Pathology Faculty

Title Pathology Faculty
Department Name Medical Education
Supervisor Chair, Department of Medical Education
Exempt Full-time

Special Requirements and Conditions


Items Used

Computer, typical office equipment

Position Purpose

This position will work closely with the Senior Associate Dean of Medical Education. This position will hold a faculty position in the medical school and will contribute to teaching, service and scholarly activities.

Essential Function % Time

Teaching duties will include:


  • Develop lectures on assigned topics in pathology and pathophysiology at the School of Medicine, MD program.
  • Work closely with basic and clinical science colleagues to integrate pathology horizontally and vertically within the curriculum.
  • Design pathology laboratory practicals for medical students to illustrate the clinical relevance.
  • Integrate laboratory medicine (hematology, transfusion medicine, clinical chemistry) into anatomic pathology teaching.
  • Create summative and formative assessments.
  • Support student remediation.
  • Participate in all aspects of an innovative “clinical presentation” curriculum as assigned.

General teaching responsibilites include:

  • Establishing learning objectives and competency standards.
  • Contributing to the process of student assessment, developing, implementing, and evaluating assessment materials and procedures.
  • Promoting and using active learning techniques in the classroom.
  • Position may include administrative oversight of the student educational research project course, and/or responsibilities as Course Director.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential Function % Time

Scholarly activity duties will include:


  • Engage in scholarly activities as defined in the Guidelines on Faculty Appointment and Promotion.

Essential Function % Time

Service duties will include:


  • Participate in administrative duties including service on institutional committees as negotiated and assigned.
  • Participate in other service activities as defined in the Guidelines on Faculty Appointment and Promotion.


  • Oversee student educational research projects course.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Additional academic duties may be assigned, as determined by the department (e.g., extra teaching when a colleague is sick).

Minimum Requirements

  • An MD, DO, or PhD degree in the Anatomical Sciences, with 2-3 years’ experience teaching gross anatomy, embryology, and histology.
  • Evidence of successful collaboration and interdisciplinary work.
  • Demonstrated commitment to support the mission of the university and the vision to inspire, motivate, and empower students to become excellent physicians, scientists, and leaders. Commitment to diversity and inclusion as part of our conviction that the presence of diversity enriches an institution of higher learning.
  • Outstanding communication skills in writing, speaking, presenting, and listening; display a collaborative and entrepreneurial spirit. Ability to handle sensitive situations and information with discretion. Demonstrated ability to interact professionally with diplomacy, patience, and courtesy with diverse individuals; ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships while providing exceptional customer service. Ability to develop and deliver presentations. Demonstrated oral and written communication skills to communicate and interact effectively with colleagues, faculty, students, and visitors.
  • Ability to supervise, advise, training and assess peers and students; including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling assignments. Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Demonstrated skill in working independently and completing assignments according to defined goals and objectives. Ability to effectively prioritize and deliver assignments under pressure of deadlines, and with frequent interruptions and competing priorities. Must be able to adjust priorities quickly, multitask with excellent organizational skills. Demonstrated experience in a fast paced, high volume environment.
  • Demonstrated high attention to detail. Demonstrated skill in analyzing information to define and follow up on problems or objectives. Can identify solutions and independently act toward solving problems.
  • Demonstrated proficient skill in effectively using a computer and applications such as Microsoft Office 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point).
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and use computer; stand, walk, bend, intermittently throughout the day. Ability to work in a university environment; moderate changes in temperature and noise.
  • Must successfully complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen/physical and background check through the Department of Justice.

Preferred Qualification

  • Experience with college/university personnel, policies and procedures as well as current trends in higher education.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in program planning, project management, and academic administration.
  • Previous experience with LCME accreditation process and requirements.

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