Assistant/Associate Professor of Medical Education, Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology
The Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS) is seeking applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, faculty position in medical education. The successful candidate will co-direct the Neuroscience, Neurology and Behavioral Science content and contribute to learning within the medical school’s new, integrated curriculum. Teaching activities include Team-based Learning, Lectures, an integrated Neuroanatomy lab and Histology. There are numerous, exciting opportunities for scholarly and educational development and collaboration with core educators and clinicians as the school develops its new curriculum and transitions to a new state-of-the-art medical education building in 2025.
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is located on the New Brunswick/Piscataway campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. As one of the nation’s leading comprehensive medical schools, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in education, research, health care delivery, and the promotion of community health. In cooperation with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, the medical school’s principal affiliate, they comprise New Jersey’s premier academic medical center. In addition, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School has 34 other hospital affiliates and ambulatory care sites throughout the region. Robert Wood Johnson Medical School encompasses 20 basic science and clinical departments, and hosts centers and institutes including The Cardiovascular Institute, the Child Health Institute of New Jersey, the Institute for Neurological Therapeutics, and the Women’s Health Institute. The medical school maintains educational programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate levels for more than 1,500 students on its campuses in New Brunswick and Piscataway and provides continuing education courses for healthcare professionals and community education programs. The Rutgers life and biomedical sciences community includes over 200 faculty members in different departments within Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, School of Arts and Sciences, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, School of Engineering as well as within institutes including the New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health (IFNH), Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey (HGINJ), Waksman Institute of Microbiology, Institute for Quantitative Biomedicine, Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ), Child Health Institute of New Jersey (CHI), Rutgers Institute for Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases, the Brain Health Institute, and the Rutgers Institute for Translational Medicine and Science leading the NIH-funded New Jersey Alliance for Clinical and Translational Science (NJ ACTS), with Princeton University and the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Additional information about our department can be found at:
Department of Neuroscience & Cell Biology
Qualified candidates must have experience teaching Medical Neuroscience within a medical or health-professional school and have evidence of excellence and productivity related to directing a medical Neuroscience course. Candidates must have a Doctoral degree (M.D. or Ph.D.). This appointment will be made at an academic rank commensurate with experience. Candidates are expected to develop a scholarly research program in the area of medical education.
Applicants should submit: (1) a letter of interest directed to the Faculty Search Committee; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a summary of educational accomplishments; (4) a statement describing their approach to inclusive teaching and integrating diversity in pursuit of academic excellence; and (5) full contact information for at least three references. All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications will be accepted until February 17, 2023. Candidates should apply to this position through the ROCS portal:
Rutgers is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are deeply committed to increasing diversity and especially encourage applications from persons with disabilities, women, veterans, and minority scholars.