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KCOM - Assistant Professor, OMM (0.5 FTE), Clinician (0.5 FTE)

A.T. Still University

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Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Specialized Institutions

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KCOM - Assistant Professor, OMM (0.5 FTE), Clinician (0.5 FTE)

Job Category: Faculty
Requisition Number: KCOMA002711
Full Time
Kirksville, MO 63501, USAKirksville, MO 63501, USA

Job Details

A.T. Still University's Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-KCOM) is seeking an Assistant Professor of OMM (.5FTE) and OMM Clinician (.5FTE). Assistant Professor: for academic assignments in the department, the position will report to the chairperson. For administrative and academic duties beyond the department, the position will report to the associate dean for medical education (directly) and the dean (indirectly). The Assistant Professor is responsible for teaching courses and course prep work in the department of OMM as well as other duties as assigned by the chairperson, associate dean, or dean. The Clinician is responsible for providing core faculty support to the OMM Residency Program and providing comprehensive family medicine medical services with emphasis in osteopathic manipulative medicine for members of the northeast Missouri community.

Assistant Professor Major Job Duties
  • Assist in clinical presentation development; this includes integration of case and clinical presentation formats in the current curriculum and development of cases for evolving curriculum.
  • Assist in the identification of assessment issues and in the response and resolution to those issues as they effect KCOM students and faculty.
  • Assist in the revisions, development and presentation of policies affecting KCOM students and faculty (i.e. learning disabilities policy, Promotion Board changes, etc.).
  • Interview KCOM applicants, serve on committees and other duties assigned by the chairperson, associate dean or dean.
  • Develop learning objectives, lecture materials and test questions associated with coursework related to existing curricular aspects of internal medicine.
  • Submit annual Faculty Activity Report or portfolio.

OMM Clinician Major Job Duties
  • Provide supervision and assessment of residents in the OMM Residency Program.
  • Provide and manage direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment for a specified patient population.
  • Train and supervise medical students assigned to the clinic.
  • Participate in GMEC, subcommittees, task forces, and special and/or internal review committees as requested.
  • Work with other OMM faculty to ensure a positive learning climate.
  • Participate in recruitment and selection of resident candidates.
  • Facilitate residents' participation in the educational and scholarly activities.
  • Direct and coordinate the patient care activities of nursing and support staff as required.

Assistant Professor Requirements
  • Must be able to develop, deliver and assess curriculum content for medical students.
  • Must work well within a larger organization.
  • Must work well without direct supervision.
  • Must accept responsibility but know when to ask for help or advice.
  • Should be personable and work well with others.
  • Must be flexible and able to work on many types of projects.

OMM Clinician Qualifications
  • Board Certified osteopathic manipulative medicine
  • The preferred candidate will be a well-trained OMM physician.
  • Federal DEA Certification; Medical Specialty License or Certification; Board certified or Board Eligible in Specified Area of Medical Specialty.
  • Ability to observe, assess, and record symptoms, reactions, and progress.
  • Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care.
  • Knowledge of relevant drugs and non-pharmaceutical patient care aids and ability to prescribe dosages and instruct patients in correct usage.
  • Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
  • Knowledge of community medical diagnostic and patient care services in area of medical expertise.
  • Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements.
  • Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment in area of expertise.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to supervise, advise, and train clinical professionals and/or students in area of expertise.
  • Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops.
  • Ability to work in environment with considerable exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
  • Able to do moderate physical activity: requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
  • Able to work in environment involving exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.

Assistant Professor Education/Experience
  • Postgraduate-DO.
  • 3-5 years experience.
  • Teaching experience in higher education setting.
  • Medical education experience would be extremely helpful.
  • Experience working with physicians and coordinating efforts.

Judgement/Decision Making
  • Integration of cases between basic science and clinical courses must coordinate with curricula of both areas.
  • Assessment procedures will affect accreditation.
  • Correlation of courses affect the entire curriculum.


Required Problem Solving Ability Intermediate

Multitasking Intermediate

Prioritization Intermediate

Organizing Intermediate

Interpersonal Intermediate

Communication Intermediate





Doctorate or better in Osteopathic Medicine.

Required 3-5 years: Teaching experience in a higher education setting; medical education experience would be extremely helpful; experience working with physicians and coordinating efforts

Preferred 3-5 years: The preferred candidate will be a well-trained OMM physician. Federal DEA Certification; Medical Specialty License or Certification; Board certified or Board Eligible in Specified Area of Medical Specialty.

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A.T. Still University (ATSU) is the founding institution of osteopathic healthcare, established in 1892 by Andrew Taylor Still. As a leading health sciences university, ATSU is comprised of two campuses (Kirksville, Mo., and Mesa, Ariz.) on more than 200 acres with six prestigious schools. The culturally rich learning environments include residential and online healthcare related graduate degrees as well as community-based partnerships worldwide. ATSU has more than 1,300 employees dedicated to its not-for-profit mission and an average annual enrollment of over 3,100 students from 35 countries.

ATSU is renowned for its preeminence as a multidisciplinary healthcare educator. The University is focused on integrating the founding tenets of osteopathic medicine and the advancing knowledge of today's science. ATSU continually earns distinctions as the graduate health sciences university with best-in-class curriculum and a community outreach mission to serve the underserved. The University has a rich history of leadership in both healthcare education and correlated research.

ATSU instills within students the compassion, experience and knowledge required to address the whole person and shape healthcare in communities where needs are greatest. Inspired to influence whole person healthcare, ATSU graduates contribute to the future of integrated care while also leading with a selfless passion in the communities they serve.

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