Assistant/Associate/Professor in Veterinary Medical Education
Professional Programs Office
College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Texas A&M University
Position Title: Assistant/Associate/Professor in Veterinary Medical Education
Position: Full-time, open rank, tenure track or non-tenure-track faculty position for appointment at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor
Applicants must have a DVM/VMD or equivalent veterinary degree from an AVMA accredited university, and eligibility or licensure in the state of Texas. The candidate must have a level of current clinical knowledge in diagnostics/therapy/surgical skills, communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving that will allow them to support faculty in the development of consistent and progressive methods of outcomes assessment. The successful candidate will articulate a vision for strengthening DVM education, including diversity and cultural competence, that is consistent with the mission of the College and University, and be able to contribute to the design of an innovative curriculum that moves beyond the norms of traditional veterinary medical education. A record of collegiality within the department and college is essential.
A record of excellence in teaching and demonstrated interest in adopting contemporary teaching methodologies is highly desirable. The candidate should have a demonstrated interest and/or expertise in professional education of veterinary students or other professional students. Board certification and/or advanced degrees will be considered a positive factor.
Rank: Tenure track or non-tenure track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor commensurate with experience, accomplishments, and current rank.
Responsibilities: The responsibilities are centered on advancing innovations in professional education, working in association with other faculty, staff, and students, the DVM Curriculum Committee, the Center for Educational Technologies (CET), the Professional Programs Office, and the Dean. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a culture of excellence in outcome-based learning, and have primary responsibility for development and management of outcomes assessment techniques in the
DVM program. This will include, but is not limited to, management of required Day One Core Competencies, development and management of Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs), maintenance of selected accreditation standards, and facilitation of faculty development in outcomes assessment. The individual will also work in tandem with the Curriculum Committee and CET to provide direct faculty support in innovative and progressive teaching and learning methodologies consistent with a competency-based curriculum. An emphasis for a career to continue an active teaching program at some level is desirable.
Scholarship: The successful candidate will be expected to make substantial contributions to scholarly pedagogical research with publication, as appropriate, both as a primary author and collaborator. In addition, the candidate will be expected to write grants to support teaching and research activities.
Committee Service: The successful candidate will be an ex-officio member of the DVM Curriculum Committee and participate in other administrative duties as assigned by the Associate Dean for Professional Programs.
Other: This individual will be dedicated to providing broad educational faculty
support and therefore, must demonstrate excellent collegial behavior and
Environment: Texas A&M University is the oldest public institution of higher education in Texas and one of the nationís largest and most dynamic universities. It has been designated as a Land Grant, Space Grant, and Sea Grant University, and is the nationís sixth largest university with 58,000 students. Texas A&M University is a major teaching and research university with a growing international focus and outstanding public and private support.
Applications: Review of applications will begin April 1, 2014, and applications will be considered until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of intent that includes a teaching philosophy statement, a statement of professional interests and career goals, a current curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three professional references to Ms. Linda Fillip at firstname.lastname@example.org or Texas A&M University, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Office of the Dean, TAMU MS 4461, College Station, TX 77843-4461. Questions regarding the position can be referred to Dr. Dan Posey, Search Committee Chair, at 979-845-3878 or email@example.com.
Texas A&M is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Educator dedicated to excellence through diversity.
|Date Posted:||April 4, 2014|
|Contact Person:||Ms. Linda Fillip, Questions: Dr. Dan Posey|
|Practice Name:||Texas A&M University, College of Veterinary Medicine|
|Address:||TAMU MS 4461|
College Station, TX 778434461
|Phone:||(979)845-3878 Dr. Dan Posey's number|