Job no: 494763
Work type: Full-Time
Location: Center City
Categories: College of Medicine, Drexel University
Drexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, and a major engine for economic development in the region. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.
Position Title: Assistant Professor and Associate Director of MD/PhD Program and Director of Post-Doctoral Affairs & Professional Development.
Requisition Number: 494763
Job Overview: Drexel University invite applications and nominations for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor level.
Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Biomedical Sciences or related field and 2 years of experience required with: Grant writing and training pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellows in STEM related fields.
Teach graduate and undergraduate students in the field of responsible conduct in research aimed at introducing investigators to major ethical and policy issues in research. Develop, implement, and ensure the fair and transparent application of policies and procedures governing the mentorship by the faculty and the training progress of the students. Serve as a first line student recruitment specialist and liaison to students during admission, orientation, advisement, and through to graduation. Track student information including all related data entry for associated programs and monitoring performance to ensure students are successfully meeting academic milestones. Review program status and discuss potential areas of improvement and growth.
- Work in collaboration with office staff on creating and revising Program handbook, Student Handbook, Admissions Policy and Procedure Handbook, and others as required. Support the management of the MD/PhD curriculum during the PhD training period, in consultation with the basic science/clinical faculty and steering committee of MD/PhD program.
- Collaborate with the Vice Dean for Educational Affairs to optimize integration of the admissions processes and the curricula for medical education and research training. Create metrics for and evaluate annually the status of the program, with respect to academic progress of students, scholarly productivity of the students and mentoring faculty, and strength of the applicant pool. Develop strategies to strengthen student recruitment, enrollment, retention and completion. Support, promote and enhance the research career for all Post-Doctoral Fellows. Provide career development, networking event, and overall professional development to support this period in their career. Serve as an advocate for postdoctoral community across the university; liaisons with faculty and administration regarding postdoctoral concerns and issues.
- Develop informational publications, brochures and website content for use by the postdoc community. Provide individual career counseling for graduate students and postdocs. Collaborate in the development of new programs and initiatives in support of their professional development. Develop and maintain a dynamic web presence and a communication plan for graduate student and postdoc professional development.
Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic. Please visit our website to view all University Policies and Workplace Postings. Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment will be contingent upon the University's acceptance of the results of the background investigation.
Philadelphia, PA (Center City)
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