Overview

Position Number: 4F9926

Job Description

Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking a full time faculty position in Pharmacology within the department of Basic Sciences. This position is a 12 month appointment with primary responsibilities for teaching Pharmacology in Touro University Nevada’s College of Osteopathic Medicine and Allied Health Programs (Occupational Therapy (OT), Physician Assistant (PA), Advance Practice Nursing (APN), Physical Therapy (PT), and Master of Medical Health Sciences (MHS) as required. This position fulfills duties to further the mission of the department, college and University by participating in student education, scholarly activities, and University service. Faculty members are encouraged to conduct original research/scholarly activities and pursue extramural funding in their areas of interest. Faculty will have opportunities to conduct original research/scholarly activities and contribute to institutional service activities.

Job Duties1. Serves as educator in Pharmacology

1.1. Develop and deliver content in Pharmacology in collaboration with Program Directors and Department Chairs for DO, APN, PA and other Allied Health students.

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. Assures that lectures are inter-related for section learning objectives, and where applicable, support and build upon previous learning experience content and schemes.

1.6. Develop 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).

2. Accomplish research in Pharmacology

2.1. Collaborate and/or mentors with faculty, staff and students (internal and external)

2.2. Develop and implement research topics including formulating concepts, brainstorming approaches, organizing ideas, collecting, analyzing and synthesizing data in support of preparation of manuscripts for publication and submission for intramural and extramural educational grants leading to the execution of scholarly research.

2.3. Modifying and refining of proposals and applications, seeking external funding, developing and maintaining positive rapport with funding agencies, etc.

2.4. Present on a variety of research topics at various conferences locally, nationally and internationally including developing content, submitting for consideration, finalizing presentation and delivering on time.

2.5. Facilitate and/ or contribute towards interdepartmental research collaborations.

3. Actively engages in the advancement of the University.

3.1. Promotes and represents the University at local, state, and national events (attending and participating in conferences, serving as a speaker/presenter, networking with colleagues to foster program development, participating in various community opportunities, etc.)

3.2. Serves on various committees and teams within the University as assigned (attending meetings, contributing to discussions, sharing/exchanging information, and leading constituents toward goal attainment)

3.3. Contributes to University’s compliance with and in the development of required documentation as related to accreditation of all programs to which departmental content is contributed.

3.4. Maintains professional knowledge (attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, maintaining certification and active membership within applicable professional societies, and participating in professional organizations)

3.5. Is knowledgeable of and remains in compliance with all institutional policies and procedures as outlined in the Faculty Handbook for Touro University Nevada.

4. Contributes to team effort by performing other duties as needed/assigned

Required QualificationsAn advanced degree in health related sciences (M.D., Ph.D., D.O.)

US citizenship or permanent residency is required.

Experience in teaching osteopathic medical, allied health and graduate students. Evidence of productivity in research or other scholarly activities.

Preferred QualificationsCandidates should have substantial teaching experience, in a US medical or pharmacy school; Osteopathic program preferred. Previous knowledge and teaching experience in Pharmacology. An expertise in the biological sciences; mathematics, chemistry, and many other aspects of medicine.

Special Conditions for EligibilityThe school features state-of-the-art classrooms, teaching laboratories, and research space. Touro University Nevada is a branch campus of Touro University California and is located in Henderson, Nevada, a fast-growing community in the metropolitan Las Vegas area. Henderson consistently ranks high in quality of living rankings. TUN offers generous benefits to eligible employees including: health and dental/vision coverage; life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, a tax-deferred retirement plan, numerous paid holidays, and more. Current TUN Schools include: College of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Physical Therapy, School of Physician Assistant Studies, School of Occupation Therapy, School of Nursing and School of Education. Please see www.tun.touro.edu for additional information about the university and its programs.

EEO StatementTouro College and University System is committed to providing all persons equal opportunity in education and employment, and to ensuring a safe and non-discriminatory educational and work environment in compliance with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA“), the New York State Education Law, and other applicable laws. It is the policy of the College to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment and in the administration of College programs, services, activities, and admissions on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.