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Assistant or Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences

Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine/Southeast Alabama Medical Center
Job Location:
Dothan, Alabama
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates, develops, and delivers course material to ACOM students in a particular scientific discipline.
  • Contributes to the learning of medical students, graduate students, interns, and residents through classroom teaching as well as in one?on?one out of class situations.
  • Serves in leadership and membership capacities on college and faculty committees.
  • Actively pursues scientific research or other scholarly activity in one or more areas of scientific study.
  • Participates in professional and scientific meetings to further individual knowledge and to contribute to the development of other professionals.
  • Prepares and delivers presentations to other professionals at ACOM and during local/regional/national professional and scientific meetings.
  • Supervise graduate students, student workers and research assistants.
  • Evaluates student progress in learning appropriate medical knowledge. Communicates these evaluations to the student and administrative/faculty members as appropriate; and
  • Publishes results of scientific research or other scholarly activity in professional journals for a particular area of study.
  • Note: Faculty can perform scholarly activity other than research to satisfy their responsibility such as author a book, chapter, or manual; produce educational computer software, teaching models, etc.…

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Possess excellent verbal and communication skills; demonstrated ability to complete multiple assignments, meet deadlines and exercise good judgment; must have excellent interpersonal skills, be organized and very detail oriented.



  • Earned doctorate in the related field.
  • For consideration as an Associate or full Professor, at least 5?8 years’ experience in an academic setting at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or full Professor.
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching in an accredited college.


  • Previous academic experience in an osteopathic institution or other medical college with experience working in an integrated curriculum; and
  • Broadly trained with experience in graduate program administration.
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching in an accredited college.

Campus and Community:

Located in Dothan, AL, ACOM was founded to address the shortage of primary care physicians across southeast Alabama and was Alabama’s first osteopathic medical college. The 110,000 square-foot facility is equipped with a state-of-the-art research center, team-based learning center, and stand-alone simulation lab. ACOM’s pre-clinical curriculum is delivered through a hybrid, discipline- and systems-based model – in the first semester, students are presented with discipline-based core concepts, including basic foundational sciences and gross anatomy. With a patient-centered focus, this core curriculum is complemented by longitudinal instruction in OPP, team-based learning activities, a robust medical simulation program, early standardized patient encounters, and a unique population health and evidence-based medicine curriculum as well as a four-year career development and advising program. The clinical curriculum for third- and fourth-year students is delivered through an extensive network of dedicated preceptor physicians located in community-based hospitals and clinics throughout Alabama, Florida, and Mississippi. Visit the ACOM website at to learn more.

ACOM values its employees and is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty, and administrative staff. ACOM offers a full benefits package, including 401a and 457b retirement plans with up to a 7.5% match, CME allowance, paid professional memberships and licensures, relocation package, [and].

One of the best kept secrets in Alabama, Dothan is a dynamic city with urban conveniences and small-town appeal. Conveniently located in the southeast corner of Alabama, Dothan is just 3 hours from Birmingham, Atlanta, and Mobile. Dothan’s mild winters allow residents to enjoy biking and hiking trails, parks, and the Robert Trent Jones golf course year-round. Just 90 miles from Florida’s Gulf Coast beaches, Dothan is also home to a vibrant cultural arts scene as well as a growing downtown area that includes Foster Fest, museums, local breweries, and restaurants such as the 2019 Top Chef winner’s KBC. Explore the Visit Dothan website at to learn more about everything there is to do in this charming city.

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