Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Faculty Position
About the Touro College and University System
Touro is a system of non-profit institutions of higher and professional education. Touro College was chartered in 1970 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American and global community. Approximately 18,000 students are currently enrolled in its various schools and divisions, including 16 under-graduate, 12 graduate and seven professional schools. Touro College has 29 campuses, locations and instructional sites in the New York area, as well as branch campuses and programs in Berlin, Jerusalem, Moscow, Paris and Florida. New York Medical College, Touro University California and its Nevada branch campus, as well as Touro University Worldwide and its Touro College Los Angeles division are separately accredited institutions within the Touro College and University System. For further information on Touro College, please go to: http://www.touro.edu
The Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, Middletown Campus opened its doors on July 21, 2014. It's housed in the former Horton Hospital building, which underwent a $25 million renovation to become a 21st century medical school campus — complete with state-of-the-art classrooms, clinical training facilities, medical simulation Lab, and student dorm rooms. TouroCOM faculty use an innovative “flipped” classroom approach to deliver the curriculum and students in the human anatomy lab learn through a combination of classical cadaver dissection, the study of plastinated models, and a custom designed holographic 3-D anatomy system.
The Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) is looking for an osteopathic physician with experience in medical education to teach first, second and third year medical students in a discipline based curriculum on the Middletown, NY campus.
The OMM faculty position specifically involves collaborating with faculty on the Harlem campus in the development, organization and delivery of the first, second and third year OMM course presented simultaneously on both campuses. Although a commitment to excellence in teaching is the primary responsibility of the position, faculty members also serve on the administrative committees of the college and are expected to already have, or to develop scholarly activity that results in peer-reviewed publications.
Education, Preparation, and Training
Applicants must possess a D.O. or M.D. degree, or a Ph.D. in a related discipline. The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential for exceptional teaching at the medical school or graduate level in the areas mentioned in the job responsibilities section, have experience designing OMM instructional materials, demonstrate potential for basic science research, and work well with the rest of faculty team. Preference will be given to those applicants board-certified in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine or with a certificate of special proficiency in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (C-SPOMM).
The ideal candidate will be proficient in the following areas: Relevant content expertise, research techniques, instructional design, delivery and assessment, course management, psychometrics/statistics, learning theory, public speaking, effective communication, conflict management.
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 and experience with Learning Management Systems.
Infrequent travel to the branch campus location in Manhattan, NY. Travel to professional academic conferences, as approved by the Department Chair.
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.
To apply, please submit a cover letter and CV (MS Word or PDF) with contact information for three references to Jodi.Shepard-Cheatham@touro.edu. Please include a history of teaching experience and a concise statement of your teaching and research goals. Qualified applicants will be invited for an on-site interview, which will include a teaching demonstration. The start date for the position is July 1, 2019. Salary will be commensurate with experience. A comprehensive benefits package is also included for full-time positions. For more information, visit http://tourocom.touro.edu/.
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