Assistant/Associate Professor and Coordinator of Pre-Medicine

Husson University

United States

November 10, 2021

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Posting Details Job Title Assistant/Associate Professor and Coordinator of Pre-Medicine

Campus Bangor Posting Number F00136 Full or Part Time Full-Time Position Type Faculty Rank Faculty Accrual (Sick and Vacation) Benefits Eligible Yes

Job Description Summary

Husson University's College of Science and Humanities invites applications for a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor and Coordinator of Pre-Medicine to begin in fall 2021. Candidates interested in this position should have the background to teach introductory and upper-level courses in human nutrition and an interest in leading a rapidly growing program that provides specific preparation necessary to enter and succeed in the medical professions, including osteopathic medicine.

The Pre-Medicine program complements existing programs within the College of Science and Humanities, which also offers undergraduate degrees in Exercise Science and Biology, as well as baccalaureate programs for Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, and Physical Therapy professional degrees offered through the College of Health and Pharmacy.

Husson University is a private institution of approximately 3500 undergraduate and graduate students located in Bangor, Maine. The University is dedicated to offering premier professional programs designed to maximize experiential learning opportunities and student success. Bangor has been ranked as one of the top 50 small cities in the U.S. It offers a safe, affordable community with excellent education and healthcare, easy access to major urban centers, and a wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities. Year-round activities can be enjoyed on the numerous lakes, trails, and ski areas. The University is approximately 40 minutes west of the Maine coast and the nearby mountains of Acadia National Park and an hour south of the newly designated Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.

Duties and Responsibilities

Teaching responsibilities include introductory and upper-level courses in nutrition for undergraduate students in the major and other related courses, based on the needs of the department. The successful candidate will also fulfill faculty expectations for teaching, advising, service, and scholarship as outlined in university policies. The position requires teaching 24 credits per academic year, with additional opportunities possible.

As Coordinator of the Pre-Medicine program, the successful candidate will oversee all aspects of the degree curriculum, including course development and assessment, advisor training and oversight, and ongoing maintenance and growth of clinical partnerships in order to provide outstanding educational opportunities for students.

The position involves service to the College, participation in admissions events, and interaction with the internal and external community in a collegial and professional manner at all times.

Note: This is a face-to-face position; candidates are expected to be on campus.

Education and Experience

The successful candidate should have an earned doctorate with a strong background in Nutrition or a related field and a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and advising. Candidates should also have the ability and desire to develop an undergraduate research program.

Preferred qualifications: Previous higher education teaching experience in nutrition or related courses; experience mentoring students seeking admission to professional health programs.

The successful candidate will be dynamic, energetic, creative, and engaging and have strong interpersonal and communication skills, demonstrating a commitment to cultural diversity and inclusive education. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to Husson University's mission and to the highest ethical standards.

Physical Requirements

EEO Statement

Husson University is an Equal Employment Opportunity.

Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested parties should submit a cover letter, current CV with the names of three references, and a statement of teaching philosophy.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Optional Documents

  • Other Document
  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Letter of Recommendation 2
  • Letter of Recommendation 3
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