Associate Chair, Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Position
The Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine seeks an osteopathic physician with experience in osteopathic medical education to serve as the Associate Chairperson of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine on its Middletown campus.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall management, faculty, resource allocation, and academic planning/implementation/oversight for the Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Department on the Middletown campus. The Associate Chair will also provide leadership and direction for the research efforts and professional development of departmental faculty and collaborate with the Department Chairperson on the Harlem campus to help meet the mission and goals of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine.
The teaching responsibilities of this position involve collaborating with the Middletown and Harlem faculty in the development, organization, delivery, and assessment of the Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine lecture and lab components delivered across all 4 years of the curriculum. The successful candidate is expected to teach using a combination of live and recorded sessions applied in the flipped classroom format and provide timely feedback on student learning using innovative formative and summative assessments.
Although a commitment to excellence in department leadership and teaching are the primary responsibility of the position, faculty members also provide service to the school in a variety of ways including conducting student interviews, serving as student’s advisors, and participating on the administrative committees of the college. The successful candidate is expected to already have, or to develop scholarly activity that results in peer-reviewed publications.
Education, Preparation, and Training
The successful candidate will have experience managing and evaluating faculty
members and possess demonstrable expertise in the planning, delivery and evaluation
of the OMM/OPP component of an osteopathic medical school curriculum. He or she will have experience managing the financial, physical and human resources needed by the department to meet all of its responsibilities, develop budget recommendations for the department and oversee its usage.
The successful candidate must have a DO with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in
teaching and academic leadership in a medical education setting, with an active
medical license and board certification from the American Osteopathic Board of
Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (AOBNMM). The successful candidate will have a
proven track record of exceptional teaching at the medical school level in OMM/OPP
and work well with the rest of faculty team.
The ideal candidate will be proficient in the following areas: Leadership, personnel management, financial management, relevant content expertise, research techniques, instructional design, delivery and assessment, course management, psychometrics/statistics, learning theory, public speaking, effective communication, conflict management.
Standing or walking for a long period of time while teaching in a classroom or
laboratory setting. Computer work, requiring fine motors skills for typing and good
vision at close distances.
Basic computer skills supporting the proficient use of the Microsoft Office Suite,
Including Powerpoint, Word, Outlook and Excel, as well as software used to prepare
and administer written exams electronically
Infrequent travel to the branch campus location in Manhattan, NY.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
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