BCOM would like to thank you for your interest in joining our team.  BCOM is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals with varied backgrounds and experience to apply.

You can find our online application here.

For specific questions about positions or employment at BCOM, please contact BCOM’s Human Resources Department at 575-674-2284 or hr@bcomnm.org.

Faculty Positions:

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Physiology Position (Assistant/Associate Professor level)

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) at New Mexico State University, one of the nation’s newest and most innovative medical schools, located in beautiful Las Cruces, New Mexico, invites applications for one full-time, 12-month faculty position in the Department of Physiology and Pathology.  The College is seeking to identify and hire an energetic, dedicated individual with a passion for teaching and mentoring in the field of biomedical Physiology. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to help students learn & integrate systems-based physiology primarily over the first two years of medical school.  Ideally, the candidate can demonstrate past teaching experience relevant to first and second year medical students.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree (Ph.D.) with a specialty in Physiology.
  • Evidence of commitment to teaching Physiology.
  • Evidence of, and the potential for growth in, teaching, scholarly activity and service.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A record of success as an educator at any educational level with experience in teaching foundational biomedical physiologic concepts.
  • Experience using innovative teaching methods which might include team-based learning, ‘flipped classroom’, problem-based learning, distance learning, interactive large group presentation, audience response systems,
  • Competency with learning management systems (e.g. Canvas)
  • Proficiency with exam item writing (USMLE and/or COMLEX-style), using testing software and interpreting item analysis data e.g. Examsoft.
  • Experience with curricular and instructional design.

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Chair of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (Associate/Full Professor level)

The successful candidate will function as member of a collaborative teaching team, and will develop and deliver instructional content within the integrated BCOM curriculum, and will manage the Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. Primary responsibilities will involve teaching osteopathic medical students the tenets, principles, and practices of osteopathic medicine including manipulative techniques. This function will occur primarily within the Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine courses of the 1st and 2nd academic years, as well as participating in the development of an integrated osteopathic curriculum for delivery in the 3rd and 4th academic years. Service to the College and the community will also be an essential function of the position, including membership on the BCOM Leadership Team, faculty development, student advising, interviewing prospective students, and community outreach. Additionally, evidence of scholarly activity with a record of publication and productivity, are preferred and valued credentials in prospective candidates.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree.
  • Certified through the AOBNMM*, or another specialty board with a C-SPOMM**.
  • Ability to be fully medically licensed in New Mexico
  • Evidence of commitment to teaching and medical curriculum development.
  • Evidence of, and the potential for growth in, teaching, scholarly activity and service.
  • American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine

** Certificate of Special Proficiency in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A substantial record of success as an educator, and of managing personnel.
  • Training or experience in educational theory and/or evaluation.
  • Experience in teaching foundational concepts relevant to osteopathic medical education.
  • Experience using innovative teaching methods which might include team-based learning, ‘flipped classroom’, problem-based learning, distance learning, interactive large group presentation, audience response systems, curriculum delivery systems (e.g. Canvas or Blackboard), and proficiency in exam item (COMLEX and/or USMLE) writing.
  • Experience with curricular and instructional design.

Specific Faculty Responsibilities:

  •  Approximately 50% time and effort devoted to delivering instruction in first, second, and third year medical student curriculum. This includes the development and preparation of teaching materials (presentations, lectures, exam items, etc.).
  • Approximately 25% time and effort devoted to administrative and service activities
    • This includes committee responsibilities, student mentoring, interviewing, etc.
    • Supervise, advise, and mentor medical students through the curriculum.
    • Serve on the BCOM Leadership Team.
  • Approximately 25% time and effort devoted to scholarly and clinical activity:
    • Participate in educational research activities of the Department and College.
    • Provide supervision and evaluation of medical students and their scholarly projects.
    • Participate in the clinical activities of BCOM’s on-site clinic.
  • Demonstrate professionalism as defined by the BCOM declaration of faculty professionalism and responsibility.

