This faculty position reports to the Dean. Faculty member will be responsible for providing content expertise primarily in Public Health, Food Safety, and Microbiology (preferred) and for the development and incorporation of these disciplines in the curriculum. Faculty member will assume various curricular roles as assigned by the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in order to meet to meet required curricular objectives. Faculty member will serve as a University-wide resource in Public Health and Food Safety.
Essential Job Functions
Essential Job Functions
1. Providing leadership for the planning and implementation of the CVM 7060 (Food and Feed Safety) course; and other discipline-related courses including, but not limited to CVM 7055 (Veterinary Public Health), and CVM 7065 (Global Animal Health);
2. Providing leadership for the planning and implementation of the Veterinary Basic Science (VBS) curriculum;
3. Participating in VBS curriculum and Problem Based Learning (PBL) case development as a Public Health, Food Safety, and Microbiology (preferred) content resource;
4. Developing and presenting VBS correlative lectures, discussions and laboratories in Public Health, Food Safety, and Microbiology (preferred) as determined in the curriculum development process;
5. Participating in ongoing faculty development;
6. Participating as a facilitator in the PBL curriculum;
7. Serving as a college resource in research and graduate student training;
8. Participating in other teaching duties in years 1 through 4 of the curriculum, as assigned;
9. Developing a research program (average 25% time);
10. Participating in local, national, and/or international continuing education programs.
11. Developing and implementing programs consistent with the founding principles of innovative student directed learning, reverence for life, and the use of strategic partnerships and alliances;
12. Other duties as assigned.
Marginal Job Functions
1. Participating in college and university committees;
2. Representing the college to external persons and agencies, including funding agencies; and
3. Participating in development of college national and international programs.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Individuals must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities, or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
1. Ability to effectively communicate, both oral (in-person and telephone) and written, with others, including administration, faculty, staff, students and outside entities;
2. Ability to handle detail-oriented assignments and maintain confidentiality;
3. Organizational skills necessary in prioritizing workload and delegating responsibility;
4. Knowledge of educational needs for contemporary veterinary practice;
5. Advanced knowledge and skills in Public Health, Food Safety, and Microbiology (preferred)
1. EDUCATION: An earned Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree (or equivalent) and/or PhD in related field. Board-certification by the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine or the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists are preferred.
2. EXPERIENCE: Individuals with prior academic experience will be given priority consideration.
Western University of Health Sciences - 13 months ago
Western University of Health Sciences, founded in 1977, is a private, nonprofit [501C (3)] university in Pomona, California, which grants po...