Assistant/Associate Professor, Pathology

Assistant/Associate Professor, Pathology

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, Pathology position at the Georgia campus with a highly qualified and passionate individual.

Position Summary:

PCOM is currently seeking a full time professor of pathology to teach in a robust lecture series for our second year students at our Suwanee, GA location. This faculty member will engage in scholarly activity related to medical education and will have the responsibility to contribute to the college's commitment to the advancement of knowledge and intellectual growth through teaching and research, and to the well-being of the community through leadership and service. In addition, they will develop meaningful relationships with students for academic, career, and personal advising. All faculty members contribute to the department and college through active participation on committees and other activities of the institution. There is no expectation of hospital activity or clinical laboratory responsibilities in this role.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Teach broadly in the areas of pathology/pathophysiology.

  • Ability to collaborate with other professionals in the delivery of curriculum is essential.

  • Teach pathology to second-year osteopathic medical students and biosciences master's level students.

  • Preparation of lecture material, including the posting of on-line content, the formulation of exam questions and the development of active learning sessions.

  • Provide opportunities to perform student/partnered research.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

*Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. and pass a criminal background check.


  • D.O., M.D., and DVM degree are acceptable.


  • Three (3) years of teaching experience in a medical education setting preferred.

  • Higher consideration is given to applicants with experience with systems-based, case-based, team-based or problem- based learning as well as scholarship in undergraduate medical education.

Application Instructions

All applications MUST include:

  • Letter of intent

  • Statement of teaching philosophy

  • Statement of scholarly interests

  • Curriculum vitae

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.

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