Open Rank Faculty for College of Osteopathic Medicine

Open Rank Faculty for College of Osteopathic Medicine
Touro University California

Touro University California, a rapidly growing university offering graduate programs in health sciences and education, has an excellent opportunity for an Open Rank Faculty for College of Osteopathic Medicine on our Mare Island campus. The university is part of the Touro College and University System and is located on the northern tip of San Francisco Bay in Vallejo, California. Touro University California is an independent, non‐profit Jewish‐sponsored institution. It has 1,403 students in three graduate professional colleges (Osteopathic Medicine, Pharmacy, Education and Health Sciences). Touro University California has almost 2,000 alumni of record most of whom are graduates from the College of Osteopathic Medicine founded 1997.

A faculty member in basic sciences has a tripartite responsibility: teaching, research and service. Faculty members assume the responsibility of developing, recommending, and executing all approved policies of instruction. The faculty shall consist of individuals who have been appointed to the rank of assistant professor, associate professor, or professor. Primary responsibilities will include teaching gross anatomy in the team-taught integrated osteopathic medical curriculum and physician assistant program. Teaching experience in human gross anatomy is highly desired. Candidates with additional experience in pathology or medical imaging are especially encouraged to apply.

REPORTS TO: Chair, Department of Basic Sciences

A faculty member in basic sciences is responsible for the delivery of a portion of the curriculum for which he/she has suitable training and experience. He/she is expected to contribute new knowledge to an academic field of endeavor, whether through bench or clinical research or scholarly writings. He/she is expected to assist the University in meeting academic or related committee responsibilities. All of these duties require that the faculty member remain current in his/her academic field through participation in professional development activities.

• Participate in the planning of the curriculum
• Prepare and deliver lectures or laboratory lessons on assigned topics
• Assess student performance through appropriate examination methods
• Facilitate student learning through provision of office hours
• Promote an appropriate atmosphere for student education and be responsive to student needs
• Serve on university committees; assume a fair share of assignments in chairing committees
• Design and execute original scholarly/research studies in an ethical manner
• Seek research funding through grants, contracts, or other award
• Present research findings at scientific meetings or other relevant forums
• Provide reports, budgetary information, and other documents, as requested by Department Chairs, Directors, and Deans
• Advise and mentor students
• Participate in medical student admission interviews

Supervisory Responsibilities: When applicable, to be assigned by the Dean.

• Ph.D., D.O., M.D., or comparable degree with a concentration in one of the basic medical sciences.

• Strong knowledge base in specialty area(s)
• A demonstrated ability and desire to teach
• Evidence of research productivity/promise
• Ability to work collaboratively
• Strong interpersonal skills and the enthusiasm and motivation to contribute to the growth and development of the basic science department of the university

Salary is competitive and commensurate with background and experience. Letters of application and resume should be directed to:

Interested candidates should submit copy of their curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research interests, and contact information for three references.

Search Committee
Subject: Your Name, Open Rank Faculty‐Basic Science or Mail: Touro University California
1310 Club Drive Vallejo, CA 94592

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Touro University California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Touro is a system of Jewish‐sponsored non‐profit institutions of higher and professional education. Touro College was chartered in 1970 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American community. Approximately 19,000 students are currently enrolled in its various schools and divisions. Touro College has branch campuses, locations and instructional sites in the New York area, as well as branch campuses and programs in Berlin, Jerusalem, Moscow, Paris, and Florida. Touro University California and its Nevada branch campus, as well as Touro College Los Angeles, are separately accredited institutions within the Touro College and University System. For further information on Touro College, please go to: