Academic/Faculty, Alternative/Complementary Medicine
Working within the Northwestern Health Sciences University (NWHSU) College of Health and Wellness, this role will include didactic and clinical instruction in the Masters of Acupuncture (MAc) and Doctor of Chinese Medicine (DCM) programs.
This faculty position requires an individual with a record of academic leadership in higher education, superior Traditional Chinese Medicine clinical skills, experience teaching at the graduate level, strong interpersonal communication skills, and a dedication to academic and clinical excellence.
Full-time ACM faculty members are responsible for the instruction of courses to which they are assigned each academic term. In addition to didactic instruction, this position will require clinical supervision of masters and doctoral level interns. Clinical supervision each term may be up to 50% or more of assigned workload pending classroom and clinic needs.
Duties and Responsibilities include:
Teach courses assigned by the ACM program director or department chairs
Supervise ACM clinical interns as assigned by the Chair of Clinical Education
Develop or revise curriculum for assigned courses
Prepare course syllabi for assigned courses
Review and revise course assessment tools as needed
Participate in marketing, recruitment, and treatment events.
These events may be scheduled outside of regular university hours, on or off campus.
Attend faculty development and other meetings as required of ranked faculty
Participate in committee work as assigned by the program director
Perform related duties as assigned to support NWHSU mission.
Doctoral degree in Chinese Medicine (Ph.D, DAOM, DACM) or equivalent
NCCAOM Diplomate status in Oriental Medicine (Dipl. OM.) or Acupuncture (Dipl. Ac.) and Chinese Herbology Dipl.CH.
Acupuncture licensure in the State of Minnesota or ability to obtain a license in MN upon hiring
A minimum of 5 years teaching at the graduate level in Traditional Chinese Medicine
A minimum of 5 years' experience as an acupuncturist, clinical supervisory experience preferred.
Demonstrated subject matter expertise in Chinese Herbology and Chinese classical medical texts (e.g. Nei Jing, Shang Han Lun, Wen Bing Xue etc.)
Current BLS (Healthcare provider) certification.
Northwestern Health Sciences University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status.
About Northwestern Health Sciences University
Northwestern Health Sciences University is a progressive institution educating the next generation of health care professionals. Located in Bloomington, MN, the institution has been a fixture in the market since 1941.The University has a clear mission and reputation of developing excellent academic and professional programs in what has been traditionally described as complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Their deep history is rooted in their founding of The College of Chiropractic, established over 70 years ago which continues to provide more than 85% of the practicing Doctors of Chiropractic (DC) in the state of Minnesota.While the institution’s history is rooted in the chiropractic profession, the University strives to position itself as an institution focused more broadly on health and wellness. As the demand for their graduates in chiropractic, acupuncture, nutrition, oriental medicine and massage therapy continues to grow, they believe they are uniquely positioned to offer a range of patient care options that are natural, evidence-based, cost-effective, non-invasive and integrated with traditional medicine. Under the leadership of Dr. Deb Bushway, the University is po...ised for growth in academic program offerings, the pursuit of new healthcare innovations and a research agenda that will contribute to the advancement of health and wellness through integrative care.