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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Pharmacology Position (Assistant/Associate Professor level)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree (PharmD, PhD, or other terminal degree)
  • Evidence of commitment to teaching Pharmacology in a medical school setting.
  • Evidence of, and the potential for growth in, teaching, scholarly activity and service.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A substantial record of success as an educator with experience in teaching foundational concepts which are relevant to 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), and proficiency in exam item writing (USMLE and/or COMLEX-style).
  • Experience with curricular and instructional design.

Specific Faculty Responsibilities:

  • Approximately 80% time and effort devoted to delivering instruction in first and second year medical student curriculum and to providing service (committee responsibilities, student mentoring, interviewing, etc.) to the institution.
  • Work collaboratively with other faculty members to develop the integrated and interdisciplinary medical curriculum (1st and 2nd year).
  • Supervise, advise, and mentor medical students through the curriculum.
  • Serve as student advisor and mentor
  • Approximately 20% time and effort devoted to scholarly activity or clinical activity:
  1. Participate in institutional and departmental educational research activities including study design, data generation and analysis, manuscript preparation and submission.
  2. Develop an independent program of scholarly endeavor (basic, translational, clinical, or educational research; educational materials/programs development, etc.).
  3. Provide supervision and evaluation of medical students and their scholarly projects.
  • Clinical pharmacologist (PharmD) are encouraged to maintain part time clinical practice
  • Develop and prepare teaching materials (presentations, lectures, exam items, etc.).
  • Serve on departmental and institutional committees and task forces.
  • Demonstrate professionalism as defined by the BCOM declaration of faculty professionalism and responsibility.

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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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Career Counselor

Successful candidates will have exceptional organizational and time management skills with the ability to independently plan, organize and operationalize strategic actives and events. The Mission of the Career Advising Program at BCOM is to provide resources, programs, and advisement to better prepare our students for their medical education and successful career path.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling, or other related student affairs area. An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be substituted for the stated requirements of posted position.
  • Experience: At least three (3) years of experience in higher education with increasing responsibility is required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior administrative experience with medical student career development and advising;
  • Master’s Degree in education, counseling, or other related student affairs area.
  • Have an existing familiarity with the Association of American Medical Colleges Careers in Medicine programs and resources.

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Accountant

The Accountant will work under direct supervision and report to the Controller.  The Accountant will be responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of complete and accurate general ledger and prepare basic financial reports.  This position demonstrates daily, Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (BCOM) value for respect, trust, integrity and commitment.

Skills:

  • Account balancing and reconciling
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statement or projections
  • Ability to prioritize, coordinate, multi-task, and demonstrate initiative
  • Excellent organizational, communication (written/oral), and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage changing priorities, meet deadlines, work independently, and follow through on assignments with little direction
  • Must possess a positive attitude and be a team player who enjoys learning and contributing to team goals
  • Highly organized with strong analytical skills and attention to detail

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Accounting or Business with at least 12 credit hours of Accounting course work.
  • Knowledge of computerized information systems used in financial and /or accounting applications.
  • Knowledge of applicable local, state, and federal regulations and generally accepted accounting principles.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Grant Accounting experience.

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Testing Center Coordinator

Under the general direction of the Testing Center Manager, the Testing Center Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Testing Center Manager in coordination of all BCOM student testing.  This position demonstrates daily, Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (BCOM) value for respect, trust, integrity and commitment.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Education and/or progressively responsible experience equivalent to an Associate’s degree in a related field.
  • Ability to work with ExamSoft or similar exam support systems.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Demonstrate ability to expertly navigate and retrieve information from web-based applications and tools.
  • Demonstrate ability to assimilate information particular to academic settings and preferably in a College of Osteopathic Medicine environment.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information and data.
  • Demonstrate strong organization and planning skills that reflect the ability to prioritize competing demands and complete action items efficiently with minimal supervision and strict deadlines.
  • Demonstrate the ability to interact with individuals from different cultures and professional backgrounds, and exercise “people skills”.

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Assistant Director of Human Resources

Under the general direction of the Director of Human Resources, the Assistant Director of Human Resources is a generalist in nature and will be responsible for a variety of managerial, technical and confidential responsibilities to support various aspects of human resources administration, including but not limited to recruitment, benefits, compliances, reporting, training, policy development, employee and labor relations and policy and procedure communications and other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • At least 5 years of experience in a human resources role, to include employee relations.
  • At least 1 year experience processing payroll.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience conducting internal investigations and writing reports within organizational settings.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Employee relations experience in a public higher education human resource setting.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics GP.

Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong working knowledge of state and federal employment law, including FLSA, FMLA, ADA, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Sexual Harassment and Discrimination law.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills, written and oral.
  • Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must possess outstanding customer service skills, compassionate, courteous, and helpful phone etiquette.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information and data.
  • Demonstrate strong organizational and planning skills that reflect the ability to prioritize competing demands and complete action items efficiently with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate ability to interact with individuals from different cultures and professional backgrounds, and exercise “people skills” verbally and written.

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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