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CUNY Clinical Professor-Medical Series - Community Health & Social Medicine (CHASM) in New York, New York

Clinical Professor-Medical Series - Community Health & Social Medicine (CHASM)

Job ID

23132

Location

CUNY School of Medicine

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

Regular/Temporary

Regular

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

The CUNY School of Medicine is unique among the nation's medical schools in tailoring its curriculum towards preparation of students to become community-oriented primary care physicians who will serve in medically underserved areas. This mission is achieved through the School's intensive three-year sequence of courses in Community Health and Social Medicine (CHASM), which include field placements in community medicine in partnership with community-based health centers and health-related programs in underserved areas of New York City. Through field placements, course work, and independent study, CHASM provides students with the opportunity to go beyond traditional patient encounters and analyze and intervene in the health care of defined populations. The Department’s teaching is centered on a comprehensive effort to educate our students in the social, economic, political, and behavioral determinants of health and disease, with a focus on population health, community engagement, health systems and policy to eliminate health inequities caused by racism and other intersecting injustices.

The Department of Community Health and Social Medicine (CHASM) at the City University of New York School of Medicine is searching for a full-time (11 month), experienced instructor to serve as Course Director for a six-credit undergraduate course entitled Evaluation in Healthcare Settings, as well as assist with other departmental teaching duties as needed, and provide professional service in line with the mission and vision of the CUNY School of Medicine. The course is held during the summer (May-July), but the position requires considerable planning and evaluation activities throughout the year. In collaboration with the Director of Clinical Sites and others, the successful candidate will be responsible for directing the course, teaching on virtual lectures (on campus and on-site classes will resume once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted) and facilitating small group sessions, as well as supervising and evaluating students out in the community at a variety of health-related community sites, located throughout New York City. The successful candidate will work with the CSOM curriculum committee, the CHASM Department Chair and others to revise, streamline and enhance the course.

The Department’s teaching is centered on a comprehensive effort to educate our students in the social, economic, political, and behavioral determinants of health and disease, with a focus on population health, community engagement, health systems and policy to eliminate health inequities caused by racism and other intersecting injustices.

Duties will include:

  • Teach lectures and facilitate small group sessions; develop/revise the course syllabus with input from the CSOM curriculum committee; work with department administrative staff to coordinate all aspects of the course; review and submission of final grades; coordinate onsite classroom sessions assist CHASM faculty with courses as needed, including but not limited to teaching occasional lectures

  • Facilitate problem-based learning sessions within the medical school curriculum; facilitate small group learning experiences and grading; annual evaluation of the course's successes and challenges

  • Recruit new and collaborate with existing community preceptors; coordinate scheduling with appropriate community sites/preceptors; coordinate evaluation and grading across preceptors and field training supervisors; problem-solve challenges that arise at field sites, and address student performance issues in collaboration with site preceptors and field training supervisors

  • Serve as a principal liaison between the School of Medicine and field sites; conduct site visits to field sites to ensure that preceptors and students are meeting course and site expectations; manage placement of students in field training sites; ensure completion of Affiliation Agreements with all community sites;

  • Oversee up to two part time field training supervisors; serve as offsite field training supervisor for approximately 30 students/year;

  • Serve on CHASM and/or School of Medicine committees (e.g. faculty/staff search committees, curriculum workgroups, etc.);

  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Masters degree in a health-related field (e.g. public and/or population health field, social work, medicine, nursing, education etc.)

  • Experience serving as a site/field training supervisor and/or preceptor

  • Prior teaching experience at the undergraduate or master’s college level

  • Experience with survey design data analysis, with knowledge of learning strategies and inclusive pedagogy

  • Experience and strong interest in advancing health equity and social justice, including through increasing and strengthening underrepresented minorities in medicine and healthcare

  • Experience collaborating with internal and external partners, including excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to effectively communicate with students, community preceptors, CSOM faculty and staff.

  • Must have demonstrated satisfactory qualifies of personality and character, a record of achievements in his/her profession or field of expertise, and a willingness to cooperate with others for the good of the institution

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to effectively communicate with students, community preceptors, CSOM faculty and staff

  • Outstanding team building and organizational skills

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, and work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment

  • Knowledge of SPSS a plus

In addition, the successful candidate must have a thorough understanding and appreciation of the mission of the school. The ideal candidate will have experience working with diverse groups/students and demonstrated commitment to diversity and to promoting a culture that nurtures various forms of inquiry and scholarship across multiple disciplines.

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.

COMPENSATION

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

HOW TO APPLY

Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.

Candidates should provide a cover letter, CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.

CLOSING DATE

Open until filled with resume review to begin April 14, 2022.

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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