The Assistant/Associate Professor, OMM will work with the Chair of OPP and assist with planning, directing, and implementation of programs, policies and procedures for the Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice to ensure the integration of scientifically based, outcome evaluated clinical knowledge and skills, biomedical sciences, and osteopathic principles and practice for predoctoral and/or postdoctoral students, provide service to the college and professional communities and engage in innovative scholarship and research to advance medical knowledge.
The Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (ARCOM) offers competitive salaries and a generous benefit package including medical, dental, vision, employee assistant program and a 401(k) with employer contributions. Other benefits include paid vacation, sick leave, and 10 paid holidays per year.
ARCOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Terminal degree (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine) with current Board Certification/Board Eligibility by the American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (AOBNMM) or have received a Certificate of Special Proficiency in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (CSPOMM).
Graduate from an approved NMM/OMM program with Board Eligibility.
(Faculty without AOBNMM/CSPOMM board certification, but with extensive experience teaching in a Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice at a College of Osteopathic Medicine will also be considered.)
Demonstrated leadership, productivity and administrative experience in a clinical, professional, research or educational settings.
Good standing with all regulatory and governmental boards and agencies.
Eligible for coverage by college’s malpractice insurer if applicable.
Three years (3) academic experience as a full time faculty member at a College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Allopathic Medicine, Academic Health Care Teaching Center or five years (5) experience as a full time faculty member in a Graduate Medical Education Program.
Demonstrated leadership and productivity in the areas of clinical or professional service, scholarly activity, medical research or education.
Required knowledge, skills, and abilities
Demonstrate knowledge and skill in the delivery of medical education in the classroom, laboratory, simulation and standardized laboratory settings and in clinical settings for students and residents.
Demonstrate knowledge of varied curriculum template and educational formats.
Demonstrate ability to mentor and motivate students and peers.
Demonstrate a depth of knowledge in one or more of the medical, psychological, or social disciplines required for the education of medical students, the practice of medicine, the advancement of medical knowledge and research.
Demonstrate leadership skills, organizational skills, delegation skills, and time management skills.
The Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (ARCOM) is located in Fort Smith, Arkansas, on the western border of the state in the Arkansas River Valley. Situated between the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains, Fort Smith is the second largest city in Arkansas with a population of approximately 90,000. Fort Smith possesses a rich heritage and history, a diverse economy and multi-cultural environment, and is poised for rapid job growth and economic opportunity.