SOMA - Assistant/Associate Professor, Family Medicine/Primary Care

Mesa, AZ
Mar 31, 2021
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona (ATSU-SOMA) invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the Department of Clinical Science Medicine.  This is a full-time academic teaching position.  Applicants must be an MD or DO, board-certified in Family Medicine or other primary care specialties with the ability to obtain an Arizona medical license.

ATSU-SOMA’s model of education is designed to train future primary care physicians who will work with underserved communities by placing them in community health centers for a large portion of their education.  Students, Faculty and Staff at ATSU-SOMA are compassionate and have a drive for working with the underserved.  Working at ATSU-SOMA provides an opportunity to teach using a variety of interactive methodologies, and the position provides an opportunity to express creativity in many facets including teaching, curriculum development, and student assessment.  ATSU-SOMA faculty members collaborate with each other by serving on committees, interviewing student applicants, advising students, and in their research or other scholarly activity. 

Job Duties:
  • Faculty will contribute to ATSU-SOMA in the areas of educating students in years 1-4, scholarly activity, diversity, equity and inclusion, and service to the University and community.
  • Attend to regular communications as it relates to all position responsibilities.
  • Provide objective input on a diversity of perspectives.
  • Create and provide osteopathic medical student years I-IV educational content that integrates foundational, clinical, and osteopathic sciences in a variety of online and live presentations, which includes podcasts, small group case discussions, and laboratory sessions for either Medical Skills or OPP.
  • Facilitate small group active learning sessions.
  • Create NBOME board-style examination items.
  • Serve on ATSU-SOMA committees (ex: Admissions, Diversity Committee, Student Performance, and Curriculum).
  • If desired, may use half-day per week for activity related to patient care in an alternate clinical setting of candidate’s choice while providing shadowing opportunities for students.
  • Interview ATSU-SOMA candidates for admission.
  • Perform student advising functions.
  • Participate in research as deemed appropriate by the Department Chair.
  • Other functions supporting the department and its contribution to the mission and vision of ATSU-SOMA.

Candidates must possess a strong commitment to innovation, collaboration, and professional development. Necessary skills include proficiency with Microsoft Office and email and an interest in learning other technology used in education. Experience with OMT is a plus.

Rank and salary for all positions are commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a competitive full benefits package.

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