Department: Proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
The successful candidate will participate in the education of medical students under the direction of the department chair. Collaborate with department faculty in other departments at SHSU-COM to provide for a vertically integrated curriculum. Provides instruction using various methods of content delivery, including active learning, small group, and other interactive approaches. Participates in the writing of test questions based on NBOME and USMLE styles. Applies for research grants. Acts as faculty advisor and participates in selection of students. Performs other duties as assigned.
The faculty member 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 pharmacology faculty member will also participate in small groups and active learning in the clinical systems courses. All faculty members participate in scholarly activity, service to the college and student mentoring.
Internal Number: 20742
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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.