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Assistant or Associate Professor of Pharmacology/Physiology
Based on Experience
Tenure Track Clinical Faculty
Indianapolis, IN
Position Description
Marian University's College of Osteopathic Medicine (MU-COM) seeks a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor of Physiology/Pharmacology for its Division of Biomedical Sciences. A person in this position contributes to the education of medical students at Marian University, and reports to the Associate Dean of Biomedical Sciences (or designee). This position will collaborate with physicians and biomedical scientists in delivering the curriculum.

• Faculty members of the MUCOM who provide training in pharmacology and neuroscience contribute to the mission and success of the college and the success of its students through excellent teaching, scholarly activity and service to the University and community.
• Faculty participate in the development, delivery, evaluation and improvement of the curriculum,
• Supervise and direct active learning by the students in systems courses where pharmacology and neuroscience content is located.
• Provide students with sufficient understanding of human structure and function to prepare them to successfully complete the National Board of Medical Examiners part 1 examination and to proceed into clinical rotations.
• Each faculty member is responsible for assuming an appropriate share of the discipline-related teaching and service responsibilities inherent in the MUCOM curriculum.
• Preparation and delivery of lectures on discipline specific biomedical science topics to classes of up to 200 students, at a level of detail, quality and rigor commensurate with medical school instruction,
• Facilitate small group discussions on topics appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline,
• Collaborate with other faculty members in the biomedical and clinical sciences to develop educational experiences that will foster student learning in medically relevant disciplines,
• To prepare and administer exams and other evaluative tools to determine the progress of students and their qualifications to advance in their education to the next level,
• Personally engage in professional development activities that will continuously improve the competence and effectiveness of the individual as a competent and effective medical school educator,
• Functioning in the MUCOM system that emphasizes a uniquely integrative curriculum presented in a way that emphasizes active learning,
• Model professionalism through scrupulous ethical behavior,
• And continuously seek innovative and effective means of strengthening and extending his/her skills in engaging students in the process of acquiring competencies required of MUCOM medical graduates.
• Other like activities may be credited to a faculty member’s teaching responsibility.
• Activities undertaken by a faculty member to discover new knowledge in his/her field or in a related field,
• The development of novel methods, processes, technology, uses or materials that advance the faculty member’s discipline or field of expertise,
• Integrates existing knowledge in an intellectually rigorous way that advances understanding within a discipline of field,
• And, is pursued by an individual faculty member or by an individual as part of a collaborative group each of whom contributes significantly to the successful accomplishment of discovery, development or integration.
• Other like activities may be credited to a faculty member’s scholarship responsibility.
• Active involvement with college or university committees,
• Providing exemplary leadership and guidance to student organizations,
• Mentorship of individual students and advisees,
• Participation in the interviewing and selection of students for future MUCOM classes,
• Using discipline based knowledge and skills to benefit community organizations and groups that benefit the greater good of society,
• Actively seeking funding through grants and contracts relevant to the faculty member’s disciplinary background and abilities to advance the mission of the college, its faculty and students.
• Other like activities may be credited to a faculty member’s service responsibility.
Job Requirements:
• must have a terminal degree (PhD, PharmD or equivalent).
• An ideal candidate should have a strong background in medical education with experience in teaching drug therapy and the underling physiology. Well-developed communication and computer skills are essential as is a strong interest in teaching in multiple systems based courses, research/scholarship, and service
Located within 10 minutes of downtown Indianapolis, Marian University is one of the nation’s preeminent Catholic institutions of higher learning, and ranks as one of US News & World Report’s top universities in the Midwest Region. Marian University was founded in 1937 by the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Indiana, and the Franciscan Values that the Sisters ingrained into the university’s culture are still prevalent today. The university has experienced tremendous growth in the past 15 years under the leadership of President Daniel J. Elsener, including the opening of the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013 – the state’s first new medical school in 110 years. Marian University’s football team has captured the NAIA national championship in 2012 and 2015. In 2016 and 2017, the women’s basketball team won back-to-back NAIA national championships. Marian University is also home to the most successful collegiate cycling program in the nation, which currently holds 42 national titles.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a letter of application, a current CV, three letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching effectiveness or scholarly work. All applications should be submitted to
Marian University is an EOE
Contact Information

Amy Koch
Marian University-Indianapolis
3200 Cold Spring Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46222
Telephone: 3176088585
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