Assistant or Associate Professor Physiology/Biochemistry
June 25, 2018
North Grafton, Massachusetts
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
DVM or equivalent
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University is seeking an individual with strong experience teaching in a health science curriculum and a track record of (or potential for) participation in a collaborative research program. The position is offered at an Assistant or Associate Professor level and is available beginning July 1, 2018.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful applicant will take leadership in teaching veterinary physiology and biochemistry and will work with a team of faculty to develop an integrated first-year veterinary curriculum. Some degree of extramural program funding will be expected, either through submission of external grants or by taking part in collaborative research projects. The successful applicant must possess excellent communication skills and be able to work with diverse stakeholders within the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. A small amount of University service (mostly committee work) is required. QUALIFICATIONS: The candidate must have substantial experience teaching in a health science (ideally veterinary) curriculum, have positive teaching evaluations, and be committed to excellence in teaching. Experience in curriculum design or management would be an advantage. Preferred qualifications include a PhD (in a relevant field) and/or a DVM (or equivalent degree). The candidate must have a demonstrated ability to work in a team.
APPLICATION INFORMATION: Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and a letter of intent with a summary of teaching and research experience and interests. In addition, recent student and/or peer evaluations of teaching should be included. Applications should be submitted electronically via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/50746 . For questions, e-mail Ms. Trena Haroutunian (firstname.lastname@example.org), Department of Biomedical Sciences, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, 200 Westboro Road, North Grafton, MA 01536.
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QUALIFICATIONS: The candidate must have substantial experience teaching in a health science (ideally veterinary) curriculum, have positive teaching evaluations, and be committed to excellence in teaching. Experience in curriculum design or management would be an advantage. Preferred qualifications include a PhD (in a relevant field) and/or a DVM (or equivalent degree). The candidate must have a demonstrated ability to work in a team.
About Tufts University
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine invites nominations and applications for the position of Associate/Full Professor and Chair, Department of Clinical Sciences. The College seeks an academic leader who will foster intellectual productivity and collegiality within a talented group of clinicians, scientists, and teachers. The ideal candidate will enhance the environment for excellence in teaching, clinical service, and research at the departmental and school levels; promote communication, and cooperation; nurture faculty development at all ranks; and interface effectively with a dynamic life sciences community of clinicians, scholars and educators throughout the University.