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Assistant Professor

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Title Assistant Professor
Location Vallejo, CA
Department TUC Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Position Number 3F9904
Job Description

Typical department duties will be designed to fulfill OMM department goals and priorities in delivering OMM curriculum in the preclinical and clinical periods of TUCOM curriculum. Personal and professional development faculty development will be considered in the assigning of duties in the effort to create a rewarding collegial work environment Duties will include but not be limited to the following1:
• Generation and delivery of OMM didactic lectures, preclinical and clinical lab experiences
• Weekly participation OMM Laboratories (or Practical exams)
• Weekly approved clinical service
• Weekly attendance to OMM Department Meetings
• Weekly administrative time
• University Service as assigned by Department Chair
• Other Assignments as required by the Department Chair

Job Duties

These categories and times may be modified in consultation with the department chair to better meet the needs of the department and the faculty member. It is the responsibility of each faculty member to keep the department chair informed of work activities and projects. This should be done by consultation with the chair and/or submission of monthly activity reports within two weeks of the end of the month. Each faculty member is also responsible for submitting a monthly leave report within two weeks of the end of the month. It is expected that every faculty member will behave and interact with students, staff and faculty in a collegial and professional manner.
• All efforts will be made to distribute among the department the lecture/lab teaching load in an equitable manner, although the exact numbers of each may vary. First year faculty with limited academic experience are expected to attend departmental lectures as determined by the departmental chair. Variation from this standard may be given at the discretion of the department chair to meet departmental needs.
• Clinical work is expected of faculty to maintain skills, provide educational opportunities for our students and provide service to the community. This is typically done at the TUC/ Solano County Family Health Services Clinics or other TUCOM affiliated inpatient or outpatient clinical venue, and requires the timely completion/submitted of a Touro University-California credentialing packet. Consistent regular clinical presence is required though appointments may need to be rescheduled within a given week due to unresolvable conflicts with the academic schedule. Clinic appointment cancelation should be avoided. A limited specific patient population (pediatric, geriatric, etc.) may be fostered, but not to the exclusion of opportunities of other faculty members or if it means a full schedule cannot be maintained.
OMM department administrative time is intended to be used for curriculum, and assessment tool development, question writing, completion of monthly leave, activity reports etc…, professional communications (internet, phone, etc.) and professional contacts.
• University service time is intended to be used for TUC or TUCOM committee participation, clinical or educational research, SAAO Clinic supervision, student advising meetings, educational OMM student treatments, TUCOM club advising, faculty recruiting or other activities approved by the OMM department chair that can vary on a weekly basis. Approved activities that occur off campus after normal work hours are considered an addition to the typical work day. Committee participation is expected at a level of one major TUCOM CA committee (example: Admissions, Student Promotions or Rank and Promotion) or 2-3 less demanding committees for full time faculty and 1-2 less demanding committees for part time faculty. Variation in committee participation requires consultation and approval of the department chair.
• Additional task assignments specified below may be designated by the department Chair and are designed to fulfill ongoing OMM departmental/University requirements and/or support individual projects as departmental resources permit.
 3rd & 4th Year clinical curriculum development and delivery
 Generation of extra OMM Lecture presentations, objectives and exam questions in Examsoft
 Serve as OMM Lab Table trainer
 Coordination and/or preceptorship of the OMM Predoctoral Teaching Fellowship program
 Serve as a OMM Course Coordinator
 Personal projects, that may include research including research
 Treating student OMM lab reactions as necessary
 Task assignments not otherwise specified but necessary for support of departmental priorities

Required Qualifications

Applicant should be committed to the support and development of the next generation of enthusiastic Osteopathic physicians. This would include (but not necessarily limited to) modeling applied Osteopathic philosophies, OMM clinical integration, sound clinical decision processes, and moral/ethical sensitivity into clinical practice through the use of competent palpatory diagnosis and treatment.
• Active board certification in OMM/NMM or board eligible or
• Active other applicable specialty board certification with demonstrable OMM skills
• Clinical practice experience
• Licensed or ability to be licensed in the State of California – Required
• Unrestricted DEA licensure – Required
• Graduate of an AOA-approved osteopathic college- Required
• Residency training and teaching experience desirable
• Research experience or interest desirable

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands


Special Conditions for Eligibility
EEO Statement

Touro College and University System is committed to providing all persons equal opportunity in education and employment, and to ensuring a safe and non-discriminatory educational and work environment in compliance with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”), the New York State Education Law, and other applicable laws. It is the policy of the College to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment and in the administration of College programs, services, activities, and admissions on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

FLSA Exempt
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Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F00081P
Open Date 07/26/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae