The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine is one of the country’s newest, private, medical education institutions, located in the NMSU Research Park.  BCOM provides a dynamic work environment using state- of-of-the-art equipment and technologies to support the educational needs of over 600 future physicians. In addition to a beautiful campus, BCOM also provides a very competitive compensation package.

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.

The College does not discriminate in the conduct of its academic programs on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, marital or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admission, or employment policies and practices. The College further extends its non-discrimination policies to such other protected classes as may be identified and defined by statute.

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

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BCOM Dean and Chief Academic Officer

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM), in Las Cruces, New Mexico invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean and Chief Academic Officer. The Dean will be responsible for academic management of the BCOM and its full range of programs and initiatives. This search is the result of the planned and upcoming retirement of BCOM’s current Dean & Chief Academic Officer following the graduation of BCOM’s inaugural class in May of 2020.

Reporting to the President, the chosen academic executive will be expected to embrace and support BCOM’s mission, foster academic excellence, create an environment of open communication and engaged governance with the faculty. As a developing medical college, the Dean will be responsible for its progress and growth as it pursues regional accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission and the eventual expansion into a health science university offering new health related degree-granting programs.

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine seeks a leader with integrity and a proven record of successful leadership, orchestrating well-planned growth in academic programs, accomplishments in garnering financial support, strong fiscal management skills, and collaborative leadership style. BCOM seeks a leader with a commitment to teaching excellence, research, student success, and professional preparation.

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