Faculty Position - Open Rank

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November 10 2020
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Faculty Position - Open Rank

Requisition ID: 2020-6800
Position Type: Full-Time
Schedule Shift: Day
Hours Per Week: 38
Travel: None
Category: Faculty/Academic

Touro University - California, the oldest osteopathic school in the Touro College system, located on historic Mare Island in the northern San Francisco Bay area, is accepting applications for a full-time, 12-month, OPEN RANK faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to provide pharmacology content in the Department of Basic Sciences (http://com.tu.edu/). Applicants must have a terminal degree (Ph.D., D.O., M.D. or dual degree, or equivalent). We are seeking a scientist or clinician with a strong commitment to excellence in teaching medical pharmacology to students in their pre-clinical years of medical education, as this is the primary responsibility for the position. Additional experience in teaching pre-clinical pathology is preferred but not required. The successful candidate will advance the educational mission within the Department of Basic Science and interdisciplinary educational initiatives in the College of Osteopathic Medicine and will contribute to a talented team of colleagues to deliver basic science education in the DO and MSMHS programs in large and small group classrooms and laboratory sessions while also contributing to the design and evolution of our team-based learning education curriculum in the DO program.



  • Participate in the planning of the curriculum
  • Prepare and deliver lectures or laboratory lessons on assigned topics
  • Assess student performance through appropriate examination methods
  • Facilitate student learning through provision of office hours
  • Promote an appropriate atmosphere for student education and be responsive to student needs
  • Serve committees (community, university, college and basic science directed); assume a fair share of assignments in chairing committees
  • Design and execute original scholarly/research studies in an ethical manner
  • Seek research funding through grants, contracts, or other award
  • Present research findings at scientific meetings or other relevant forums
  • Provide reports, budgetary information, and other documents, as requested by Department Chairs, Directors, and Deans
  • Advise and mentor students
  • Participate in medical student admission interviews
  • Engage collaboratively with course coordinators and other members of the faculty
  • Additional tasks may be assigned by the Chair of the Basic Science department as needed.



  • Strong knowledge base in specialty area(s)
  • Strong communication skills
  • A demonstrated ability and desire to teach
  • Evidence of research productivity/promise
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the enthusiasm and motivation to contribute to the growth and development of the basic science department of the university
  • Ability to use or learn modern software required to deliver educational content

Please submit the following documents:

1. CV

2. Cover Letter

3. Teaching Interest Letter

4. Research Interest Letter

To apply, visit https://tuccareers-touro.icims.com/jobs/6800/login

Touro College and University System provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and is committed to ensuring a productive and non-discriminatory work environment in compliance with the Higher Education Act and Amendments, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), the New York State Education Law, New York Human Rights Law and other applicable laws. It is the policy of the Touro College and University System to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

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