Scientist Educator-Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Medical Education-Biochemistry

  • April 04, 2022 12:24 PM
    Message # 12693519

    The Thomas F. Frist, Jr. College of Medicine at Belmont University is seeking a biochemist to be a core faculty member as a Scientist Educator in the Department of Medical Education. This is a full-time faculty position at the rank of assistant, associate, or professor.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

    • Contribute to the development, delivery, and assessment of case-based, student-centered, curriculum for pre-clinical medical students
    • Collaborate with an interprofessional and interdisciplinary faculty team to develop clinical cases that integrate biomedical, social, and health systems sciences to foster student inquiry, acquisition, and application of knowledge to patient care
    • Participate as a small-group co-facilitator for the pre-clinical curriculum
    • Provide academic support as needed for students
    • Serve as a role-model in support of a positive learning environment, professionalism, and life-long learning.
    • Mentor students with special interests in discipline-specific scholarly activity.  At Belmont University, a variety of scholarly productivity is valued, including scholarship of discovery, integration, teaching and application.  Scholarly productivity in the area of medical education will be highly valued.

    Required Education: 

    • Ph.D. or M.D. from an accredited university.  Ph.D. should be in biochemistry or other relevant field.  M.D. should have training relevant to the field. 

    Located two miles from downtown Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont University consists of nearly 8,800 students who come from every state and 33 countries. Consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report for innovation and commitment to undergraduate teaching, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christ-centered and student-focused community of learning and service. As a campus that aims to Let Hope Abound, the University is committed to producing graduates who are Hope Inspiring, Character Forming, Future Shaping, Community Engaging and Bridge Building people. With more than 115 areas of undergraduate study, 41 master’s programs and five doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont University can expand an individual's horizon. Belmont University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of committed Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Consistent with applicable civil rights law, the University seeks employees of Christian faith who are committed to the mission of the University. Belmont’s Office of Human Resources will conduct ongoing evaluations of the means by which candidates for employment are sought, to the end that the pool of candidates will include qualified women, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals.

    For immediate and confidential consideration, please submit an application using the following link:

    During the application process, applicants will be asked to attach a response to Belmont University’s Mission, Vision, Values, and “Five Ways of Being” articulating how the candidate’s knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to contribute to a Christ-centered, student-focused university of learning, service and give a brief statement of teaching philosophy.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The selected candidate for this position will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University. 

    Please direct any questions to:

                Marilyn E. Thompson Odom, Ph.D.

                Chair, Department of Medical Education

                (615) 460-5109


    All inquiries will be confidential.

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