Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Primary Care Faculty
- Sam Houston State University
- College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Faculty Jobs
- Health & Medical, Medicine
- Position Type
- Assistant Professor
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Institution Type
- Four-Year Institution
Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Primary Care FacultyRequisition:
Assistant or Associate ProfessorFLSA status:
Commensurate with experience and education.Position Type:
Full-Time Non-Tenure TrackCollege:
College of Osteopathic MedicineDepartment:
COM Clinical PracticeOpen Date:
Dr. Craig BoudreauxTitle:
Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs
925 City Central AveConroe, TX 77304
Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine is looking for an experienced, attentive and conscientious family medicine or internal medicine physician with strong interpersonal skills capable of treating a wide range of medical conditions in a multispecialty clinic affiliated with our osteopathic medical school. The successful candidate will produce individualized healthcare programs based on patient historical data and provide continuous healthcare support for patients and health management advice. The physician is expected to be proactive in building relationships and taking a vested interest in a patient’s well-being with referral to external specialists when patients require treatment outside of the practitioner’s medical purview. Excellent communication and good presentation skills are expected.
The position will be primarily clinical in nature (0.8-0.9 FTEs) and will involve collaborating with clinical staff and other academic clinical faculty to provide stability to an evolving clinical practice. In addition, the position will incorporate teaching medical students, residents, and allied health students in the clinic setting. The remaining 0.1-0.2 FTE may include contributions to the medical education of pre-clinical medical students, service to the college in the form of interviewing and committee participation.
Clinical performance will be measured, and an incentive plan will be implemented to supplement income and encourage adequate revenue production. Basic primary care procedural knowledge and skill is desired.
Please note this position is located in Conroe at the newly developed College of Osteopathic Medicine facility.
Osteopathic degree preferred but physicians holding the MD degree will be considered where the applicant has demonstrated a focus on holistic care consistent with the osteopathic philosophy.
- Current Texas State License or the ability to obtain and maintain a Texas State Medical license.
- Current and ongoing board certification in family or internal medicine.
- Completion of a 3-year family medicine or internal medicine residency.
- Training in medical areas such as general outpatient medicine, pediatrics (preferred), surgery, neurology, psychiatry, outpatient gynecology, and community medicine.
- Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
- Caring, compassionate and attentive nature.
- Good interpersonal skills.
- Excellent quantitative skills.
This position requires osteopathic manipulation skills and well-developed communication skills. A background in medical education is preferred, as is experience in pre-clinical andclinical teaching. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and training.Other Requirements for the Position:
This position integrates clinical teaching into patient care and will be eligible for appointment as an Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) in the Department of Primary Care and Clinical Medicine.Open Until Filled:
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.
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About Sam Houston State University
For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.
SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional or non-traditional; first generation; international; or online.
Service to self and others is paramount at SHSU and reflected in all university organizations and programs. In fact, the university was named to USA Today’s Top 50 in the U.S. for “commitment to civic engagement and global awareness,” in addition to being classified a "Community Engaged Campus" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. This honor, bestowed to only 311 public institutions nationwide, acknowledges the university's significant commitment to service.
Sam Houston State University has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging, although just an hour drive north of Houston.
SHSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215. SHSU is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.
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