The University of Vermont — Assistant / Associate / Professor, Education Scholar Pathway

Assistant/Associate/Professor – Education Scholar Pathway
Department of Neurological Sciences
Larner College of Medicine at The University of Vermont

The Larner College of Medicine at The University of Vermont, Department of Neurological Sciences, is soliciting applications to fill an Assistant/Associate/Professor position in the Education Scholar Pathway. Primary responsibilities include teaching in the Graduate Curriculum for physical therapy and neuroscience graduate students (Gross Anatomy and Neuroscience) and the Vermont Integrated Curriculum for medical students (Foundations of Clinical Science and Medical Neuroscience). Depending on applicant’s skill set, the candidate may also participate in undergraduate teaching. Academic advancement at the Larner College of Medicine requires excellence in teaching as well as scholarly contributions, particularly in the areas of medical and graduate education.

Qualified candidates should have a doctoral degree (MD or PhD) in biological or related science, and 2 or more years related experience in human donor dissection-based laboratory teaching. Knowledge of human gross anatomy and neuroscience is required. Additional requirements include a passion for teaching, knowledge and use of active learning strategies, 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 neuroanatomy and evidence of educational scholarship.

The Department is home to world-class researchers, physician scientists and educators who blend 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 Department plays an active role in the Neuroscience Graduate Program leading to the PhD in Neuroscience.

Please apply online to position #00024163 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.