Clinical Arts and Sciences: Part-Time Faculty - Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut 06518-1908


United States
(2014-1610)

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Detailed Job Description

The Department of Medical Sciences at the Frank H. Netter MD, School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University seeks applicants for a part time (50 % FTE) faculty position beginning July, 2015.  Reporting to the Director of the Clinical Arts and Sciences course, and under the supervision of the Director this position is responsible for actively contributing to the development of the curriculum, assessment, and administration of the course.  In addition responsibilities will include  contributing  to instruction in the Foundations of Medicine Course to provide correlations between basic science concepts and clinical applications of those concepts  In this capacity, the person in this position, working with the Director of the Clinical Arts and Sciences course, will be responsive to the needs of students, faculty (Foundations of Clinical Care Preceptors), and school leadership to ensure a high quality clinical education experience for the medical students.

The Frank H Netter MD School of Medicine admitted its inaugural class of medical students in August 2013. The school was founded with the aim of educating a diverse, patient centered physicians who are partners and leaders in an inter-professional primary care workforce.  In the near future our primary care mission will expand to include rehabilitative medicine and global public health. Our innovative integrated curriculum focuses on student –centered, active and engaged instructional excellence.

Quinnipiac University is a thriving private university with 6,500 undergraduate and 2,500 graduate students, located in Hamden, Connecticut, approximately 90 minutes from New York City and two hours from Boston. Consistently ranked among the best universities by U.S. News & World Report and recently named one of the 2013 Great Colleges to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education, Quinnipiac offers 58 undergraduate majors and 20 graduate and professional programs, including those leading to degrees in both law and medicine. At the core of Quinnipiac is its commitment to teaching and collaboration. Quinnipiac fosters partnerships among students and with faculty; it is a spirited, welcoming campus.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the curriculum of the School of Medicine’s introduction to clinical skills course equivalent, Foundations of Clinical Care (FCC), in collaboration with the Clinical Arts and Sciences Course (CAS) Director.
  • In collaboration with the CAS Director and Medical Student Home (MeSH) Director, contribute to development and implementation of the MeSH curricula.
  • Assume a role in the evaluation process of the Clinical Arts and Sciences course by authoring, editing and compiling student and faculty evaluations of their experiences for review and action by the grading subcommittees. 
  • Over time, and upon entrustment, assume a leading role in administration and oversight of the Y1 FCC section of the CAS course including faculty recruitment and development, curriculum development and organization, assessment of students, faculty and course, and course scheduling.
  • Serve as an FCC Preceptor for Y1 and Y2 students and contribute as a MeSH preceptor, as able.
  • Be available to meet with students and/or faculty in regards to their concerns about the CAS course.
  • Provide instruction as needed in other School of Medicine courses.
  • Other duties as assigned by Director of Clinical Arts and Sciences course and/or the Dean.

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • MD Degree
  • Active, or recently active, clinical practice with a medical license with no restrictions.  Board Eligible or Board Certified in respective discipline.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proven ability to work effectively with members of the medical community.
  • Strong service orientation and commitment to teamwork.
  • Strong organizational and managerial skills.
  • Ability to work independently with appropriate guidance.
  • Experience in the education of health professional students and/or residents and fellows.
  • Commitment to inter-professional collaboration
  • Established record of, or demonstrate a strong potential for, excellent teaching.

TO APPLY:

  • Application materials should include a cover letter and curriculum vitae. The names and contact information of three references must be submitted on the application.
  • Applications will be reviewed as received and continue until the position is filled.
  • Faculty positions at the Netter School of Medicine are non-tenure track, renewable term appointments.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community. We welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity. Quinnipiac offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit program.

Job Code:  2014-1610

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Professional
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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