Associate Professor-Fixed Term

Job description

Working/Functional Title

Ast Inst/Inst/Ast Prof/Asc Professor Fixed Term

Position Summary

The Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Clerkship Directors will have a strong interest in medical student education; be knowledgeable about the College's values, culture and education goals and objectives. The Clerkship Director(s) will serve as the spokesperson for the OMM Department Chair regarding education matter within the department and medical school; serve as liaison between students, residents and faculty within the department and college administration. The Director(s) will ensure that the rotation's curriculum complements the department’s pre-clerkship and college curriculum and coordinate resident and faculty teaching of students within the department. The Director(s) will serve as a mentor to students who are interested in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine/Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (OMM/NMM) specialty and will conduct educational research accordingly. Candidates must be boarded or board eligible in their discipline (AOBNMM Board Certification is preferred) and must qualify for licensure in the State of Michigan. Outpatient clinical effort is expected, preferably in an OMM/NMM clinic.

The Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Department request to hire one physician 3rd and 4th Year Clerkship Director, or split the position. A full-time position will carry cumulative salary of $185,000, with 80% or $148,000 from academic effort and 20% from clinical effort. The 20% clinical effort will be a portion of the base salary if the physician works for MSU HealthTeam. If the position is split each will be a .4 or 40% effort. Both positions will carry a salary of $74,000; cumulatively totaling $148,000 or 80% of $185,000.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Minimum Requirements

A Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) or Medical Doctor (MD) Degree with board certification or board eligibility (preferably AOBNMM); is required. Candidates must posses extensive manual medicine and OMM/OPP/OMT student education experience. Candidates must qualify for licensure in the State of Michigan.

Required Application Materials

Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter and Three (3) Letters of Reference (Please let references know they will be contacted by the Department when required).

Special Instructions

Appointment can be at the Associate Professor Level given prior experience. Review of applications will begin on August 8th, 2018 and will continue until position is filled.

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Summary of Health Risks

Exposureto human blood, serum, tissue or body fluids and materials covered under Universal Precautions.


Department Statement

The mission of the Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine is to provide excellence and innovation in the education of osteopathic physicians. By providing an educational environment that is committed to osteopathic philosophy, principles and practice, we will establish our leadership in the transformation of osteopathic medical education. We maintain our commitment to address the health care needs of the people of Michigan, and, through research, to contribute to the biological, behavioral and clinical science knowledge base fundamental to osteopathic medical education and practice.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.




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Posted: 7/23/2018
Application Due: 12/28/2018
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