Faculty Member - Anatomy
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Logan University - Chesterfield, MO
Full Time
Graduate Degree
None
Any
Education

POSITION SUMMARY: Provide student instruction and support for courses including but not limited to Anatomy, Anatomy Lab, and Histology.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Model the mission, vision and values of the University and colleges in a positive, ethical and professional manner.
  2. Be accountable to students and administration with respect to delivering quality, student­ centered education.
  3. Use current and relevant information in course content delivery.
  4. Determine and, as necessary, obtain approval for required course textbook(s) unless exempted by administration.
  5. Come to class prepared and on time, use class time effectively.
  6. Update and publish complete and clear course syllabi by deadline prior to each term.
  7. Establish and maintain a professional classroom atmosphere conducive to learning.
  8. Develop and deliver sound course assessments consistent with course and program learning objectives.
  9. Grade assignments in timely manner in accordance with established rubrics.
  10. Provide formative and summative feedback on classroom assignments and activities.
  11. Maintain regular office hours and provide ample time for student support.
  12. Coordinate with student affairs to provide reasonable accommodations as needed.
  13. Meet all administrative and classroom deadlines.
  14. Be able to teach in various formats (face-to-face, hybrid, on-line).
  15. Report to Director if absent or unable to attend the class.
  16. Maintain confidentiality of protected information in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
  17. Review and abide institutional policies, procedures and guidelines as outlined in Logan University Employee and Faculty. Handbooks.
  18. Participate in faculty meetings, workshops, and college ceremonies.
  19. Treat colleagues, staff, and students in a professional manner.
  20. Refraining from making pejorative statements regarding the university, fellow faculty or staff personnel in the presence of students or patients.
  21. Notify appropriate Logan personnel of damage to Logan property and any problems that affect any aspect of the university's functions.
  22. Other duties as assigned.

COMPETENCIES: Key competencies beyond content expertise include social and emotional intelligence, integrity, conflict management skills, decision making skills, accountability, and leadership skills. To perform the job successfully an individual must have a strong organizational ability. The individual must have successful support experience, strong interpersonal and written/oral communication skills, be a good listener, and be able to work with individuals and groups effectively. The individual must be able to set goals and objectives, prioritize and plan work activities, and meet deadlines. The ability to handle pressures of balancing the time required dealing with individual problems of faculty, students, and staff while completing the necessary responsibilities is expected.

QUALIFICATIONS: The individual must possess a graduate-level degree in anatomy or other closely related field, or a professional degree with additional graduate training in anatomy; have one year of documented successful teaching experience at the college or graduate level, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

All qualifying degrees and coursework must be from a college or university accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the US. Secretary of Education, or, in the case of degrees from non-U.S. institutions, an equivalent degree as determined by an approved credential evaluation service. Online teaching experience required.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business reports, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Basic math skills required. Ability to define problems, collect data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have general computer skills including communication tools (email), presentation tools, word processing and spreadsheets.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Required as appropriate to degree possessed.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and to use hands to type on computer, operate office equipment and handle books, files, documents, etc. Must be able to talk and hear to answer phones and when assisting others. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and to stoop or kneel. The employee must occasionally lift objects weighing from 10 to 30 pounds and possibly up to 50 pounds. Close vision needed to use computer. Must have distance vision and depth perception for safety purposes.

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION: Logan University strives to be an educational leader that is authentic, intentional and strategic about diversity, fairness and the development of an inclusive campus community. We acknowledge and respect the differences in human experience that shapes and enriches education, healthcare, society and our institution.

It is our expectation that all employees support the mission and vision of the university, and carry out their professional duty aligned with Logan University Values: Diversity, Empathy, Student First, Positive Attitude, Evidence Informed, Character and Teamwork.

Logan University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. All Logan employees are expected to complete annual compliance training by assigned deadlines.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment in this position is characteristic of a normal office environment, classroom, and lab setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

NOTE: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed the employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.

An employee is expected to assist and provide coverage for coworkers during peak periods, vacation days or sick days.

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