CUNY Clinical Professor-Medical Series (Organ Systems Co-Course Director) in New York, New York
Clinical Professor-Medical Series (Organ Systems Co-Course Director)
CUNY School of Medicine
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
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
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.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
- 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
- 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.
HOW TO APPLY
Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.
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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