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Associate Course Director, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Employer
Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine – Montana
Location
Great Falls, Montana
Salary
Competitive
Date posted
Apr 19, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine
Employment Type
Full Time

Overview

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine invites applications for a full-time faculty position (open rank) in our newly established College of Osteopathic Medicine in Montana. This is an opportunity to be in on the ground floor of a new endeavor for the Touro University system and the state of Montana. TouroCOM Montana is located in Great Falls, Montana, adjacent to the Rocky Mountain front, and equidistant between Yellowstone National Park and Glacier National Park.


The successful candidate will have educational experience related to Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. Prior research experience is encouraged. The University places a high priority on teaching excellence and research success with an expectation that the candidate will also be active in their professional field. TouroCOM Montana will enroll 125 students annually. Touro’s new 100,000 square-foot state-of-the-art medical school campus houses multiple classrooms, an anatomy lab, library, study rooms and simulation center. TouroCOM partners with the McLaughlin Research Institute to provide additional opportunities for faculty and student research. TouroCOM operates similar medical school campuses in Harlem, New York and Middletown, New York with each graduating approximately 135 new physicians each year.


The successful candidate will be expected to support the program through teaching and course administration duties and responsibilities as outlined further below. Candidates are also expected to supervise and mentor medical students.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

1. Direct campus course planning and organization.

2. Develop a detailed course syllabus that is prepared according to the TouroCOM syllabus

3. Prepare (and record) a lecture series according to established TouroCOM policies and procedures

4. Ensure that materials such as lecture videos, lecture notes, power point presentations, and cases have been completed, properly edited for content/grammatical errors, and posted to the students in a timely fashion.

5. Contribute to the course evaluation process.

6. Recommend individual adjunct faculty for employment/course participation.

7. Organize and execute the training, scheduling and assessment of adjunct faculty.

8. Oversee and direct the performance of the adjunct faculty.

9. Collaborate on course management, including course updates, lecture development, exam preparation and review.

10. Work with all contributing faculty across all campuses to assure that the learning needs of all TouroCOM students are met.

11. Advise students on questions about course materials and course administration, including referring students to the appropriate person for content questions.

12. Fulfill committee assignments as assigned by the Campus Dean.

13. Participate in interviews process as assigned by the Campus Dean.

14. Satisfactory completion of faculty development and responsibilities according to annual goals established between faculty and chair

15. Participate in the Touro College Faculty Development and Evaluation Program

16. Participate in student advising and provide guidance to the students of TouroCOM.

17. Duties and responsibilities specific to one’s academic department, as assigned by the Department and Associate Chair.

Qualifications

Education/ Experience

  • Applicants must possess a D.O. degree or an M.D. degree with OMM experience.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential for exceptional teaching at the medical school or graduate level in the areas mentioned in the job responsibilities section, demonstrate potential for research, work well with the rest of faculty team and have academic administrative or course experience.
  • Preference will be given to those applicants who are board-eligible/board-certified in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, or who have a certificate of special proficiency in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (C-SPOMM).

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities

  • The ideal candidate will be a clear communicator, have relevant content and clinical expertise, have a passion for teaching osteopathic principles and techniques and possess basic computer skills supporting the proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and Excel) as well as software used to prepare written exams and Learning Management System

Touro University offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Full range of Health Plans
    • Medical Plans (choice of EPO, PPO, High Deductible HSA)
    • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) 
    • Dental Plans (PPO & HMO) and Vision Plan
  • Dependent Care and Transit Programs
  • Life Insurance, AD&D and Voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance  
  • Short-term and Long-term disability programs 
  • Retirement Plan (403b) - matching contribution up to 5% for eligible/enrolled employees following one year of employment (may make own pre-tax contributions immediately following employment)
  • Touro University Tuition Exemption Program for eligible employees, their spouse and dependent children
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Early-Release Fridays (upon approval)
  • Generous Paid Time Off
    • Vacation, Sick Leave, Personal Leave & Floating Holiday
    • Annual Holiday Schedule


    All campuses of the Touro University unite to promote our core values of Respect, Integrity, and Ethics. As an international institution with diverse and talented faculty and staff, we value an inclusive learning experience where students and employees come first.

    Touro University is an equal opportunity employer. Touro University treats all employees, job applicants, and students without unlawful consideration of race, ethnicity, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition), age, disability, medical condition, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military service or veteran status, citizenship status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. We are committed to ensuring the fulfillment of this policy in all decisions, including but not limited to, recruitment, the administration of educational programs and activities, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, placement, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff, suspension, expulsion and termination, and all other terms and conditions of admission, matriculation, and employment.

    Inquiries or complaints concerning the non-discrimination policies should be sent to Nicole Barnett, 50 West 47th Street, 12th Floor, New York, New York, 10036, nicole.barnett@touro.edu (646-565-6285) or, alternatively, to the Chief Compliance Officer at compliance@touro.edu and 646-565-6000 x55330.

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