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(Archived) Assistant/Associate Professor of Family Medicine or Internal Medicine/Physician

Last Updated: 10/03/22

Job Description

Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Family Medicine or Internal Medicine/Physician

Requisition 202100030F

FLSA status Exempt

Hiring Salary Commensurate with experience and education.

Full-Time Non-Tenure Track

College College of Osteopathic Medicine

Department Department of Primary Care and Clinical Medicine

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

Serves the Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (SHSU-COM) in the Department of Primary Care and Clinical Medicine. The University is seeking qualified candidates to join SHSU-COM as full-time Internal Medicine Faculty. The position reports to the Chair of Primary Care. The College of Osteopathic Medicine is currently in pre-accreditation status from the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation. The University is focused on improving the physician workforce in primary care and other specialties identified as a physician shortage in the State of Texas and has developed an integrated curriculum merging basic science instruction with clinical learning and an osteopathic emphasis. The Internal Medicine Faculty member will be expected to act as mentors, particularly for students wishing to practice General Internal Medicine.

The Internal Medicine faculty members will assist the Chair of Primary Care and Clinical Medicine in development of clinical content for systems courses, participate in scholarship and research in the department, provide quality patient care and foster collaboration and interdisciplinary learning. Members of the Department of Primary Care and Clinical Medicine will be expected to participate in teaching in the systems courses, physical exam course, case-based learning sessions, preparation for clerkships, procedural skills training, OSCE’s and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine hands on training. The members of the department will also participate in the SHSU faculty practice in the SHSU Physicians clinic. Individuals should be comfortable working in preclinical and clinical education, as well as evaluation of curriculum and students through various learning and assessment methods. The ideal candidate should have strong clinical acumen and passion for primary care.

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

Educational Requirements for the Position

The successful candidate will have a DO or MD degree from a college of osteopathic or allopathic medicine with residency training leading to board certified in Internal Medicine, current AOA or ABMS board certification or eligibility, and eligibility for, or a current unrestricted license to practice in Texas and training and experience in osteopathic manipulative medicine. The position will commence upon the candidate obtaining an unrestricted license to practice medicine in Texas.

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

Ability to communicate and work with faculty, medical students, clerkship coordinators, hospital administrators, physician preceptors and college administration. Excellent written and verbal communication. Demonstrates personal initiative and abilities to deal with a rapidly changing environment. Familiar with Learning Management Systems and reporting. Other duties as assigned.

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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.

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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...