Faculty in Biochemistry

Job Description

Noorda-College of Osteopathic Medicine (Proposed)
Faculty in Biochemistry

Overview:

The proposed Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Biochemistry Faculty position. This position fulfills duties to further the mission of the Department of Biomedical Sciences and the College by participating in student education, student counseling, scholarly activities, and service. Faculty members are encouraged to conduct original research/scholarly activities and pursue extramural funding in their areas of interest.

Summary of Responsibilities:

1. Serves as an educator ensuring the quality, integrity, and defined standards within faculty’s discipline.
1.1. Develops and delivers content in Biomedical Sciences.
1.2. Ensures teaching is current and appropriate for the context of the curriculum and increases student understanding of subject matter.
1.3. Provide curricular structure and experiences that integrate emerging knowledge with practical longitudinal clinical experience, aligning curriculum and process to prepare learners for the fast-paced evolution of biomedical advances.
1.4. Works effectively as a team member to enhance and improve curricula, including potential opportunities for collaborative efforts within the department or with outside individuals, programs, or departments; maintaining a climate hospitable to creativity and innovation.
1.5. Develops and maintains a working knowledge of various teaching and assessment approaches (small group, bedside teaching, mentoring, lecture, independent practice-based learning, evidenced based medicine approach, simulation including institutional simulation, online learning and interactive video scenario, standardized patient).
1.6. Provides effective, active support as advisor and mentor (students, pre-doctoral fellows, post-graduate residents/fellows, and /or faculty-peers, clubs, societies and organizations) fulfills duties and responsibilities as docent to assigned advisees.
1.7. Accomplishes annual professional development requirements (college-wide, human resources, track focused, etc.) structured to support the mission of the College.

2. Participates in research and scholarly activities.
2.1. Collaborates and/or mentors staff and students (internal and external) in the development of research questions and implementation of research projects. Responsibilities include; organizing ideas, formulating conceptual models, brainstorming on the best research design and methods, , attaining IRB approval, and collecting, analyzing and synthesizing data in an effort to support scholarly activities such as preparing manuscripts for publication; presenting findings at local, national and international conferences; and submitting grant proposals to intramural and extramural grant programs in an effort to successfully secure research funding and to develop and maintain positive rapport with funding agencies, etc.
2.2. Facilitates and/or contributes towards interdepartmental research collaborations.

3. As relates to the department, actively engages in the advancement of the College.
3.1. Builds collaborative partnership opportunities across and among various entities participating in networking opportunities, (internal and external partners [elected officials, state constitutional officers, business and community leaders] other colleges and universities, hospitals, local organizations, societies, etc.) promoting relationships with the College.
3.2. Refers to and coordinates in advance with the Communications team in the Office of the President on all media contacts, communications, and/or interactions to include message, promotion, etc. in which asked to serve as an official representative, content expert, or spokesperson on behalf of the College.
3.3. Coordination in advance with the Communications team in the Office of the President on all Noorda-COM related legislative issues to include contact with the national, state, and local government officials, in which asked to serve as an official representative, content expert, or spokesperson on behalf of the College.
3.4. Serves on various committees and teams within the College as assigned (attending meetings, contributing to discussions, sharing/exchanging information, and leading constituents toward goal attainment) to include advising and mentoring (Students, clubs, campus organizations)
3.5. Contributes to College’s compliance with and in the development of required documentation as related to accreditation of the College to which departmental content is contributed. (faculty adequacy model, gathering data, self-assessment, peer review, providing input/feedback, etc.) aiding in the attainment of academic compliance
3.6. Participates in the production of various College materials [academic calendar, strategic planning, directory, College website, etc.] (collecting/preparing materials, organizing/formatting data, adhering to various deadlines, reviewing drafts, providing input/feedback, etc.).
3.7. Contributes to the College’s reputation/image of being one of the best osteopathic medical colleges (monitoring outcomes, partnering with internal and external stakeholders, modifying techniques, etc.)

Qualifications:

Education: Advanced degree (PhD, DO, or MD) in appropriate health related sciences.

Experience: Preference is given to candidates with experience in teaching osteopathic medical, allied health and/ or graduate students. Preference will be given to those with experience, specifically in an osteopathic program.

Demonstration of effective performance in research
• Presenting posters or abstracts at local, state, or national conferences
• Presenting lectures at local, state, or national conferences
• Participating as a principal investigator or co-investigator in extramural research grants, contracts or training grants.
• Evidence of effective, consistent mentor of students, pre-doctoral fellows, post-graduate residents/fellows, and /or faculty-peers.

Solid knowledge of the biological sciences, mathematics, chemistry, and the many other aspects of medicine.

Skills & Abilities: Highly professional with honest, genuine, direct communication style, excellent interpersonal skills and emotional maturity with the essential ability to demonstrate tact, discretion and job diplomacy. Significant understanding of higher education. Proven track record of quality, integrity and trustworthiness.

Must be:
• US citizen or have a permanent residency
• An exceptional listener with excellent written and oral communication skills
• Able to work independently yet be an effective participant in cross-functional teams
• A self-motivated, self-disciplined individual with a strong work ethic and capable of establishing priorities
• Flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities
• Innovative, resourceful, detailed oriented, with excellent follow through skills
• Capable of balancing multiple projects in stressful situations while meeting deadlines, achieving desired results, and maintaining positive relations while understanding of the importance of confidentiality of data and information.
• This position fulfills duties to further the mission of the department, and college through participating in student education, scholarly activities, and college service. consistent content and delivery.

Salary & Benefits:

Full benefits available and salary is commensurate with experience and education.

Type: Full-Time

Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine is in the accreditation process with the Commission of Osteopathic College Accreditation for Fall of 2021. We are located in the beautiful Utah Valley in Provo surrounded by the Wasatch mountain range and Utah Lake. Our campus is in development for completion in 2021.

Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine (proposed) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against individuals in any phase of the application or employment phase on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including medical characteristics, marital status, veteran status, economic status, genetic identification, political belief, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

Type: Full-time
Expires: 07/31/2020

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Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine (proposed)

The proposed Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking qualified candidates to support our unique, innovative curriculum designed for a modern day Medical School. We are in the accreditation process with the Commission of Osteopathic College Accreditation for Fall of 2021. We are located in the beautiful Utah Valley in Provo surrounded by the Wasatch mountain range and Utah Lake. Our campus is in development for completion in 2021 with anticipated enrollment beginning this Fall.

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