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Ast/Asc Professor, Director of Preclinical Skills Education

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Department: Com Medical Education 40000001
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Faculty, Health Care Professional

Working/Functional Title

Ast/Asc Professor, Director of Preclinical Skills Education

Position Summary

Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine seeks an experienced clinician with a commitment to medical education to serve as the Director of Preclinical Skills Education. This position will provide administrative and academic oversight to longitudinal development of bedside skills in the Preclerkship portion of the curriculum. The Director of Preclinical Skills Education will serve within the Division of Medical Education as a fixed-term faculty member with the academic rank of assistant or associate professor. The position will report to the Associate Dean for Medical Education. Primary duties will be academic, including curriculum development and instruction, with an option for maintaining part-time clinical duties (up to 20%).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead innovation in the clinical skills (OPC) curriculum to better prepare DO students for success in the clinical clerkship and beyond. 
  • Provide administrative oversight to clinical skills course series in collaboration with course coordinators to deliver the clinical skills curriculum, including instruction in lecture and small group settings.
  • Work with other MSU and affiliated health professions programs to enhance and deploy an integrated interprofessional education curriculum.
  • Integrate clinical instruction with basic science and systems content and with longitudinal threads related to professionalism, communication, systems-based practice, prevention, ethics, and lifelong learning.
  • Assist with tracking and reporting of compliance with accreditation standards.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Clerkship Curriculum to develop methods to assess and track student outcomes across the four year DO curriculum and evaluate outcomes of preclerkship clinical instruction.
  • Promote academic research and scholarly activity within the Division of Medical Education.

Required Degree

Doctorate -DO or MD

Minimum Requirements

Physician with Active license in State of Michigan; Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO; preferred) or Doctor of Medicine (MD); Board certified by AOA or ABMS.

Desired Qualifications

Primary care specialty preferred. 

Required Application Materials


Cover Letter

3 Letters of Recommendation

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