Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) seeks Medical Educators at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to teach in their MD program. An ideal candidate will have expertise in either human physiology, pathology and pathophysiology, anatomy, biochemistry or pharmacology. The Medical Educator will join an interdisciplinary team of basic science and clinician educators working to develop and deliver an integrated curriculum utilizing learner-centered modalities.
The modules in the M1 and M2 years consist of foundational sciences and anatomy in the Fall of M1 year, followed by introduction to diseases and subsequently organ systems modules for the remainder of the M1 and M2 years. Each module is led by at least one basic science and one clinical faculty. Each discipline (anatomy, physiology, pathology etc.) has expert discipline directors and our curricular threads (clinical skills, chronic disease prevention and management, high value care, etc.) have expert thread directors. Curricular integration in modules is ensured by module directors working closely with discipline and thread directors.
The Medical Educator will serve as a module and/or discipline director and be experienced in putting together courses and modules in a similar setting. Experience in organizing and facilitating small groups, ability to use modern technology to engage learners in the classroom and remotely, knowledge in multiple modes of assessments, and interest in educational scholarship is highly preferred. Our faculty receive support from an instructional designer devoted to the M1/M2 years and a curriculum coordinator for each of the M1 and M2 years.
The responsibilities of this position will include:
Curriculum development and delivery
Leading individual modules
Teaching within your area(s) of expertise
Facilitating small groups
Medical education research and related scholarly work
Active participation on Committees
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by the school.
MD and/or PhD/EdD degree required
Expertise in at least one of the following disciplines: human physiology, pathology, pathophysiology, anatomy, biochemistry, pharmacology, neuroscience, microbiology or immunology.
Previous experience in medical education
Previous experience as course or module leader preferred
Quality of Life: Located in the historic port city of Norfolk, EVMS serves the southeastern region of Virginia known as Hampton Roads. The area is rich in history, culture and education. It also provides easy access to the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Outer Banks, the mountains, Washington D.C., and the state capitol in Richmond. Norfolk/Virginia Beach was Places Rated Almanac’s #1 metropolitan area for recreation. Live and work in an environment abundant in history, culture, and recreation.
EVMS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer of minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is a drug and tobacco free workplace.
Internal Number: 1761906
About Eastern Virginia Medical School
Eastern Virginia Medical School is an academic health center dedicated to achieving excellence in medical and health professions education, research and patient care. We value creating and fostering a diverse and cohesive faculty, professional staff and student body as the surest way to achieve our mission. Adhering to the highest ethical standards, we will strive to improve the health of our community and to be recognized as a national center of intellectual and clinical strength in medicine and Health Professions. Our commitment to ensuring institutional effectiveness is demonstrated by the continuous assessment processes we use to improve program performance and student learning outcomes.