Assistant/Associate Professor, Pathology

Location: Ivins, UT
Date Posted: 08-21-2017
Rocky Vista University in Ivins, Utah has an immediate opening for a
full-time Assistant/Associate Professor of Pathology.  This position will start in January 2018.
RVU offers a full benefit package that includes 401(k), Health, Dental and Vision insurance, paid vacation, sick and holidays.

To be considered for this position applicants should submit a resume, letter of interest and salary requirement.

 
The campus of Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine - Southern Utah (RVUCOM-SU) is located in Ivins, UT, 20 minutes from St. George, UT. RVUCOM is committed to the education of osteopathic physicians who are dedicated to excellence in the practice of medicine, demonstrate integrity and professionalism in their lives, while providing ethical, compassionate , holistic and culturally competent osteopathic medical care to their patients.

PRIMARY PURPOSE:       Demonstrate experience and expertise in biomedical or clinical education for predoctoral and/or postdoctoral students, provide service to the university and professional communities and engage in innovative scholarship and research to advance medical knowledge. 
 
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
 
  1. Direct the education and instruction of medical students and other health care  professional students while providing mentorship and motivation for learning, research and scholarly activity in classroom environments, clinical settings, active learning groups, laboratory experience and research opportunities.
  2. Establish and maintain scheduled office hours for student advising, tutoring, remediation and consultation.
  3. Provide professional and clinical services in the Student Health Clinic or other clinical setting consistent with training and degree as assigned by administration and chair.
  4. Provide service to the university community and students through serving on COM and department committees, providing leadership, mentorship and expertise to student, participating in community outreach events and with professional organizations or groups as assigned by the Dean or Department Chair.
  5. Participate in curriculum development, assessment and modification as a part of the college’s ongoing quality improvement and assessment program.
  6. Participate in the assessment and evaluation of students and residents, provide feedback and remedial assistance to ensure that the students of the COM meet the standards established by the faculty and college and obtain the knowledge, skills and competency established.
  7. Provide administrative leadership, faculty mentorship and development for junior members of the faculty, staff and students.
  8. Participate in the assessment or evaluation of and provide feed back to other members of the faculty as a portion of the college’s ongoing quality improvement and assessment program.
  9. Advance the perceived value of and output of research and scholarly activity among the faculty and students of the COM through leadership, mentorship and participation.
  10. Maintain a personal and professional development plan and portfolio, including documentation of teaching, professional development activities and plans, service provided to college and communities, scholarly activity and research to assure personal growth and continued competency with specialty field.
  11. Demonstrate the highest standard of professionalism and ethical behavior in all aspects of personal and professional actions and performance.
  12. Demonstrate and role model an ongoing ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, supervisors and support staff.
  13. Demonstrate adaptability and the willingness to assist the university and college in fulfilling its mission and vision though teaching, academic administrative duties (course/system coordinator), providing patient care, and community service and/or perform special duties as assigned.
  14. Advance the prestige of the University and College through advancement of and avocation for its mission and vision.
  15. Other duties as assigned by the Dean or his/her designee.
 
MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
 
  1. Assist administration, faculty and staff in special projects as required.
 
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
 
  1. Demonstrate knowledge and skill in the delivery of medical education
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of varied curriculum templates
  3. Demonstrate ability to mentor and motivate students and peers
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 
  1. Terminal degree (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine or Medical Doctor Degree, and PhD) with current medical license and Board Certification in appropriate area of specialization, if applicable.
  2. Demonstrated leadership and productivity in the areas of clinical or professional service, scholarly activity, medical research or education.
  3. Good standing with all regulatory and governmental boards and agencies.
  4. Eligible for coverage by college’s malpractice insurer, if applicable.
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
 
  1. Experience in teaching in a College of Osteopathic Medicine, an allopathic medical school or in graduate medical education.

Final applicant will be required to pass background check and drug screening.
 
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. ‚Äč
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