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Clinical Faculty (2) - CASE SOM

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Position Information

Position Title Clinical Faculty (2) - CASE SOM
UIW Mission

University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.

Position Summary

UIWSOM is seeking a full-time faculty member to participate in a variety of activities within the CASE Department.

The faculty position reports to the Chair of the Department of CASE and may also be appointed to the Department Primary Care. This faculty member will have initial responsibilities that include curricular development and support, faculty development in the area of osteopathic philosophy, providing osteopathic patient care and community engagement with physicians. This position will include teaching, university, UIWSOM and community service, and scholarly activity. The faculty shall consist of individuals who have been appointed to the rank of assistant professor, associate professor, or professor.

The faculty member will operate within the UIWSOM framework of lifelong learning through collaborative scholarship, innovative educational excellence and learner-centered curricula.

Essential Functions

1. Participate in the design and implementation of a transformative, clinically relevant, integrated, competency-based osteopathic manipulative medicine and clinical skills curriculum.
2. Participate in designing faculty development programs in the area of osteopathic medicine and osteopathic manipulative medicine.
3. Develop a student-run OMT clinic.
4. Work with the graduate medical education department to develop and design osteopathic-focused resident didactics and experiences.
5. Identify and engage with the community physicians to promote and advance their awareness and use of osteopathic manipulative medicine.
6. Participate in clinical service (as determined appropriate based upon specialty).
7. Serve on UIWSOM committees and participate in graduation and white coat ceremonies.
8. Student mentoring and advising.
9. Other duties as assigned by the Chair or Dean.


Knowledge Skills and Abilities

• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Commitment to social justice and values-driven curricula.
• Ability to collaborate effectively with administration, staff, peers and full-time and community-based faculty.
• Strong verbal/written communication skills.
• Ability to collect and manage data to track performance outcomes to ensure comparable educational experiences.
• Strong collaboration, team building, and conflict resolution skills.
• Work with department chair to prioritize resources necessary for program support.

Required Education

• D.O. degree from an accredited U.S. osteopathic medical school.

Required Work Experience

• Passion for and commitment to medical student education for purposes of optimizing patient outcomes, particularly in vulnerable and marginalized patient populations.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively in complex interdisciplinary and interprofessional settings.
• Strong knowledge base of OMT.
• Strong knowledge base of clinical skills.

Preferred Qualifications

• Board certification or board eligible in Family Medicine and/or Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (NMM/OMM).
• Experience teaching OMM to osteopathic medical students, residents and physicians.
• Strong knowledge base of the history and philosophy of osteopathic medicine.
• Strong general computer and organizational skills.
• Excellent communication skills in English.
• Experience in computer-assisted delivery of course content.
• Fluency in Spanish.

Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations

Unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state of Texas.

Work Hours
Physical Demands

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number UN170PO
Number of Vacancies 1
Job Type Full Time
Job Category Faculty
Desired Start Date 08/26/2016
Position End Date (if temporary)
Reports to
Open Date 08/25/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant

UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sex, gender, age, or religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts 1
  4. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  5. Unofficial Transcripts 3
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