Pathobiology and the Clinical Skills Learning Center
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine (vetmed.illinois.edu) is seeking an individual with experience in professional student education to fill a lecturer position with appointments in the Department of Pathobiology ( vetmed.illinois.edu/path) and the Clinical Skills Learning Center (vetmed.illinois.edu/cslc). This full-time appointment is 9-month, non-tenure track, with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2020. Salary is commensurate with experience.
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As class coordinator for the Department of Pathobiology’s second year DVM curriculum, 60% of the appointment involves assisting faculty with examinations and grading, scheduling and assistance with the syllabus, notes, manuals, etc. The individual will serve as a liaison with students relative to absences, grading, implementation of accommodations, and review sessions. The successful candidate will teach in the VM607 Microbiology and Parasitology labs and assist with other laboratory sessions in VM605 (General Pathology and Immunology) and VM608 (Systems Pathology) as needed. Presenting case material and engaging students in problem solving sessions with clinical applications is a primary objective of these laboratories.
The remaining 40% of this appointment will be focused on instruction in the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine’s Clinical Skills Learning Center (CSLC). The CSLC is responsible for teaching technical skills relevant to clinical practice to 1st and 2nd year DVM students, prior to their entry into pre-clinical wet labs and senior year clinical rotations. Instructional activities within the CSLC occur from mid-September till April each year and cover skills linked to Physical Examination, Medical Skills and Safety, Surgical Skills, Clinical Thinking and Case Management.
The ideal candidate would have recent clinical veterinary practice experience and bring ‘real world’ expertise and perspectives to CSLC instructional activities.
In addition to instructional activities, scholarly productivity related to veterinary education and assessment is an expected aspect of this position.
Minimum qualifications include a DVM or equivalent. Graduate training, especially in microbiology or education, is desirable.
For consideration, create a candidate profile at jobs.illinois.edu and upload application materials, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and the names and email contact information for at least three professional references by July 26, 2020. All requested information must be submitted prior to consideration. Applicants may be interviewed prior to the closing date; however, no hiring decisions will be made until after July 26, 2020. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.
For further information contact Karen Nichols at email@example.com or (217) 300-8343.
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