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 MT, adjacent to the Rocky Mountain front, and equidistant between Yellowstone National Park and Glacier National Park.
The position is effective July 1 2023. The successful candidate will have both educational and research experience in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. 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 received pre-accreditation status to recruit students and begin operations beginning with the recruitment of 125 students anticipated to enroll in the first class, which is scheduled to start in July 2023. Touro is completing a 100,000 square-foot state-of-the-art medical school campus, which will house multiple classrooms, an anatomy lab ,and simulation center, and is partnering 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 TouroCOM Montana program through teaching and course administration duties/responsibilities as outlined further below. Candidates are also expected to supervise and mentor medical students (and interns) from the community. This search will begin immediately and will be completed when a suitable candidate is identified. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, representative publications, statement of clinical and research interests, statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and three letters of recommendation.
The Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) faculty position specifically involves collaborating with faculty on the Harlem and Middletown campuses in the development, organization, and delivery of the first, second, and third year OMM curriculum, presented simultaneously on all campuses. Although a commitment to excellence in teaching is the primary responsibility of the position; faculty members also serve on the administrative committees of the college and are expected to already have, or to develop scholarly activity, that results in peer-reviewed publications.
Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities
- Applicants must possess a D.O. or M.D. degree.
- 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, and work well with the rest of faculty team.
- 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).
- The ideal candidate will be a clear communicator, have relevant content and clinical expertise, and have a passion for teaching osteopathic principles and techniques at the undergraduate medical education level.
- Basic computer skills supporting the proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite (eg, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and Excel), as well as software used to prepare written exams and Learning Management Systems.