The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine is one of the countries 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.

You can find our online application here.

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 hr@bcomnm.org.

Faculty Positions:

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Biochemistry Faculty Position (Assistant/Associate 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 a full-time (12-month), 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, and a passion for teaching and mentoring in the field of biochemistry. The ideal candidate will be a PhD with postdoctoral experience and will have demonstrated, relevant teaching experience. Additional teaching experience in teaching topics in genetics and/or infectious diseases while not required is desirable.

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  1st 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.  Faculty are expected to engage in scholarship in their area(s) of emphasis, which may include educational scholarship. . A state-of-the-art laboratory facility is currently being established at Burrell College and provides laboratory space for faculty.

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Post-doctoral training and/or 3-5 years of teaching experience
  • 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.
  • Teaching experience in related areas, such as genetics and and/or microbiology

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Clinical Pathology Position

If you are committed to student success and excellence in medical education, the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) at New Mexico State University may be the place for you! One of the nation’s newest and most innovative medical schools, BCOM is located in beautiful Las Cruces, New Mexico. We are inviting applications for a full-time, 12-month faculty position in the Department of Physiology and Pathology. The College is seeking an energetic, dedicated individual with a passion for teaching and mentoring in the field of Clinical Pathology. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to help students learn & integrate clinical pathology content, primarily over the first two years of medical school, and will have relevant past teaching experience.

The College’s mission is to improve health education and healthcare in Southern New Mexico, and throughout the Southwestern United States by increasing the number of physicians trained in this region. Teaching is the primary focus of our faculty. The College delivers a spiral, systems-based curriculum that integrates disciplines, and incorporates interactive methodologies and an andragogical teaching philosophy. 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 will be preferred and valued in prospective candidates.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Professional degree (D.O. or M.D.) with a specialty in Clinical Pathology or equivalent.
  • Evidence of commitment to teaching Pathology.
  • Evidence of, and the potential for growth in, teaching, scholarly activity and service.
  • US Citizenship/Permanent Residency

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A record of success as an educator at any educational level with experience in teaching pathology content and/or 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
  • Proficiency with exam item writing (USMLE and/or COMLEX-style), and using testing software and interpreting item analysis data (e.g. Exam Soft).
  • Experience with curricular and instructional design.

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Physiology & Pathology Instructor

This position provides an opportunity for a post-doctoral scientist to explore their interest in medical education and acquire foundational skills in the scholarship of teaching and learning. This individual will work as part of an inter-professional team within the Department of Physiology and Pathology to support the continuous improvement of our educational program. They will actively participate in the development, implementation and assessment of team-based learning activities designed to enhance the cardiovascular, renal, pulmonary and endocrine courses offered in the first-year medical school curriculum. Substantive contributions to publications and other scholarly works are also expected. Participation in the Medical Education Development program at BCOM will further enhance the instructor’s knowledge and comprehension of best practices in medical education. Additional opportunities will be available to expand the instructor’s skill set in areas such as “flipped classroom” techniques, the use of educational technology, and large classroom instruction. Observation of educational and review sessions related to the instructor’s field of interest will be encouraged. Professional development funds will be available to attend at least one educational conference.

Primary responsibilities will involve teaching osteopathic medical students in the integrated, systems-based curriculum of the 1st academic year. The instructor will participate in the development of discipline-based components of the curriculum, which will be collaboratively designed and taught by basic science and clinical faculty to provide students with a highly integrated presentation of immediate relevance to patient care.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • D. or other terminal degree in Physiology, Pathology, or a related discipline
  • Prior teaching experience at the university, graduate school or medical school level
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching physiology and/or pathology
  • Commitment to supporting diversity and an ability to work with persons of all backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of post-doctoral experience
  • Demonstrated experience in qualitative and quantitative research methods, the theories that underlie these approaches, and the ability to translate ideas into testable research questions
  • Solid understanding of cardiovascular, pulmonary, renal and/or endocrine physiology
  • Prior success with publications, presentations, and grant applications
  • The ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Basic computer proficiency, with working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

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Staff Positions:

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IT Systems Administrator

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM), a private college of osteopathic medicine in Las Cruces, New Mexico, seeks applications from experienced and enthusiastic professionals for the position of IT Systems Administrator.  This position will work as a part of the Information Technology group to support the various application platforms in use at BCOM, including the Microsoft Office 365 environment, virtualized systems using Microsoft Azure and VMWare, security applications and processes, and various academic and administrative systems and platforms.  This position reports to the Director of Information Systems and Services.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience: Knowledge and understanding of principles, procedures, regulations, and standards applicable to the job. Understanding of BCOM’s mission, vision and goals.
Short- and long-term planning; problem analysis and resolution; report preparation and presentation; interpersonal and organizational communication, both oral and written.
Develop and maintain effective working relationships; maintain accurate and orderly records; use independent judgment and initiative; organize and direct activities.

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree (preferred) in a related field (e.g. CS, BCS, Software Engineering)
  • Experience: 2 to 3 years of experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined.
  • OR combination of related experience and education.

Other skills important to this position:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Strong team player
  • Commitment to company values

Preferences: Although not essential, preferences may be given to applicants who have the following skills or attributes.

  • Prior experience educational software systems such as lecture capture and learning management systems.
  • Experience with SQL queries, procedures and programming

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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 the 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 the national average.

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