Assistant/Associate Professor of Pathology
Recruitment Period: 03/03/17 - Until Filled
Status: Full Time
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences (PNWU) was founded as a 501(c) (3) non-profit medical institution in 2005 aimed at increasing access to health care in medically underserved areas of the Pacific Northwest.
The University currently offers the degree of Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine enrolling a total of 560 medical students with plans to develop other programs. Interprofessional education partnerships with other universities adds another 100 students to the population. The campus includes 300 employees with academic programming spread over a five state region.
PNWU is located in Yakima, WA, a city of approximately 95,000 located in the south central part of the state near the eastern slopes of the Cascade Mountains in a major agricultural and outdoor recreation region. It is approximately 140 miles from Seattle, 170 miles from Portland, and 200 miles from Spokane. The Yakima Valley is a wonderful place to live, work and play. For more information, visit www.liveyakimavalley.com.
The Assistant/Associate Professor provides support to the department of Biomedical Sciences and is accountable to fulfill the educational, service and scholarly activity objectives of the COM. This position reports to the Chair of Biomedical Sciences. The Department of Biomedical Sciences has five divisions: Cell Sciences, Microbiology, Pathology, Pharmacology, and Physiology; the ideal candidate would have experience and expertise in pathology and subject material that is traditionally allocated to at least one other division within the Department.
- Lecture/Faculty Directed Self-Study/Clinical Interactive Learning instruction in basic science systems courses within the College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Advise and mentor students
- Develop assessments
- Participate in scholarly activity
- Other responsibilities as assigned by the Department Chair or Dean
The ideal candidate is expected to have an intense interest in classroom teaching to osteopathic medical and other students, developing and executing educational programs and assessments, as well as history of scholarly activity.
Education, Experience, Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
- Earned doctoral degree (PhD, DO, MD) from an accredited institution
- Minimum of five years working as a faculty member in primary area of expertise preferred
- Excellent interpersonal, communications, and presentation skills
- Extensive professional experience with an exemplary record of achievement
- Ability to generate respect and trust from faculty and staff
- For physicians, board certification by the American Osteopathic Association or an equivalent Board within the American Board of Medical Specialties, particularly in pathology, is desired, but not required
Additional Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Strong organization, interpersonal, and planning skills; strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to work in a team and flexibility to work with others in a variety of circumstances; ability to problem solve by analyzing issues and creating action plans; ability to manage projects and people and prioritize and self-direct work flow; ability to work with and manage different computer programs and databases; schedule activities and/or meetings; gather and/or collate data; and work with data utilizing specific, defined processes.
PNWU offers a comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees first of the month following date of hire and competitive salary.
To ensure full consideration apply to https://secure.jotformpro.com/form/31706216535955 by the closing date. Please attach as one document, a resume/CV and references before submitting the online application.
For more information about the position, see http://www.pnwu.edu/inside-pnwu/human-resources/employment/assistantassociate-professor-pathology/
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