Job Description

A.T. Still University, School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona (ATSU-SOMA) invites applications for a full time faculty position in community oriented primary care at a rank commensurate with experience. The successful candidate is expected to have primary interests in teaching and curriculum development, along with an ability to work in teams with clinicians and basic scientists from other disciplines. The successful candidate will develop and provide public health curriculum focused on Community Oriented Primary Care (COPC). The candidate will provide expertise and supervision related to community oriented primary care and COPC project development, implementation and evaluation for dual degree DO/MPH students.  

ATSU-SOMA faculty members assume other responsibilities including serving on committees, interviewing student applicants, participating in faculty meetings and faculty development activities, scholarly activity, and advising students. Position includes competitive salary, benefits, and a full time faculty appointment at A.T. Still University, School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona.

Provide direct mentorship to each DO/MPH student and direct the dual degree specific courses.  Mentor all dual degree students and support all stages of project development, implementation, evaluation and presentation.

Work on research projects as assigned by the Chair of the Department of Public Health. Promote and support research for students, faculty, staff and Fellows. Also, develop and deliver curriculum to support the PCTE program and leadership academy.

Support Dual degree DO/MPH program.

  • Course Direct OMSIII and OMSIV Public Health rotations. Work to integrate OMSIII and OMSIV dual degree student rotations with ongoing projects when possible. Provide COPC mentorship for the development and implementation of these opportunities. Directly supervise rotations to ensure objectives are met for both DO degree and MPH degree.
  • Cultivate student opportunities and record impressions and outcomes. Work with dual degree students and provide mentorship, career advisement and information regarding graduate opportunities.
  • Ensure alignment of DO and MPH curricular elements. Recruit students and monitor performance in the dual degree program.

Applicants need to have a PhD in Public Health, a DHEd or other equivalent degree to apply. Applicants must also have demonstrated interest and experience in health equity, the study of health disparities and the social determinants of health. The ability to conduct community based research is required. A history of successful publication in peer-reviewed journals is preferred. Ability to develop lesson plans. Experience with Microsoft® software, Windows® operating system, databases and basic computer skills. Professional written and verbal communication. Ability to interact in a professional manner with faculty, staff, students and general public.