Assistant / Associate / Professor for Biochemistry
University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria
Location: Peoria, Illinois
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Academic / Research
College / University
Internal Number: 158599
The Department of Health Sciences Education and Pathology at the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP) is currently seeking applicants for a full time non-tenure track medical educator position specializing in Medical Biochemistry. The selected individual will be based at the Peoria campus and participate in the delivery of an integrated collaborative curriculum with peers from across the University of Illinois College of Medicine.
The UICOMP campus provides education for over 240 medical students and over 300 residents and fellows in 18 disciplines. Two major academic affiliate hospitals are located within 6 blocks of the medical school campus and contain over 850 hospital beds. The medical school is a partner in the 67,000 square foot Jump Simulation Center (www.jumpsimulation.org) offering some truly unique opportunities for innovative curriculum. JUMP provides state of the art simulation for use in both education and assessment.
Develop teaching material for instructional delivery of biochemistry curriculum principles needed for the practice of clinical medicine
Serve as the local campus course director and coordinate the implementation, learner assessment and evaluation of the course at UICOMP in collaboration with the college wide course director, project manager and course coordinator
Participate in teaching through lectures and other active learning methodologies including flipped classroom, online lectures, and Team Based Learning (TBL)
Collaborate with other UICOM sites on course schedules, materials, and exams
Develop educational modules and videos for independent study and flipped classroom
Develop and implement electives in the clinical years that integrates basic science with clinical science
Work collaboratively with faculty from other basic science/clinical science departments in curricular development
Develop various assessment tools to assess medical students including NBME style multiple-choice questions; narrative assessments.
Participate in faculty development programs to enhance teaching and educational skills
Participate in developing and implementing sessions in other areas of focus such as medical humanities, simulation or other basic science subjects.
Conduct scholarly activity in the area of medical education research.
About University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria
The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria is one of four campuses that make up the nation’s largest public medical school. The Peoria campus is known among students for its small class sizes, rigorous curriculum and hands-on clerkships; to residents and fellows for the strong academic setting, large referral base and exceptional facilities; and by physicians seeking the ideal combination of teaching and practicing medicine in a research-based university setting.
At a Glance, the College of Medicine Peoria
Educates about 240 medical students annually
Nearly 300 MDs and DOs in 20 residency and fellowship programs
Employs about 170 full-time faculty and 1,300 part-time/non-salaried faculty
Active in basic science and clinical research, including outcomes research and economic evaluation
Partner in the world-class Jump Simulation