Noorda-College of Osteopathic Medicine
Faculty in Osteopathic Practices and Principles
This position is responsible for teaching in Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine as required. This position fulfills duties to further the mission of the department and College by participating in student education, student counseling, scholarly activities, and service. Faculty members are encouraged to conduct original research/scholarly activities and pursue extramural funding in their areas of interest.
Summary of Responsibilities:
Serves as an educator ensuring the quality, integrity, and defined standards within faculty’s discipline
1.1. Develop and deliver content in OPP and clinical specialty including no less than one elective course.
1.2. Ensures teaching is current and appropriate for the context of the curriculum and increases student understanding of subject matter.
1.3. Actively contributes in curricular structure and experiences that integrates emerging knowledge with practical longitudinal clinical experience, aligning curriculum and process to prepare learners for the fast-paced evolution in biomedical sciences.
1.4. Works effectively as a team member to enhance and improve curricula, including potential opportunities for collaborative efforts within the department or with outside individuals, programs, or departments; maintaining a climate hospitable to creativity and innovation.
1.5. Develop and maintains a working knowledge of various teaching and assessment approaches (small group, bedside teaching, mentoring, lecture, independent practice-based learning, evidenced based medicine approach, simulation including institutional simulation, online learning and interactive video scenario, standardized patient).
1.6. Provides effective, active support as advisor and mentor (students, pre-doctoral fellows, post-graduate residents/fellows, faculty-peers, and at a minimum one club, society or organization) fulfills duties and responsibilities as docent to assigned advisees.
1.7. Accomplish annual professional development requirements (college-wide, human resources, track focused, etc.) structured to support the mission of the College.
2. Serves as a clinician ensuring the quality, integrity, and defined standards within faculty’s discipline
2.1. Maintains professional knowledge (attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, maintaining active membership within applicable professional societies, and participating in professional organizations)
2.2. Performs within the scope of clinical practice and under licensure by the relevant Utah state regulatory board; provide patient care within the standards of the profession, rigorously contributing to the defense of any claims made in the course of representing the College in any official capacity.
2.3. Provide medical services to include all duties and responsibilities reasonable and customary in the execution of clinical practice (documentation, billing, utilization and peer review, fulfilling compliance requirements) to meet or exceed standard of care within the faculty clinical area of specialization.
3. Opportunity to accomplish research
3.1. Opportunity to collaborate and/or mentor with faculty, staff and students (internal and external) to develop and implement research topics (including formulating concepts, brainstorming approaches, organizing ideas, collecting, analyzing and synthesizing data) in support of preparation of manuscripts for publication and submission for intramural and extramural educational grants leading to the execution of scholarly research (facilitating the preparation, modifying and refining of proposals and applications, seeking external funding, developing and maintaining positive rapport with funding agencies, etc.)
3.2. Present on a variety of research topics at various conferences locally, nationally and internationally including developing content, submitting for consideration, finalizing presentation and delivering on time.
4. As relates to the department, actively engages in the advancement of the College
4.1. Builds collaborative partnership opportunities across and among various entities participating in networking opportunities, [internal and external partners [elected officials, state constitutional officers, business and community leaders] other colleges and universities, hospitals, local organizations, societies, etc.] promoting relationships with the College.
4.2. Refers to and coordinates in advance with the Communications team in the Office of the President on all media contacts, communications, and/or interactions to include message, promotion, etc. in which asked to serve as an official representative, content expert, or spokesperson on behalf of the College.
4.3. Coordination in advance with the Communications team in the Office of the President on all Noorda-COM related legislative issues to include contact with the national, state, and local government officials, in which asked to serve as an official representative, content expert, or spokesperson on behalf of the College.
4.4. Serves on various committees and teams within the College as assigned (admissions, interviews, attending meetings, contributing to discussions, sharing/exchanging information, and leading constituents toward goal attainment) to include serving as docent, advisor and mentor (Students, clubs, campus organizations)
4.5. Contributes to College’s compliance with and in the development of required documentation as related to accreditation of the College to which departmental content is contributed. (faculty adequacy model, gathering data, self-assessment, peer review, providing input/feedback, etc.) aiding in the attainment of academic compliance
4.6. Participates in the production of various College materials [academic calendar, strategic planning, directory, College website, etc.] (collecting/preparing materials, organizing/formatting data, adhering to various deadlines, reviewing drafts, providing input/feedback, etc.).
4.7. Contributes to the College’s reputation/image of being one of the best osteopathic medical colleges (monitoring outcomes, partnering with internal and external stakeholders, modifying techniques, etc.)
Education: Medical Degree (DO or MD or equivalent degree) Completion of an ACGME or AOA-approved internship or residency. ABMS or AOA BOS board certification.
Experience: 3-5 years of clinical experience preferred. Experience in teaching medical and/ or allied health preferred.
Skills & Abilities: Highly professional with honest, genuine, direct communication style, excellent interpersonal skills and emotional maturity with the essential ability to demonstrate tact, discretion and job diplomacy. Proven track record of quality, integrity and trustworthiness. Ability to make common sense, consistent and fair decisions (based on fact and data), and have courage of convictions and tolerance for ambiguity.
• US citizen or have a permanent residency
• Self-confident, strong leader, skilled decision-maker with ability to lead by influence and effectively communicate with various constituencies across the college
• Exceptional listening, written and oral communication skills
• Able to work independently yet is an effective participant in cross-functional teams
• Self-motivated, self-disciplined, have a strong work ethic and capable in establishing priorities
• Flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities and effectively handle frequent interruptions
• Innovative, resourceful, detailed oriented, with excellent follow through skills
• Capable of balancing multiple projects in stressful situations while meeting deadlines, achieving desired results, and maintaining positive relations while understanding of the importance of confidentiality of data and information
Salary & Benefits:
Full benefits available and salary is commensurate with experience and education.
Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine is in the accreditation process with the Commission of Osteopathic College Accreditation for Fall of 2021. We are located in the beautiful Utah Valley in Provo surrounded by the Wasatch mountain range and Utah Lake. Our campus is in development for completion in 2021.
Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine (proposed) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against individuals in any phase of the application or employment phase on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including medical characteristics, marital status, veteran status, economic status, genetic identification, political belief, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
The Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking qualified candidates to support our unique, innovative curriculum designed for a modern day Medical School. We currently have received the rights to admit students in the accreditation process with the Commission of Osteopathic College Accreditation for Fall of 2021. We are located in the beautiful Utah Valley in Provo surrounded by the Wasatch mountain range and Utah Lake. Our campus is in development for completion in the summer of 2022 with enrollment beginning August of 2021.