Faculty, and Director of Medical Practice

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Work type: Full-time Faculty
Location: Columbus, GA
Categories: Medical Faculty/Physicians

Position Title

Faculty, and Director of Medical Practice

Department

Pathology and Clinical Sciences

Division

School of Medicine

Vacancy Number

F22-042

Work Location

Columbus, GA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Category

Faculty

Responsibilities

The Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) is seeking a highly qualified educator with a passion for teaching thorough history and physical exam skills. This position is available on the Columbus campus. This teaching position will play a key role in planning for 2nd year curriculum including all clinical skills practices, practicums and final exams.  This M.D. will give lectures and recruit faculty to provide overviews as directed in the curriculum and lead practice sessions.  This position will need to oversee and grade any written assignments and clinical investigation curriculum as well as remediate students as needed.  Coordination with the Directors of Medical Practice and the entire Medical Practice Team on the Macon and Savannah campuses is key.

For over thirty years, MUSM has focused on training medical students to fulfill MUSM’s mission of preparing healthcare professionals to meet the primary care and health care needs of rural and underserved Georgia residents and communities. Emphasizing interactive and problem-based teaching strategies, our student-centered faculty provides a conceptual and practical foundation that equips graduates to be discerning consumers and innovative producers of knowledge across a variety of medical and community settings, as well as academic institutions. Through teaching, scholarship, and service, students and faculty work closely to have local, regional, national, and international impact.

Qualifications

Candidates must:

  • Hold a terminal degree (M.D.) from an accredited institution

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in health professions education and 10+ years of clinical experience
  • Experience with ultrasound and a willingness to learn point of care ultrasound as directed in the curriculum
  • Commitment to helping students refine their clinical reasoning ability and physical exam skills
  • Knowledge of computer based teaching applications (i.e. Learning Space, Canvas) and working knowledge of electronic presentation applications (i.e. PowerPoint)
  • Provide demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and work with members of the academic and clinical community
  • Strong service orientation and commitment to teamwork
  • Strong organizational skills

Rank will be determined based on the credentials of the selected candidate.

Background Check

Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Required Documents

CV, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested candidates will need to complete a brief online application and submit a CV, letter of interest, and three letters of reference with contact information. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

EEO Statement

AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability
Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

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