The Assistant/Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology is responsible for developing a foundational medical microbiology and
immunology curriculum, which integrates multiple basic science fields in team-based, large, and small group, learning environments,
involving active learning tools and modalities. He/She will demonstrate experience and expertise in the field that ensures the integration
of scientifically based, outcome evaluated knowledge and skills, biomedical sciences, provide service to the university and professional
communities and engage in innovative scholarship and research to advance medical knowledge. Appointments at the Associate or Professor level
will depend on previous experience.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Direct the
education and instruction of students including fostering and cultivating the overall learning environment by mentoring students in
educational endeavors that encompass research, scholarly activity, classroom instruction, active learning groups, and laboratory
- Participate in the assessment and evaluation of students and provide feedback and remedial assistance to ensure that
the students meet the standards established by the faculty and college and obtain the knowledge, skills and competency required.
- Participate in curriculum development, assessment and modification as part of the college's ongoing quality improvement and
- Demonstrate an ability to work as a group leader and group member; team player.
- Maintain office hours
for student advising, tutoring, remediation, consultation as specified.
- Demonstrate adaptability and willingness to assist the
college in fulfilling its mission and vision through teaching or other professional endeavors, and actively participate in service.
- Demonstrate and role model an ongoing ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, supervisors and support staff.
ethical behavior in all aspects of personal and professional actions and performance.
- Maintain an ongoing personal and professional
development portfolio, including documentation of teaching, professional development activities and plans, service provided to college and
communities, scholarly activity and research to assure personal growth, and continued competency with specialty field of medical
- Maintain membership, in good standing, in one's primary field of training (DO, MD or PhD), as well as in
scientific societies in the fields of microbiology and immunology.
- Advance the perceived value of and output of research and
scholarly activity among the faculty and students through leadership, mentorship and participation.
- Participate in preparation of
grant proposals and academic evaluative reports as required.
- Other duties as assigned by the Chair of Immunology, Microbiology and
Pharmacology or his/her designee.
QUALIFICATIONS AND CREDENTIALS
- Terminal degree (PhD) in microbiology/immunology or closely
- Two years (2), academic experience as a full-time faculty member at a College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of
Allopathic Medicine, College of Health or Allied Sciences.
- Successful teaching experience as an instructor or course
coordinator/director of microbiology and immunology at the undergraduate or graduate level.
- Sustained productivity and contribution
(e.g. presentations, publications, patents, etc.) to a relevant professional field.
- Possess skill necessary to contribute to the
advancement of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pharmacology.
- Post-doctoral experience in a microbiology /immunology research setting.
- Three to five (3-5) years academic experience as a
full-time faculty member at a College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Allopathic Medicine, College of Health or Allied Sciences.
- Excellent leadership and administrative skills, established track record of mentorship, and experience in medical and/or graduate
- Experience in the development and the delivery of lectures for courses in foundational medical microbiology and
- Experience in team-based learning approaches to instruction.
- Demonstrated achievement(s) integrating the basic
sciences from research or educational endeavors.
Required knowledge, skills, and abilities
have experience in the delivery of medical microbiology and immunology content in the classroom through a variety of modalities.
- Passion to mentor and motivate students and peers.
- Willingness to learn new approaches for content delivery and their
ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES ESSENTIAL TO THE FUNCTION OF THE JOB
Communication and Comprehension
ACHE is in full compliance with American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not
discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary. The following
are essential abilities and physical requirements for all positions at the college.
- Ability to orally communicate effectively
- Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staffs at all levels.
- Ability to understand
oral and written information, using the English language, and organize thoughts and ideas into effective forms of communication.
- Ability to make decisions which range from moderate to a significant impact on the immediate work environment, as well as outside
- Possess public communication skills that allow professional representation of ACHE to a variety of business and
community customers and associates.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Intuitively able to reason, analyze information and events, and apply judgment in order to solve problems of both a routine and complex
- Expertise in negotiation.
- Experience with scholarly publication and research.
- May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in
performance of job duties.
- May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies to include, but not
limited to pens, pencils, calculators, computer keyboards, telephone, etc.
- May be required to transport oneself to other campus
offices, conference rooms, and on occasion, to off-campus sites to attend meetings, conferences, workshops, seminars, etc.
require significant travel or work away from campus.
- Requires attendance at events representing ACHE both within as well as outside
of the college setting.
- Frequently required to work at a desk, conference table or in meetings of various configurations.
- Frequently required to see for purposes of reading matter.
- Frequently required to hear and understand speech at normal
- Occasionally required to lift items in a normal office environment.
- Frequently required to operate office and
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