The University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth Regional Campus is recruiting an academic pathologist in the Department of Biomedical Sciences. This position will be in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the assistant/associate/professor level. Restrictions: Persons holding a Ph.D. must be appointed at the assistant professor level or above. Faculty rank descriptions may not apply to faculty members represented by the University Education Association. Term Faculty-Contract-Contract faculty appointments must be made in accordance with an approved Contract Faculty Template Request. The use of contract faculty must fall within situations defined in the Regents' Policy on Faculty Tenure, Section 3.4 Appropriate Uses of Term Faculty. They are not to be used as a substitute for tenured or tenure-track faculty appointments. The template to request use of contract faculty, Contract Facutly Template Request, must be approved by the dean and appropriate vice president or chancellor. the executive vice president and provost, and the vice president for human resources must also approve the request in consultation with the Tenure Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Facutly Affairs. Term Faculty-Temporary-Temporary faculty normally are appointed for on year or less. Appointments beyond this initial term are discouraged. They are permitted only under exceptional circumstances for a second appointment term only and are dependent on special need of the unit and the faculty member's high quality of performance. A request for a second appointment term requires appropriate internal unit approvals and approval by the vice president for human resources. This form of appointment is not appropriate if a tenured or tenure-track facutly appointment or a term contract appointment can be made.
Responsibilities to include: Teaching: The primary responsibility of this position is teaching. Teaching expectations in our medical school include large lectures, small group facilitation, and active learning sessions. There are also opportunities to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level. It is the expectation that all faculty in our department will serve as course directors for basic science courses in our organ system based medical curriculum. Administration: The position will include oversight of the pathology curriculum and management of community faculty pathology teaching. Service: All faculty members contribute to the governance and functioning of our school, and service on various committees including curriculum, student standing, and admissions will be expected. Scholarship: Although the primary responsibility is teaching, scholarship is valued at the University of Minnesota Medical School campuses and necessary for promotion. Scholarship can be demonstrated in varied endeavors including bench/translational research, population health research or educational scholarship.
Required qualifications: The successful candidate must have: An MD/DO/DVM or PhD and have postgraduate training in pathology. The applicant must demonstrate previous scholarly activities and possess essential communication skills that are consistent with competence in medical school teaching.
Preferred qualifications: The preferred candidate will have experience and demonstrated excellence in the teaching of pathology in a medical school. Experience in student evaluation and small group teaching is appreciated.
Internal Number: 330659
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