College of Osteopathic Medicine – Assistant/Associate Professor of Physiology

Assistant/Associate Professor of Physiology

The Assistant/Associate Professor of Physiology will be responsible for developing interactive and didactic osteopathic medical education curricula centered around clinically-relevant, systems-based physiological mechanisms of health and disease.  Faculty duties will also include maintaining a viable scholarly/research agenda and engaging in institutional, community and professional service.


  • Work in harmony within an interdisciplinary team of biomedical scientists and clinicians to develop novel interactive medical educational materials and curricula.
  • Developing didactic and interactive team-based learning activities in systems-based physiology within and outside primary areas of expertise.
  • Supervise, interact and mentor osteopathic medical students and students from newly developed graduate programs in a variety of learning activities.
  • Develop and maintain a productive ongoing scholarly research agenda.
  • Functions as a faculty member of ACHE including teaching, research and service.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Chair or his/her designee.



Education and Experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • Terminal degree (PhD) in Physiology or a related field, MD or DO.
  • For Assistant Professor, minimum of two years (2) of successful teaching experience as an instructor or course coordinator/director of a relevant scientific discipline at the undergraduate or graduate level.
  • Demonstrated productivity and contribution (e.g. presentations, publications, patents, etc.) to a relevant professional field.
  • Possess skills necessary to contribute to the Department of Physiology and Pathology at a medical school and newly developed graduate programs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Post-doctoral experience in a biomedical research setting.
  • Established track record of directing/overseeing student trainees at the undergraduate or graduate level within a research setting.
  • For Assistant Professor, four years academic experience some or all of which as a full-time faculty member at a College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Allopathic Medicine, College of Health or Allied Sciences.
  • Excellent leadership and administrative skills, a demonstrated record of faculty mentorship and involvement in faculty development, and experience in medical and/or graduate education.
  • Experience in the development and implementation of courses in physiology and pathology and related topics and demonstrated excellence in delivering course content to medical students.
  • Experience in team-based learning approaches to instruction.
  • Experience in multidisciplinary teaching, including pathology and/or pathophysiology

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Demonstrate proficiency in computer skills, e.g. Microsoft Office.
  • Display professionalism for the college in all communication and interaction.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and privacy.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize varied assignments.
  • High-energy, versatile, self-directed.

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.