Adjunct Faculty - Clinical Education (Student Clinic1)

Job description


The vision of Life West is to create a brighter future for humanity through graduating chiropractors who have a deep understanding of service, and of the innate potential of the human body to heal and adapt to its environment. The Doctor of Chiropractic program prepares graduates for personal and professional fullfilment in a climate of loving, serving and giving.


Life Chiropractic College West (Life West), is a world-renowned leader in chiropractic education. Our dedicated focus on the profession sets us apart from other institutions making our doctoral and continuing education programs some of the most sought-after in the world.

Through a leading-edge curriculum and clinical training experience, we provide graduates with the knowledge, skills, philosophies, attitudes, and competencies to be the best in their field. Life West also empowers transformation. We believe that an outstanding education provides opportunities and resources far beyond the classroom experience. Our mission is to support the full career lifecycle from the classroom to retirement



The primary focus of campus faculty is to provide the necessary education to Life West students in preparation for successful chiropractic practice.

Faculty work in collaboration with members of the department and college community to fulfill the educational mission of the department and college.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Teach the Student Clinic 1 class and lab.  Introduce students to the LCCW clinic system, policy and procedures, and clinical decision making (six hours per week for the winter 2019 quarter). 
  2. Comply with the LCCW code of conduct as well as all college policies, as specified in the Employee Handbook and Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  3. Primarily responsible for the instruction, supervision and evaluation of students in the classroom and/or laboratory setting. Complete course assessments for department
  4. Maintain and edit the syllabus as needed in conjunction with the department chair for each course taught.
  5. Schedule and be present during student office hours.
  6. Appropriately maintain all necessary records for each course taught, including grading and attendance records.
  7. Adjunct faculty are required to attend department meetings if scheduled on their teaching day.
  8. In addition to instructional responsibilities, other responsibilities as outlined in the collective bargaining agreement (ie. faculty development)


  1. Terminal Degree (DC)
  2. Minimum of three years relevant experience
  3. Teaching or related clinical experience
  4. Educational, clinical or experience as required by the department

Prefer experience in diagnosis and evidence informed care.  Teaching experience a plus.   

Essential Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics

  1. Strong teaching skills
  2. Effective written and verbal communication skills
  3. Ability to work with and maintain confidentiality in regards to students/employee information
  4. Able to prioritize and manage multiple projects, adhering to strict timelines
  5. Strong interpersonal skills
  6. High degree of initiative and independent judgment
  7. Appropriate multimedia and computer skills


  1. Nature of work requires an ability to operate standard business office equipment. 
  2. Requires ability to communicate and exchange information, collect, compile and prepare work documents, set-up and maintain work files. 


  1. Work performed in a general office/educational environment. 
  2. This shall include, but not be limited to, adequate ventilation and temperature control, lighting, security, and protection at all College facilities, and properly maintained buildings, clinics, offices, and classrooms.




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Posted: 11/21/2018
Application Due: 12/27/2018
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