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CUNY Clinical Professor-Medical Series (Organ Systems Co-Course Director) in New York, New York

Clinical Professor-Medical Series (Organ Systems Co-Course Director)

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CUNY School of Medicine

Full/Part Time




The CUNY School of Medicine (CSOM) at The City College of New York (CCNY), is the only

medical school in the City University of New York system. Our innovative curriculum allows

students to complete both their undergraduate Bachelor of Science (BS) and Doctor of Medicine

(MD) degrees in seven years. CSOM graduated its first MD class in 2020. The mission of CSOM

is to provide access to medical education to talented youth from social, ethnic, and racial

backgrounds historically underrepresented in medicine and to develop health professionals

committed to practicing in under-served communities with a special emphasis on primary care.

The Department of Medical Education was established in 2013 to oversee, support and enhance

the quality of the school’s medical education program. The department has primary teaching and

administrative responsibility for several courses in the Medical School curriculum, including

Practice of Medicine and Organ Systems. The Department of Medical Education is searching for

a co-course director who will work together with their fellow course director to direct and

administer the Organ Systems course. The Organ Systems course is an eighteen-month long

series of modules given in the fourth (M1) and fifth (M2) year of the BS-MD program. The

course integrates the disciplines of anatomy, histology, physiology, pharmacology, pathology,

microbiology and clinical medicine and covers normal and abnormal processes in organ-based


The successful candidate will hold the title of Clinical Professor Medical Series, a full-time,

non-tenure track position in the Department of Medical Education.


  • Assist in the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of the Organ

Systems course.

  • Teach sections related to the co-director’s area of expertise or interest.

  • Lead/Teach small group sessions including PBL facilitation and clinical skills.

  • Participate in ongoing curriculum assessment and teaching in other CSOM courses

including Practice of Medicine (POM) courses

  • Participate in hiring, faculty development and evaluation for all course faculty, including

building relationships with the clinical faculty at CSOM affiliates

  • Create and update course materials, including the LEO course website in keeping with

the standard of the CSOM courses.

  • Create and grade student assessments/exams; generate student final course grades,

identify, and set a course of appropriate action for students who are failing or performing


  • Collaborate with relevant faculty, educational committees, and offices on matters

regarding course schedule, content, curriculum mapping and course review/evaluation

  • Participate in other related CSOM activities including service on committees (e.g.,

Admissions, Curriculum, Student Promotions, Ethics, etc.)

  • Participate in medical education research or other scholarly activities

  • Oversee course administrative support staff

  • Contribute to the school’s diversity, equity, and inclusion goals


Individuals appointed as clinical professors – medical series are experienced practitioners or teachers in their professions or fields of expertise. The responsibilities of the position include teaching (including, in some cases, clinical instruction), and may include research. Clinical professors - medical series are full-time, non-tenure track positions.


The successful candidate will hold a MD, DO, MD/PhD, or PhD in life sciences. MD, DO or

MD/PhD candidates must be board certified and hold a physician’s license to practice medicine

in the state of New York. Expertise in clinical applications and experience in collaborating with

clinicians are desirable for candidates with a PhD in life sciences. Applicants should have

demonstrated commitment to building and promoting equitable, diverse, and inclusive academic

environments and must be willing to contribute to the CSOM’s diversity and inclusion goals.


  • Previous experience as a medical school course director and/or teaching experience in

undergraduate medical education for a least five (5) years

  • Understanding of inclusive pedagogy as it relates to medical education

  • Experience collaborating with professionals in a complex organization

  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching and experience with curriculum development

  • Ability to combine administrative, education and teaching responsibilities

  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills to work collaboratively with faculty

from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds to develop and

implement a new integrated curriculum

  • Demonstrated record of academic and scholarly activity

  • Experience in supporting student academic success, particularly for members of

underrepresented groups

  • Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural and

structural competence in an educational and work environment.


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.


Open until filled, with review of resumes to begin November 30, 2021.


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.