Assistant or Associate Professor of Primary Care and OPP

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Assistant or Associate Professor of Primary Care and OPP

Job Description:

The Assistant/Associate Professor of Primary Care and OPP will be involved in the design, delivery, and assessment of clinical training activities for the medical students in the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine. This faculty member will promote Marian University’s Catholic mission and identity through their work on the alignment and integration of osteopathic principles and practice (OPP), and osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM), into all courses throughout the four-year curriculum. The faculty will work closely and in collaboration with the Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs, the Assistant Dean of the Continuum of Physician Education, the Assistant Dean of Accreditation, and all COM Chairs.

This Posting Represents Two Vacancies

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively engages the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values, honoring the legacy of the founding congregation, promoting unity in diversity, and integrating the Catholic Franciscan intellectual traditions in courses, programs, and services.
  • Provides input and support into the ongoing integration of OPP and OMM into all aspects of clinical courses throughout the curriculum
  • Collaborates as an innovator in the development of a teaching clinic to serve as a site of care provided by faculty and learners
  • Develops and delivers didactic presentations in all clinical courses
  • Serves as a table trainer in OPP and Clinical Medicine (where applicable) courses throughout the four-year curriculum
  • Participates in and recommends curriculum development and evaluation
  • Assists in the preparation of course syllabi, objectives, lecture schedules, and testing procedures
  • Serves on Committees and Task Forces as assigned
  • Facilitates and/or participates in faculty and staff development activities
  • Assists in the preparation of materials and documentation required for continued accreditation of the school by the COCA
  • Conducts scholarly activity and/or research to support the mission of the COM
  • Provides advising and guidance to students
  • Promotes effective working relationships among faculty, staff, and students
  • Promotes interprofessional learning for students
  • Maintains intellectual integrity and strives for academic excellence in her/his teaching
  • Supports the continuum of osteopathic education across four years of undergraduate education
  • Assists new and existing graduate medical education (GME) partners in meeting ACGME requirements and/or osteopathic recognition
  • Participates in other duties as assigned
  • Required Qualifications:

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must possess excellent verbal and communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with students, faculty, staff, and hospital partners.
  • Must have a history of demonstrated ability to concurrently manage and complete multiple assignments, meet deadlines and exercise excellent judgment.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills as well as be extremely organized and detail-oriented.
  • Qualifications:

  • Required: A DO (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine) degree and OMM experience in a clinical setting
  • Preferred: Experience teaching OPP at a medical school or an affiliate of a medical school
  • Preferred: NMM or CSPOMM certification
  • Preferred: Faculty experience with senior level undergraduate students (clerkships) and graduate medical education
  • Founded in 1937 by the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Indiana, Marian University is the only Catholic university in Indianapolis and central Indiana. In 2019, Marian is serving more than 2,400 undergraduate and 1,160 graduate students earning degrees in the arts, business, education, engineering, math, medicine, nursing, ministry, and the natural and physical sciences. The university’s high-impact, experiential curriculum is designed to provide hands-on, collaborative learning opportunities for students from 45 states and 23 nations. Marian climbed in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Midwest rankings, being named the #3 Most Innovative Regional University, #5 Best Value University, and #28 Best Regional University. Marian University opened its College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013, making it the first new school of medicine in the state of Indiana in 110 years. Marian’s national champion varsity athletic programs include the 2012 and 2015 NAIA Football National Championship, the 2016 and 2017 NAIA Women’s Basketball Championship, 2019 NAIA Volleyball National Championship, and more than 40 USA Cycling national championships.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a letter of application, a current CV, three letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a sample of scholarly work.

    Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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    Posted: 2/6/2021
    Application Due: 8/5/2021
    Work Type: Full Time