Assistant Professor - A&S/HP

Nebraska Methodist College

United States

December 23, 2021

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Additional Information:

Assistant Professor – Chemistry & Microbiology Faculty

Nebraska Methodist College is seeking an experienced full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor to support general education health science student education with expertise to teach and support CHEMISTRY and MICROBIOLOGY within the Arts & Sciences Division starting for the Fall 2022 semester. It is a 24-credit hour, 12 month position. Support for other course offerings may be assigned in the future based on credentials and need within the science area.

A Ph.D. in chemistry and/or microbiology or related field is preferred. Master of Science prepared candidates with teaching and lab experience for one or both of these courses are encouraged to apply as it is the minimum educational requirement to teach at the bachelor level. NMC is a health-science institution using technology to actively engage student learners. Nursing and allied health profession programs run year-round, and a faculty teaching appointment is commensurate with this schedule. Applicants for this position are required to possess teaching experience in chemistry and/or microbiology subjects and be skilled in teaching labs supporting either or both of these subjects.

In addition to academic credentials faculty should have the following abilities: • Passion for teaching and ability to help each individual student succeed. • Team-oriented, collaborative, and exhibiting strong interpersonal and communication skills. • Strong proficiency with technology, course design, assessment, and effective instructional methodology to teach online or in-person. • Embrace and support the mission and values of the College in teaching.

When submitting the Methodist Health System application you can attach your CV and cover letter. For consideration we also request that you send a photocopy of your graduate school transcripts (unofficial accepted) and a 1-2 page science teaching philosophy statement reflecting on active student engagement teaching undergraduate students in these disciplines to the following email address: nmc.academicaffairssurveys@methodistcollege.edu

Interviews will begin no later than the first week of February. The position will remain open until filled.

Req #: 25861

NE Methodist College

720 N 87Th St , Omaha, NE

A &S Undergraduate

Professional Non-Clinical

Full Time , Rotating Shift, 8 am - 8 pm

  • Purpose of Job

  • Provide effective student instruction to meet course objectives.
  • Job Requirements

  • Education

  • The Assistant Professor position requires a Master's degree in the field, obtained from a regionally accredited program. Individuals with a Master's degree in a related field may be appointed where a Master's degree in the primary area of teaching is extremely limited or impossible to attain. For additional information, please refer to the Nebraska Methodist College Employee Handbook.

  • Experience

  • Previous teaching experience is preferred but not required. No prior scholarship or service activity is required. Where appropriate, Nebraska licensure and national certifications are required. For additional information, please refer to the Nebraska Methodist College Employee Handbook.

  • License/Certifications

  • Where appropriate, Nebraska licensure and national certifications are required of faculty employed at Nebraska Methodist College.

  • Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Ability to provide academic instruction, read, analyze, interpret and grade academic assignments in a higher educational environment.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Proficiency with personal computer and standard office applications.

  • Knowledge of various teaching methods and adult learning styles.

  • Skill in the effective use of resources including time, information and available services.

  • Physical Requirements

  • Weight Demands

  • Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force.

  • NOTE: Faculty who work with students completing clinical assignments will be required to meet Medium Work standards-exerting up to 50 pounds of force.
  • Physical Activity

  • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):

  • Balancing

  • Climbing

  • Carrying

  • Crawling

  • Crouching

  • Distinguish colors

  • Kneeling

  • Lifting

  • Pulling/Pushing

  • Reaching

  • Standing

  • Stooping/bending

  • Twisting

  • Walking

  • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):

  • Hearing

  • Repetitive Motions

  • Seeing/Visual

  • Speaking/talking

  • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):

  • Fingering/Touching

  • Grasping

  • Keyboarding/typing

  • Sitting

  • Job Hazards

  • Not Related:

  • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)

  • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)

  • Equipment/Machinery/Tools

  • Explosives (pressurized gas)

  • Electrical Shock/Static

  • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)

  • Rare (1-33%):

  • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)

  • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations

  • Essential Job Functions

  • Essential Functions I
  • Teaching

     
    

    Factors: Instructional Responsibilities: Demonstrate effective instructional methodology (see Section 2.5.1 of NMC Policy Manual ).

     
    

    Command of the subject and use of effective teaching/learning methods.

     
    

    Clear formulation of learning objectives/outcomes demonstrated by thorough course planning, and thorough preparation for individual classroom, laboratory, and/or clinical sessions.

     
    

    Skill in communicating with students and challenging them to go beyond what is required.

