The Proposed Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking to fill an open-ranked non-tenured faculty position in the Department of Anatomy. This position will include teaching graduate level medical gross anatomy, embryology, histology and neuroanatomy to medical students in the first two years of their medical training. In addition to experience teaching human cadaver dissection, the optimal candidate should have experience lecturing at the graduate-level anatomy and embryology with an emphasis in clinical practice, neuroanatomy and/or histology. This position will assist the Department Chair and colleagues in the planning, directing and implementation of college programs, policies and procedures, and assist in the development and teaching of curricula which integrates the different specialty areas in a team-based, large and small group learning environment. The responsibilities for this position may include some or all of the following:serving the academic mission of the Department in teaching medical students, performing scholarly activities, and service.In addition, other responsibilities may include student advising, student recruitment, retention and placement efforts.
DO (from a COCA-accredited medical school), MD, PhD, or EdD, or a terminal degree in a related/educational/professional informatics field.
Board certification by the appropriate AOA or ACGME specialty board, as required.
A substantial record of success as an educator with experience in teaching foundational concepts which are relevant to medical education. Preferred candidates shall have teaching experience in an academic setting and/or health delivery with both being preferred.
Knowledge of instructional technologies is desirable.
Experience with curricular and instructional design and training or experience in educational theory and/or evaluation preferred.
Experience using innovative teaching methods which might include team-based learning, ‘flipped classroom’, problem-based learning, distance learning, interactive large group presentation, audience response systems, curriculum delivery systems (e.g. Blackboard), and proficiency in exam item writing (USMLE and/or COMLEX-style) preferred.
A history of exceptional scholarly, professional and/or individual achievement
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
About Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine Proposed
The mission of the proposed Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine is to train osteopathic physicians prepared for caring for persons in Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming and beyond. ICOM received pre-accreditation status from AOA COCA on May 4, 2017 and is currently seeking provisional accreditation.