Osteopathic ManipulativeMedicine (OMM) Faculty (Rank commensurate w/ experience

Virginia, United States
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Oct 21, 2020
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Full Time
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Osteopathic ManipulativeMedicine (OMM) Faculty (Rank commensurate w/ experience

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Robbin Wright, Carla Jones

Contact Phone Ext

434-592-7657 or 434-582-3437

Contact Email

rbwright1@liberty.edu or cvjones@liberty.edu

Job Summary/Basic Function

PRIMARY PURPOSE : Demonstrate experience and expertise in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine that ensures the integration of scientifically based, outcome evaluated clinical knowledge and skills, biomedical sciences, and osteopathic principles and practices for predoctoral and/or postdoctoral students, provide service to the university and professional communities and engage in innovative scholarship and research to advance medical knowledge.


1. Direct the education and instruction of medical students and other health care professional students while providing mentorship and motivation for learning, research and scholarly activity in classroom environments, clinical settings, active learning groups, laboratory experience and research opportunities.
2. Establish and maintain scheduled office hours for student advising, tutoring, remediation and consultation.
3. Provide service to the university community and students through serving on COM and department committees, providing leadership, mentorship and expertise to students, participating in community outreach events and with professional organizations or groups as assigned by the Dean or Department Chair.
4. Participate in curriculum development, assessment and modification as a part of the college’s ongoing quality improvement and assessment program.
5. Participate in the assessment and evaluation of students and residents, provide feedback and remedial assistance to ensure that the students of the COM meet the standards established by the faculty and college and obtain the knowledge, skills and competency established.
6. Participate in the assessment or evaluation of and provide feedback to other members of the faculty as a portion of the college’s ongoing quality improvement and assessment program.
7. Maintain a personal and professional development plan and portfolio, including documentation of teaching, professional development activities and plans, service provided to college and communities, scholarly activity and research to assure personal growth and continued competency with specialty field.
8. Demonstrate the highest standard of professionalism and ethical behavior in all aspects of personal and professional actions and performance.
9. Demonstrate and role model an ongoing ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, supervisors and support staff.
10. Demonstrate adaptability and the willingness to assist the university and college in fulfilling its mission and vision though teaching, academic administrative duties (course/system coordinator), community service and/or perform special duties as assigned.
11. Advance the prestige of the University and College through advancement of it mission and vision and advancement of your personal career.
12. Prepare grant proposals and academic evaluative reports.
13. Other duties as assigned by the Dean or his/her designee. MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS :

1. Assist administration, faculty and staff in special projects as required.
2. Maintain work area clean and professional in appearance at all times.
3. Maintain professionalism with all contacts.


1. Demonstrate knowledge and skill in the delivery of medical education in the classroom, laboratory, simulation and standardized laboratory settings and in clinical settings for students and residents.
2. Demonstrate knowledge of varied curriculum templates and educational formats
3. Demonstrate ability to mentor and motivate students and peers
4. Demonstrate a depth of knowledge in one or more of the medical, psychological, social, or spiritual disciplines required for the education of medical students, the practice of medicine, the advancement of medical knowledge and research.

Minimum Qualifications


1. Terminal degree (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine or Medical Doctor Degree) with current Board Certification in appropriate area of specialization if applicable.

2. Three (3) years academic experience as a full time faculty member at a College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Allopathic Medicine, Academic Health Care Center or other doctoral level allied health college, extensive experience in research or scholarly activity at a nationally recognized facility or as a full time faculty member in a Graduate Medical Education program.
3. Demonstrated leadership and productivity in the areas of clinical or professional service, scholarly activity, medical research or education.
4. Good standing with all regulatory and governmental boards and agencies.
5. Eligible for coverage by college’s malpractice insurer if applicable.

Preferred Qualifications


1. Demonstrated leadership, productivity and administrative experience in clinical, professional, research or educational settings.

Work Hours

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation
  5. Curriculum Vitae
  6. Teaching Philosophy
  7. Pastoral Reference Letter
  8. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 1
  9. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 2
  10. Unofficial Transcript 1
  11. Unofficial Transcript 2
  12. Unofficial Transcript 3
Optional Documents
  1. Career Advancement Form (For Current LU Employees ONLY)
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