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Posted January 29, 2018

Physician Faculty-Psychiatry

Central Michigan University College of Medicine

Mt. Pleasant, MI


The Central Michigan University College of Medicine is seeking highly qualified physician faculty for a non-tenure track position in Psychiatry. This is a unique opportunity for academic physicians to pursue a career dedicated to medical education while contributing to the university’s mission. Successful candidates will assume a role that will include classroom teaching, sustained scholarly activity, clinical practice, and committee service.


Positions will be at Assistant – Associate – Full Professor rank, depending on credentials. Start dates are negotiable. College of Medicine faculty work collaboratively and interactively to teach the basic medical sciences in a clinically relevant format. The curriculum includes an Essentials of Clinical Skills course in which the bedside skills of doctoring are taught in a manner closely integrated with the basic science curriculum. To be considered for this appointment applicants are expected to demonstrate multidimensional qualifications in clinical practice, medical education and/or curriculum development. Faculty member is also expected to be involved in community-based and regional initiatives focusing on mental health.



Minimum Qualifications: M.D. or D.O. degree, certification by an American Board of Medical Specialties or American Osteopathic Association recognized clinical specialty, licensure or eligibility for licensure in the State of Michigan, established credentials or developing potential in clinical practice, strong commitment to innovative approaches to education and learning, ability or commitment to facilitate interactive learning in large and small group settings, experience with independent design and conduct of research consistent with discipline(s), strong collaborative and communication skills, and demonstrated commitment to diversity. Applicants applying for advanced rank should have a demonstrated record of teaching in large and small group settings and an established area of scholarly activity. Additional/Desired Qualifications: Interest or experience in teaching medical students or developing teaching programs for medical students, experience with cross disciplinary teaching, documented experience in patient and or problem-based medical education, experience with, or a strong knowledge of, pedagogical approaches such as team-based learning.


About CMU College of Medicine: The CMU College of Medicine welcomed its inaugural class in the summer of 2013. The innovative medical school curriculum is designed to prepare students for practice in mid- to northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula, with particular attention to primary care needs in the region. The program is housed in a new facility with advanced technology for teaching. For more information, visit College’s website.


To Apply:  CMU CMED encourages applicants from historically underrepresented populations, veterans, women, and other minority groups to apply. Applications must be submitted on-line at: www.jobs.cmich.edu. Keyword College of Medicine. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until filled. Electronically attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research/scholarly interest, and a list of three professional references, including phone numbers and email addresses. Questions can be directed to Sarah Whitman, Search Committee Coordinator, sarah.whitman@cmich.edu, 989-774-7213.


EEO Statement: CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate in employment against persons based on age, color, disability, gender, gender identity/gender expression, genetic information, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or weight (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie.)




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