1+ months

Medical Educator, Pharmacology and Therapeutics(non-tenure)-Assistant/Associate/Professor Level

University of Massachusetts
Worcester, Massachusetts 01655-0002
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Job Title: Assistant / Associate / Professor Level



The University of Massachusetts Medical School is a vibrant and collaborative environment, providing medical education to 162 students per year. Under our Learner-Centered Integrated Curriculum, students are able experience seamless education across the pre-clinical and clinical years.  At this time, we are seeking a Medical Educator to fill a non-tenured track position teaching Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Candidates with a PhD (Pharmacology) or equivalent will be considered.


The successful candidate will work with a team of medical educators, comprised of both medical pharmacologists and physicians to redesign and implement an integrated, comprehensive curriculum teaching Medical Pharmacology in years 1 and 2, and Medical Therapeutics in years 3 and 4 (integrated with the students’ clinical clerkships). While not required for this position, candidates with expertise in mutually agreed upon areas of Physiology are preferred.


The successful candidate should indicate a strong interest in integrative, multidisciplinary medical education and will be expected to actively pursue new approaches to enhance the school’s integrated curriculum; examples of which include:

  • Experiences in crafting and monitoring medical student milestones across all four years of medical training.

  • Uses of simulation and other technology to support teaching, development of new curricular components and educational materials, and implementation of new methods for student assessment. Applicant will have available the full resources of our iCELS (interprofessional Center for Experiential Learning and Simulation) http://www.umassmed.edu/icels/ .

  • Developing curricular materials to be used for self-directed remote learning.

  • Expansion of interprofessional collaboration.

  • Mentoring students in capstone projects.


We are seeking a candidate with strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills who has demonstrated success as an educator. The applicant should show evidence of engagement and productivity in the scholarship of teaching by dissemination of their work through peer-reviewed publications or presentations, and by involvement in regional and national level organizations. There are numerous opportunities for research in areas of clinical and basic science interest, as well as opportunities for research in the process of medical education.


UMass Medical School appointment and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s discipline qualifications and experience.The application period will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but preference will be given to applications received by 4/30/2019.  Please click the “Apply Now” button to be redirected to the application.


UMass Medical School is committed to being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and recognizes the power of a diverse community. We encourage applications from protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and those with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds to consider UMass Medical School as their employer of choice. 


RESPONSE METHOD: Application Options:

Applicants should apply at the URL provided below: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13252




First Name: Jenna

Last Name: Gerrish

Company Name: University of Massachusetts Medical School

Company Confidential: No

Email: jenna.gerrish@umassmed.edu


Posted: 2019-02-15 Expires: 2019-05-16

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Medical Educator, Pharmacology and Therapeutics(non-tenure)-Assistant/Associate/Professor Level

University of Massachusetts
Worcester, Massachusetts 01655-0002

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