Assistant or Associate Professor-Medical Education

Colorado State University

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Posting Details
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Working Title Assistant or Associate Professor-Medical Education
Position Location Fort Collins, CO
Work Location Position is fully in-office/in-person
Posting Number 202300045F
Proposed Annual Salary Range Salary commensurate with current positions in rank (9 month): Assistant, $70,000-76,000; Associate, $80,000-110,000. An additional 3 months summer salary is also included as curriculum is delivered across the full 12 months of the year.
Employee Benefits
Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas: and .
Position Type Faculty
Work Hours/Week 40
Description of Work Unit
Colorado State University and the University of Colorado have partnered to create a 4-year regional campus of the University of Colorado School of Medicine (CUSOM) at Colorado State University in Fort Collins. This branch campus is housed in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and fully accredited through the CUSOM. A team of ~10 CSU faculty teach the basic science curriculum to a current class of 12 students per year. Class size is expected to grow in the future up to a maximum of 48 students per year.
Leadership in biomedical research, education and outreach is the mission of the Department of Biomedical Sciences. Housed within the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, the unit is an interdisciplinary department including over 40 faculty with strong international reputations, excellence in extramural support, and a history of educational program development and outreach. The department is the home of both undergraduate and graduate majors and delivers anatomy and physiology teaching to professional veterinary medical students and participatesmedical school instruction. Undergraduate and graduate students participate in cutting-edge biomedical research in three areas of focus –neurobiology, reproductive biology and integrative physiology. Research faculty within the Department of Biomedical Sciences often participate in one of the University-wide Programs of Research and Scholarly Excellence (PRSE) at Colorado State University: the Animal Reproduction and Biotechnology Laboratory (ARBL) or the Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Neuroscience (MCIN) program. Additional information about research focus areas, educational programs and service and outreach can be found at: .
Founded in 1870, Colorado State University is among the nation’s leading research universities and enrolls approximately 32,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Located an hour north of the Denver metro area, Fort Collins is a vibrant community of approximately 157,000 residents that offers the convenience of a small town with all the amenities of a large city. Fort Collins is situated on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains with views of 14,000 foot peaks, and offers access to numerous cultural, recreational, and outdoor opportunities.
Tenure/Tenure Track?
% Research 15-20%
% Teaching 75-85%
% Service 5%
% Administration 0
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 03/05/2023
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date
Position End Date
Position Summary
The Department of Biomedical Sciences is seeking a full-time basic science Assistant or Associate Professor, tenure-track or non-tenure track, to adapt and implement a curriculum of integrated science content for the School of Medicine branch campus. This position will be housed in the Department of Biomedical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at CSU with adjunct faculty appointment at CUSOM. The primary expectation for this position is to coordinate and deliver an innovative longitudinal medical education curriculum. The successful candidates will also be expected to contribute to other core academic missions of their home department which may include undergraduate education, graduate education, DVM education, outreach, research/scholarly activity and university and professional service.
Responsibilities include participation in adapting the curriculum to the branch campus, collaborating with peer partners at CSU and CU, and introducing medical students to the core knowledge, attitudes and skills necessary to develop into a competent physician. In addition to directing content related to the specific area of expertise, this faculty will serve as course director for one to two of the following clinically based units:
  • General Principles of Medicine
  • Nervous System (first year) or Advanced Neurosciences (third year)
  • Musculoskeletal and Integumentary Systems
  • Reproductive System and Life Cycle

Note: The curriculum is delivered over the full 12 months, and thus the time away could be designated throughout the year
Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)
Required Job Qualifications
For Assistant Professor -
  • PhD, MD or DO in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated related teaching experience

For Associate Professor –
  • PhD, MD or DO in a relevant discipline
  • Currently at the rank of associate professor or six or more years of experience at the assistant professor level with evidence of scholarly activity and other qualifying credentials
  • Demonstrated related teaching experience
Preferred Job Qualifications
  • Experience as a postdoctoral fellow OR currently at the rank of Assistant Professor OR other related professional experience for Assistant Professor applicants
  • Experience in curriculum design, outcomes assessment, team learning and problem-based learning approaches
  • Post-professional or post-graduate training in medical education techniques
  • Prior Basic Science curriculum delivery to professional students in a health area
  • Demonstrated history of excellent teaching based on performance surveys from students, peers, or teaching associations
  • Demonstrated excellence in mentoring students
  • Demonstrated experience and commitment to enhancing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice through teaching, scholarly activity, or service
  • Demonstrated scholarly activity
  • Other desirable credentials include: creating and directing courses, peer teaching reviews, course surveys, record of scholarly activity.

Please share information about grant funding, publications, citations, history of invited talks, and professional society involvement.
All applicants should describe their teaching philosophy and teaching experience, as well as include a statement of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice (JEDI) as part of their application.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Interested applicants should submit:
  • cover letter which addresses the required and preferred qualifications;
  • CV;
  • statement of teaching which details teaching experience and philosophy; scholarly activity goals;
  • statement of research interests;
  • a personal reflection on your experience and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; and
  • the names and contact information of 3 professional references.

  • Applicants should indicate a preference for consideration in a tenure-track or non-tenure track position in their cover letter. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by 11:59 pm on 3/5/2023. The posting will remain open until filled. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. To apply, please visit: .

    Background Check Policy Statement
    Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks for the finalist before a final offer. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.
    EEO Statement
    Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
    The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, .
    The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, .
    The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University’s Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, .
    Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education .
    Diversity Statement
    Ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities.
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