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Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Position (Assistant/Associate Professor level)

BCOM is looking to hire visionary, creative physicians to impact the future of healthcare in a region which is under-served by osteopathic medicine. BCOM OMM faculty are responsible for designing and delivering an OMM curriculum which is integrated into the physical diagnosis/primary care and basic science spiral, systems-based curriculum with the goal of graduating students who will regularly utilize OMM in their practices.

Minimum Qualifications:

  •  DO degree
  •  Board certification by the appropriate AOA or ACGME specialty board, as required.
  •  Ability to be fully licensed in New Mexico
  •  Skills necessary, and a desire, to work well as a member of a team which includes basic scientists and primary care physicians.

Preferred Qualifications:

  •  NMM/OMM or FP/OMT Board Certification
  •  COM or GME teaching experience
  •  Experience using innovative teaching methods which might include team-based learning, ‘flipped classroom’, problem-based learning, distance learning, interactive large group presentation, audience response systems, curriculum delivery systems (e.g. Blackboard), and proficiency in exam item writing (USMLE / COMLEX format).
  •  Experience with curricular and instructional design.

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Staff Positions:

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Administrative Assistant

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM), one of the nation’s newest and most innovative medical schools, located in beautiful Las Cruces, New Mexico, invites applications for the position of Administrative Assistant. The College is seeking to identify and hire energetic, dedicated individual with a strong administrative background to fill multiple full-time Administrative Assistant positions.
Successful candidates will have the ability to take initiative to complete tasks in a timely and orderly manner. The Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to the appropriate Dean/Department Head/Director or equivalent level supporting a department or group of professionals and requires the ability to exercise independent judgment and employ basic reasoning skills.

Minimum Qualifications:

  •  High School Diploma or GED
  • Three years of experience related to the standard duties.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two year degree or certificate.
  • Experience working in an academic/university setting.
  • 3-5 years working experience as a Receptionist, Secretary or Customer Service
    Representative in a professional office setting.

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Vice President for Enrollment Services

The Vice President for Enrollment Services has the authority and responsibility for the oversight and administration of the offices of Academic Support Services, Admissions, Financial Aid and the Registrar, and reports directly to the Dean. The Vice President provides leadership and support in advancing the overall enrollment goals of the College, working collaboratively with College constituencies to develop a comprehensive enrollment management plan. The Vice President is responsible for the recruitment and retention of students in support of BCOM’s mission and strategic plan, and will support the role of the College in providing high quality education and professional preparation to a diverse student population.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A master’s degree in a related field, with a minimum of 7 years of direct managerial and supervisory experience in an educational environment, is required.
  • Applicable administrative and enrollment management experience.
  • Ability to develop recruitment and retention initiatives to support student success.
  • A proven record of leadership and of relationship-building both internally and externally, to support outreach efforts and effective representation to various constituencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse students, faculty and staff.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with both small and large audiences.

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Why Las Cruces?
Las Cruces is

340 Days of Sunshine

Las Cruces is the proud home to several Art Museums and Galleries, A Nature and Science Museum, The Branigan Cultural Center, The Heard and Heritage Museum, and many other educational attractions!

Get to know the Community at the many free events that take place in Las Cruces! The Downtown Plaza frequently hosts a Farmers Market, Food Truck Fiestas, and many other events. The Mesilla Plaza also host many other free and fun festivities!

Las Cruces has over 100 beautiful parks that cover more than 700 acres! There are several biking trails, mountain hikes, and baseball parks for the community to enjoy as well.

Las Cruces is ranked 32nd Safest City in United States

WalletHub’s analysts compared 182 cities — including the 150 most populated U.S. cities, across three key dimensions: 1) Home & Community Safety, 2) Financial Safety, and 3) Natural-Disaster Risk.

Las Cruces' cost of housing is 12% below National Average

Avg. Home Price: $149,700.00
Avg. Mortgage Payment: $1,079.40
Avg. Rent Apartment Rent: $750.00