Colorado State University (CSU) and the University of Colorado School of Medicine (CUSOM) have partnered to create a 4-year branch campus at CSU. This program will be based on an innovative patient-centered curriculum being developed in conjunction with the CUSOM, called the “Trek”. The primary focus of this full-time faculty position is to develop, implement, and teach toxicology at the CSU branch campus in Fort Collins and contribute to the research and/or teaching mission of the Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences. Content delivery starts July 2021 with matriculation of an inaugural class and continues with active involvement throughout all four years of the medical education process.
The curriculum is patient-centered and will introduce medical students to core knowledge pertaining to toxicology and impart the skills necessary to develop into a competent physician. The toxicology and pulmonary content will be delivered directly by the toxicology faculty and additional co-educators. The position requires incorporating Toxicology into all aspects of medical education in the Foundation (basic sciences curriculum) year. The successful candidate will work with the Basic Sciences Director and team to incorporate concepts based on content expertise into all aspects of medical education.
The successful candidate will be hired as a faculty member in the Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences (ERHS) within the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) at CSU. Accordingly, the position will have options to contribute to graduate and undergraduate education, develop an externally-funded scholarly research program, and to participate in other ERHS departmental service activities.
This position is expected to begin at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Final hiring rank and tenure track consideration are negotiable and will depend on the qualifications and experience of the applicant. Tenure-track consideration will be given to candidates with a history of tenure-track employment, evidence of sufficient scholarly activity, or other qualifying credentials.
Key duties of this position will include:
*Teaching and Curriculum Execution and Medical Program Innovation
*Curriculum Review, Continuous Quality Improvement, and Accreditation
*Collaboration and participation:
-Work with other course and content directors across both campuses to improve and standardize elements of curriculum, develop policies, provide input, ensure compliance with
LCME standards, as well as disseminate best practices
-Partner with CSU and CU on diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts
-Create a climate of inclusivity that includes cultural sensitivities and awareness and respect for differences
The call for applications will open November 2020 and the initial applicant review will begin as soon as applications are received. The target start date of the position is for the first quarter of 2021.
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