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Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Primary Care Faculty at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 5/18/23

Job Description

Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Primary Care Faculty at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX

Requisition/Job Number:

Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor

FLSA Status: Exempt

Hiring Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Type: Full-Time Non-Tenure Track

College: College of Osteopathic Medicine

Department: COM Clinical Practice


Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine is looking for an experienced, attentive and conscientious family medicine or internal medicine physician with strong interpersonal skills capable of treating a wide range of medical conditions in a multispecialty clinic affiliated with our osteopathic medical school. The successful candidate will produce individualized healthcare programs based on patient historical data and provide continuous healthcare support for patients and health management advice. The physician is expected to be proactive in building relationships and taking a vested interest in a patient’s well-being with referral to external specialists when patients require treatment outside of the practitioner’s medical purview. Excellent communication and good presentation skills are expected.

The position will be primarily clinical in nature (0.8-0.9 FTEs) and will involve collaborating with clinical staff and other academic clinical faculty to provide stability to an evolving clinical practice. In addition, the position will incorporate teaching medical students, residents, and allied health students in the clinic setting. The remaining 0.1-0.2 FTE may include contributions to the medical education of pre-clinical medical students, service to the college in the form of interviewing and committee participation.

Clinical performance will be measured, and an incentive plan will be implemented to supplement income and encourage adequate revenue production. Basic primary care procedural knowledge and skill is desired.

Please note this position is located in Conroe at the newly developed College of Osteopathic Medicine facility.

Educational Requirements for the Position

Osteopathic degree preferred but physicians holding the MD degree will be considered where the applicant has demonstrated a focus on holistic care consistent with the osteopathic philosophy.

  • Current Texas State License or the ability to obtain and maintain a Texas State Medical license.
  • Current and ongoing board certification in family or internal medicine.
  • Completion of a 3-year family medicine or internal medicine residency.
  • Training in medical areas such as general outpatient medicine, pediatrics (preferred), surgery, neurology, psychiatry, outpatient gynecology, and community medicine.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • Caring, compassionate and attentive nature.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent quantitative skills.

Experience Required for the Position

This position requires osteopathic manipulation skills and well-developed communication skills. A background in medical education is preferred, as is experience in pre-clinical and
clinical teaching. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and training.

Other Requirements for the Position

This position integrates clinical teaching into patient care and will be eligible for appointment as an Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) in the Department of Primary Care and Clinical Medicine.

EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Company Details

Huntsville, Texas, United States
A Great Name in Texas Education! Named for Texas’s greatest hero, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) continually honors its historical roots through academic excellence. For more than 140 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its approximately 21,612 students, eight college...