Assistant Professor

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Department: Neuroscience & Physiology
Employer: State of New York
Payroll Title: Assistant Professor HS, NSC5
Bargaining Unit: UUP (State University Professional Services Unit)
Work type: Full-time
Location: Syracuse
Categories: Physician, Faculty & Librarians

Job Summary:

The successful candidate will assume a leadership role in teaching and administration of the physiology component in the pre-clinical curriculum taken by 1st and 2nd year medical students. The successful candidate will be able to teach multiple organ systems including pulmonary, renal, cardiovascular, and endocrine.

- Develop systems-based physiology lectures and active learning sessions, and incorporate clinically-relevant content.

- Contribute to the development and improvement of the pre-clinical curriculum, especially as related to physiology content. This includes regular attendance and participation in curricular meetings, and relevant journal clubs.

- Coordinate with basic and clinical science educators in the integration of basic sciences within organ/system-based courses.

- Co-direct and serve as thread leader in selected units in the pre-clinical curriculum that include significant physiology content, and participate in relevant activities associated with this role (e.g., meet with class officers during course to ensure relevant feedback is obtained and acted upon in a timely manner, prepare and review summative quizzes and examinations, prepare and present end of course reviews, participate in peer review of other units).

- Prepare lectures, notes, learning objectives, presentations, exams, quizzes, practice questions, and syllabi, including the posting of on-line content, for assigned lectures.

- Other responsibilities may include student advising, student recruitment and retention.

- Participate in other departmental functions, in consultation with department chair.

Minimum Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have an M.D., or Ph.D. in physiology or a related discipline, and have teaching experience. Proficient command of the English language, both spoken and written. Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to applicants who have relevant teaching experience. Experience in the development and implementation of courses in physiology, and demonstrated excellence in delivering course content to medical students are preferred.

Work Days:

Weekdays and as needed

Salary Range/Pay Rate:


Message to Applicants:

Please submit CV, cover letter and statement of teaching philosophy.


Additionally, the applicant should arrange for 3 letters of reference to be sent to the search committee at


Rank and track are dependent upon qualifications.

Recruitment  Office: Stacy Mehlek, Faculty Affairs & Faculty Development
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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability or other protected classes under State and Federal law.

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