• Assistant Program Director, UT MSBS Program

    Job ID 2019-1104
    Job Locations
    Graduate Medical Education
    Regular Part-Time 20-29 hours
  • Overview

    Rocky Vista University in Ivins, Utah has an immediate opening for an
    Assistant Program Director / Faculty - Utah MSBS Program.

    To be considered for this position applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV and salary expectations.


    PRIMARY PURPOSE:  The MSBS Assistant Program Director / Faculty in Utah will partner with the Program Director to provide leadership and establish the MSBS Program in Utah.  They will work with the MSBS team to develop and implement the program’s curriculum; create, document, and evaluate educational outcomes measures and oversee some aspects of instruction and operations of the program.  The MSBS Assistant Program Director will also be the course director and teach for the MSBS courses within their area of expertise. 




    1. Operate as the on-site assistant director to extend the MSBS Program to the Utah campus, carry out the vision for the MSBS Program, and be the liaison for the Utah campus faculty, staff and students.
    2. Provide leadership for, and serve on, Utah MSBS Committees in facilitating high quality education through curriculum development and continuous self-assessment and improvement processes.
    3. Provide advising, leadership, mentorship and expertise to students to ensure that the students of the MSBS program meet the standards established by the faculty/program, and obtain the knowledge, skills and competency established.
    4. Participate in on going program review consistent with the mission, goals, and learning outcomes of the program.
    5. Serve as course director and instructor for assigned course(s).
    6. Ensure faculty members are appropriately oriented to: the program mission and goals, their specific teaching responsibilities, program instructional resources, and the learning objectives for which they are responsible.
    7. Advance the prestige of the MSBS Program and the university through advancement of it mission and vision and advancement of your personal career.
    8. Perform other duties as assigned.




    1. Ability to work with remote supervision.
    2. Ability to develop effective internal and external relationships and partnerships.





    1. Applicant must have one of the following degrees: Ph.D., D.O., M.D., Pharm.D., DVM, or equivalent, in microbiology, immunology, physiology, anatomy, pharmacology, molecular biology, or related field.
    2. At least two years of experience teaching at the graduate level or at least four years teaching at the undergraduate level. 
    3. A record of scholarly activity, student mentoring, and academic service is essential.





    1. Ability to lead and develop collaborative teams.
    2. Excellent management, leadership, and communications skills.
    3. Leadership in an academic program.
    1. Possess knowledge of and experience with the accreditation process.


    Final applicant will be required to pass background check and drug screening.


    RVU offers a full benefit package that includes 401(k), Health, Dental and Vision insurance, paid vacation, sick and holidays.


    Rocky Vista University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.


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