Assistant/Associate Professor, Physiology, Pathology and Pharmacology


The Assistant/Associate Professor of Physiology, Pathology and Pharmacology will participate  and assist the Chair and colleagues in the planning, directing and implementation of college programs, policies and procedures, and to assist in the development of a curriculum which integrates the specialty areas of physiology, pathology and pharmacology in team-based, large and small group learning environments.  The successful candidate will also be expected to provide service to the college and professional communities and to engage in innovative scholarship and research to advance medical knowledge.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Terminal degree (PhD) in Physiology, Pharmacology or Pathology or a closely related field.
  • For Assistant Professor, minimum of two years (2) of successful teaching experience as an instructor or course coordinator/director of a relevant scientific discipline at the undergraduate or graduate level.
  • Demonstrated productivity and contribution (e.g. presentations, publications, patents, etc.) to a relevant professional field.
  • Possess skills necessary to contribute to the establishment and formation of a Department of Physiology, Pharmacology and Pathology at a new medical school.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Post-doctoral experience in a biomedical research setting.
  • Established track record of directing/overseeing student trainees at the undergraduate or graduate level within a research setting.
  • Terminal degree (PhD) in Physiology, Pharmacology or Pathology or a closely related field.
  • For Assistant Professor, two years (2) academic experience as a full time faculty member at a College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Allopathic Medicine, College of Health or Allied Sciences. Appointments at the Associate or Professor level will depend on previous experience.
  • Excellent leadership and administrative skills, a demonstrated record of faculty mentorship and involvement in faculty development, and experience in medical and/or graduate education.
  • Experience in the development and implementation of courses in Physiology, Pharmacology or Pathology and related topics and demonstrated excellence in delivering course content to medical students.
  • Experience in team-based learning approaches to instruction.

 Required knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Experience in the delivery of Physiology, Pharmacology or Pathology educational content in the classroom through a variety of modalities.
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and motivate students and peers.
  • Willingness to learn new approaches for content delivery and implement these new approaches.

If you need assistance in the application process because of a disability, or for any other reason, please contact Barbara Jetton, Director of Human Resources, at 479.308.2291 or