ASSISTANT PRECLINICAL DEAN OF TOURO COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE (TOUROCOM) MONTANA
Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine
Location: Great Falls, Montana
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Academic / Research
Academic School, School of Medicine
College / University
Internal Number: 1N9892
The Assistant Preclinical Dean is responsible for the Department of Basic Sciences, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Anatomy, and Primary Care. The Assistant Preclinical Dean supervises the preclinical academic program delivered on-site and the faculty who are responsible for teaching it. This person reports to the Campus Dean.
The Assistant Preclinical Dean is to have a minimum of five years’ experience in academic medicine or the equivalent thereof as deemed acceptable by the President of Touro. This person will have demonstrable expertise in the planning, delivery and assessment of the preclinical component of a medical school curriculum, and be familiar with Flipped Classroom methodology. This person will have experience managing the financial, physical, and human resources needed during the preclinical years of a medical education.
Develop and deploy the curriculum for the first two years of the Osteopathic College's education.
Interact as a liaison between the faculty and administration.
Oversee the four preclinical departments (basic science, osteopathic manipulative medicine, anatomy and primary care), the institutional research, video production, and information technology departments.
Expand the faculty development workshops and programs to include objective methods of evaluations.
Review each faculty bi-yearly.
Planning and organization (degree to which teaching is planned and efficiently organized, provides learning experiences which are based upon needs, interests and abilities of the student):
Establish objectives for instructional activities
Makes provisions for learning styles (concrete, abstract, auditory, experiential, kinesthetic, tactile, verbal and visual)
Establishes objectives with regard to curriculum, text, shelf and professional exams
Establishes a routine for daily planning and evaluation of students
Fulfill committee assignments as assigned by the Campus Dean.
Participate in interviews process as assigned by the Assistant Dean of Students Affairs.
Satisfactory completion of faculty development as measured by the Campus Dean to include:
Academics (as measured by peer review)
Instruction (as measured by student evaluations)
Research activities (as measured by the Dean of Research).
Participate in student advising and provide guidance to the students of TouroCOM-Montana.
Oversee the budget of the adjunct faculty and ensure that spending is within agreed budget.
Act as a mentor to the students and junior faculty here at TouroCOM-Montana.
Touro is a system of non-profit institutions of higher and professional education. Touro College was chartered in 1970 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American and global community. Approximately 18,000 students are currently enrolled in its various schools and divisions, including 16 under-graduate, 12 graduate and seven professional schools. Touro College has 29 campuses, locations and instructional sites in the New York area, as well as branch campuses and programs in Berlin, Jerusalem, Moscow, Paris and Florida. New York Medical College, Touro University California and its Nevada branch campus, as well as Touro University Worldwide and its Touro College Los Angeles division are separately accredited institutions within the Touro College and University System. For further information on Touro College, please go to: http://www.touro.edu
The Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) opened on 125th in Harlem in 2007 with a mission that emphasizes the practice of medicine in underserved communities. In 2014 the TouroCOM Middletown, NY campus was established to help serve medical needs of the Hudson Valley. The TouroCOM Middletown campus in...cludes state-of-the-art classrooms, clinical training facilities, medical simulation Lab, and student dorm rooms. TouroCOM faculty use an innovative “flipped” classroom approach to deliver a curriculum that emphasizes clinical application in an active classroom setting, peer-peer learning, and formative assessment as part of the learning process.