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Full/Assistant/Associate Professor of Preclinical Sciences (Anatomy)

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Please request official transcripts to be sent to William Carey University, Office of Academic Affairs, 498 Tuscan Ave., Box 15, Hattiesburg, MS, 39401, from the colleges/universities you have attended.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Full/Assistant/Associate Professor of Preclinical Sciences (Anatomy)
Posting Number 20110173FAC
Campus Location

Additional University/Departmental Information

Established in 1892, William Carey University is a private Christian university in the Baptist tradition which operates in friendly cooperation with the Mississippi Baptist Convention. Applicants who can work within this unique setting are welcomed. Carey has campuses in Hattiesburg and Biloxi, Mississippi with programs in additional extension locations.

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

Under the respective course director(s) and the Associate Dean, Preclinical Sciences, the successful candidate will provide instruction in one or more of the preclinical courses, including but not limited to, embryology, histology, gross anatomy, and neuroanatomy, as it applies to the discipline of anatomy. The successful candidate will have administrative responsibilities commensurate with rank. The successful candidate is also expected to help supervisor students in the anatomy lab.

The candidate should be willing to contribute to computer-based research involving anatomy in the undergraduate medical curriculum.

Minimum Qualifications

• Terminal degree (PhD, DO, MD), or equivalent
• Academic experience in anatomical sciences;
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Detail oriented and have excellent interpersonal skills
• Expertise with Microsoft Office Suite products and the desire and ability to
learn course management software/distance learning technologies
• Ablity to complete multiple assignments, meet deadlines, and exercise good judgment

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience in teaching and research in a COCA-accredited osteopathic medical school or college
• Experience with Osirix software and other Anatomical imaging software
• Experience in more than one preclinical (biomedical/preclinical/basic science) discipline
• Experience in course development and curriculum integration

Physical Demands

• Possess the mobility to work in a standard office setting
• Have the vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone
• Have the ability to sit for extended periods of time
• Have the ability to lift and carry 25 pounds
• Have the ability to travel throughout Mississippi and the Gulf South region.

Essential Duties

• Assist WCUCOM and WCU in the implementation of their respective Mission Statements, Statement(s) of Purpose, Institutional Plan(s), and Financial Plan(s)
• Complete assigned tasks and participate in assigned work groups for preparing accreditation documents for all accrediting bodies
• Work with Course Directors and Associate Deans to integrate and implement WCUCOM courses into a four-year, seamless curriculum using on-site, distance learning, and other standard and emerging technologies
• Review relevant WCUCOM curriculum in its entirety and recommend pertinent suggestions to the Course Director(s) and Associate Dean, Preclinical Sciences
• Assist in monitoring the progress of all students on assuring progress toward graduation and recommend disciplinary action when necessary
• Teach in courses as assigned
• Serve on WCUCOM committees, as assigned
• Assist in the selection of students to attend WCUCOM
• Assist in student remediation as necessary, and as recommended by the Promotion and Matriculation Committee
• Assist in the interview process for prospective incoming faculty
• Contribute to the advancement of knowledge and the development of osteopathic medicine through scientific research and community service
• Other duties as assigned by the Course Director, Associate Dean, Preclinical Sciences, and WCUCOM Dean

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please request official transcripts to be sent to William Carey University, Office of Academic Affairs, 498 Tuscan Ave., Box 15, Hattiesburg, MS, 39401, from the colleges/universities you have attended.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 03/07/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3