Adjunct Assistant Professor - Primary Care (DO/MD)

  • Kansas City University
  • Joplin, MO, USA
  • Jan 29, 2024
Part time / Adjunct Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description


Adjunct Assistant Professor - Primary Care (DO/MD)

Joplin Campus

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Job Description:

The Adjunct Assistant/Associate Professor will be assigned teaching, scholarly activity, service, and clinical practice responsibilities as a part-time faculty member in the COM. They will report to the Chair of the Department of Primary Care and participate and assist the Department Chair and colleagues in the development and delivery of curricula to integrate the medical specialties in team-based, large and small group learning environments as well as physical exam and clinical teaching.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Continuously prepares and teaches course material throughout the four-year DO curriculum, which may include assignments in the classroom setting, teaching physical exam and/or osteopathic manipulative medicine laboratories, simulation events and/or remote web-based education. Teaching assignments in medical simulations includes standardized patients (SPs), manikin-based simulation and other clinical education
  • Actively participates in weekly curriculum along with formative and summative assessment of students
  • Provides student advisement, remediation assistance, and may be requested to hold office hours
  • Continuously participates in admissions activities
  • Collaboration with variety of faculty and staff across all colleges within the University
  • Understands accreditation standards and expectations specific to the department and adheres to policies and procedures to meet or exceed such standards

Other Duties and Responsibilities may include:

  • Supports student research/scholarly activity
  • Participates in continued professional development
  • Participation in COM or University service as requested
  • Clinical practice and oversight of medical students in clinical settings which may include: Score 1, Health Fairs, Immunization clinics, Community clinic, etc.
  • Participates in Commencement and White Coat ceremonies

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KCU is committed to promoting an equal employment opportunity workplace. Equal opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information (GINA), physical or mental disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, ancestry, military and/or veteran status, and/or any other status protected by applicable Federal, state or local law.

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Kansas City University (KCU), founded in 1916, is a fully accredited, private not-for-profit health sciences university with Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, Biosciences and a developing College of Dental Medicine. The College of Osteopathic Medicine is the sixth largest medical school in the nation, the ninth most impactful medical school in primary care for the nation, the tenth most affordable of private medical colleges, and the leading producer of physicians for the State of Missouri. The College of Osteopathic Medicine has two sites strategically located on the University’s campuses in Kansas City and Joplin, Missouri, to address the growing needs of both urban and rural populations. The University offers multiple graduate degrees: a doctor of osteopathic medicine; a doctor of psychology in clinical psychology; a master of arts in bioethics; a master of science in the biomedical sciences; a master of business administration in partnership with Rockhurst University; a new master of public health in partnership with the University of Nebraska Medical Center; and plans to seat the first doctor of dental medicine students in 2023.

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