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Faculty – Pathology

Rocky Vista University
4130 Rocky Vista Way

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Rocky Vista University in Billings, MT has an opening for a

Faculty – Pathology (Full-Time)

This position is part of the newly established Biomedical Sciences department at MCOM.



We are looking for someone to help establish the Montana College of Osteopathic Medicine, a branch campus of Rocky Vista University.

To be considered for this position applicants should submit a resume/cover letter and salary requirements.




$95,000 - $119,000+ per year for PhD for a rank of Associate Professor.

Applicants with DO/MD degrees will be set at a range of: $115,500 - $165,000 for a rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.


The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to rank, skill, knowledge, experience, education, and credentials. Faculty Rank will be determined by the RVU Rank and Promotion committee and final salary offer will depend on Faculty Rank Determination.





RVU offers a full benefits package that includes Health, Dental and Vision insurance, along with 2 weeks (minimum) accrued paid vacation days per year, 12 accrued sick days per year, personal days, 13 ½ paid holidays and 401(K) match up to 7% based on employee’s contribution. Join us in an environment where in-office work is the primary focus, complemented by hybrid work flexibility for eligible positions.


Commitment to Inclusive Excellence: We are Rocky Vista University (RVU), a diverse, equitable, and inclusive healthcare education university that recognizes, values, and respects the commonalities and differences reflected in our students, staff, faculty, and alumni. We strive to be compassionate healthcare educators and practitioners who embrace and champion diversity, equity, and inclusion.


RVU is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Primary Purpose

Participate in teaching, service, and scholarly activities for RVU-MCOM in Billings, Montana. Teaching responsibilities will include pathology and pathophysiology.

Essential Job Functions
  • Provide education, mentorship, and guidance to all students at the Montana campus in a variety of settings, including the classroom, clinic, laboratory, and simulation center in the areas of pathology and pathophysiology.
  • Maintain discipline and teaching expertise through continuing professional education.
  • Participate in curriculum development, delivery, assessment, and enhancement.
  • Provide service to the University and the greater community by serving on committees, providing leadership, participating in community outreach events and working with professional organizations or groups.
  • Maintain regular office hours for participation in student advising, tutoring, and consultation.
  • Engage in scholarly activity, including research, authorship, presentations at conferences, and mentorship of students in their scholarly activities.
  • Participate in student assessment, feedback, and remediation to ensure that students meet MCOM’s high academic standards in the areas of knowledge, skills, and attitudes.
  • Participate in the faculty development program, which includes providing instructional feedback to fellow faculty members and participating in faculty development training.
  • Help build a culture that respects, values, and promotes diversity within an atmosphere of access, equity, and inclusion.
  • Provide professional and clinical services in ascertained clinical settings consistent with training and degrees (as appropriate).
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skill in the delivery of medical education.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skill in the area of studied expertise.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of varied curriculum templates.
  • Demonstrate ability to mentor and motivate students and peers.
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing equality, diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Terminal degree (PhD, DO, MD, etc.) from an accredited institution with current Board Certification in appropriate area of specialization if applicable.
  • One (1) year of academic experience teaching at an institution of higher education.
  • Demonstrated productivity in the areas of clinical or professional service, scholarly activity, medical research, or education.
  • Good standing with all regulatory and governmental boards and agencies.
  • Eligible for coverage by college’s malpractice insurer if applicable.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Two (2) years of academic experience as a faculty member at a medical school.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in professional or educational settings.
  • Demonstrations of published works of scholarly activity.


Final applicant will be required to pass background check and drug screening.



Qualified applicants will be contacted. There may be an additional video interview for you to complete. Please watch your email including spam and promotions folder.


Rocky Vista University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary. The following are essential abilities and physical requirements for all positions at the University.

  • Ability to orally communicate effectively with others;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing, using the English language;
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staff at all levels;
  • May be exposed to short, intermittent, and /or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties;
  • May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies to include, but not limited to, pens, pencils, calculators, computer keyboards, telephone, etc.;
  • May be required to transport oneself to other campus offices, conference rooms, and on occasion, to off-campus sites to attend meetings, conferences, workshops, seminars, etc.

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