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Physiology Assoc Crs Dir

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Position Information

Title Physiology Assoc Crs Dir
Location Middletown
Department Osteo Manipulative Medicine
Position Number 1D9790
Job Description

Course planning and organization (the degree to which teaching is planned and efficiently organized provides learning experiences which are based upon needs, interests and abilities of the student)

Job Duties

• Establishing objectives for instructional (lecture and lab) activities
• Making provisions for learning styles (concrete, abstract, auditory, experiential, kinesthetic, tactile, verbal and visual)
• Establishing learning objectives appropriate for pre-medical curriculum, and appropriate text, shelf and professional exams (COMLEX)
• Establishing a routine for daily planning and evaluation of students
• Ensuring that exams are prepared seven days prior to the delivery of the scheduled exam
2. Development a detailed course syllabus to include:
a) Overview of the course
b) Course goals and a description of the means used measure the fulfillment of these goals.
c) Overview of procedure used to grade and post results from individual exams, including post-exam analysis of performance, exam modification, and posting of exam scores to Blackboard
d) Explanation of Z score grading system.
e) Lecture and lab attendance policy
f) Lecture dates and times to include lecture topic, learning objectives, reading assignment, responsible faculty (for invited and guest lectures the course director or a designate are to be in attendance for the entire presentation)
g) Lab dates and times to include laboratory/dissection topic, learning objectives, reading assignment, responsible faculty.
3. Prepare and record a lecture series that meets or exceed the following standards.
a) Begin with a title slide, followed by a list of learning objectives which clearly
b) articulates what you want the students to be able to do at the end of the lesson using Blooms taxonomy.
c) Description of reading assignments intended to compliment lecture material.
d) Includes content slides that use text, pictures, diagrams, and imbedded videos to
e) illustrate key concepts
f) Concludes with a review of the key concepts, learning objectives.
g) Create video lectures that follow the guidelines outlined in the best practices
h) document and that includes the following attributes of a successful lecture (when possible):
i. Eye contact
ii. Story telling
iii. Clear explanation of key concepts
iv. Break in pace & tone
v. Use of humor
vi. Gesturing and moving
vii. Paying attention to and responding to student input/cues
viii. Saying “I don’t know” when you really don’t know
ix. Annunciation/articulation/projection of words
x. Relating key concepts to clinical scenarios (ie, making clinical correlations)
4. Standing for an extended period of time in a lab setting (when required).
5. Fulfill committee assignments as assigned by the Campus Dean.
6. Participate in interviews process as assigned by the Dean of Students.
7. Satisfactory completion of faculty development as measured by the Dean of Preclinical Sciences to include:
a. Academics (as measured by peer review, student evaluation, student outcomes)
b. Instruction (as measured by student evaluations, student outcomes)
c. Research activities (as measured by the Dean of Research).
8. Participate in student advising and provide guidance to the students of Touro College of
Osteopathic Medicine.
9. Oversee the budget of the adjunct faculty (if utilized) and ensure that spending is within agreed budget.
10. Collaborate with Harlem course faculty on course management, including course updates, lecture development, exam preparation and review.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must have a PhD in Physiology or a related field or an DO or MD. The
successful candidate will have a proven track record of exceptional teaching at the
Medical School level in the topics mentioned in the job responsibilities section,
and work well with the rest of teaching team.

The ideal candidate will be proficient in the following areas: Relevant content expertise,
research techniques, instructional design, delivery and assessment, course
management, psychometrics/statistics, learning theory, public speaking, effective
communication, conflict management.
Computer Skills
Basic computer skills supporting the proficient use of the Microsoft Office Suite,
Including Powerpoint, Word, Outlook and Excel, as well as software used to prepare
and administer written exams electronically
Infrequent travel to the branch campus location in Manhattan, NY.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands


Special Conditions for Eligibility
EEO Statement

Touro College and University System is committed to providing all persons equal opportunity in education and employment, and to ensuring a safe and non-discriminatory educational and work environment in compliance with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”), the New York State Education Law, and other applicable laws. It is the policy of the College to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment and in the administration of College programs, services, activities, and admissions on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

FLSA Non-Exempt
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Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S00276P
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicant

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents