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Assistant Professor - Imaging Sciences Program

Rush University Medical Center
Illinois Medical District, IL
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Oct 14, 2021

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Job Title: Assistant Professor - Imaging Sciences Program
Shift: 1st
Specialty: Professor
Job Number: 2021-3454
Date Posted: 09/24/2021
Position Type: Faculty

*Job Qualifications:*

Assistant Professor - Imaging Sciences Program
Position Highlights:
This position will contribute to the research and educational missions of the College of Health Sciences by teaching courses within the Bachelor of Science (BS) in Imaging Sciences Program, as well as other duties associated with an active faculty appointment in the college. The faculty member's annual assignment is negotiated with the Program Director and is based on the needs of the program. This tenure-track position provides excellent opportunities for teaching, clinical activities, research, and scholarship. This position exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.

Position Responsibilities:

Serve as the coordinator and a primary course instructor for courses offered within the college at the discretion of the Program Director, possibly including but not limited to sectional anatomy, pathophysiology, pharmacology and medical imaging physics and advanced radiation biology.
Develop, deliver and evaluate instruction, to include course goals, objectives, learning activities and student evaluation methods (examinations, projects, assignments, etc.).
Council and advise students; review student prerequisites and approve enrollment.
Assign relevant projects and assignments, providing timely and meaningful feedback to facilitate learning.
Coordinate courses and programs, as assigned.
Serve on the program's admissions committee.
Conduct independent research in the faculty member's area of specialty, including publication of peer-reviewed research.
Seek out and pursue externally-funded grant opportunities.
Participate on college-wide and university-wide committees.
Organize and manage Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JCERT) accreditation procedures for the Imaging Sciences Program (BS.MRI/BS.CT/BS.CVI/).

Master's degree in radiography, health sciences, education, or related field required.
At least two years of practical experience in the field required.
PhD degree in a field appropriate to providing academic leadership for the Imaging Sciences Program is preferred.
Current licensure in the state of Illinois OR licensed in another state and eligible for licensure in the state of Illinois as a Radiographer required.
Registered Radiographer (RT) and either Interventional Radiography or Magnetic Resonance Imaging or Computed tomography (CT) credentials from The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is required.
Interdisciplinary clinical and educational training experience to include ability to demonstrate knowledge in current teaching methods and trends required (clinical coordination experience considered).
Current active membership in related professional associations required.
Excellent teaching and instructional skills.
Excellent verbal skills and written communication.
Excellent interpersonal skills and professional demeanor.
Excellent organizational and problem solving skills.
Excellent working knowledge and experience with PowerPoint, MS Office, Excel and web applications for distance learning.
Experience with health professions and college professional programs.
Ability to consistently instruct and counsel students in an informative and professional manner.
Able and willing to learn new skills as needed, especially to work with new instructional technologies.
Ability to develop and implement courses and program.

Company Highlights:
Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.
Rush's 14-story hospital Tower is the cornerstone of the Rush Transformation, and is the symbol of a philosophy-an evolution in the delivery of patient-centered care.
Rush is a not-for-profit health care, education and research enterprise comprising Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush Health.
Rush University Medical Center is a three time Magnet facility located in Chicago, IL
Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 676 licensed beds
RUMC offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits & the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development & recognizes your achievements.
Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation's top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research.

Rush University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes and encourages all applicants to apply regardless of age, race, sex, religion, color, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital or parental status, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy or other reason prohibited by law.
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