A.T. Still University's School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona
(ATSU-SOMA) invites applications for an exempt, 0.8 FTE
Assistant/Associate Professor Pathology on the Mesa, Arizona
campus. For academic assignments in the department, this person
will report to the chairperson; for administrative and academic
duties beyond the department, this person will report to the
associate dean, curriculum (directly) and the dean (indirectly).
Faculty will contribute to ATSU-SOMA in the areas of educating
students in years 1-4, scholarly activity, diversity, equity and
inclusion, and service to the University and community. Faculty
will be assessed annually on the basis of educational
effectiveness, professionalism, adaptability, commitment,
dependability, and innovation/vision.
- Attend to regular communications as it relates to all position
- Serve as content expert in area of expertise.
- Provide objective input on a diversity of perspectives.
- Skillfully use feedback for continued innovation and
- Must be available for work during the hours assigned, for
student instruction or learning processes.
- Preparation of demonstrations, presentations, small group
content, and the selection of suggested and required reading from
various sources, and coordinating these educational tools/resources
with other faculty members.
- Prepare evaluation/assessment tools that will aid in the
evaluation of students’ work product and help to identify students
that are discovered to be challenged in various areas.
- Attend meetings approved by school that require advancement of
your profession (Pathology).
- Must be able to take direction and receive assignments from the
Department Chair, and Assistant and Associate Deans of Innovation
and Curricular Integration.
- Serve as a CBIQ group facilitator as needed and on a regularly
- Serve as a facilitator for simulation-based educational
experiences on an as needed basis.
- Create NBOME board-style examination items for core content
within your stated discipline.
- Serve on at least 2 major ATSU-SOMA committees (ex: Admissions,
Diversity Committee, Student Performance, and Curriculum).
- Active participation in faculty development, as well as
personal and professional development.
- If desired and approved, may use half-day per week for activity
related to patient care in an alternate clinical setting of
candidate’s choice while providing shadowing opportunities for
- Accept other duties assigned/needed to meet the goals and
mission of ATSU-SOMA.
- Interview ATSU-SOMA candidates for admission.
- Perform student advising/academic coaching functions.
- Participate in research and/or scholarly activity as deemed
appropriate by the Department Chair.
- Other functions supporting the department and its contribution
to the mission and vision of ATSU-SOMA.
- DO/MD degree, AZ medical license.
- One to two years experience.
- Skill requirements are covered under specialty board
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office, emailing, and public
- Enthusiasm for education.
- Collaborative growth mindset.
- Professional behavior.
- Compassion, patience, and approachability.
- The successful applicant will have demonstrated success
promoting a culturally rich environment that values and appreciates
- The applicant should have a common understanding of bias, what
it means to be culturally proficient, and demonstrated success at
- The applicant should have familiarity with the principles and
practice of osteopathic medicine.