Associate Professor - Curriculum Office (90002572)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7067097 (Ref.No. 4007-en_US)
Posted: June 19, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Baylor College of Medicine School of Medicine and School of Health Professions seek a full-time educator faculty member to teach biochemistry and pharmacology to medical students, physician assistant students, and doctor of nursing practice (nurse anesthesia) students. The individual will be based at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston Texas and will participate in the curricular transformation currently occurring across the School of Medicine.

We are seeking an innovative educator with energy and commitment to medical education. The successful candidate must be willing to innovate and be interested in curriculum development and integration with the clinical sciences. Working collaboratively with like-minded and talented individuals across Baylor College of Medicine is a requirement.

Within the School of Medicine, the faculty member will serve as an Associate Course Director for the Foundations Basic to the Science of Medicine Course and as the Course Director of Pharmacology. Within the School of Health Professions, the faculty will serve as a biochemistry instructor and Course Director of Pharmacology for the PA program. In addition, the faculty will serve as a pharmacology instructor for the DNP program.

Baylor College of Medicine School of Medicine is undergoing curriculum renewal. The successful applicant will support the curriculum renewal efforts being responsible for appropriately threading the pharmacology/biochemistry and other basic science content throughout the 4 years of medical school curriculum, ensuring vertical and horizontal integration. Active learning pedagogies will be used extensively throughout the new curriculum. The successful candidate is trained or willing to be trained in active learning pedagogies.

Job Duties

This position will serve as a full-time educator for the Baylor College of Medicine School of Medicine ( .7 to .8 FTE) and School of Health Professions ( .2 FTE) with a faculty appointment in the Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology. 

  • Generate and distribute curriculum materials in a timely manner
  • Develop and deliver content to learners through lectures and other active learning methodologies
  • Work collaboratively with faculty from other basic science/clinical science departments in curricular transformation
  • Work with Evaluation, Assessment and Medical Education Research team to develop and implement various assessment tools to assess medical students including but not limited to NBME style multiple-choice questions, narrative assessments and
  • Participate in faculty development programs to enhance teaching and educational skills
Minimum Qualifications

This candidate must have:

  • Ph.D. in pharmacology or biochemistry
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness in leadership and possess the ability to work with a varied groups of educators and stakeholders
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills including the ability to lead and work on a team
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in medical education including curriculum development and delivery in the basic sciences
  • Develop or promptly acquire a working knowledge of national, college, and department-specific curricular goals in each discipline receiving instruction
  • Commitment to meet and maintain faculty development requirements in clinical supervision, classroom instruction, and formative/summative evaluation
  • Committee assignments and other faculty duties as assigned





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.


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Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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