Position:  Adjunct Faculty, Didactic Medical Educator (on-going)
Location:  River Forest, IL
Job Id:  545
# of Openings:  1

Adjunct Faculty, Didactic Medical Educator
Position Available: on-going
Posting Date: April 5, 2018
FLSA Status: Exempt (salary)
Job Status: Part-time Faculty
Position Summary: 
The Physician Assistant program at Dominican University is seeking part-time adjunct didactic faculty medical educators on a rolling basis in anticipation of future program needs. There is no start date or deadline for application; candidates may be contacted regarding interest in future opportunities as they arise.
Duties include teaching and evaluating the effectiveness of the curriculum through preparing and delivering lectures, participating in student evaluations during professional practice and clinical skills seminars, functioning as a small group and simulation facilitator and serving as Academic Advisor to students throughout the program.  Participation in the recruitment of new students throughout the admission cycle, and participation on curriculum and student progress committees would also be encouraged.
The ideal candidate will have experience in medical education and is committed to teamwork and inter-professional collaboration in a fast paced environment.
Required Qualifications:
  • Board Certified Medical Doctor or Certified Physician Assistant
  • Current Licensure commensurate to appropriate degree.
  • Minimum of three years clinical experience (>5 preferred) as a practicing clinician, actively involved in patient care. 
  • Previous teaching experience is highly desirable
  • Superior communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Engages in open, collaborative, and collegial interactions with others.
  • High caliber organizational skills are essential to complete curriculum planning with minimal supervision.
To Apply: 
Dominican University will accept applications for this position until it is filled. Please submit a cover letter and CV/resume, including a list of references.
Official transcripts will be required of finalists; submission instructions will be provided to applicants as necessary.
Dominican University is an equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.  We look forward to a diverse pool of applicants who bring varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.  Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

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