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This position is within the NUHS College of Professional Studies located in Lombard, IL.

Job Summary

The primary responsibility of this position is teaching in the Clinical Sciences Department for the Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine and Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine programs. 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.  They will lead the development and delivery of high quality, current, instruction in pharmacology. They will also create and deliver instructional materials ranging from introductory topics to more advanced pharmacotherapeutic concepts during the clinical training.

 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.
  • Attendance at University-scheduled activities such as graduation ceremonies, etc.
  • This faculty member will carry out faculty university assignments such as committees and task forces.

Qualifications

Required

  • This faculty member should have a PharmD, or PhD in Pharmacology. At least 3 years’ experience teaching pharmacology in a health sciences program is preferred. The candidate must be able to effectively teach this subject to students in different programs. They must be willing to both deliver their own courses that focus on pharmacology, and to participate in team taught classes. They must adopt teaching strategies to engage students learning basic principles, and students who are actively engaged in a clinical internship.

Preferred

  • Experience in higher education teaching, ideally at a graduate or professional program level
  • Evidence of a commitment to continuing education.
  • Service to the university and professional community.
  • Participation in professional organizations.
  • Evidence of proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, and other technological skills relevant to teaching.
  • Experience with learning management systems.
  • Knowledge about and experience with integrative medical settings and multiple health professions.

How to Apply

Application materials should include a complete Curriculum Vitae, unofficial transcripts, practicing license, three letters of recommendation, and a 2–3-page description of current and future goals, including separate sections on teaching goals, and professional contributions to the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion to [email protected]

NUHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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