Job Title Assistant/Associate Professor and Coordinator of Pre-Medicine
Posting Number F00136
Full or Part Time Full-Time
Position Type 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
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.
Husson University is an Equal Employment Opportunity.
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
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