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Medical Educator

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Medical Educator
Faculty Rank: To Be Determined
Posting Number: TR0170187
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

The Department of Basic Science Education at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (VTCSOM- is recruiting several new faculty at the assistant, associate or full professor levels. The medical school, located in Roanoke, VA, has a unique partnership with Carilion Clinic, graduated its first class in 2014, and maintains a class size of 42 students. The VTCSOM curriculum has a problem-based learning delivery model that integrates patient centered learning and student research/discovery into four value domains – basic science, clinical science, research and interprofessionalism.

Candidates should have a demonstrable passion for dynamic medical education delivery in the disciplines of neuroscience, pathology or medical physiology. The successful candidate’s primary responsibility will be innovative, student-centered delivery of basic science content to first and second year medical students. Faculty will dedicate 25% of their time to scholarly activity. Medical education research is strongly encouraged and supported by the department. Opportunities in biomedical research, working as part of an established laboratory team at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, will depend on the candidate’s prior research focus. We are especially interested in colleagues who enjoy a highly collaborative environment, interacting with faculty and researchers from their own as well as other disciplines.

Competitive, twelve-month faculty salaries and fringe benefits will be fully supported through three year renewable appointments. The successful candidates will have a terminal degree in a relevant discipline (Ph.D., M.D., D.O., D.V.M. or equivalent), will have completed postdoctoral training, and will be experienced in teaching medical students. Individuals will be hired into Virginia Tech in anticipation of VTCSOM’s full integration as the university’s 9th college in 2018.

Required Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications: MD or PhD/EdD in basic sciences. Experience teaching in a university setting. Demonstrable skills in communication, time management and interpersonal skills.
Appropriate licensure as defined by required education.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching in a medical or health professional education setting.

Employment Conditions: Must have a driver's license check
Must have a conviction check? Yes
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How to Apply for this Job:

Qualified applicants must electronically submit online application. Please submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy/experience, statement of research interests/experience, and contact information for at least three professional references. Please indicate Basic Science Positions on all correspondence and indicate your specialized area of teaching and research from the groups described.

Apply to posting #TR0170187. Applicant screening will continue until the position is filled. Virginia Tech is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

Employee Category: Instructional/Research Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
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FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year? Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Range: Commensurate with experience.
Department: VTCSOM - Health and Medical
Work Location: Other - Virginia
Location, if not Blacksburg: Roanoke VTC Campus
Location Zip Code: 24016
Job Posting Date: 11/13/2017
Review Begin Date: 11/27/2017
Job Close Date: (if applicable)
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Accessibility at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Other Doc