Basic-Science College Master

Position Summary:

The Basic-Science College Master will provide direct faculty guidance and oversight to one of six academic student colleges in the Meharry Medical College School of Medicine. This position will report directly to the Chair of Professional and Medical Education. He/she helps enforce School policies and rules, handles confidential information with discretion, and performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with the Meharry Medical College mission and values. Able to assume other duties as assigned.


Essential Functions (Duties and Responsibilities) – Assign a percentage to each essential function (equal to 100%):


College Master specific duties includes but is not limited to:

Academic Societies Masters’ Colloquium duties includes but is not limited to:

Institutional Administrative Service includes but is not limited to:

Scholarly Activity includes but is not limited to:



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Active participation in local, regional, national, or international professional organizations related to the individual’s discipline
  • Previous administrative responsibility within a medical school department or a program of medical education
  • Expertise and experience in medical student academic supervision and assessment
  • Experience with teaching subjects related to scientific methods, the philosophy of science, clinician-scientist collaboration, and the role of the scientist in medicine and society
  • Demonstrated extramural interests outside of bio-medicine or medical education
  • Active involvement in community affairs

Education and Experience:

  • Terminal degree of Ph.D., Dr. Sci., Dr.PH. or equivalent
  • Recognizable authority in the individual’s scientific discipline and in medical student education based on an exemplary record of research, scholarship, mentoring, teaching and medical student supervision
  • Meet criteria for a faculty appointment in the School of Medicine
  • Demonstrated interest in medical education research


Environmental Conditions and Physical Demands

  • Usual office environment.
  • Manual dexterity
  • Visual and auditory acuity
  • Able to sit, stand or walk for extended periods of time

For additional information or to apply email Veronica T. Mallett, M.D., MMM at


Meharry Medical College 
Location: NashvilleTN 37208
Document ID: AC061-2XDF  
Job Type:  Regular

Job Schedule: Full-time

Posted on: 2018-02-1202/12/2018