The University of Vermont — Instructor, Education Scholar Pathway

Instructor – Education Scholar Pathway
Department of Neurological Sciences
The University of Vermont, Larner College of Medicine

The Department of Neurological Sciences at the University of Vermont’s Larner College of Medicine is recruiting for an Instructor position on the Education Scholar Pathway. Primary responsibilities include teaching in the Doctor of Physical Therapy and Master of Medical Science Curricula (Gross Anatomy and Neuroscience) as well as the Vermont Integrated Curriculum for medical students (Foundations of Clinical Sciences and Medical Neuroscience). Depending on the candidate’s skillset, responsibilities may also include participation in undergraduate Neuroanatomy and Anatomy & Physiology courses.

Qualified candidates should have a doctoral degree (MD, DO, or PhD) in biological or related sciences and one to two years related experience in laboratory teaching. Knowledge of human anatomy and neuroanatomy is required including cadaver dissection as well as teaching experience in a neuroscience laboratory. Additional requirements include a passion for teaching, strong interpersonal communication skills, and the ability to work in team-based education for learners varying from undergraduates to postgraduate learners. Preference will be given to candidates with advanced training in human gross anatomy, human neuroscience, and physiological systems. Experience with active learning strategies and implementation is also highly desirable.

The Department of Neurological Sciences at the Larner College of Medicine is home to world-class researchers, physician scientists, and educators who combine clinical excellence in the treatment of neurological conditions with outstanding research of nervous system function and dysfunction and the education of diverse learner populations from undergraduates to postgraduates. The Larner College of Medicine is home to The Teaching Academy, a community of educators that supports faculty members’ pursuit of education excellence and scholarship, while the Department also plays an active role in the University’s Neuroscience Graduate Program leading to the PhD in Neuroscience.

Please apply online to position #002940 at Prospective candidates should complete the online application form and attach a cover letter, resume/CV, and teaching evaluations (peer & student). Candidates are also asked to provide the names of 3 references.

Located in Burlington, the University of Vermont and the University of Vermont Medical Center serve as Vermont’s only academic medical center. Burlington is a vibrant community located on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Adirondack and Green Mountains. With year-round recreational opportunities, safe communities and excellent schools, this progressive community has been frequently cited as one of the most livable cities in the U.S.

UVM is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. UVM is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. The application receipt and review process will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.