Assistant/Associate Professor of Medicine
Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
United States

Assistant/Associate Professor of Medicine


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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Department: Family And Community Medicine 10034330
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Fixed Term Faculty, Part Time (1-49.9%), Non-Union, Remote-Friendly

Working/Functional Title

Ambulatory Care Capstone Course Director

Position Summary

Michigan State University College of Osteopathic seeks a dynamic and innovative Assistant/Associate Professor to lead the development of a new Ambulatory Care Capstone course as course director.  The course has been conceived within a curricular update of the preclinical phase of the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program, and will be delivered in year two at the transition between preclinical and clinical education. This course will address office based primary care, including case- and team-based learning.

The course director will lead the development of learning objectives and accompanying instructional and assessment methods, in coordination with two other capstone courses which will focus on hospital-based care and health systems science. The course director will provide instruction in the course, along with other designated faculty. The course is slated to launch in spring semester 2025, at which time the course director will serve as the instructor of record. During the development of the course, the course director will be responsible to provide regular updates to the College Curriculum Committee and will report to the Associate Dean for Medical Education. 

Candidates for this position will be a D.O. or M.D. with board certification in Family Medicine or another primary care specialty.  The ideal candidate will have current or recent work experience as a primary care physician, as well as experience in medical education.  To encourage engagement of those working in these areas, this position will be part-time at an estimated 0.3 to 0.4 FTE, with a defined work plan for delivery of course materials.  Opportunities for an expanded role within the College of Osteopathic Medicine can be explored.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Family Medicine or Primary Care

Minimum Requirements

Candidates for this position will be a D.O. or M.D. with board certification in Family Medicine or another primary care specialty.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have current or recent work experience as a primary care physician, as well as experience in medical education.

Required Application Materials

(1) CV/Resume

(2) Cover letter

(3) List of three references.  The search committee will not contact references without first notifying the candidate.

(4) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) statement. Submit a description of your past experiences and contributions to inclusive excellence including a brief description of your ideas for future initiatives that you would like to implement to support MSUCOM's commitment to inclusive excellence.

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:

Remote Work Statement

MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Mar 21, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Feb 21, 2024 Eastern Standard Time

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