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Full-Time Faculty, School of Medicine: Pre-Clinical Curriculum

Company: Quinnipiac University
Location: hamden
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Full-Time Faculty, School of Medicine: Pre-Clinical CurriculumOverview:
The Frank H. Netter MD, School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University seeks applicants for full-time faculty positions in the Department of Medical Sciences teaching in the pre-clinical curriculum. Successful candidates will be expected to teach broadly across the curriculum to medical students and to work with a team of medical educators from other basic and clinical science disciplines to develop instructional materials and to teach effectively. The Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine values inclusiveness and has made an institutional commitment to the principles of diversity in all areas. We are interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of candidates and especially encourage applications from individuals who are under-represented in medicine.

About the School/Program:
The Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University is a diverse community of active learners, faculty and partnering clinicians. Named after the famed medical illustrator, Frank H. Netter, MD, the medical school honors his legacy with a clear vision of wellness and a dedication to practicing medicine with precision and a sense of humanity. The core values of diversity and inclusion are central to realizing this vision and achieving excellence in medical education, scholarship, and the delivery of clinical care. The school fosters a collaborative teaching and learning community free of discrimination, where diversity in its broadest sense is celebrated and inclusivity is a responsibility shared by all members. The school's MD program is intentionally designed to combine essential clinical skill building with the development of patient-centered skills, guided by faculty, advisers and community physicians. Faculty members and administrators are renowned educators, scholars and experts in their respective medical specialties, and the medical school maintains a strong network of clinical partners and affiliates in New England. It is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and is a member of the Association of American Medical Colleges. In March 2021, the fifth graduating class matched to prestigious residency programs located in 18 states plus the District of Columbia.

About Quinnipiac:
Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report's America's "Best Colleges" issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review's "The Best 380 Colleges." Quinnipiac has been named a "Great College to Work For" as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. For more information, please visit www.qu.edu. An education at Quinnipiac embodies the University's commitment to preparing graduates for 21st century careers and citizenship, creating an inclusive, excellence-driven community, nurturing and positively impacting internal, local and global communities and fostering lifelong connections and success. The University believes in educating a diverse student body to become valued and contributing members of their communities through vital and purposeful educational programs. Students engage with real-world issues through practice and considering different perspectives. The University's innovative curriculum further prepares undergraduate and graduate students to understand their roles and responsibilities as members of the Quinnipiac community as well as the larger national and global communities.

  • Instruction to medical students broadly across the basic medical sciences in the Foundations of Medicine course through a variety of instructional methods including lecture, problem-based learning, team-based learning, case-based learning, and on-line teaching
  • Develop, coordinate, integrate, deliver and assess curricular materials independently and in collaboration with other faculty members
  • Clinician candidates will also be engaged in instruction in the Clinical Arts and Sciences Course; as well as other areas of the curriculum
  • Advise and mentor medical students regarding academic, curricular, capstone project, and career matters
  • Additional specific responsibilities include scholarly activity, service on committees, and other duties as negotiated and assigned

Education Requirements:

  • MD, DO, or PhD degree


  • Successful candidates must present evidence of an established record of, or demonstrate a strong potential for, effective teaching, and a commitment to work productively with a team of medical educators from other basic and clinical science disciplines
  • Evidence for potential of productive scholarly and creative activity is also desired
  • A background in physiology, histology and/or pathology is an asset
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community
  • The ability to teach students from all backgrounds

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applications must be submitted electronically and should include a cover letter and curriculum vitae. The names and contact information of three references must be submitted on the application. Faculty positions at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine are non-tenure track term appointments; initial appointments are for a three-year term. Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Keywords: Quinnipiac University, Hamden , Full-Time Faculty, School of Medicine: Pre-Clinical Curriculum, Other , hamden, Connecticut

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