Foundational Science Faculty, Open Rank

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Foundational Science Faculty, Open Rank
College/Unit College of Medicine
Home Department College of Medicine
Employee Group Medical Faculty
Employment Status Full-Time
Position Type 12 month
Position Classification Medical Faculty
Position Begin Date
Position End Date
Position Summary

The Central Michigan University College of Medicine (CMED) is seeking highly qualified faculty members for multiple positions with broad training capable of teaching in an integrated curriculum. The successful candidate will assume a role in the ongoing improvement of a highly integrated, cross-disciplinary, clinical presentation and inquiry-based medical school curriculum that includes Case-Based and Team-Based Learning. These are predominantly teaching positions with scholarship expectations related to teaching and learning. Disciplines needed are Biochemistry, Physiology, Pathology, Ethics, Pharmacology and Genetics. These positions can be at the Assistant, Associate or full Professor rank, depending on credentials, and are available immediately. Part time opportunities exist for interested applicants. Start date is negotiable.

Required Qualifications

Doctoral degree (PhD, MD/DO); a record of scholarly activity with the expectation of continued scholarly activity. Experience in health professions education and commitment to innovative approaches to education and learning; ability to facilitate interactive learning in large and small group settings; strong collaborative and communication skills; and a demonstrated commitment to diversity. Applicants applying for advanced rank should have a demonstrated record of exceptional medical school teaching in large and small group settings and a demonstrated record of scholarly activity. Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with cross-disciplinary teaching in an integrated medical school curriculum based on patient and/or problem-based medical education. Experience with, or a strong knowledge of, pedagogical approaches such as team-based learning.

Scholarly activity in educational research, bench, or clinical research.

Message to Applicants

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until filled. Electronically attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research/scholarly interest, and a list of three professional references, including phone numbers and email addresses. Questions can be directed to Erin Ellison, Search Committee Coordinator, erin.ellison@cmich.edu, 989-774-7213.

About the Department

The CMU College of Medicine welcomed its inaugural class in the summer of 2013. The innovative medical school curriculum is designed to prepare students for practice in mid- to northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula, with particular attention to primary care needs in the region. The program is housed in a new facility with advanced technology for teaching. For more information, visit the College website.

CMU CMED encourages applicants from historically underrepresented populations, veterans, and other minority groups apply.

Posting Begins 09/07/2017
Posting Ends
Open Until Filled No
Type of Recruitment External
About CMU

Founded in 1892, Central Michigan University has evolved into a major, national university with nearly 27,000 students, approximately 50 remote locations in the U.S. and Canada, top-ranked online programs, and nearly 215,000 alumni worldwide.
CMU is a $480-million enterprise offering more than 200 academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels. Academic excellence is found in programs that have been ranked among the best in the nation, such as neuroscience, sales, logistics, fashion merchandising and design, and online programs for undergraduates as well as the online MBA and online graduate education for teachers and school leaders.
Central Michigan University complements its excellent academics with experiences outside the classroom – hands-on opportunities that enable students to find their potential and develop their ability to contribute to the world around them.
The fourth-largest university in Michigan began with the mission of addressing a demand for teachers prepared and qualified to lead classrooms and educate future generations. That commitment to fulfilling unmet needs continues today in America’s 137th College of Medicine, which in 2017 will graduate its first class of doctors dedicated to medically underserved communities.
Employees have access to state-of-the-art fitness facilities and a nationally recognized wellness program as well as health care and benefits that exceed national norms for many industries.
CMU is a member of the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference and is located in a classic, tight-knit college community in the heart of central lower Michigan. Home to 26,000 of Isabella County’s more than 70,000 residents, Mount Pleasant offers a mix of outdoor features, family attractions and small-town life complemented by university culture. Mount Pleasant is just an hour or two from most of Michigan’s destination spots, including Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Ann Arbor, sunset beaches on Lake Michigan, and the acclaimed “Up North” communities, state parks and lakes.

EEO Statement

CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate in employment against persons based on age, color, disability, gender, gender identity/gender expression, genetic information, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or weight (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie.)

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this vacancy? Please indicate the specific source by title (i.e., CMU website, HigherEdJobs.com, Higher Education Recruitment Consortium, The Chronicle, specific professional association, specific list serv, etc.):

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Interest
  3. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
  4. Statement of Research
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document (1)
  2. List of References
  3. Other Document (2)