A.T. Still University's Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-
KCOM) is seeking an exempt Assistant Professor of Surgery on the Kirksville,
Missouri, campus. For academic assignments in the department, this person will
report to the chairperson; for administrative and academic duties beyond the
department, this person will report to the associate dean for medical
education (directly) and the dean (indirectly). This position is
responsible for teaching and course prep work in the department of surgery and
other duties as assigned by the chairperson, associate dean, or dean.
Major Job Duties
Assist in clinical presentation development; this includes integration of case and clinical presentation formats in the current curriculum and development of cases for evolving curriculum.
Assist in the identification of assessment issues and in the response and resolution to those issues as they effect KCOM students and faculty.
Assist in the revisions, development, and presentation of policies affecting KCOM students and faculty (i.e. learning disabilities policy, Promotion Board changes, etc.).
Interview KCOM applicants, serve on committees and other duties assigned by the chairperson, associate dean, or dean.
Develop syllabi learning objectives, lecture materials, and test questions associated with coursework related to existing curricular aspects of surgery.
Submit annual Faculty Activity Report.
Skills and Requirements
DO or MD degree
Must be able to develop, deliver, and assess curriculum content for
Must work well within a larger organization
Must work well without direct supervision
Must accept responsibility but know when to ask for help or advice
Should be personable and work well with others
Must be flexible and able to work on many types of projects
Problem Solving Ability
3-5 years: Teaching experience in a higher education setting
3-5 years: Experience working with physicians and coordinating efforts
3-5 years: Medical education experience would be extremely helpful
Licenses & Certifications