Assistant or Associate Professor of Family Medicine & Osteopathic Principles & Practice

The University of Pikeville's Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (UP-KYCOM) invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Osteopathic Principles and Practice.
Full-Time, College of Osteopathic Medicine
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The University of Pikeville's Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (UP-KYCOM) invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Family Medicine & Osteopathic Principles & Practice. Located in the heart of Appalachia, KYCOM provides an osteopathic medical education in a student-centered setting that emphasizes primary care, encourages research and promotes lifelong scholarly activity. In keeping with our mission, our graduates are committed to serving the healthcare needs of rural communities in Eastern Kentucky and the Appalachian region.
This position is responsible for coordination and teaching in the Family Medicine Department, including but not limited to:
Teaching courses and associated labs within the department of Family Medicine and the department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice, as assigned by the respective chairs.
Participates in and recommends curriculum development and evaluation.
Assists in the preparation of course syllabi, objectives, lecture schedules, and testing procedures.
Assists in the preparation of materials and documentation required for continued accreditation of the school by the AOA and other accrediting agencies.
Serves on appointed Committees.
Provides clinical services as directed by the Department Chair and Dean.
Provides counseling and guidance for the students.
Provide external clinical activities, as assigned, which would be associated with family medicine and/or osteopathic manipulative medicine.
The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b) retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, & dependent care accounts. UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid leave program.
Minimum requirements include a D.O. from an AOA COCA accredited college/school of osteopathic medicine, eligible for an unrestricted Kentucky license, and a strong desire to teach. Previous research and academic/clinical experience is preferred. Must be eligible for an unrestricted KY license and obtain/maintain that license within 180 days of initial employment. Must be board certified by AOA and/or ABMS. The successful applicant will have excellent organizational, communication, teaching and decision-making skills, along with an ability to work with faculty from other disciplines. Applications will be taken until the position is filled. Review of applications is expected to begin immediately.
Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials. Please attach curriculum vitae, statement of experience, teaching philosophy, research goals and three letters of recommendation in order to be considered for this position.
The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.
The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5216.
For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.
Department:College of Osteopathic MedicineEmployment Type:Full-TimePosition Type:Faculty

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