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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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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Pharmacology Position (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level)

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 one full-time, year-round faculty position in the Department of Biomedical Sciences. BCOM’s inaugural class matriculated in August, 2016, and the College is seeking to identify and hire an energetic, dedicated individual with strong pedagogical versatility, a passion for teaching and mentoring in the field of Pharmacology. The ideal candidate will be either a PhD with postdoctoral experience or a Board Certified PharmD and will have demonstrated, relevant teaching experience.

The College’s mission is to improve health education and healthcare in Southern New Mexico, and throughout the Southwestern US by increasing the number of physicians trained in this region. Teaching is the primary focus of our faculty. The College implements a spiral, systems-based curriculum that effectively integrates disciplines, and incorporates interactive methodologies and an androgogical teaching philosophy. The College will encourage student learning in a humanistic environment, and promote patient-centered, evidence-based medical care of the highest quality, in a manner consistent with these core values.

Successful candidates will function as member of a collaborative teaching team to develop and deliver their instructional content within an integrated curriculum. The primary  teaching focus of this position will involve teaching medical students through the systems-based courses of the both the 1rst and 2nd academic year. Responsibilities will involve the development of collaboratively designed, and highly integrated curricular elements, in collaboration with other faculty. Additional teaching responsibilities may exist in the 3rd and 4th years of the curriculum, and will focus on the application of foundational scientific knowledge to clinical settings. Service to the College and the community will also be an essential function of the position, including committee membership, 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:

  • Terminal degree (PharmD, PhD, or other appropriate 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 learning management systems (e.g. Canvas), and proficiency in exam item writing (USMLE and/or COMLEX-style).
  • Experience with curricular and instructional design.

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Immunology Faculty Position (Assistant/Associate Professor level)

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 one full-time, year-round faculty position in the Department of Biomedical Sciences.  BCOM’s inaugural class matriculated in August, 2016, and the College is seeking to identify and hire an energetic, dedicated individual with strong pedagogical versatility, a passion for teaching and mentoring in the field of Immunology. The ideal candidate will be either a PhD with postdoctoral experience and will have demonstrated, relevant teaching experience.

The College’s mission is to improve health education and healthcare in Southern New Mexico, and throughout the Southwestern US by increasing the number of physicians trained in this region.  Teaching is the primary focus of our faculty.  The College implements a spiral, systems-based curriculum that effectively integrates disciplines, and incorporates interactive methodologies and an androgogical teaching philosophy.  The College will encourage student learning in a humanistic environment, and promote patient-centered, evidence-based medical care of the highest quality, in a manner consistent with these core values.

Successful candidates will function as member of a collaborative teaching team to develop and deliver their instructional content within an integrated curriculum.  The primary teaching focus of this position will involve teaching medical students through the systems-based courses of the both the 1rst and 2nd academic year.  Responsibilities will involve the development of collaboratively designed, and highly integrated curricular elements, in collaboration with other faculty.  Service to the College and the community will also be an essential function of the position, including committee membership, faculty development, student advising, interviewing prospective students, and community outreach.

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Evidence of scholarly activity with a record of publication and productivity, are preferred and valued credentials in prospective candidates.
  • 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 learning management systems (e.g. Canvas), and proficiency in exam item writing (USMLE and/or COMLEX-style).
  • Experience with curricular and instructional design

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Staff Positions:

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Scientific Research Associate

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 one full-time, Scientific Research Associate for the BCOM BioScience Research Laboratory.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry, Molecular or Cell Biology, Microbiology, or other related life science field, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience: Prior experience in a laboratory environment.

Other skills important to this position:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to follow scientific protocols and to work independently to conduct complete experiments
  • Strong team player with ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to provide well written technical reports, protocols and data summaries
  • Commitment to company values
  • Computer proficiency at a level required for operating essential equipment and software in the laboratory
  • Familiarity with and willingness to stay abreast of current research regulations and policies that are related to the laboratory

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree.

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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!

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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.

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