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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Admissions Advisor

The Admissions Advisor counsels’ prospective students on the medical school admissions process. The Admissions Advisor receives and evaluates application materials, makes admissions recommendations and coordinates communications and interactions between the college and applicants. The advisor notifies applicants of admissions decisions and coordinates with admissions, registrar and financial offices. The advisor assists prospective medical school applicants through the admissions process in an efficient, professional and supportive manner using the best practices in medical school admissions. The Admissions Advisor will coordinate interview day for prospective students and faculty. The Admissions Advisor must possess positive, high energy, exceptional communication skills, creativity and enthusiasm for an educational environment. The Admissions Advisor reports directly to the Assistant Director of Admissions.

Education and Experience:
An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience with AMP or similar CRM or Admissions management system preferred.
  • Experience working with students in an admissions-related environment preferred.
  • Experience/ability in giving presentations to large groups preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities which are not reflected in the competencies but are critical
to the successful performance of the job. These may be representative but not all inclusive
of those commonly associated with the position:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy in data entry with minimal errors.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work collaboratively.
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and around deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service to all stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate a deep concern for others and the contributions they make to an organization.
  • Possess both polished and inviting interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Possess a disposition that genuinely enjoys all people.
  • Demonstrate openness to new ideas.
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and able to provide a clear driving record (pass a back ground check, for example no DUI/DWI, no outstanding warrants).

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Administrative Assistant

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM), one of the nation’s 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 a full-time Administrative Assistant position.

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.

Skills and Abilities

  • 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

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

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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Assistant Coordinator

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 energetic, dedicated individuals with a strong administrative background to fill a temporary part-time Assistant Coordinator position.

Successful candidates will have the ability to take initiative to complete tasks in a timely and orderly manner.  The Assistant Coordinator 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.

Skills and Abilities

  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • 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.

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.
  • Familiarity with Adobe Acrobat, and other administrative software applications.
  • 3-5 years working experience providing diverse administrative support in in a professional office setting.

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Assistant Director of Admissions

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 Assistant Director of Admissions. The position is responsible for the admissions, recruitment and support of prospective students. Duties include interviews, campus tours, travel to/participation with recruitment events, and participation in the planning and implementation of the overall admissions and recruitment program.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, a combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Experience working in an academic/university setting.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills in order to work with potential applicants, advisors, etc.
  • Ability to organize time, plan programs and large group functions.
  • Must have the ability to relate well with a diverse student population and other constituencies, particularly of the southwestern US and northern Mexico border region.
  • Ability to maintain high energy level and enthusiasm for BCOM.
  • Ability to respond to difficult situations calmly and with credibility.
  • Respect for and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to travel throughout the year, including weekends and evenings.

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IT Systems Programmer

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 Programmer.  This position will 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. 

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 in a related field (e.g. CS, BCS, Software Engineering)
  • Experience: 3 to 4 years of experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined.

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.

  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP Finance System
  • Experience with LCMS+ / LEO Learning Management System
  • Experience with Panopto lecture capture system
  • Experience with backend web (LAMP) support
  • Experience with Crestron control systems

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IT Technician

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM), a new private college of osteopathic medicine in Las Cruces, New Mexico, seeks applications from experienced and enthusiastic professionals for the position of IT Technician. This position supports the BCOM’s mission by assisting the IT department with their core functions. The IT Technician will provide direct technical assistance and support to BCOM staff for network, hardware and software issues. Duties include assisting with installing and maintaining computer systems including software and hardware on desktops and laptops; resolving internet and network access issues (both wired and wireless); providing network printer support; meeting with staff to provide one-on-one technical assistance as needed/requested; providing training to staff on software and hardware use; determining causes of computer/software/network malfunctions through evaluation and testing and resolution via modifications, repair, or external support assistance.

Skills:

  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Solid troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Willingness to get the job done, no matter the task
  • Ability to research via the internet

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Windows 10
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Applications
  • Experience with networking technologies and printer support is preferred
  • Experience with software installation and updates

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and efficiently manage time

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate level degree in a business, communications, or computer related field.
  • A GPA of 3.0 or above

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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