Adjunct Faculty - Scientific Methodologies

Location: Parker, CO
Date Posted: 06-20-2018
Rocky Vista University in Parker, CO has a position for
Adjunct Faculty for Scientific Methodologies in the Biomedical Sciences Department.

To be considered for this position applicants should submit a letter of interest and CV.  Final applicant will be required to pass background check and drug screening.

PRIMARY PURPOSE:       Assisting with Scientific Methodologies/Evidence Based Medicine course in the Fall of 2018 (2 credit hours).  On-campus hours will 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Tuesdays, from August 13 to December 14, 2018.

The adjunct faculty is responsible for small group facilitation, some teaching, and holding office hours for tutoring students.  In addition, this position will be involved in the development of test questions, grading, and analysis of assessments and other educational activities as determined by the Program or Course Director. They must have a strong commitment to maintain a positive and professional demeanor.  Detailed description below:
  1. Deliver curricular content within the Physician Assistant and Masters of Science Biomedical Science Programs including but not limited to:
    1. Small group facilitation
    2. Guest lecturing
    3. Individual and group tutoring sessions
  2. Development and analysis of test items
  3. Assessment and tracking of competency development measures in students
  4. Implementation and collection of data from Evidence Based Medicine assessment tools
  1. Management of student grades in online Learning Management System
  2. Collaborate with course directors from the PA and MSBS programs to ensure integration of curricular content
  3. Prompt and professional communication with faculty and students in person and electronically
  1. Participate in scholarly work in collaboration with MSBS and PA team members.
  1. A PhD student in a program that includes some combination of Biostatistics, Research Methods, Epidemiology or other related disciplines.
  2. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team
  3. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with students and faculty
  1. A PhD student in a program that includes some combination of Biostatistics, Research Methods, Epidemiology or other related disciplines.
  2. Official transcripts required upon hire
  1. One year of teaching experience at an undergraduate or graduate level.
  2. Ability to mentor and teach students from various backgrounds and abilities
  3. Effective teaching skills
  4. Experience with various educational assessment methods

Rocky Vista University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary. 
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