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 Medicine
Assistant or Associate Professor
Commensurate with experience and education.
Full-Time Non-Tenure Track
College of Osteopathic Medicine
Dept of Primary Care and Clinical Medicine
Refer Applicants To
Dr. Brent Sanderlin
Assistant Chair of Primary Care
925 City Central Ave
Conroe, TX 77304
Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job
Serves the Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic
Medicine ( SHSU - COM ) in the Department of Primary Care and
Clinical Medicine. The University is seeking qualified candidates
to join SHSU - COM as full-time Clinical Faculty. The position
reports to the Chair of Primary Care and Clinical Medicine. The
College of Osteopathic Medicine is currently in pre-accreditation
status from the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation.
The University is focused on improving the physician workforce in
primary care and other specialties identified as a physician
shortage in the State of Texas and has developed an integrated
curriculum merging basic science instruction with clinical learning
and an osteopathic emphasis. The Clinical Faculty member will be
expected to act as mentors, particularly for students wishing to
practice in primary care fields or in rural/community-based
The clinical faculty members will assist the Chair of Primary Care
and Clinical Medicine in development of clinical content for
systems courses and clerkships, participate in scholarship and
research in the department, provide quality patient care and foster
collaboration and interdisciplinary learning. Members of the
Department of Primary Care and Clinical Medicine will be expected
to participate in teaching in the systems courses, physical exam
course, case-based learning sessions, clinical clerkships,
procedural skills training, OSCE’s and (where appropriate)
Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine hands on training. Individuals
should be comfortable working in preclinical and clinical
education, as well as evaluation of curriculum and students through
various learning and assessment methods.
Where appropriate, the members of the department will participate
in the SHSU faculty practice in the SHSU Physicians clinic.
However, there may be opportunities for members of the clinical
faculty to be granted part-time contracts with SHSU in order to
provide patient care with external clinical practices. Further, in
some cases, consideration for full or part-time faculty contracts
may be considered for clinicians who are no longer practicing
Please note this position is located in Conroe at the newly
developed College of Osteopathic Medicine facility. A potential
range of specialties and FTE may be offered based on the available
pool and the college’s needs.
Educational Requirements for the Position
The successful candidate will have a DO or MD degree from a College
of Osteopathic or Allopathic Medicine with successful completion of
residency training, current AOA or ABMS board certification or
board eligibility, a current unrestricted license to practice in
Texas (or eligibility to obtain a medical license in Texas).
Preference will be given to primary care physicians with training
and experience in osteopathic manipulative medicine, however
physicians with any degree or specialty will be considered. If a
successful candidate does not possess an active license to practice
medicine in Texas, the position will commence once an unrestricted
license to practice medicine in Texas is obtained.
Experience Required for the Position
This position requires clinical skills and well-developed
communication skills. A background in medical education is
preferred, as is experience in pre-clinical and clinical teaching.
Those able to teach osteopathic manipulative medicine preferred but
not required. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with
experience and training.
Other Requirements for the Position
Ability to communicate and work with faculty, medical students,
clerkship coordinators, hospital administrators, physician
preceptors and college administration. Excellent written and verbal
communication. Demonstrates personal initiative and abilities to
deal with a rapidly changing environment. Familiar with Learning
Management Systems and reporting. Other duties as assigned.
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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