Western University of Helth Science

Western University of Helth Science

Chair, Obstetrics & Gynecology

United States

Closing soon

Posting Details

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Classification Series Detail

Function College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

Family Academic Administration Classification Series Title Chair

Full Salary Range

Minimum $10,000.00

Maximum $10,000.00

Expected Pay Scale

Minimum $10,000.00

Maximum $10,000.00

Posting Details

Posting Number A00614

Position Title Chair, Obstetrics & Gynecology Campus Western University Campus-Pomona, CA Department 1406-Specialty Clinical Sciences Type of Position Administration Job Summary

1. Responsible for the planning, development, and evaluation of the obstetrics and gynecology/women's health curriculum including topics, courses, and methods of instruction, which relate to obstetrics and gynecology/women's health.

2. Promotes, by example and precepting, a general atmosphere of respect for knowledge, thought, and inquiry in obstetrics and gynecology/women's health within the University.

3. Contributes to the planning, development, and evaluation of courses and academic programs within the college and university.

4. Plans and manages the departmental budget, allocating funds appropriately to efficiently utilize resources. Projects future departmental budgetary needs (operational and personnel) and provides proposals with documentation during the budget planning cycle.

5. If applicable, evaluates departmental faculty and staff members according to their job descriptions and consistent with departmental, college, and university standards.

6. Provides vision and leadership in departmental strategic planning taking into consideration input by the departmental faculty (if applicable), the college administration, outside stakeholders, and national benchmarks.

7. Evaluates candidates for appointment of clinical faculty members and participates in the evaluation and development of said members, when indicated.

8. Participates in professional organizations necessary for the representation of the OB-GYN/Women's Health Department at COMP.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Individuals must possess these knowledges, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

1. Ability to effectively communicate with others, in person, in writing in utilizing a telephone and in electronic communications.

2. Ability to effectively interact with administration, faculty, staff and students.

3. Must possess strong organizational, management and administrative abilities.

4. Be committed to a career in academic medicine in the field of osteopathic obstetrics and gynecology/women's health.

Required Qualifications

Education: Doctor of Medicine (DO) or (MD) degree. Current AOA or ABOG board certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology/Women's Health.

Experience: Minimum of 3 years of experience in teaching and academic leadership in a medical education setting preferred.

Licensure: Unrestricted California or Oregon licensure (or eligibility for California or Oregon licensure). Unrestricted Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) certificate.

Preferred Qualifications List comments regarding work hours

This is a 0.2 FTE assignment with regular business hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00am-5:00pm. Some evenings and weekends may be required.

Posting Date 04/27/2023 Closing Date Special Instructions to Applicants

Essential Job Duties

Job Duty

  • Integrates obstetrics and gynecology/women's health and its principles into the appropriate segments of the four-year academic curriculum at COMP.
  • Responsible for maintaining intellectual integrity and striving for academic excellence in teaching.
  • Provides leadership and collaboration to foster an integrated approach to osteopathic medical education between COMP's academic departments.
  • Supports faculty development within the college and department.
  • Coordinates and develops an integrated approach to osteopathic medical education between all the clinicians on WesternU's campus.
  • Performs and coordinates the on-site evaluation of obstetrics and gynecology/women's health rotations (clerkships) and submits written evaluation reports to the Vice Dean for Academic Affairs.
  • Evaluates the candidates for faculty positions in obstetrics and gynecology/women's health mentoring OMS III in clinical rotations.
  • Develops and coordinates the curriculum for OMS I through IV students
  • Conducts oneself in a professional manner so as to bring credit to the key role model position in obstetrics and gynecology/women's health for our medical school and students.
  • Serves as faculty lead for the obstetrics and gynecology/women's health core and elective rotations. Continues to develop and refine the goals and objectives for obstetrics and gynecology/women's health rotations for the OMS III and OMS IV students.
  • Clinical teaching and precepting of students.
  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned by the Dean of Osteopathic Medicine.
  • Serves as Course Director and oversees delivery of OB/GYN clinical curriculum, including the content and methods of instruction, testing and remediation that relate to the Reproductive Course in preclinical years.
  • Serves as coordinator of the team that suggests topics, objectives, responsibilities, and methods of evaluation for obstetrics and gynecology/women's health clinical experiences, including reading and research assignments.
  • Helps prepare students for OB/GYN internship.
  • Percentage Of Time 80 Job Duty

  • Provides service to the University and Community as needed or requested.
  • Participates in discussions and works with other departmental chairs and discipline leaders at WesternU.
  • Promotes and participates in a working relationship among the Chairs of Obstetrics and gynecology/women's health at all the osteopathic colleges and other medical schools in California.
  • Participates in scholarly activity, including OB/GYN-related research, CMA, presentations, and publications.
  • Actively engages with and advises students interested in pursuing a career in women's health, including selection of third- and fourth-year rotations, residency selection, and writing Chair's letters of recommendation.
  • Attends major student events, including Convocation, Commencement/graduation, and match day ceremonies.
  • Supports activities of special interest groups on both campuses.
  • Assists other departments in providing skills training that relate directly or indirectly to women's health.
  • Faculty are expected to actively engage in the accreditation process and work on COCA work teams, as assigned.
  • Percentage Of Time 15 Job Duty

    Research Activities:

  • Works with students to develop research proposals including IRB applications, conducting studies, and presenting and publishing their research results.
  • Lends support and guidance for grants (federal, state, private) and research relevant to the OB/GYN Department as well as education and teaching innovation.
  • Percentage Of Time 5

    Physical Demands

    Physical Demands

    Do the essential functions of this job require lifting? No

    If yes, list maximum weight and duration

    WesternU Policy requires persons employed by the University to provide proof of vaccination against the SARS-CoV2 (COVID-19), subject to limited exemptions, regardless of whether the employee is on-site or working authorized to work remotely. Exempted employees, or those whose status of full vaccination is pending, will be required to submit to regular COVID-19 testing for in-person/on-campus work assignments. ​

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to operate a PC in the performance of job duties and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to sit, and reach with hands and arms, and occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to (25) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus.

    Describe Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Duties are normally performed in a typical office setting. The noise level in this setting is typically low to moderate.

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Recommendation #1
  • Letter of Recommendation #2
  • Letter of Recommendation #3
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Additional Applicant Document
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is the highest level of education you have completed?
  • Some High School/No Diploma/No GED
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Some College Coursework
  • Associates Degree
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Masters Degree
  • Doctoral/Professional Degree
  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity? Please provide the name of the website, individual, or organization.
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Job details


    Chair, Obstetrics & Gynecology


    Western University of Helth Science


    United States


    May 24, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 10, 2023

    Job type