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Assistant / Associate / Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practice
Marian University

Date Posted Dec. 21, 2022
Title Assistant / Associate / Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practice
University Marian University
Indianapolis, IN, United States
Department COM Clinical
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Osteopathy

Position Title

Assistant / Associate / Professor of Osteopathic Principles and PracticeJob Description

As part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews, Marian University seeks an Assistant / Associate / Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practice.
The Assistant/ Associate/ Professor; Clinical Medicine with OPP Focus, will be involved in the design, delivery and assessment of clinical training activities for the medical students in the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine. This faculty member will promote Marian University’s Catholic mission and identity through their work on the promotion, alignment, and integration of osteopathic principles and practice (OPP), osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM), and clinical medicine into COM courses throughout the four-year curriculum. The faculty reports directly to the chair of the OMM department and will work closely and in collaboration with the Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs, the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, other members of the Dean’s Team and all COM Chairs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively engages the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values, honoring the legacy of the founding congregation, promoting unity in diversity; and integrating the Catholic Franciscan intellectual traditions in courses, programs, and services.
    Provides input and support into the ongoing integration of OPP and OMM into all aspects of clinical courses throughout he curriculum.
  • Develops and delivers didactic presentations in clinical courses throughout the curriculum
  • Serves as a table trainer in clinical skills courses (CM, OPP, and Colloquium), as appropriate, throughout the four-year curriculum.
  • Participates in and recommends curriculum development and evaluation
  • Assists in the preparation of course syllabi, objectives, lecture schedules, and testing procedures
  • Serves on Committee sand Task forces as assigned
  • Facilitates and/or participates in faculty and development activities.
  • Assists in the preparation of materials and documentation required for continued accreditation of the school by the COCA.
  • Conducts scholarly activity and/or research to support the mission of the COM.
  • Provides academic advising and assists students develop their clinical skills, study skills, learning styles, learning resources, remediation, and mentoring efforts for all levels of learners.
  • Assists with career counseling to support students in evaluating career options and applying to graduate medical education training programs
  • Promotes interprofessional learning for students
  • Maintains intellectual integrity and strives for academic excellence in her/his teaching
  • Supports the continuum of osteopathic education across four years of undergraduate education
  • Assists new and existing graduate medical education (GME) partners in meeting ACGME requirements and/or osteopathic recognition
  • Collaborates as an innovator in the development of a teaching clinic to serve as a site of care provided by faculty and learners
  • Promotes effective working relationships and a positive learning environment among faculty, staff, and students
  • Serves as a role model for physician professionalism and ethical behavior
  • Participates in other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Must possess excellent verbal and communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with students, faculty, staff, and hospital partners.
    • Must have a history of demonstrated ability to concurrently manage and complete multiple assignments, meet deadlines, and exercise excellent judgment.
    • Must have excellent interpersonal skills as well as be extremely organized and detail-oriented.


Required: DO degree and OMM experience in the clinical setting

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Faculty experience teaching OPP at a medical school, accredited GME program, or an affiliate of a medical school
    • Broad clinical expertise


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a cover letter, a current resume, contact information for three professional references, and responses to the supplemental mission questions.
Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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