Assistant/Associate Professor, Family Medicine/Osteopathic
At PCOM, we espouse to grow a culturally competent workforce to
advance healthcare that touches the lives of underserved
communities. Diversity and inclusion is the core component of our
institutional identity and a key pillar of PCOM’s strategic vision.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine affirms that diversity
and inclusion are crucial to the intellectual vitality of the
campus community. It is through freedom of exchange over different
ideas and viewpoints in supportive environments that our graduates
develop the critical thinking and citizenship skills that will
benefit them throughout their lives.
Since 1899, PCOM has trained highly competent, caring physicians,
health practitioners, and behavioral scientists who practice a
“whole person” approach to care - treating people, not just
symptoms. As the field of medicine has changed, we've changed with
it - adapting our program offerings to better meet the needs of
healthcare providers and the communities they serve. At the main
campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PCOM), the branch campus in
Suwanee, Georgia (PCOM Georgia), and our newest location in
Moultrie, Georgia (PCOM South Georgia), PCOM students learn to
approach problem-solving in a more professional, more team-oriented
manner, which prepares them to work successfully in integrated
healthcare settings with other health professionals. At
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine you will be part of a
caring, professional, and committed community focused on making the
PCOM experience the best possible for our students.
We are currently seeking to fill our Assistant/Associate Professor,
Family Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine position at the
South Georgia campus with a highly qualified and passionate
The Assistant/Associate Professor, Family Medicine/OMM position
participates in the organization and delivery of the educational
programs related to family medicine, osteopathic manipulative
medicine and primary care at PCOM South Georgia. This position
encompasses educational, clinical, and research components.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the
- Participate in the planning and the delivery of the family
medicine, primary care/ OMM curriculum for years OMS 1 and 2,
- Provide clinical and OMM teaching of PCOM students (OMS 3 and
4) and OMM scholars; in person and through approaches including but
not limited to: video and telecommunications and faculty
- Assist the discipline chairs of family medicine and the
discipline chairs of OMM with the development and integration of
the OMM and primary care curricula.
- Other duties that fall within the administration of the
physician’s discipline as agreed upon from time to time with the
associate dean for clinical education and/or the campus dean.
- Participate in faculty development and faculty meetings.
- Represent the College in a positive and productive manner in
areas assigned by the associate dean for clinical education and/or
the campus dean.
- Obtain/maintain literacy in your field.
- Be familiar with and adhere to the administrative and academic
practices, policies and procedures of the College as set forth in
the faculty handbook, college catalog and college policies
- Submit an annual faculty activity report.
- Perform all duties as outlined in the employment
- Participate in committees and prospective student interviews as
assigned by the Dean.
- Other duties as assigned
*Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. and pass a
criminal background check.
- Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
- Residency completion (field of specialty rotation or equivalent
- Clinical practice experience in specialty field
- Experience with the education of medical students and/or
residents in an academic setting
- Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
- Strong team player
- Commitment to company values
- Basic computer proficiency
- General knowledge in primary care and rural medicine
- Current proficiency in osteopathic manipulative medicine theory
- Prior teaching experience in classroom or in clinical
- Demonstrated ability to achieve proficiency in academics and
Certifications, Licenses, Registrations
- Board eligible/board certified
- The position requires a rapid pace, some days with long hours
to meet expectations, long distance driving to rural sites, and the
ability to organize, interpret, and utilize a large volume of
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
required to ambulate, teach the osteopathic examination for both
teaching and providing treatment; use office equipment such as
computers; speak to large and small groups of individuals for
teaching; interpret heart sounds, lung sounds and conversation for
the purpose of teaching students how to hear and interpret those
sounds and for practice; perform moderate telephone and poly-com
communication usage; occasionally be required to lift or move up to
50 pounds; drive distances up to five hours or to fly on occasion
to clinical sites, depending upon the location of the core teaching
- Regular attendance is an essential function of the job.
- Work environment: Office, clinical practice, classroom,
laboratory, clinical skills teaching environments and clinical
sites constitute working environments. Outside travel required is
15-20 percent of the time. The pace of the work requires a rapid
pace to synthesize and organize large volumes of material, which
includes those required for clinical practice and clinical teaching
and prioritizing of duties.
All inquiries MUST include:
PCOM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration. We adhere to a policy that
prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic
origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any
other legally protected class.
- Curriculum vitae
- Letter of intent
- Statement of teaching philosophy