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Faculty Member - Basic Sciences (Florida)

Microbiology Instructors at NUHS Florida are responsible for facilitating the learning experience for students enrolled in the Doctor of Chiropractic program.  Instruction will be focused on the basic principles of microbiology of the human body through lectures, discussion groups, facilitated group interaction, and laboratories where applicable.  The successful applicant must demonstrate thorough knowledge of the subject, including excellent teaching, communication, and interpersonal skills while interacting effectively with students, faculty, and staff.  While teaching is the major focus of the position, there will also be opportunities to participate in clinically oriented or educational research. Administrative assignments appropriate to the position and participation in student advising will also be required.

Applicants must have a M.D or Ph.D. with specialization in medical microbiology or a closely related discipline; Postdoctoral teaching and research experience is preferred.  Additional teaching opportunities may also be available.  The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time appointment is scheduled to begin, must be able to continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

Job Summary

The faculty member is an officer of instruction.  The faculty member shall be prepared academically to teach students in the classroom, laboratory or clinic, and to assist students by providing appropriate advising.  The faculty member is responsible for classroom teaching duties as assigned by the chairperson.  He/she is charged with helping the student learn through appropriate teaching methods, assessing the knowledge and skills (didactic and practical) the student has learned, and reporting that learning to the student, the Dean of the College of Professional Studies, Assistant Dean or their designee.  The functions of the University require that the faculty member participate in University activities and academic functions, and in budget and curriculum formulation.  In the performance of University duties, the faculty member may be called upon to prepare and present reports and studies.

Qualifications

Required

  • M.D or Ph.D. with training in medical microbiology or a closely related discipline.
  • Evidence of annual CEU credits being taken via annual submission of an updated CV

Preferred

  • Experience in higher education teaching
  • Evidence of a commitment to continuing education
  • Three years of teaching experience
  • Service to the community
  • Participation in professional organizations

How to Apply

Applicants can apply by sending a current curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation to awozniak@nuhs.edu.  Complete applications will be required for candidate consideration. 

 NUHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer