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Neuroscience and Physiology Faculty

California Health Science University
Clovis, California
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Closing date
Aug 18, 2022

Position Summary:

The Physiology/Neuro Science Faculty in the College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) is primarily responsible for osteopathic medical student education and will play a vital role in developing the curriculum. The faculty member is expected to develop curriculum content for Neuroscience/ Physiology (OMS-I). The Neuroscience/ Physiology Faculty member will join an interdisciplinary team of science educators and clinicians to develop and deliver an integrated osteopathic medical curriculum utilizing team-based learning (TBL) and active learning modalities.

Essential Functions

  • Teaching Load: All faculty are expected to contribute to the teaching load of the Department in which he/she holds an appointment. The amount of teaching will be negotiated annually with the Department Chair.


Curriculum development and delivery; Learner and curriculum assessment; Learner advising and interviewing; Research agenda development; Engagement and contribution to scholarly activities; Active participation on College Committees; Other duties as assigned by the department chair. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and the employee will also perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by CHSU. Qualifications:


  • PhD or PharmD required;

Skills & Experience

  • Expertise in teaching Neuroscience/ Physiology Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with students, faculty, administrators, patients, and other health professionals; Adept at organizing complex scientific and professional subject matter and designing instructional strategies that make the material easier to understand and apply; Skilled in using computer software, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Ability to use electronic and internet educational and professional resources; Strong critical thinking skills and the ability to function effectively and collaboratively in an interprofessional patient care environment; Experience in teaching and directing Neuroscience/ Physiology courses at DO or MD schools will be preferred; Experience in teaching in medical education with team-based learning (TBL) format is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Expertise in teaching neuroscience/physiology to osteopathic or allopathic medical students; Experience in course directorship or cocourse directorship in medical school settings; Experience in teaching other foundational biomedical courses such as cell biology; Experience in working on college committees, student advising, and conducting research and scholarly activities.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: The physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, in compliance with state and federal law.


CHSU offers a competitive benefits and compensation package. Salary is commensurate with experience.


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