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University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Assistant Professor School of Podiatric Medicine - Gross and Lower Extremity Anatomy, Neuroanatomy in Harlingen, Texas

Title Information

Faculty TitleAssistant Professor

Job Class Code10031


Position Information

Posting NumberFRGV1629

Working TitleAssistant Professor School of Podiatric Medicine - Gross and Lower Extremity Anatomy, Neuroanatomy

Number of Vacancies1

LocationHarlingen, Texas

Division/OrganizationDivision of President

Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position1 year

Tenure StatusTenure Track


Scope of Job

The UTRGV School of Podiatric Medicine seeks faculty members at the rank of Assistant or Associate for teaching Gross Anatomy. Experience teaching in an LCME -accredited medical school or CPME - accredited podiatry school is preferred. The chosen individuals will assist in implementing a vertically and horizontally integrated curriculum utilizing active learning, team-based learning, problem-based learning, flipped classroom and self-directed study. Duties are not limited to:

  • Develop the goals, learning objectives, pre read assignments, pre and post test questions and any supplemental materials for each topic sequence (may identify faculty from other colleges to assist).

  • Provide support, guidance, and mentoring to each student during their clerkship year as needed.

  • Review reflections/experiences of students.

  • Prepare for, attend, and participate in monthly faculty meetings.

  • Work on projects within SOPM such as problem-based learning; communication skills; write-up, oral case presentation and clinical reasoning; professionalism and ethics; mentoring; feedback and evaluation.

  • Participate in and facilitate academy faculty development sessions and retreats (which occur periodically throughout the year) as needed.

  • Participate in university and SOPM committees as appointed.

  • Other duties as assigned

Candidates must possess a terminal Degree of (Ph.D., M.D., or D.P.M.) or equivalent with post-doctoral experience in the area of expertise. Academic rank will be awarded commensurate with experience and academic credentials.

Teaching requirements of pre-clerkship include General Anatomy, lower anatomy and related topics, didactic lectures, lab sessions, problem-based learning, research, review study sessions, office hours for student mentoring, administration, and other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D., M.D., or D.P.M

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications

Gross anatomy and Neuroanatomy are most important, but lower extremity anatomy and Histology are needed.

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching experience in medical school curriculum

License or Certification Required?

SalaryCommensurate with Qualifications and Experience

Desired Start Date03/18/2024

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

Open Date02/12/2024

Close Date

Additional Information

UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may

require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is

performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive

and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code

§51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of

Texas ( TRS ), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least

135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement

Program ( ORP ) instead of TRS , subject to the position being 40 hours per week

and at least 135 days in length.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant, Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following: *Date of Birth *Social Security Number *Gender *Ethnicity/Race Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission.

Please Note

Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to

demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based

test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of

English as a Foreign Language ( TOEFL ) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the

International English Language Testing System ( IELTS ). Incomplete applications will not be considered. All positions are subject to budget approval.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • List of 3 References

  • Letter of Interest

  • Unofficial Graduate Transcripts

Optional Documents