This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the
provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes
the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Primary Care
Assistant or Associate Professor
Commensurate with experience and education.
Full-Time Non-Tenure Track
College of Osteopathic Medicine
COM Clinical Practice
Refer Applicants To
Dr. Craig Boudreaux
Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs
925 City Central Ave
Conroe, TX 77304
Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job
Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine is
looking for an experienced, attentive and conscientious family
medicine or internal medicine physician with strong interpersonal
skills capable of treating a wide range of medical conditions in a
multispecialty clinic affiliated with our osteopathic medical
school. The successful candidate will produce individualized
healthcare programs based on patient historical data and provide
continuous healthcare support for patients and health management
advice. The physician is expected to be proactive in building
relationships and taking a vested interest in a patient’s
well-being with referral to external specialists when patients
require treatment outside of the practitioner’s medical purview.
Excellent communication and good presentation skills are
The position will be primarily clinical in nature (0.8-0.9 FTEs)
and will involve collaborating with clinical staff and other
academic clinical faculty to provide stability to an evolving
clinical practice. In addition, the position will incorporate
teaching medical students, residents, and allied health students in
the clinic setting. The remaining 0.1-0.2 FTE may include
contributions to the medical education of pre-clinical medical
students, service to the college in the form of interviewing and
Clinical performance will be measured, and an incentive plan will
be implemented to supplement income and encourage adequate revenue
production. Basic primary care procedural knowledge and skill is
Please note this position is located in Conroe at the newly
developed College of Osteopathic Medicine facility.
Educational Requirements for the Position
Osteopathic degree preferred but physicians holding the MD degree
will be considered where the applicant has demonstrated a focus on
holistic care consistent with the osteopathic philosophy.
Experience Required for the Position
- Current Texas State License or the ability to obtain and
maintain a Texas State Medical license.
- Current and ongoing board certification in family or internal
- Completion of a 3-year family medicine or internal medicine
- Training in medical areas such as general outpatient medicine,
pediatrics (preferred), surgery, neurology, psychiatry, outpatient
gynecology, and community medicine.
- Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
- Caring, compassionate and attentive nature.
- Good interpersonal skills.
- Excellent quantitative skills.
This position requires osteopathic manipulation skills and
well-developed communication skills. A background in medical
education is preferred, as is experience in pre-clinical and
clinical teaching. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate
with experience and training.
Other Requirements for the Position
This position integrates clinical teaching into patient care and
will be eligible for appointment as an Assistant Professor
(non-tenure track) in the Department of Primary Care and Clinical
Special Instructions Summary
Open Until Filled
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free
Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status,
citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran
status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender
identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at
will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional
terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require
background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.
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