Job Description

Extended Job Title
Instructor or Higher (Biochemistry)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching and service, some variation by academic unit

Requisition ID
21493BR

Optional Attachments
Recommendation/Referral, Teaching Philosophy, Transcript

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Participates in course administration and instruction for the dental school curriculum
  • Develops and delivers an integrated curriculum, which blends basic science and clinical concepts, in collaboration with faculty members in other disciplines
  • Employs multiple teaching methods including case-based instruction, large- and small-group discussion, lecture, demonstration, simulation, team-based learning, and distance education
  • Provides formative and summative assessment of dental student performance
  • Provides individual support, feedback, and advice to dental students
  • Works closely with the course and curriculum committees, fellow faculty, and key administrators to accomplish the goals and objectives of the dental school's curriculum
  • Engages in scholarship and academically-related public service
  • Adheres to institutional policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates professionalism in accordance with the Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine Declaration of Faculty Professional Responsibility


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis
Monthly

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in teaching human biochemistry, especially clinically-integrated human biochemistry for dental students
  • Experience in the use of medical/dental laboratory findings and clinical case-based scenarios in the teaching of human biochemistry
  • Experience in development and delivery of an integrated dental curriculum
  • Experience with innovative teaching methods such as interactive large and small group formats, laboratory- based instruction, team-based learning, case-based learning, problem-based learning, and distance education
  • Experience with curriculum management software systems
  • Participation in national organizations or committees devoted to dental education
  • Experience in dental education scholarship
  • Experience in the development of grant proposals and the management of extramural funding
  • Emerging or established regional or national reputation for associate professor or higher rank


Campus
HSC - El Paso

Department
Woody L. Hunt SDM Admin ELP

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Instructors

Shift
Day

EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.
 

Required Qualifications
  • Ph.D. or equivalent degree in biochemistry
  • A minimum of three-year' experience in teaching human biochemistry at the level of higher education


Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

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