     
    

    Effective course implementation through the use of a variety of instructional methods, as appropriate, to foster an environment to stimulate student interest and pursuit of learning.

     
    

    Integrity, open-mindedness and objectivity in presenting material.

     
    

    Ability to relate the subject to other areas of knowledge.

     
    

    Collaboration with other faculty in the development of curriculum.

     
    

    Systematic assessment of student learning.

     
    

    Provision of constructive feedback in a timely manner to students to foster professional development.

     
    

    Punctuality and reliability in conduct of classes.

     
    

    Course revision as needed to increase effectiveness

     
    

    Scholarly, Creative and Professional Activities

     
    

    Please assign Overall Rating in accordance with the factor listed below.

    Factor: Participates in scholarship in work that is well expressed, innovative, comprehensive, and visible, and appropriate to rank in accordance with the Boyer Model of Scholarship (see Sections 2.5.2.2 of the NMC Policy Manual).

     Professional, College and Community Service.
    
     
    

    Factors: Contributes to the welfare of others through a variety of means at the College and in the community.

     
    

    Is engaged and participates in expected service activities, in accordance with Section 2.5.3.1.1 of NMC Policy Manual.

     
    

    Is effectively engaged in encouraged service activities, in accordance with Section 2.5.3.1.2 of NMC Policy Manual.

     
    

    Is effectively engaged in community/professional service activities, in accordance with Section 2.5.3.1.3 of NMC Policy Manual.

     Essential Job Functions II
    
     
    

    Nursing Course/Core Coordinator

     
    

    Factors: Nursing Course Coordinator. Please assign Overall Rating in accordance with the factors listed below.

     Formulates and updates the course syllabus.
    
     Develops the course didactic and/or clinical schedule.
    
     Coordinates with faculty teaching in the course.
    
     Provides mentoring to ensure clinical faculty are following Division processes.
    
     Assumes responsibility and promptly replies and follows-up with course concerns and issues.
    
     Accurately and fairly enforces course/Division policies.
    
     Regularly updates the Director and/or Dean on the status of the course.
    
     
    

    Health Professions Clinical Coordinator

     
    

    Factors: Health Professions Clinical Coordinator. Please assign Overall Rating in accordance with the factors listed below.

     Coordinates clinical education with didactic education and evaluates its effectiveness.
    
     Participates in clinical instructional activities (e.g., student evaluation, student observation, instruction).
    
     Develops a clinical rotation site visit schedule with regular visits to each site.
    
     Maintains accurate clinical log/records of all clinical communications (interactions with students, phone conversations, site visit notes, etc.).
    
     Promptly replies and follows-up with clinical student or clinical affiliate regarding concerns and issues.
    
     Collaborates with the program director in the review of clinical materials, accreditation activities and general program support.
    
     Accurately and fairly enforces program and clinical policies. Assumes responsibility for resolving student questions and concerns.
    
     Facilitates communication among the College and clinical affiliates.
    
     Collaborates with Program Director in the review, revision and development of policies.
    
     Supports program marketing, recruitment, admission and retention efforts to ensure enrollment goals and fiscal performance goals are met.
    
     
    

    Academic Director

     
    

    Factors: Academic Director. Please assign Overall Rating in accordance with the factors listed below.

     Supports the development, evaluation and revision of curricular and pedagogical aspects of the academic program.
    
     Ensures the program is compliant with all accreditation requirements and reports; coordinates program accreditation activities.
    
     Accurately and fairly enforces policies; assumes responsibility for resolving student questions and concerns.
    
     Collaborates with Dean and program faculty in the review, revision and development of policies.
    
     Identifies qualified personnel for clinical and didactic instruction; supervises performance and assists in professional development.
    
     Facilitates communication among the college, clinical affiliates, professional organizations and the community.
    
     Coordinates with the Dean on supervising program faculty including faculty workloads, recruiting, appointment, separation, evaluation, goal setting and professional development.
    
     Collaborates with the Dean in the development and implementation of a program assessment plan (student and program outcomes).
    
     Collaborates with College constituents to support program marketing, recruitment, admission, advising and retention efforts to ensure enrollment goals and fiscal performance goals are met.
    
     Serves as a liaison with relevant professional associations and state and national regulatory and accrediting agencies.
    
     Represents the Program at institutional and programmatic events and ceremonies and serves on various college committees.
    
     In coordination with Dean, assumes responsibility for effective financial management of the program.
    

    Nebraska Methodist Health System is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by Federal, state or local law.

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