CUNY Job Posting: Faculty


    CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

    Please apply using this link:

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