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Faculty Member - Clinical Sciences (Part-time)

This teaching position is within the NUHS College of Professional Studies located in Lombard, IL. This position is to teach the course in Environmental Medicine/ Toxiciology/ Detoxification in the Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine program. This course may be offered in either of the following formats: weekly course, or as online course with a one-time weekend intensive.

Job Summary

The primary responsibility of this position is as part-time faculty in the Clinical Sciences Department for Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine program. The faculty member shall be prepared academically to teach students in the classroom and to assist students by providing appropriate counsel.  The faculty member is responsible for classroom and laboratory teaching duties as assigned by the chairperson.  (S)he is charged with helping the student learn through appropriate teaching methods, assessing the knowledge and skills, and reporting that learning to the student and the Dean of the College of Professional Studies, Assistant Deans or their designee, and the Chair of Clinical Sciences. 

The Environmental Medicine/ Toxiciology/ Detoxification course examines the clinical manifestations of exposure to environmental toxins. Emphasis is placed on the clinical strategies that are useful to detect and alleviate overburdened detoxification pathways. Acquiring a high level of confidence in recommending protocols that support detoxification pathways through various naturopathic therapies is considered a key element in this course. 

Essential Duties

  • To teach and/or facilitate the assigned hours of lecture, discussion, laboratory or clinic internship. 

  • To participate with the chairperson in maintaining and advancing curriculum content for the assigned course and the program at large. 

  • To assume responsibility for participating in the vital functions of the Program, not only in its day to day operation, but also in its role as an integral part of the University; particularly with regard to Mission and Goals. 

  • To serve as a model of professionalism to interns, students and colleagues, as evidenced by exemplary conduct, dialogue and decorum. 

  • To carry out all necessary administrative and reporting functions as required by University policy or assigned by the academic dean such as a syllabus, grade and attendance submission. 

  • To develop instructional materials. 

  • To develop evaluation instruments for the assessment of student learning and practical skills. 

  • To provide feedback to the student and the Dean of the College of Professional Studies and the Assistant Deans (or designee) regarding the assessment outcomes. 


Optional Duties

  • Attendance at University-scheduled activities such as graduation ceremonies, etc.
  • Plan or conduct special workshops or seminars.

Qualifications

Required

  • Doctorate Degree & current license to practice Naturopathic Medicine, or a terminal degree in an area of expertise.
  • Over three (3) years of experience in teaching, practice, research, or further study.
  • Evidence of annual CEU credits being taken via annual submission of an updated CV.

Preferred

  • Expertise in specialty area of Environmental Medicine, as evidenced by advanced certifications, advanced training, or continuing education in the field. 
  • Experience in higher education teaching.
  • Evidence of a commitment to continuing education.
  • Service to the community.
  • Participation in professional organizations.
  • Evidence in Word, PowerPoint, and other technological skills relevant to teaching.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply by sending a current curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and three letters of recommendation to kconner@nuhs.edu.

 

NUHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer