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Instructor, Pathologists' Assistant Program, Full Time Faculty

Rosalind Franklin Univ. of Medicine & Science
North Chicago, IL 60064
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Rosalind Franklin Univ. of Medicine & Science

Job Type: Full-Time Faculty
Location: North Chicago, IL, US

Position Summary

The Pathologists Assistant Department in the College of Health Professions at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is seeking to fill a full-time Instructor position. Working as a member of our team, the Instructor will participate in a variety of activities that sustain the educational mission of the department.

The applicant should provide a curriculum vitae, a letter of interest, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and names of three individuals who are familiar with applicants grossing and teaching ability and can provide letters of reference.

Rosalind Franklin University has a rich history of educating individuals who were historically denied because of their race, ethnicity, or gender. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that encompasses both acceptance and respect. The Pathologists Assistant Department encourages applications from candidates that identify with groups that are historically underrepresented in pathology or related fields.

Who We Are

Faculty and staff are passionate about the Pathologists Assistant Programs mission to prepare and develop individuals for the professional practice of surgical and autopsy pathology in a continually evolving health care environment. It is the departments vision to be recognized as the leader in providing graduate-level training in Pathologists Assistant studies through its outstanding graduates, curricular innovation, scholarly activity, community service, and the leadership it provides to the pathologists assistant community worldwide.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

All full-time faculty members employed by RFUMS are expected to engage in activities that are considered core to their primary role as a faculty member. These activities may include teaching, scholarly activity, and service.

Teaching responsibilities vary and may include:
  • Direct instruction
  • Curriculum management
  • Assessment
  • Advising and mentoring for students

Scholarly activities vary and may include:
  • Original scholarship
  • Grant procurement
  • Research mentoring

Service activities vary and may include internal and external contributions through:
  • Committees
  • Contributions to the profession
  • Recruitment
  • Direct patient care

Scholarly activities and/or clinical activities are negotiated and determined at the department level and are primarily based upon the faculty track.

The successful candidate will teach inter and intra-departmental courses, participate in department, college and university committees, serve as a student advisor and advocate, be involved in alumni engagement, travel for site visits as needed, and engage in scholarly activity. Additional duties will be assigned to support the department and program.

Required Education & Experience
  • Masters degree from a NAACLS-accredited Pathologists Assistant program.
  • ASCP certified
  • Experience in interprofessional collaboration.
  • Must achieve satisfactory results from a background check.
  • Must have proof of COVID 19 vaccination or a university approved exemption.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Ability to prioritize and organize numerous and varied assignments.
  • Computer proficiency in various programs, including Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Power Point, Word, Excel, etc.) and Google suite (e.g. Drive, Sheets, Docs, Slides, Forms, etc.).
  • Ability to quickly learn various educational learning management systems.
  • Candidate will possess excellent transferrable skills including but not limited to: critical thinking, time management, written and verbal communication, organization, etc.
  • Outreach service to the public as a steward of the profession and the program
  • Display professionalism, and maintain confidentiality and privacy.
  • Commitment to working and interacting with diverse populations and be sensitive to cultural differences.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in surgical and autopsy pathology as a practicing Pathologists Assistant.
  • Experience teaching in a laboratory environment to individuals of various learning styles.
  • Laboratory Management experience.
  • Experience with online educational learning management systems.

Typical Physical Demands & Working Conditions
  • Selected candidate must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

EOE, Including Disability / Vets


Posted: 2021-10-02 Expires: 2021-11-03

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