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Clinical Assistant Professor - Biochemistry and Microbiology

Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
OSU-COM at Cherokee Nation , 19500 E Ross Street Tahlequah , Oklahoma, 74464 United States

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Position Details

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Position Title:

Clinical Assistant Professor - Biochemistry and Microbiology

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OSU Campus:

Tulsa - Center for Health Sciences/OSU Medicine


Biochemistry & Microbiology

Location Address:

OSU-COM at Cherokee Nation , 19500 E Ross Street
Tahlequah , Oklahoma, 74464
United States

Hiring Supervisor:

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

Commensurate with education and experience

Work Schedule:

Typically 8 hrs/day, 5 days/week

Faculty Appt Period:

Job Summary:

The candidate will be assigned to the OSU College of Medicine - Cherokee Nation (OSUCOM-CN) Tahlequah, OK Campus.

Job Summary:

The duties of a Clinical Assistant Professor include teaching, research/scholarship, and service/outreach. Research/scholarship may include, but is not limited to, mentoring medical and graduate students, publishing peer-reviewed articles, being an active member in their professional society.

-Effectively instruct/teach one or more subjects within the osteopathic medical school and the biomedical sciences graduate curriculum. This will include preparing and delivering up-to-date, accurate content in the form of classroom lectures, problem-based learning sessions, case scenarios, and on-line modules.
-Engage in curriculum planning and development of learning units related to microbiology and biochemistry.
-Actively engage in the assessment of student learning.
-Participate in course management and administration; serve as course co-coordinator as required.
-The candidate will teach graduate courses in microbiology and biochemistry and other graduate courses as needed.
-Research/scholarship is expected and may include, but is not limited to:
*Conducting independent (educational) research, intramural and extramural grant funding, *publishing in peer-reviewed journals
*Presenting board reviews
*Active participation in professional society – conference presentation

Environmental Hazard:
Possible exposure to hazardous material, hot andcold, blood
borne pathogens.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to lift, carry push, and pull 50 pounds, stoop, reach, stand, walk, finger, rasp, feel, talk, hear, see, and perform repetitive motions with or without reasonable accommodations.

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In addition, OSU Medicine’s Customer Service Philosophy is:

“We enrich lives by providing compassionate care and amazing service to every life we touch.”

We achieve our service standards with employee behaviors centered on safety, courtesy, presentation, and efficiency.

Safety is:

-Be aware of environment
-Be intentional in your actions
-Ensure accuracy
-Mitigate potential hazards

Courtesy is:

-Welcome and actively engage in a friendly and respectful manner
-Be responsive, polite, and helpful
-Demonstrate care and concern
-Show appreciation and say “Thank You”

Presentation is:

-Be professional
-Have a clean and neat appearance
-Maintain a clean and organized work area
-Remember what you represent at all times

Efficiency is:

-Respond to needs in a timely manner
-Organize and prioritize your work
-Be available and respect others’ time
-Be innovative

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

Required: Microbiology, Biochemistry, or in a related field with specialized training, or equivalentexperience.
-Previous experience teaching effectively in medical education.

Skills & Proficiencies:
-Good communication and leadership skills are positive.
-Interpersonal skills
-Ability to interacteffectively with faculty, students, and administration in both campuslocations.
-Strong interest in osteopathic medical and graduate education.
-Accomplishments in scholarly activity.
-Proficiency in instructional technology and distant education technology.

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations,OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.


Working at Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences

Our mission is to educate, train, and prepare tomorrow’s health leaders, practitioners and scientists to serve rural and under served Oklahoma. OSU-CHS also consists of the OSU Medicine clinics, where we provide vital patient care to Tulsa and surrounding communities.

About Us

Oklahoma State University-Center for Health Sciences was founded in 1972 and is home to the College of Osteopathic Medicine, as well as graduate programs in forensics, biomedicine, healthcare and athletic training.   Our core business is education; and it takes more than 500 faculty and staff members to run our institution.  Our mission is to educate and train osteopathic physicians, research scientists and other healthcare professionals with an emphasis on serving rural and underserved Oklahomans.  We offer more than 10 different specialty clinics to care for patients in the area. 

Our Culture

We are committed to the principles of truth and honesty and we will be equitable, ethical, and professional.  We seek excellence in all our endeavors and are committed to continuous improvement.   We believe that serving others is a noble and worthy endeavor.  We respect others and value diversity of opinions, freedom of expression, and diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.   We are dedicated to the efficient and effective use of our resources. We accept the responsibility of the public's trust and are accountable for our actions.  We believe in ethical and scholarly questioning in an environment that respects the rights of all to freely pursue knowledge.

Our Jobs

Below is a sample of the kinds of jobs we offer at OSU-CHS:

  • Nurses and Medical Assistants
  • Administrative Assistants
  • Building Engineers
  • Physicians
  • Patient Service Reps
  • Network Administrators
  • Faculty positions

Our Benefits

We offer a wide range of benefits to include:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance
  • Employer-paid retirement plan
  • Employer-Paid Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Spending Accounts
  • Long-term disability
  • Generous vacation/sick time accruals
  • 100% Tuition waiver for dependent children after 2 years of employment
  • And more!

Our Service Excellence Philosophy

Our Service Excellence Philosophy

We enrich lives by providing compassionate care and amazing service to every life we touch!


Our Service Standards

  1. Safety
  2. Courtesy
  3. Presentation
  4. Efficiency

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