Department: Proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine
Experience using different teaching methods which might include case-based learning, 'flipped classroom', problem-based learning, interactive large group presentation, audience response systems, curriculum delivery systems (e.g. Canvas or Blackboard), and proficiency in exam item (COMLEX and/or USMLE) writing will an advantage
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
The Department of Anatomical Sciences at the proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine at Sam Houston State University is seeking a full-time, tenure track anatomy/histology faculty member. Duties of the position will include, but are not limited to teaching clinically oriented gross anatomy, histology, and/or embryology; scientific method and research methodology, participating in curriculum development and implementation; serving as an academic advisor to assigned students; participation in the interview and selection process of COM students and continued scholarly activity. 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 selected 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.
Other Specifications/Instructions for the Position:
Note: This position will move to Conroe, TX upon completion of the medical school facility.
Internal Number: 21397
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.