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Job No. 141622

  • Job Title:
  • Associate/ Full Professor, Veterinary Medicine (T/TE)
  • Employer:
  • University of Arizona
  • Location:
  • Phoenix , AZ
  • Posting Date:
  • 10-Jan-2020
  • Description:
  • Position Summary
    The University of Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine (UA-CVM) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position focused on pre-clinical education and discipline-based educational research as a part of the College’s central mission to be a world leader in veterinary medical education. We are particularly interested in individuals with experience in developing/leveraging technology to enable and improve teaching and learning in veterinary medical education programs.

    The successful candidate for this position will have the rare opportunity to build an innovative curriculum “from the ground up” within a team of content and pedagogy experts who will be “reverse-designing” a six semester pre-clinical veterinary medical curriculum. A commitment to joining and contributing to an academic culture of active learning is essential for the successful candidate. Within the tenure-track career path, the faculty in this position will be expected to develop/maintain an active research effort in evidence-based veterinary medical pedagogy with tangible scholarly output in peer-reviewed publication and extramural funding. Candidates hired at the (Full) Professor level will have the opportunity to be hired with tenured status, pending approval through a defined UA administrative process.

    The UA-CVM is in its inaugural year, and as a new college, provides individuals the rare opportunity to be a member of the founding team and to help establish the culture and processes of the College. The Mission of the University of Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine is to develop day-one, career ready veterinarians that will be innovative, adaptive learners and disruptive problem-solvers who will lead meaningful lives and serve society in the 4th industrial revolution economy. These goals will be accomplished through evidenced-based excellence in teaching and learning, and engagement with world-class researchers solving society’s challenges.

    Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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    Duties & Responsibilities
    Participate as a team member in development of the veterinary medical doctorate curriculum, with particular focus on providing anatomical and physiological correlates to the organ-systems course structure
    Contribute to the integrated development of skills-based and practice-based coursework to ensure horizontal and vertical integration of pre-clinical coursework and integration of pre-clinical coursework to the final clinical year of study
    Deliver curriculum content to veterinary students within the CVM vision of evidence-based pedagogy, in which students take substantial ownership of their learning, and student classroom time is focused on collaborative application of content (as opposed to a focus on delivery of content)
    Develop and maintain an active research program in veterinary medical pedagogy, including scholarly productivity in publication, collaborative project participation, and extramural funding.
    Develop innovative approaches to teaching and learning in veterinary medicine at the session, course, and program level, including content, content delivery, content application, and outcomes assessment.
    Engage in the CVM collegial community, the university community, and the larger global academic community through participation in shared governance, advisory committees, and academic gatherings.
    Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
    Minimum Qualifications
    DVM (or international equivalent), and/or Ph.D. degree in a biomedical area or a terminal degree in education.
    At least 5 years teaching in higher education.
    Preferred Qualifications
    Veterinary Specialty Board Certification.
    Prior experience in veterinary medical education utilizing active-learning modalities.
    Research experience in teaching and learning, preferably involving technology-enabled teaching and learning.
    Expertise working in diverse communities, including faculty, students, and stakeholders.
    Combined Ph.D./DVM (or international equivalent) degree.
    experience teaching Veterinary Medicine students.
    Experience with course development.
    Experience with course leadership.
  •  Contact information:
  • University of Arizona
  • Phoenix, AZ 85721
  • United States
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