Candidate should have experience obtaining extramural funding for research projects and creating educational materials. Must possess effective communication skills in speech and writing.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
The Proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine at Sam Houston State University is seeking a full-time, tenure track neuroscience faculty member. The successful candidate will be responsible for instruction using various teaching methods with a focus on active learning. The majority of instruction will be in the Foundations of Biomedical Sciences course, but the neuroscience faculty member will also participate in small groups and active learning in the clinical systems courses. All faculty members are expected to participate in scholarly activity, service to the college and student mentoring.
The successful candidate will participate in the education of medical students under the direction of the chair of the Department. The individual will collaborate with faculty in other biomedical and clinical science departments at SHSU-COM to provide for a vertically integrated curriculum; provide instruction using various methods of content delivery, including active learning, small group, and other interactive approaches; and participate in the writing of test questions based on NBOME and USMLE styles. Additionally, the individual will act as faculty advisor and participate in the selection of students and perform other duties as assigned.
Other Specifications/Instructions for the Position:
Please do not submit documents via email.
Note: This position will move to Conroe upon completion of the medical school facility
Internal Number: 20893
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.