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Assistant or Associate Professor/Medical Humanities and Clinical Bioethics

Position Deleted on 1/08/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Rochester, MI
Faculty - Health - Other Health Faculty
Full Time

Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Tenure Track, Assistant or Associate Professor/Medical Humanities and Clinical Bioethics

The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine is seeking applicants for Assistant, Associate or Professor (Full Time, 12 Month, Tenure Track) in Medical Humanities and Clinical Bioethics. The School of Medicine recognizes outstanding and innovative teaching and the scholarship of medical education. The successful candidate will be expected to work with an interdisciplinary team of master educators from other basic science disciplines and clinical faculty to develop and implement educational content for medical humanities and clinical bioethics in an innovative and integrated curriculum.
Essential duties include a commitment to excellence in teaching medical students, a desire to be part of interdisciplinary collaborations, and a desire to do research in medical education for professionalism and promotion of humanism in health care.

Our curriculum in Medical Humanities and Clinical Bioethics extends throughout the first three years of the medical school curriculum. There is ongoing collaboration between non-clinical and clinical faculty and a continual effort to integrate humanities and bioethics with basic and clinical science.

A. A Ph.D. in a relevant discipline (philosophy, anthropology, religious studies, sociology, literary studies, etc).
B. Experience in course development for medical humanities.
C. Ability to present unequivocal evidence of effective teaching to medical students, and
D. Ability to demonstrate potential for scholarly and creative activity that would merit appointment in a biomedical department with focus on medical humanities.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Interested candidates should apply online at

Candidates should be prepared to upload a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, a copy of transcripts, and three references. Letters of recommendation will be requested from candidates who are being seriously considered.

Oakland University offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including University contribution to TIAA/CREF, and medical and dental insurance.

The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine is an academic component of Oakland University, operating in partnership with Beaumont Health System. Oakland University is a nationally recognized Carnegie Foundation "Doctoral/Research University - Intensive" state supported institution, offering its' over 19,000 students a personal, high quality education through a combination of liberal arts and professional instruction via its College of Arts and Science, and Schools of Business Administration, Education and Human Services, Engineering and Computer Science, Health Sciences, and Nursing. The University has a well developed basic sciences curriculum in life sciences and biomedical research. Beaumont Health System is the largest private staff model teaching hospital and academic medical center in the country with recognized excellence, reputation, and strength in its mission of patient care, education, and research. Ranked a top hospital and listed in 10 specialties areas in the US News and World Report's America's Best Hospitals, it offers 37 accredited programs, including 19 residencies and 18 fellowships.

Rochester, Michigan is located twenty-five miles north of downtown Detroit in Oakland County. With a population of 75,000 residents and the characteristics of a small town, Rochester provides an excellent family environment. The Detroit metropolitan area has a population of over 3,000,000 residents and offers a wide diversity of cultural, sports, and entertainment activities.

Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

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