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Tenure Track Assistant Associate or Full Professor Medical Humanities and Clinical Bioethics

Company name

Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Sep 11,2019

Valid Through

Dec 25,2019

Posted on

Aug 07,2019

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Rochester, MI, United States

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Practice Area
Other >> Other
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Tenure Track - Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Medical Humanities and Clinical Bioethics
The candidate will work with an interdisciplinary team of master educators from other basic science disciplines and clinical faculty to implement educational content for medical humanities and clinical bioethics in an innovative and integrated curriculum. Will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and a desire to be part of interdisciplinary collaborative scholarship. Provide instruction in the Medical Humanities and Clinical Bioethics course sequence and in the curriculum as a whole as appropriate. Generate learning materials for instructional activities. Coordinate and integrate curricular content with other faculty and clinical and non-clinical faculty. Develop and execute clear learning objectives and utilize best instructional practices in medical education. Participate in scholarly activity including research and dissemination of work on topics in bioethics and the medical humanities, including research on medical education in the area of bioethics and the medical humanities. Perform administrative duties such as serving as course director, as negotiated and assigned. Participate in service activities to the Department, University, Medical School, and wider community, including serving on committees and participating in community initiatives. Maintain and improve competence in subject content and instructional methodology through various professional development activities within and outside of the medical school. Demonstrate sensitivity through teaching pedagogy to the needs of culturally diverse and oppressed populations.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have an MD, J.D. degree, or PhD in a relevant discipline (e.g. philosophy, anthropology, sociology, or religious studies). Must have experience in course development for humanities and/or related disciplines. Should have evidence of effective teaching. Demonstrated commitment to advancing a culture of diversity and inclusion is required. Potential for scholarly activity that would merit appointment in a biomedical department with a focus on medical humanities is essential. Experience with clinical bioethics is needed. Experience with integrated medical school curricula, including teaching, assessment and curricular development is a must. Experience with innovative classroom strategies, including the ability to promote active learning among students is a prerequisite.

Additional info

Requisition No.: 0000462. Apply online and upload cover letter, detailed CV, copy of transcripts, a diversity statement that outlines/describes interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, and the contact information for 3 professional references. Letters of recommendation will be requested from candidates who are being seriously considered.

Company info

Jason Wasserman
Search Committee Chair
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
ODowd Hall, Room 428
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309

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