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Professor and Chair of Bio-Medical Sciences
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Date Posted Feb. 28, 2022
Title Professor and Chair of Bio-Medical Sciences
University Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Department Bio-Medical Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professor
    Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Biomedical Engineering/Biomedical Sciences

At PCOM, we espouse to grow a culturally competent workforce to advance healthcare that touches the lives of underserved communities. Diversity and inclusion is the core component of our institutional identity and a key pillar of PCOM’s strategic vision. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine affirms that diversity and inclusion are crucial to the intellectual vitality of the campus community. It is through freedom of exchange over different ideas and viewpoints in supportive environments that our graduates develop the critical thinking and citizenship skills that will benefit them throughout their lives.

Since 1899, PCOM has trained highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners, and behavioral scientists who practice a “whole person” approach to care - treating people, not just symptoms. As the field of medicine has changed, we've changed with it - adapting our program offerings to better meet the needs of healthcare providers and the communities they serve. At the main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PCOM), the branch campus in Suwanee, Georgia (PCOM Georgia), and our newest location in Moultrie, Georgia (PCOM  South Georgia), PCOM students learn to approach problem-solving in a more professional, more team-oriented manner, which prepares them to work successfully in integrated healthcare settings with other health professionals. At Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine you will be part of a caring, professional, and committed community focused on making the PCOM experience the best possible for our students.

We are currently seeking to fill our Professor and Chair of Bio-Medical Sciences position at the Philadelphia campus with a highly qualified and passionate individual.

Oversee the activities of a PCOM department of faculty and administrative staff.  Individuals in these positions work both in the classroom and in out-of-classroom settings to develop and disseminate technical/scientific knowledge to PCOM students to motivate them toward their full professional attainment in their respective fields within the mission of the school and/or College. 


 As Department Chairperson, responsible for the organization and day-to-day administration of the department.

 Ensures that the department activities are in line with and support the mission and objectives of PCOM.

 Develops department faculty and staff members in areas of technical knowledge and competency to transfer this knowledge to students.

 Identifies programs and resources available to faculty and staff members to enhance their  professional development.

 Evaluates, develops and delivers course material to PCOM students in a particular scientific discipline.

 Contributes to the learning of medical students, graduate students, interns and residents through class teaching as well as in one-on-one out of class situations.

 Serves in leadership and membership capacities on college and faculty committees.

 Actively pursues individual research or other scholarly activity in one or more areas of scientific study.

 Works cooperatively with other professionals to achieve above goals

 Participates in professional and scientific meetings to further individual knowledge and to contribute to the development of other professionals.

 Prepares and delivers presentations to other professionals at PCOM and during local/regional/national professional and scientific meetings.

 Evaluates student progress in learning appropriate medical knowledge.  Communicates these evaluations to the student and administrative/faculty members as appropriate.

 Publishes results of scientific research or other scholarly activity in professional journals for a particular area of study. 

 Other duties as assigned.

 NOTE:  Faculty can perform scholarly activity other than research to satisfy their responsibility. (i.e. Write a book, manual; produce educational computer software, teaching models, etc.)




 The minimum level of formal education required for this position is an earned doctorate in a related field.


 The range of 12 or more years of experience is recommended for this position.

  • PCOM adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

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Contact Information

  • Talent Acquisition
    Human Resources
    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    4190 City Ave
    Suite 144
    Philadelphia, PA 19131
  • 2158716500


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