The Department of Biomedical Sciences at Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine - Southern Utah (RVUCOM-SU) invites applications at all professional ranks for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position in the Department of OPP.
RVUCOM-SU is committed to the education of osteopathic physicians who are dedicated to excellence in the practice of medicine, and who demonstrate integrity and professionalism in their lives while providing ethical, compassionate, holistic, and culturally competent osteopathic medical care to their patients.
The RVUCOM-SU campus is located on 30 acres in Ivins, Utah overlooking the majestic Red Rock Mountains. Ivins is in the southwest corner of the state which is a popular tourist destination due to its proximity to many state and national parks along with a temperate and dry climate which contributes to over 300 days of sunshine yearly. The mild winters and hot summers provide residents with year-round outdoor weather and opportunities to explore.
All applicants are required to submit a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and salary requirements. Final applicants will be required to pass drug test and background check.
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:
Direct the education and instruction of medical students and other healthcare 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.
Establish and maintain scheduled office hours for student advising, tutoring, remediation and consultation.
Provide service to the university community and students through serving on University committees, providing leadership, mentorship and expertise to students, participating in community outreach events and with professional organizations or groups as assigned by the Dean or Department Chair.
Participate in curriculum development, assessment and modification as a part of the University’s ongoing quality improvement and assessment program.
Participate in the assessment and evaluation of students, provide feedback and remedial assistance to ensure that the students meet the standards established by the faculty and university and obtain the knowledge, skills and competency established.
Participate in the assessment or evaluation of and provide feedback to other members of the faculty as a portion of the college’s ongoing quality improvement and assessment program.
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.
Demonstrate the highest standard of professionalism and ethical behavior in all aspects of personal and professional actions and performance.
Demonstrate and role model an ongoing ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, supervisors and support staff.
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 community service, and/or perform special duties as assigned.
Advance the prestige of the University and College through advancement of it mission and vision and advancement of your personal career.
Other duties as assigned by the Dean or his/her designee.
MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Assist administration, faculty and staff in special projects as required.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Demonstrate knowledge and skill in the delivery of medical education
Demonstrate knowledge of varied curriculum templates
Demonstrate ability to mentor and motivate students and peers
Demonstrate ability to deliver pharmacology content which addresses therapy for treatment of conditions related to all body systems at the graduate level.
Terminal degree (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine or Medical Doctor Degree, PhD) with current Board Certification in appropriate area of specialization if applicable.
Good standing with all regulatory and governmental boards and agencies.
Eligible for coverage by college’s malpractice insurer if applicable.
ADDENDUM TO JOB DESCRIPTION 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.
Internal Number: 100
About Rocky Vista University
Rocky Vista University's Southern Utah campus in Ivins opened in July 2017.
The 32-acre Southern Utah Campus is located in Ivins – approximately 20 minutes from St. George, the largest city in Southern Utah. The two-story, 104,000 square foot building will complement the natural scenery of the area. It includes two 200-seat lecture halls, three seminar rooms, 36 breakout or study rooms, a clinical skills and OPP lab, a full dissection gross anatomy lab, a multi-purpose lab, a simulation center, standardized patient rooms, and a 8,950 square foot library. The school seats approximately 125 students each year.
This campus also includes a 23,000 square foot medical office building across the street, which will house administrative offices and a future medical clinic. Additionally, the Southern Utah Veterans Home, adjacent to the campus, provides students with a continuity of care experience.
Ivins is a city in Washington County with an estimated population of 7,000. Ivins is near the Gunlock, Ivins, and Santa Clara River Reservoirs, it has numerous walking trails, and it has six city parks. See more about Ivins at Ivins.com.