Clinical Assistant Professor - ODL

  • PCOM
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description

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 Clinical Assistant Professor - ODL position at the PCOM Philadelphia campus with a highly qualified and passionate individual.

The School of Professional and Applied Psychology at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) is seeking an organizational leadership professional for a half-time (12 month) non-tenure track position, entering at the Clinical Assistant Professor level. This position is already funded. The Assistant Professor will assist the ODL Programs Chair in the design, development and implementation of the ODL Programs curriculum, attend School and Department meetings and take on all other duties and responsibilities assigned by the department chair.


Under the direction of the Chair of the ODL Programs and the Dean of the School of Psychology assist with the following:

Monitoring oversight of marketing program for the ODL Programs

Collaborating with ODL Programs Chair to facilitate successful implementation of ODL programs in corporate partnerships

Assisting with identifying, cultivating and nurturing all potential student recruitment sources for program, including, active engagement with community and corporate leaders to promote the ODL brand offering and to establish formal and informal recruitment networks

Coordinating assigned recruitment activities: Create and attend offsite Information Sessions; onsite Open Houses, and Interview Days

Screening, interviewing and processing incoming applicants to meet identified recruitment goals

Keeping School of Psychology Dean, and ODL Programs Department Chair informed of progress towards strategic goals

Assisting with implementation of the ODL Programs curriculum across the existing and new programs

Participating in adjunct faculty recruitment including selection and hiring of adjunct faculty

Assisting with coaching/mentoring adjunct faculty to align their practice with the ODL learning culture

Collaboratively designing continuous program evaluation process with ODL community of practice, internal PCOM leadership and external community and corporate leaders

Teaching 3 courses, which includes capstone advisement as one of the defined courses

Serving as academic advisor for ODL Programs students as assigned

Ensuring appropriate coordination between ODL/PHMA/NPLPHM programs and tracks as needed

Interfacing with all campus resources

Arranging and monitoring services to students



Doctoral degree in Organization Development, Leadership and/or a related Applied Behavioral Sciences field required or Master's degree with extensive experience in ODL, Public and Population Health Leadership sector. 


Extensive experience as a senior Public and Population Health executive, internal or external consultant in the field of Public and Population Health Leadership and knowledge and practice of leading change in Public and Population Health organizations required

2 - 5 years Program Leadership Experience in the Field of Organization Development and Leadership in a Graduate Higher Education setting, and/or  6-8 years as a Senior Leader in Public and Population Health,  Learning Officer or Consultant in Organizational Development and Leadership in the nonprofit public and population health sector

Recognized professional relationships with the regional and national public and population health sector, including established connections with our corporate partners

Experience in curriculum design and development in ODL and/or PPHL in a Graduate Higher Education and/or Corporate University preferred

2 years teaching in the field of Public and Population Health leadership, Organizational Development and Leadership in Graduate Higher Education and/or Corporate University preferred

Experience with Accreditation processes in Higher Education and/or Corporate settings preferred

Active engagement or membership with professional public or population health, organizational development and leadership membership organizations


Excellent public and population health leadership experience and practice in the secotr

Excellent organizational development and leadership skills

Excellent strategic thinking, planning and project implementation skills

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Excellent adult learning and education philosophy and practice integration evidenced by  instructional design, curriculum design and development, and program evaluation skills

Excellent project management and collaboration skills to lead projects that will deliver agreed upon results for internal and external stakeholders

Excellent consulting skills with the ability to engage different levels of internal and external organizational stakeholders

Excellent coaching and mentoring skills to achieve higher levels of performance from faculty and graduate adult learners

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations

No Board Certification or Board Eligibility is required.

PCOM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration. We adhere 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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