Assistant/Associate Professor, OMM

The Assistant/Associate Professor OMM will work with the Chair of OPP and assist with planning, directing, and implementation of programs, policies and procedures for the Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice to ensure the integration of scientifically based, outcome evaluated clinical knowledge and skills, biomedical sciences, and osteopathic principles and practice for predoctoral and/or postdoctoral students, provide service to the college and professional communities and engage in innovative scholarship and/or research to advance medical knowledge. 


  • 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 or evaluation of and provide feedback to other members of the faculty as a component 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 student of ACHE meet the standards established by the faculty and college and obtain the knowledge, skills and competency required.
  • 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/or 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 college in fulfilling its mission and vision through teaching, academic administrative duties (course/system coordinator), providing patient care, and community service and/or perform special duties as assigned.
  • Advance the prestige of ACHE through advancement of and avocation for its mission and vision.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Dean or his/her designee.



Education and Experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • Terminal degree (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine) with current Board Certification/Board Eligibility in appropriate area of specialization if applicable.
  • Demonstrated leadership, productivity and administrative experience in a clinical, professional, research/scholarly activity or educational settings.
  • Good standing with all regulatory and governmental boards and agencies.
  • Eligible for coverage by college’s malpractice insurer if applicable.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Board Certification/Board Eligibility by the American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (AOBNMM) or have received a Certificate of Special Proficiency in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (CSPOMM).
  • Graduate from an approved NMM/OMM program with AOBNMM/CSPOMM board certification.
  • 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.

If you need assistance in the application process because of a disability, or for any other reason, please contact Barbara Jetton, Director of Human Resources, at 479.308.2291 or  barbara.jetton@acheedu.org.

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education is an equal opportunity employer.