|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Minnesota, United States|
|Position:||Tenure Track Faculty|
The University of Minnesota Rochester (www.r.umn.edu) invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track faculty position in the humanities (preferred area: medical humanities) for its degree program, the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS). This program will provide education and experiential learning for students interested in health professions career programs, graduate education, or professional degrees. The successful candidate will take leading course design and delivery responsibility for lower division literature and/or history.
Faculty will join the newly established Center for Learning Innovation (CLI). CLI leads the development of an integrated curriculum. It promotes a learner-centered, competency-based learning environment in which ongoing assessment guides and monitors student learning and is the basis for data-driven research on learning. Faculty take a team-based approach to teaching and research, and are responsible for the development of the curriculum, including learning objectives, development of learning objects, assessment, and mentoring of postdoctoral fellows. They are expected to significantly contribute to advancing the field of inquiry of student learning, especially as it pertains to understanding principles and concepts in the life, physical, and quantitative sciences and the humanities.
The successful candidate has a Ph.D. or equivalent in an appropriate field with a deep interest in science-based learning and has experience in the design of new curricula, assessment, and technology-enhanced education at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate works well in interdisciplinary teams, is comfortable working in an uncertain and unstructured environment, and exhibits creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship.
The University of Minnesota designated the University of Minnesota Rochester (UMR) as its fifth coordinate campus in December 2006. The campus currently serves approximately 400 students taking courses through partnerships with other campuses of the University of Minnesota. UMR admitted its first freshmen class in fall 2009 and is projected to grow its enrollment to 1,400 by 2012.
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2009 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted online at https://employment.umn.edu. Search postings for Job Requisition #162734 application instructions and links. In addition to the Faculty/Academic Application for Employment form, applicants must attach to the online application a description of teaching experience and philosophy, summary of research interests, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information (including e-mail addresses) for three references.
For more information, contact Andrea Wilson, University of Minnesota Rochester, 300 University Square, 111 S. Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904; fax 507-281-7794, phone 507-280-4650, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator.
The University of Minnesota is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status or sexual orientation. To request disability accommodations and/or to receive materials available in alternative formats, please contact Andrea Wilson as noted above.
|Secondary Categories:||Social Sciences