Job Opportunity: Faculty – Biomedical Sciences (Physiology), Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine – Kalamazoo, MI
The department of Biomedical Sciences at the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) invites applications for a full-time faculty position (open rank, Assistant, Associate or Full Professor). The successful candidate will share responsibilities for medical student education in physiology and join an interdisciplinary team of medical educators who are committed to excellence and innovation in teaching and scholarship and also are enthusiastic to mentor junior faculty. WMed is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and encourages candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education to apply. Current postdoctoral fellows interested in an education-focused faculty position are encouraged to apply. The position could start as soon as summer 2022. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
- Teaching: Responsibilities for this position include teaching physiology content throughout the preclinical years (M1 and M2), as well as serving as the director of a 5–6-week course within an integrated, organ-based foundational biomedical science curriculum for medical students. Additional teaching opportunities exist within a Masters of Biomedical Sciences graduate program, core clinical clerkships, and the graduate medical education curriculum. The successful candidate will have a clear commitment to teaching.
- Scholarship: Successful candidates will be expected to engage in scholarly activities that result in publications and professional presentations. WMed recognizes innovative teaching and scholarship as a basis for promotion. Scholarly work currently performed in the department ranges from medical education to bench research and clinical research. Opportunities may be available for MD applicants to engage in clinical research appropriate to training and licensure.
- Service: Participation in department and institutional service is expected.
The position offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits in a progressive environment. Generous professional development support will be provided.
Qualified applicants must have a PhD and/or MD degree and experience in physiology teaching and/or research. Experience teaching in a medical school environment is desirable but not required.
To apply for this position, visit the application link here.