University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria Health Sciences Education – Asst/Assoc Professor Pharmacology Educator
The University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP) is hiring multiple, full-time positions for a Pharmacology educator and course director for an integrated organ segment based curriculum. The individuals will be based at the Peoria campus and participate in the transition/curricular reform currently occurring on Peoria campus and across the University of Illinois College of Medicine. We are seeking innovative educators with energy and commitment to medical student education. The successful candidates must be interested in curriculum development and integration with the clinical sciences, working collaboratively with like-minded and talented individuals across the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine campuses. The College of Medicine is committed to active learning, clinical relevance, and measurement of educational outcomes.
The UICOMP campus provides education for over 170 medical students and 240 residents and fellows in 11 disciplines. Out two major academic affiliate hospitals are located within 6 blocks of the medical school campus and contain over 850 hospital beds. The medical school is a partner in the new 67,000 square foot Jump Simulation Center (www.jumpsimulation.org) offering some truly unique opportunities for innovative curriculum. JUMP provides state of the art simulation for use both in education and assessment.
The University Of Illinois College Of Medicine is undergoing a major renewal of its curriculum, and renovation of its distributed model of education. Candidates will be responsible for developing and delivering teaching material on organ segment based Pharmacology needed for the practice of clinical medicine. The Pharmacology teaching occurs during the preclinical years but the individual is anticipated to be actively involved in clinical Pharmacology teaching that may occur at other points in students’ basic science and clinical education. The selected individuals will also have administrative responsibilities including coordination with other courses, generation of appropriate evaluation tools, and cross campus collaborations.
The successful candidates will have a Ph.D. degree in Pharmacology or related field, or an M.D. with clinical Pharmacology expertise. Previous experience in teaching collegiate or medical school Pharmacology or related courses with understanding of technology available to teach Pharmacology is required. Preference is given to those who have participated in curricular renewal/redesign and have a record of educational scholarship.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act
PhD in Pharmacology or related field OR MD with clinical Pharmacology teaching expertise • Previous experience in teaching collegiate/medical school Pharmacology or related courses
This position will serve as a full-time Pharmacology educator for the University of Illinois College of Medicine-Peoria (UICOMP) Pharmacology course and Course Director for an integrated organ segment block while participating in the transition/curricular reform currently occurring on the University of Illinois College of Medicine campuses.
Job Responsibilities (Essential Duties):
Develop teaching material for clinical pharmacology with instructional delivery of basic pharmacology principles needed for the practice of clinical medicine
Participate in teaching through lectures and other active learning methodologies including flipped classroom and Team Based Learning (TBL)
Collaborate with other UICOM sites on course schedules, materials, and exams
Co-direct integrated basic science modules with clinical faculty
Develop educational modules and videos for independent study and flipped classroom
Work collaboratively with faculty from other basic science/clinical science departments in curricular transformation.
Develop various assessment tools to assess medical students including NBME style multiple choice questions; narrative assessments.
Participate in faculty development programs to enhance teaching and educational skills
Internal Number: 107629
About University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria
University of Illinois College of Medicine is one of the largest medical schools in the country. Our diverse student body of over 1,300 students hails from a wide variety of cultural and economic backgrounds. This diversity adds to the rich educational experience that is the College of Medicine.
The College’s four campuses—located in Chicago, Peoria, Rockford, and Urbana — take advantage of the state’s urban and rural environments and offer numerous opportunities for clinical training and research. Our distinguished faculty contributes to the college’s reputation as one of the best schools for both undergraduate and graduate medical education. The College’s 75 residency programs are highly sought after.
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