DEPARTMENT: Doctor of Chiropractic Program- Clinical Sciences
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
STATUS: Full time, Exempt
Note: As a member of our exempt work force there could be occasions when a commitment beyond the normal workweek may be required.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Members of the faculty are responsible for the instruction of the curriculum and the assessment of student learning. Faculty also advance the mission of the institution through their work in the areas of research and scholarly activities and citizenship in accordance with the parameters of the Faculty Handbook.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Full-time faculty position with teaching responsibilities in one or a combination of the departments of foundational sciences, clinical sciences, principles of healthcare practice, integrated chiropractic therapies, or health centers. Teaching responsibilities in the health centers includes management of patient care.
Responsible to the Dean of Faculty and Research for all aspects of the educational program. Responsible to the Dean of Clinical Education / Health Center Administrator for all clinical responsibilities.
The faculty consists of all individuals in the employ of Northeast College holding academic rank and engaged in instructional, scholarly and professional, or academic service activities for the College. These activities include, but are not limited to: laboratory, classroom, online, and health center instruction; work of professional librarians; course and curriculum development; research; participation in student advising, enrollment management functions, College governance; and service to one’s profession.
Each instructor is responsible for planning and presenting course material; establishing course objectives and requirements, and communicating them to students; selecting and ordering texts and supplemental materials; preparing, administering and grading papers and examinations; and assigning grades without discrimination, in accordance with the nondiscrimination policy as it appears in the College catalog.
Specific responsibilities include providing students with appropriate, current course material consistent with the overall curriculum; assuring student comprehension and competency; and providing unbiased outcome assessments.
Demonstrates mastery of the following characteristics and traits: command and analytical approach to subject matter, recognition and evaluation of variant interpretations of appropriate data, and integration of current knowledge within the field into traditionally accepted subject matter.
Clearly explain expectations and subject matter, recognize student levels of comprehension, define objectives, summarize major points, organize material logically, and emphasize important ideas.
Encourage student participation and interaction, be sensitive to class response, deal with students ethically, allot ample time for consultation, and seek a professional rapport with student.
Motivate and academically challenge students, be dedicated to subject material and the teaching profession, display self-confidence, and communicate a sense of enthusiasm for pursuit of knowledge.
Faculty must be prepared and willing to academically assist, advise and counsel students regarding their work in classes and to recognize when a student requires professional assistance with problems of a personal or academic nature so that professional help can be obtained.
As a Faculty Clinician, adhere to policies and procedures for delivering patient care at your assigned health center site.
Research and Scholarly Activities
Activities in this area are typically project-oriented: basic science or clinical research, authorship of a book or journal article, and scholarly media productions within one’s area of expertise.
Citizenship takes many forms, depending upon individual interests, and all faculty are encouraged to lend their talents to benefit the College community, the professional and/or academic community, and the local community.
Possess earned doctorate or other terminal degree in the field in which they are teaching from an accredited institution.
License to practice as a Doctor of Chiropractic in New York State for teaching clinical science subjects, e.g. CLS, DIA, and TCH courses.
Faculty who supervise clinical experiences must possess a license to practice in any jurisdiction where they are assigned.
A demonstrated aptitude for teaching health science students.
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills with the ability to function in a team.
Highly developed written and verbal communication skills.
METHODS OF ACCOUNTABILITY: Yearly written evaluation of performance in the work areas of teaching, research and scholarly activities, and citizenship by the faculty supervisor in accordance with the Northeast College Faculty Handbook.
If you are interested in applying for this position; please submit a cover letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references to: the Office of Human Resources, 2360 State Route 89, Seneca Falls, NY 13148, or e-mail your response to: email@example.com
* Employment is subject to the favorable result of a background investigation and where applicable, confirmation of appropriate degrees and credentialing.
Northeast College of Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against students or employees on the basis of age, race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, or handicapping conditions (or any other protected status) in its educational programs, financial aid, activities, admissions and employment practices.
Our College is committed to academic excellence, leadership and professional best practices in the health sciences.
At Northeast College of Health Sciences, we honor our heritage as a chiropractic institution and uphold the following values as a priority in all interactions. We use these tenets as guiding principles within our personal and professional lives:
Belonging: We seek to create a learning and working environment in which all members of our community are welcome and valued. We acknowledge each person's unique experience, perspective and ability as contributions that both enrich our community and enhance the professions and people we serve.
Inclusion: We dedicate ourselves to fostering a culture that is inclusive and accessible to the diverse needs and experiences of our community members. In order to create an environment in which all members feel valued and appreciated, we actively pursue opportunities to incorporate practices and policies that enhance and honor the vibrancy of these differences.
Respect: We strive to create and maintain an environment that is committed to the ideals of diversity, equity and inclusion in all interactions. We commit ou...rselves to honesty, trust and fairness in all endeavors in alignment with the ethical standards of our professions. We acknowledge our personal responsibility in pursuing these ideals and welcome open dialogue and introspection.
Collaboration: We actively pursue and participate in opportunities to work and learn through interdisciplinary partnerships. We recognize the advantages afforded by effective collaboration and that in doing so, we achieve greater outcomes both individually and collectively. We remain dedicated to the professional success of our alumni and cultivating relationships with our stakeholders to enrich the professions and people we serve.
Learning: We embrace the core principles of an evidence?based health sciences education. We engage in the continual process of lifelong learning, critical self?reflection, demonstrated best practices and intellectual discourse. We commit ourselves to fostering innovative learning environments that both include and create opportunities for all members to achieve their fullest potential.
The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) is the largest professional chiropractic organization in the United States. ACA attracts the most principled and accomplished chiropractors, who understand that it takes more to be called an ACA chiropractor.