Job Description

The Assistant/Associate Professor is responsible for development and delivery of educational content to SOMA standards across the curriculum as assigned (lab, large- and small-group formats). This position will work collaboratively with the SOMA team to develop, implement, and refine the curriculum and will be involved in the delivery of both on-campus and distance education to all levels of medical students.  This position may serve as course director for one or more student courses and contribute to research and scholarly activities. 

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as course director on assigned course(s) to include: prepare syllabi book lists and objectives; prepare assignments using applicable technology for the online and classroom teaching; work with staff to place all appropriate material on management system in a timely fashion; assume assigned role in test preparation and administration; participate in text selection or other teaching modalities; assess student progress in course, prepare and submit final grades, communicate with students’ faculty advisors
  • Serve as an academic advisor to SOMA students by following advising protocols
  • Counsel students needing improvement in academic or professional performance
  • Curriculum development – clinical medicine
  • Curriculum implementation and refinement
  • Small- and large-group facilitation
  • Clinical and/or medical education research as part of the team
  • Assist with standardized patient program and medical simulation
  • Other duties as assigned by Chair of Clinical Science Education, in keeping with the purpose of the school 

Skills / Requirements

    • Must be a DO or MD, board certified 
    • Recommended to have a minimum of three years’ experience 
    • Must have practice of clinical medicine – preferably primary care
    • Must have experience teaching clinical medicine
    • Recommended to have experience in curriculum development 
    • Recommended to have experience in delivery of distance education via Learning Management Systems, e.g., Blackboard