Adjunct Faculty - IV Shift
- Department: College of Naturopathic Medicine
- Closing Date: Open till filled
Adjunct Clinical Faculty members perform instructional and clinical duties and responsibilities in accordance with the philosophy, mission, policies, and procedures of the College and appropriate to the individual assignment. The relationship of the faculty member to the student is one of teacher, mentor and facilitator of learning.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Academic Education Duties:
- Develop and manage educational and evaluative experiences for a diverse population of students.
- Collaborate with administrators and faculty in assessment of individual teaching effectiveness and the effectiveness of the curriculum while contributing to a culture of continuous improvement.
- Assess student learning outcomes and make or recommend appropriate course or program modifications based on results.
- Review, update, and maintain syllabi in collaboration with other faculty and administrators in accordance with NUNM policies, procedures, and practices.
- Establish and maintain student instructional records, and submit grades in a timely manner.
- Complete and submit self-evaluations, reports and other documents as assigned or requested in a timely manner.
- Maintain familiarity with and comply with all NUNM policies and procedures.
- Faculty are strongly encouraged to attend the student graduation commencement ceremony.
Clinical Education Duties:
- Attract and manage a patient base of sufficient volume and diversity to allow assigned students to meet all educational objectives of the particular clinical experience.
- Comply with all applicable standards, rules, regulations, and laws applicable to pediatric clinical practice whether established by NUNM, the State of Oregon, or other governmental or regulatory body including DEA regulations.
- Practice in a manner consistent with established standards and expectations of the profession and the community.
- Practice in a manner which models best practices in clinical practice, naturopathic gastroenterology, and in the business of medicine.
- Manage a diverse population of students in clinical learning environments.
- Attend monthly clinical faculty meetings.
- Clinical faculty members are required to comply with professional continuing education requirements of their license.
Professional Development Duties:
- Maintain current credentials and content expertise.
- Maintain an awareness of new instructional technology and advances in teaching and learning theory and practice, with particular to attention to medical education, clinical education, and adult learning.
- Maintain an awareness of new developments in the practice of natural medicine and/or other areas of content expertise as appropriate.
- Acquire new knowledge and skills for enhancing and developing instructional programs.
- Acquire new knowledge and skills for the practice of natural medicine and/or other areas of content expertise as appropriate.
Participate in formative and summative evaluation processes to insure excellence and continuous improvement as an educator and clinician.
ND degree from a CNME approved college. Post-Graduate medical education/residency is preferred.
Clinical: Minimum of five (5) years of successful full-time clinical practice or completion of 2 years of a CNME-accredited residency. Candidates must be able to demonstrate competency commensurate with the full scope of their naturopathic medical license.
Course and curriculum design experience is desirable.
Must possess the following qualifications.
- A strong drive to serve the University and the natural medicine professions.
- Familiarity with NUNM policies and procedures.
- Knowledge of current trends in clinical pedagogy and curriculum development
- Knowledge of instructional discipline to a depth and breadth appropriate to the assignment.
- Skill in instructing socioeconomically, educationally, and culturally diverse students.
- Skill in using technology to effectively communicate with students, colleagues, and the community at large.
- Skill in working both independently and as a team member.
- Skill in establishing and maintaining effective, collaborative, and collegial relationships with colleagues, students, staff, administrators, alumni, and the public.
This in-person position will be based at our campus in Portland, Oregon.