Professor of the Practice in Pharmacology on the Non-tenure track

Tulane University School of Medicine
Louisiana (US)
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
May 24, 2022

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Life Sciences, Pharmacology
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Full Time
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The Department of Pharmacology at Tulane University School of Medicine invites applications for a full-time, 12-month position as Professor of the Practice in Pharmacology on the non-tenure track.  The successful candidate will serve as a Principal Teacher and Coordinator of Medical and Graduate Teaching.  This position will begin no later than August 1, 2022.

The Department of Pharmacology has a great history of excellence in research and education in biomedical and medical pharmacology and is committed to providing high-quality programming at the graduate level.  The Department of Pharmacology has responsibility for teaching courses in the medical and graduate degree programs focusing on Pharmacology. Current instructional methodologies used in teaching these courses include lectures, small group sessions, team-based learning (TBL), flipped classrooms, and simulation.

The appointed candidate will serve as a Principal Teacher and Coordinator of Medical and Graduate teaching and is expected to participate in the following: curriculum development and implementation, graduate and undergraduate academic advising and mentoring, departmental and school committees, and scholarly activities.

The requirements for this position include having either a Ph.D., M.D., D.M.D., D.O degree, or equivalent.  Additionally, prior experience in teaching Pharmacology in a health professional program is required.  Preference will be given to candidates who are outstanding teachers.

Applicants are expected to submit a full application that includes: a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching experience and teaching philosophy; and previous teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching excellence, a summary of research/scholarly accomplishments, interests, and future plans. Also required is the contact information for 3-5 professional references including e-mail addresses.    Please apply electronically in Interfolio at Informal inquiries and further information about the position may be directed to the Department Chair (Dr. David Busija, ) or Director of Graduate Studies (Dr. Craig Clarkson,  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  

Employment Equity Statement: Tulane University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity, Tulane University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting diverse faculty and staff.  The university encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, under-represented minorities, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), LGBTQ, persons with disabilities and protected veterans.

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