Teaching Faculty in Biomedical Sciences Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
The Department of Biomedical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University seeks a faculty member on the Lecturer or Professor of Practice track for full-time instruction in our DVM curriculum. The successful candidate will play a leadership role teaching in the pre-clinical classes, predominantly in Foundation Course III, with additional contributions to other courses, and to college curricular processes and initiatives. Foundation Course III: Function and Dysfunction is a preclinical multidisciplinary course encompassing physiology, pharmacology, clinical pathology, and anatomic pathology. The course uses problem-based learning to provide a foundation in basic sciences within a veterinary clinical context.
Required Qualifications: PhD in a biomedical science related field, and/or DVM, MD or equivalent with a passion for basic sciences and strong understanding of physiology.
Specific and general responsibilities of the successful teaching track candidate include:
· Providing instruction in Foundation Course III, including facilitating small group learning, lecturing, and supporting laboratory-based learning.
· Service on the Curriculum Design Group for Foundation Course III, contributing to course oversight, updates, assessment writing, and grading. This will include serving as the Foundation Course Leader on a rotating basis.
· Contributing to pre-clinical teaching in other courses based on college needs.
· Contributing to college curricular initiatives and committees based on college needs and candidate expertise.
· Pursuing ongoing professional development to advance the understanding of evidence based educational practices and continually improve teaching quality.
Salary, rank and title will be commensurate with academic credentials and experience.
Cornell University is located in Ithaca, on the shores of Cayuga Lake in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York. Ithaca is a vibrant city with museums, theaters, and a diverse selection of restaurants. It is within driving distance of several large metropolitan centers, award-winning wineries, and downhill skiing areas. Ithaca is a nature-lover’s paradise with ample opportunity for outdoor activities. Easy campus-to-campus bus transportation allows one to explore or develop collaborations in NYC while enjoying the “Ithaca is Gorges” lifestyle.
For more information, go to:
https://www.vet.cornell.edu/departments/biomedical-sciences/ or contact Dr. Kelly Lyboldt, Chair of the Search Committee at email@example.com.
To apply, submit a cover letter including a statement of career goals; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching interests, philosophy, and plans; the names of three individuals who can provide references; and a statement of contributions to inclusion and diversity. Electronic application submission is through Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/24694.
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Review of applications will begin on May 15th, 2023.
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