The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM), one of the nation’s newest and most innovative medical schools, located in beautiful Las Cruces, New Mexico, invites applications for one full-time, 12-month faculty position in the Department of Biomedical Sciences. BCOM’s inaugural class matriculated in August, 2016, and the College is seeking to identify and hire an energetic, dedicated individual with strong pedagogical versatility, a passion for teaching and mentoring in the field of Pharmacology. The ideal candidate will be a Board Certified PharmD with residency training or a PhD with postdoctoral experience and have a demonstrated, relevant teaching experience.
The College’s mission is to improve health education and healthcare in Southern New Mexico, and throughout the Southwestern US by increasing the number of physicians trained in this region. Teaching is the primary focus of our faculty. The College will implement a spiral, systems-based curriculum that will integrate disciplines, and will incorporate interactive methodologies and an androgogical teaching philosophy. The College will encourage student learning in a humanistic environment, and promote patient-centered, evidence-based medical care of the highest quality, in a manner consistent with these core values.
Successful candidates will function as member of a collaborative teaching team to develop and deliver their instructional content within an integrated curriculum. The primary teaching focus of this position will involve teaching medical students through the systems-based courses of the 2nd academic year, but will involve some 1st year instruction as well. Responsibilities will involve the development of collaboratively designed, and highly integrated curricular elements, in collaboration with other faculty. Additional teaching responsibilities students may exist in the 3rd and 4th years of the curriculum, and will focus on the application of foundational scientific knowledge to clinical settings. Service to the College and the community will also be an essential function of the position, including committee membership, faculty development, student advising, interviewing prospective students, and community outreach. Additionally, evidence of scholarly activity with a record of publication and productivity, are preferred and valued credentials in prospective candidates.
Specific Faculty Responsibilities:
This full-time, 12-month position has a start date of June 1, 2018, but may be adjusted if necessary or appropriate. The position is a fully funded educational appointment reporting directly to the Chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences. BCOM offers a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with appointed faculty rank, qualifications, and experience. Inquiries should be made to the chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences, Debra E. Bramblett, Phd ( email: email@example.com).
NOTE TO APPLICANTS: Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Application materials should include: a Curriculum Vitae; a cover letter which includes detailed statements of teaching philosophy, scholarly (research) interests, and academic and professional experience; and the names and contact information of three referees from whom the applicant has requested letters of recommendation (to be forwarded directly to BCOM).
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, and should be submitted by electronic submission (online application) to the BCOM Office of Human Resources, see link below or visit the Career Opportunities page on the BCOM website.
BCOM is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in our faculty and staff as an important aspect of the educational process. BCOM encourages individuals with varied backgrounds and experience to apply.