Pathology Educator Position at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
The Department of Basic Sciences at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (Geisinger Commonwealth) is seeking individuals to fill an educator faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. Successful candidates will demonstrate scholarly activity and a record of medical and graduate education in pathology. This is an excellent opportunity for those individuals who have had successful research careers and are now interested in directing their energy toward teaching and learning, and scholarship therewith. It also is an excellent opportunity for candidates looking for their first educator position. We have a cadre of educators with years of experience to mentor both. The Department of Basic Sciences and Geisinger Commonwealth recognizes outstanding teaching and innovative medical education scholarship as basis for advancement including tenure.
Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to work with an interdisciplinary team of educators from other basic science disciplines, as well as clinical faculty, to develop, implement, and evaluate an innovative and integrated biomedical education curriculum, and disseminate scholarship in medical education. Faculty members are expected to participate broadly across the curricula in both the medical and graduate programs, and engage in scholarly research in areas of biomedical science, medical education, or community-oriented research. Additional duties include course administration and contributions to institutional/departmental governance and service.
Academic Rank/Salary: The successful candidate will hold an academic appointment in the Department of Basic Sciences. Rank is dependent upon applicant’s qualifications but may be at the level of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor.
Qualifications: All applicants must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree at the time of appointment. Preference will be given to those with experience in teaching in one of the aforementioned disciplines, and medical education and course administration. Evidence of biomedical or education research productivity is desired.
To Apply: Please submit a single PDF attachment which includes a cover letter specifying which discipline you are applying for, curriculum vitae, brief statements of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information of three references. Positions are open until filled.
Geisinger Commonwealth is a fully-accredited allopathic medical school located in northeastern Pennsylvania. It offers a community-oriented, patient-centered, and evidence-based medical education curriculum. The educational program is distributed across a 17-county region of northeastern Pennsylvania with regional campus sites in Scranton (North campus), Wilkes-Barre (South campus), Danville (Central campus), and Sayre (Guthrie campus). The Basic Sciences curriculum is delivered primarily at the North campus. The medical college enjoys considerable regional support for its educational mission, research, and service. For more information on Geisinger Commonwealth as well as its mission and values, please visit http://www.tcmc.edu.
Contact person: Kim Padden (HR@tcmc.edu), HR Generalist/HRIS Manager Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine 525 Pine Street, Scranton, PA 18509
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Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine educates aspiring physicians and scientists to serve society using a community-based, patient-centered, interprofessional and evidence-based model of education that is committed to inclusion, promotes discovery and utilizes innovative techniques.