Instructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor (non-tenure track) - Department of Physiology and Biophysics

The Department of Physiology and Biophysics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine seeks a qualified candidate to a non-tenure track faculty position. The rank will be determined based on the candidate’s qualifications, including research activity, teaching, and service to the field of Physiology. This position’s teaching responsibilities will focus on teaching Graduate-level courses on organ-system Physiology, advising and mentoring Graduate students, and developing relationships with colleges and universities to enhance diversity within our highly successful MS in Medical Physiology program. The faculty’s research responsibilities may vary greatly, depending on the candidate’s current research portfolio. A history of scholarship and success in obtaining extramural funding, especially in the area of education, is preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to assume service responsibilities at the CWRU and the field.  In addition, the candidate must be committed to working with a diverse population of faculty, staff and students.

Responsibilities and Duties:

1)    The candidate will be expected to have the aptitude to develop and teach courses in Physiology, including but not limited to, foundational and organ systems-based courses.
2)    The candidate will be expected be proficient in delivering instructional content by various methods, including, large classroom didactic lectures, small group discussions, distance learning courses, medical case-based learning, problem-based learning, and other interactive approaches.
3)    Participate in the writing of exam questions.
4)    Direct the day-to-day activity of student Teaching Assistants.
5)    Act as a faculty advisor to Graduate students.
6)    Develop and foster relationships with individuals at colleges and universities and thereby attract students who are underrepresented in the medical profession.
7)    Perform other duties as assigned by the chair.

Minimum Qualifications:

1)    Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Physiology, Pharmacology, or a related discipline.
2)    Candidates with minimal teaching experience will be considered for the rank of instructor; with more extensive experience will be considered of the rank of Assistant Professor; and with a regional and national reputation in education would qualify for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor.
3)    Excellent interpersonal skills, effective written and oral communication skills, and the ability to engage, mentor, and work with diverse student populations. 
4)    Excellent organizational and leadership skills. 

How to Apply:

Review of Applicants will begin after September 14th, 2022. Interested parties should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to: Applicants are also asked to submit a statement explaining how their research, teaching, and service have contributed to diversity, equity and inclusion within their scholarly field(s) and/or how their individual and/or collaborative efforts have promoted structural justice inside and outside institutions of higher learning. This statement should also reflect on the ways in which the candidate’s continued efforts will foster a culture of diversity, pluralism, and individual difference at Case Western Reserve University into the future. 

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity and advancing an inclusive community in which everyone is welcome, respected, valued and heard. Along with colleagues across the university, our faculty, staff and students are engaged in continued and meaningful dialogue about issues of systemic racism, and we are determined to implement direct measures to end discriminatory practices on our campus and enhance our contributions to the communities around us. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply

As our society grapples with the history, legacy and persistence of entrenched racism and its impact on communities of color, we reaffirm our mission to expand opportunities for underrepresented groups; provide a multifaceted education for our students; foster a culture of diversity, pluralism and recognition of individual difference; and realize our ideals within the university and in the larger world.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 or to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.