The Assistant/Associate Professor of Family Medicine will demonstrate experience and expertise in Family Medicine that ensures the integration of scientifically based, outcome evaluated clinical knowledge and skills, biomedical sciences, and osteopathic principles and practices for predoctoral and/or postdoctoral students, provide service to the university and professional communities and engage in innovative scholarship and research to advance medical knowledge. (Rank will be determined by qualifications and experience).
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Establish and maintain scheduled office hours for student advising, tutoring, remediation and consultation.
Provide service to the College community and students through serving on College committees, providing leadership, mentorship and expertise to students, participating in community outreach events and with professional organizations or groups as assigned by the Dean or Department Chair.
Participate in curriculum development, assessment and modification as a part of the college's ongoing quality improvement and assessment program.
Participate in the assessment and evaluation of students and residents, provide feedback and remedial assistance to ensure that the students of the College meet the standards established by the faculty and college and obtain the knowledge, skills and competency established.
Participate in the assessment or evaluation of and provide feedback to other members of the faculty as a portion of the college's ongoing quality improvement and assessment program.
Clinical work, as assigned, at local hospitals, clinics, or other medical service providers for the purpose of developing and maintaining clinical skills and instructing and supervising students of the College in their clinical rotations.
Maintain a personal and professional development plan and portfolio, including documentation of teaching, professional development activities and plans, service provided to college and communities, scholarly activity and research to assure personal growth and continued competency with specialty field.
Demonstrate the highest standard of professionalism and ethical behavior in all aspects of personal and professional actions and performance.
Demonstrate and role model an ongoing ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, supervisors and support staff.
Demonstrate adaptability and the willingness to assist the university and college in fulfilling its mission and vision though teaching, academic administrative duties (course/system coordinator), community service and/or perform special duties as assigned.
Advance the prestige of the College through advancement of it mission and vision and advancement of your personal career.
Prepare grant proposals and academic evaluative reports.
Other duties as assigned by the Dean or his/her designee.
QUALIFICATIONS AND CREDENTIALS
Education and Experience Minimum Qualifications
Terminal degree (DO or MD) with current Board Certification in appropriate area of specialization if applicable.
Demonstrated leadership, productivity and administrative experience in a clinical, professional, research or educational settings.
Good standing with all regulatory and governmental boards and agencies.
Eligible for coverage by college's malpractice insurer if applicable.
Three years (3) academic experience as a full-time faculty member at a College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Allopathic Medicine, Academic Health Care Teaching Center or five years (5) experience as a full-time faculty member in a Graduate Medical Education Program.
Demonstrated leadership and productivity in the areas of clinical or professional service, scholarly activity, medical research or education.
Required knowledge, skills, and abilities
Demonstrate knowledge and skill in the delivery of medical education in the classroom, laboratory, simulation and standardized laboratory settings and in clinical settings for students and residents.
Demonstrate knowledge of varied curriculum template and educational formats.
Demonstrate ability to mentor and motivate students and peers.
Demonstrate a depth of knowledge in one or more of the medical, psychological, or social disciplines required for the education of medical students, the practice of medicine, the advancement of medical knowledge and research.
Demonstrate leadership skills, organizational skills, delegation skills, and time management skills.
ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES ESSENTIAL TO THE FUNCTION OF THE JOB
Communication and Comprehension
ACHE is in full compliance with American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary. The following are essential abilities and physical requirements for all positions at the college.
Ability to orally communicate effectively with others.
Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staffs at all levels.
Ability to understand oral and written information, using the English language, and organize thoughts and ideas into effective forms of communications.
Ability to make decisions which range from moderate to a significant impact on the immediate work environment, as well as outside contributors.
Possess public communication skills that allow professional representation of ACHE to a variety of business and community customers and associates.
Strong organizational skills.
Intuitively able to reason, analyze information and events, and apply judgment in order to solve problems of both a routine and complex nature.
Expertise in negotiation.
Experience with scholarly publication and research.
Physical and Sensory Abilities
May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties.
May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies to include, but not limited to pens, pencils, calculators, computer keyboards, telephone, etc.
May be required to transport oneself to other campus offices, conference rooms, and on occasion, to off-campus sites to attend meetings, conferences, workshops, seminars, etc.
May require significant travel or work away from campus.
Requires attendance at events representing ACHE both within as well as outside of the college setting.
Frequently required to work at a desk, conference table or in meetings of various configurations.
Frequently required to see for purposes of reading matter.
Frequently required to hear and understand speech at normal levels.
Occasionally required to lift items in a normal office environment.
Frequently required to operate office and presentation equipment.
If you need assistance in the application process because of a disability, or for any other reason, please contact Barbara Jetton, Associate Vice President for Human Resources, at 479.308.2291 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arkansas Colleges of Health Education is an equal opportunity employer.
To educate and train a diverse group of highly competent and compassionate healthcare professionals; to create health and research support facilities; and to provide healthy living environments to improve the lives of others.