Faculty Position Biomedical Sciences, Physiology

Kalamazoo, Michigan
September 25 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Faculty Position
Biomedical Sciences, Physiology

The Department of Biomedical Sciences of Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with primary responsibilities for medical student education in the basic sciences. Candidates with expertise in basic or applied human physiology, pathophysiology, cell and molecular physiology, or translational biomedical physiology will be considered. Qualified applicants must have a PhD or MD/PhD degree. The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary team of biomedical science educators working to develop and deliver an integrated medical curriculum utilizing innovative approaches. Preference will be given to applicants with previous classroom teaching experience in graduate or medical education. Responsibilities will include serving as the course director of an integrated organ based foundational biomedical science course for second year medical students.

It is expected that faculty will be engaged in scholarly activities in areas such as medical education, curriculum design, or learner and curriculum assessment. Opportunities to train and guide medical students in basic research techniques is possible. The position offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits in a progressive environment, and is open to consideration at all faculty ranks.

As a new medical school, WMed is an exciting environment to pursue an academic career. WMed has a large, state-of-the-art Simulation Center, extensive resources to support clinical research, and abundant opportunities for teaching students, residents, and Infectious Disease providers. The medical school is a private medical school that has been created through the collaboration of WMU and the two teaching health systems in the region, Borgess Health and Bronson Healthcare.

Kalamazoo is a wonderful and vibrant city located midway between Chicago and Detroit, and a short distance from Lake Michigan. It is home to Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College. Kalamazoo is known for its community focus. The Kalamazoo Promise is a nationally renowned program in which graduates of Kalamazoo Public Schools receive free tuition to attend public and private colleges in Michigan. Michigan provides extensive entertainment and recreational activities, including great opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, unique restaurants and shops, and a strong culture of supporting the arts.

Interested and qualified applicants must apply online at www.med.wmich.edu (click on employment).

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans, and actively strives to increase diversity within its community. WMed provides a drug- and tobacco-free workplace.

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans


Apply Here: www.med.wmich.edu