The National College of Naprapathic Medicine in Chicago, IL is looking for an individuals to join our strong team. We are located on 3330 N Milwaukee. Our ideal candidate is attentive, motivated, and reliable.
NCNM is recruiting a pool of highly motivated and qualified candidates to teach part time courses for the Doctor of Naprapathy Program. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis for the 2020-21 academic school year. If you possess the aspiration to help others succeed, this is an opportunity for you to positively impact the community and lives of our students. NCNM is a first-choice institution that offers exceptional educational opportunities to our students providing high-demand skills for professional and academic growth.
JOB SUMMARY: Biochemistry Faculty members are required to serve as educators in Biochemistry, facilitate Problem Based Learning (PBL), advise Naprapathic medical students, interview applicants, and contribute to the mission of the college through research and service. The successful candidate is knowledgeable and qualified to teach Biochemistry at a medical college level.
CHARACTERISTIC JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following are a list of Academic Exercises that may be required as a member of the Biochemistry Faculty from time to time:
- Teach Biochemistry to preclinical naprapathy students and post baccalaureate students;
- Prepare lectures, lecture notes, learning objectives, Power Point slides, exam questions, and syllabi;
- Participate in curriculum development and evaluation;
- Serve on committees, as assigned;
- Serve as content expert in area of expertise;
- Serve as Problem Based Learning (PBL) facilitator;
- Interview prospective candidates for the National College of Naprapathic Medicine (NCNM);
- Serve as advisor/mentor to assigned students, providing counseling and guidance;
- Serve as advisor to at least one student club;
- Prepare demonstrations, small group discussions, and the selection of suggested and required reading from various sources, and coordinating these educational tools with other faculty members;
- Prepare evaluation tools that will aid in the evaluation of students’ work progre and help to identify students that are discovered to be weak in various areas;
- Attend “Team” meetings approved by NCNM that require advancement of your profession;
- Faculty member will contribute and be responsible for overall student success, including, but not limited to, advising and student outcomes;
- Faculty member will contribute directly to the Mission of NCNM embodying the essence of Naprapathic Principles and Practices by assisting with Institutional fundraising and participating in the NCNM Scholarship Auction;
- Faculty member will participate in scholarly activity so to enrich and broaden the student learning experience;
- Faculty member will commit to being a representative of NCNM by being actively involved in the community, including, but not limited to, serving on Boards, participating in community fundraisers and overall outreach;
- Must be able to take direction and receive assignments from the Dean of Academics;
- Must be available for work during the hours assigned, for student instruction; and
- Accept other duties assigned/needed for the Institution’s needs.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
- Knowledge of student and patient’s privacy (i.e. FERPA, HIPAA…etc.);
- Follow proper OSHA and safety guidelines, protect equipment (office, medical, facility);
- Strong communications skills are essential as well as computer literacy (MS Office Suite [i.e. Word, PowerPoint, and Excel]) and accurate data entry skills;
- Must be accurate and attentive to detail;
- Maintain an established work schedule;
- Effective use of interpersonal and communications skills, including tact and diplomacy;
- Effective use of organizational and planning skills, including attention to detail and follow-through;
- Must be able to assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects, and demands;
- Must maintain confidentiality of work related information and materials;
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships;
- Flexibility to accept other duties needed/assigned for the NCNM;
- The ability to work cooperatively and collegially with others, consistent with a workplace of dignity and respect and EEO rules and regulations;
- The ability to report to work as scheduled, ready to devote full attention and energy to the important work of NCNM; and
- The ability to accept work directives from managers and supervisors in a respectful and cooperative manner.
Education and experience equivalent to: Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or Genetics, with previous teaching experience required, preferably in Biochemistry and Medical Genetics at the medical college level. Required evidence of research productivity and potential for success in obtaining extramural research funding. Must have a strong desire to teach in a student-centered environment using innovative methods. Requires excellent organizational, communication, teaching, and decision-making skills, along with an ability to work with faculty from other disciplines.
Note: The College reserves the right to change or reassign job duties, or combine positions at any time.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
NCNM utilizes pool postings for all Part-time Instructor positions. This posting is a pool position to collect applications for potential part-time instruction positions. Part-time Instructors are hired on a per course basis each semester, and teaching one semester does not guarantee assignment for the following semester. The teaching hours for a part-time instructor vary and can include day, evening, and weekend classes.
We are looking forward to reading your application.
NCNM is committed to a diverse and multicultural workforce and encourages LGBTQIA candidates, persons of color, and immigrants to apply for all openings.