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Assistant/Associate Professor Pathology

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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.

Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor Pathology

Dept. of Bio-Medical Sciences

Location: Suwanee, Georgia

Employment Type: Exempt, Full-time

Position Summary:

The Assistant/Associate Professor role entails teaching multidisciplinary courses in a specific subject area (approximately 70% of the time) while engaging in service and scholarly activities (approximately 30% of the time). Preferred skills and attributes for this position include familiarity with current trends in higher education and a track record of successful collaboration and interdisciplinary work. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to supporting the university's mission and vision, handling sensitive situations with discretion, and promoting diversity and inclusion with professionalism. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, along with a collaborative and entrepreneurial spirit, are essential. The ability to establish effective working relationships, provide exceptional customer service, and supervise, advise, train, and assess peers and students is crucial. Candidates should possess strong organization, time management, and prioritization skills, with experience in fast-paced environments and attention to detail. Additionally, proficiency in Google Workspace and Microsoft Office suites is preferred.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement integrated pathology content for first- and second-year students, aligning with established learning objectives and competency standards.
  • Provide instruction in biomedical science didactic sessions within a clinical context, integrating active teaching and learning techniques.
  • Collaborate with preclinical and clinical science educators and program directors to develop and implement presentations, ensuring horizontal and vertical integration of biomedical science within organ/system-based courses.
  • Participate in facilitating the "clinical presentation" based curriculum as assigned.
  • Contribute to planning and developing curricula, case studies, and tutorials aligned with program objectives, protocol, and standards.
  • Assist in developing and implementing student assessment materials and effective remediation experiences as needed.
  • Mentor and advise medical students on academic, curricular, and career matters.
  • Design, develop, and maintain program databases and records, aiding in preparing reports on educational activities and events.
  • Support technological platforms linking course content, activities, and assessments.
Administrative Coordinator Responsibilities:
  • Serve as course director as needed.
  • Participate in service and administrative duties, including serving on institutional committees as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.
Required Experience and Education:
  • Minimum of two years' teaching experience in pathology within a higher education setting, preferably a medical school.
  • M.D., D.O., or PHD required.
The referenced salary range is based on PCOM good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. PCOM offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement

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.



Since 1899, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) has trained healthcare professionals to see the whole person—not just the symptoms. We focus on preventative health—developing attitudes and lifestyles that help prevent disease—as part of our comprehensive approach to providing high quality, holistic care.

At PCOM, we continue to strengthen the worlds of health and science by providing our students with unique opportunities to work in teams across disciplines in a dynamic medical school environment at our Philadelphia, PA; Suwanee, GA and Moultrie, GA locations.

At Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, you will be part of a community of caring, professional and committed individuals who focus on making the PCOM experience the best possible for our students.

Why Work at PCOM?

Our dedication to academic and institutional excellence drives everything we do. As a PCOM employee at our Philadelphia, PA Suwanee, GA or Moultrie, GA locations, you can make a meaningful contribution to the continued success and improvement of the College.

At PCOM, you can become part of our rich heritage, enjoy a competitive compensation and benefits package, and take advantage of opportunities for professional and personal growth. Our professional development programs include leadership training and mentoring as well as diversity, equity and inclusion certificates.

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