Central Michigan University College of Medicine (CMED) is seeking a highly qualified faculty member to join our Foundation Sciences Discipline with emphasis on teaching pathology. Successful candidates will assume a major educational role working with other faculty in implementing a highly integrated, cross-disciplinary, and inquiry-based medical school curriculum that includes case-based and team-based learning. This is predominantly a teaching position with an opportunity for administrative duties. The position will be at the Assistant Professor rank or higher, depending on credentials. The start date is negotiable.
To Apply: CMU CMED encourages applicants from historically underrepresented populations, veterans, women, and other minority groups to apply. Applications must be submitted on-line at: https://www.jobs.cmich.edu. Keyword College of Medicine. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until filled. Electronically attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research/scholarly interest (optional), and a list of three professional references, including phone numbers and email addresses. Questions can be directed to Sarah Whitman, Search Committee Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org, 989-774-7213.
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Doctoral degree (PhD, MD/DO)
Experience in and strong commitment to, innovative approaches to education and learning
Ability or commitment to facilitate interactive learning in large and small group settings
Strong collaborative and communication skills
Demonstrated commitment to diversity
All areas of scholarly activity will be considered, but preference will be given for scholarly activity and experience related to medical education research.
Candidates interested in advanced rank must have significant relevant medical school teaching experience of high quality in both large and small group settings
Experience with interdisciplinary teaching
Documented experience in patient, case, and/or problem-based medical education
Experience with, or a strong knowledge of, pedagogical approaches such as team-based learning. Evidence of working in teams is essential
About Central Michigan University College of Medicine
The CMU College of Medicine welcomed its inaugural class in the summer of 2013. The innovative medical school curriculum is designed to prepare students for practice in mid- to northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula, with particular attention to primary care needs and support of the underserved populations, consistent with the mission of the institution. The program is housed in a new facility with advanced technology for teaching. For more information, visit College’s website.
Founded more than 125 years ago to meet Michigan’s need for teachers and business leaders, Central Michigan University prepares students to become leaders and changemakers in their personal and professional lives.
We serve nearly 22,000 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. We offer approximately 300 academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels — many of which are nationally ranked for excellence.
CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5 percen...t of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with students at the graduate and undergraduate levels in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.
Central is home to 18 men’s and women’s Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes are achieving great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing titles in Mid-American Conference championships and maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.2.
CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, a community that blends the best of small-town living with big-city amenities. Residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. The city is a short drive from other major Michigan destinations including Grand Rapids and Detroit, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and more.
CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program as well as health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.