“Para la gente, y el futuro! For the people, and the future!”
The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine at New Mexico State University, one of the nation’s newest and most innovative medical schools, located in beautiful Las Cruces, New Mexico, invites applications for one full-time, 12-month faculty position in the Department of Biomedical Sciences. The college’s inaugural class graduated on May 8, 2020 and is expanding faculty ranks. The department is seeking to identify and hire an energetic, dedicated individual with strong pedagogical versatility, a passion for teaching, mentoring and scholarship. The ideal candidate should have a terminal degree and will have demonstrated relevant teaching experience at the university, graduate school or medical school level. Additionally, evidence of scholarly activity and grantsmanship with strong record of publication and productivity, are preferred and valued credentials in prospective candidates.
Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine is dedicated to improving the health of the Southwestern United States and its border with Northern Mexico through culturally respectful undergraduate, graduate and continuing osteopathic medical education, research and its support of clinical service to the community. Teaching is the primary focus of our faculty. Burrell implements a spiral, systems-based curriculum that integrates disciplines, and incorporates interactive methodologies and an andragogical teaching philosophy. The College encourages student learning in a humanistic environment, and promotes patient-centered, evidence-based medical care of the highest quality, in a manner consistent with these core values.
Successful candidates will function as member of a collaborative teaching team to develop and deliver their instructional content within an integrated curriculum. The primary teaching focus of this position will involve teaching medical students through the systems-based courses of the 1rst and 2nd academic year. The successful candidate will participate in the curricular development and instruction primarily of Biochemistry and selected topics in Microbiology and/or Genetics in line with the expertise of the individual. Service to the College and the community will also be an essential function of the position, including committee membership, faculty development, student advising, interviewing prospective students, and community outreach.
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Application materials should include: a Curriculum Vitae; a cover letter which includes detailed statements of teaching philosophy, scholarly (research) interests, and academic and professional experience; and the names and contact information of three referees from whom the applicant has requested letters of recommendation (to be forwarded directly to Burrell).
Note: Applicants must currently be authorized to lawfully work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Applications should be submitted by electronic submission (online application via MyStaffingPro) to the BCOM Office of Human Resources, see link below or visit the Career Opportunities page on the BCOM website.
Association of Biochemistry Educators (ABE) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
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