Clinical Facilitator and Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Radiological Sciences

  • Penn State Schuylkill
  • Schuylkill Haven, PA
  • Apr 08, 2021
Full time Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description

Clinical Facilitator and Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Radiological Sciences

Penn State Schuylkill is seeking a full-time Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor in Radiological Sciences to function as Clinical Facilitator for the Radiological Sciences Associate Degree Program to begin May 2021 or as negotiated. This is a non-tenure, multi-year, fixed term, 48 week position with the possibility of renewal. The successful candidate will be joining a program that maintains strong clinical partnerships and student relationships and facilitates high levels of student success; the 5-year average ARRT exam pass rate is 97% on first attempt and the 5-year average job placement rate is 100%.

Specific responsibilities will include
  • Teaching Radiographic Procedures and Lab I, II, and III, Advanced Procedures and other courses based on program needs
  • Traveling to all clinical sites to perform lab testing, clinical activities, and conferences
  • Participating in all program meetings
  • Contributing to the program assessment and accreditation process
  • Communicating and collaborating regularly with clinical instructors and program faculty for ongoing program effectiveness and student success
Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes as needed. In addition to teaching, responsibilities include advising students, participating in committees, and other service and scholarly activities as appropriate. There is an expectation that the faculty member will maintain currency in the discipline through research, scholarship and/or quality improvement initiatives that benefit the campus, the college, the university, our students and the community and will also provide service to the campus, discipline and society.

A minimum of a master's degree is required for a Lecturer rank appointment. A Ph.D. is required for an Assistant Teaching Professor appointment. Additionally, the successful candidate should have two years' clinical experience in radiography and be currently certified and registered in radiography by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT), or equivalent. Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment, engagement with fellow faculty members in ways that contribute to a scholarly community on campus, active leadership in campus life, and engagement in the community through outreach activities that address regional needs are required. Interest in active and collaborative learning, the use of instructional technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important.

Penn State offers a generous benefits package that includes health insurance, dental and vision plans, retirement plans, a 75% tuition discount for full-time employees, their spouse, and children to attend any Penn State campus, and paid vacation and sick days. Information about benefits is available here: https://hr.psu.edu/benefits and a quick overview is available here:

https://hr.psu.edu/sites/hr/files/FacultyStaffOverviewBenefits2021.pdf

Penn State Schuylkill, located in East-Central Pennsylvania, is a four-year campus of the Pennsylvania State University with a mission to provide affordable high-quality education, research that improves lives, and community engagement. With just over 600 students, the campus offers the advantages of a small college; students build strong relationships with faculty and staff and are involved in clubs, research, community service, and intercollegiate athletics. Students can complete one of 13 four-or two-year degrees at the campus or the first two years of 160 Penn State degrees. Penn State Schuylkill is located in scenic Schuylkill County with a low cost of living, abundant outdoor recreational opportunities, and easy access to Philadelphia, New York City, and Washington, D.C. Closer medium and smaller cities include Hazleton, Lebanon, and Readingeach 30 miles away, with Allentown and Harrisburg being 40 and 50 miles from campus respectively. For additional information about Penn State Schuylkill, please visit our website at https://schuylkill.psu.edu.

Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Darcy Medica, Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State Schuylkill. E-mail: dlm56@psu.edu. Telephone: 570-385-6100.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference. Finalists will be asked to submit a list of five professional references and samples of scholarly and/or creative work. Position will require the successful completion of standard background check(s) in accordance with University policy.

Application review will begin immediately with full consideration given to applications received by April 30, 2021.

Apply online at https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PSU_Academic/job/Penn-State-Schuylkill/Clinical-Facilitator-and-Lecture r-or-Assistant-Teaching-Professor-of-Radiological-Sciences_REQ_0000011593-1

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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