Skip to main content

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (HS Clinical, Clinical X, Adjunct, In-Residence) OMM

Application Window

Open date: August 10th, 2021

Last review date: Sunday, Sep 5, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Family Medicine ( at the University of California, San Diego’s School of Medicine, is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.

We invite applications for one or more faculty positions from those interested in an academic career involving the practice and teaching of full spectrum osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM) to medical students and residents. Clinical responsibilities may include care in both inpatient and outpatient settings depending on Department need.

The Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) position is a junior to mid-career faculty appointment and will be in the Centers for Integrative Health (CIH) in the Department of Family Medicine. The CIH serves patients throughout UCSD Health. This faculty member will provide 100% effort comprised of direct patient care across select faculty primary care offices and inpatient units throughout UCSD Health, teaching medical students and residents in OMM care, and practice-based research and other scholarly activity. Proportions of these activities will be determined by faculty interest and funding availability.

The Department also offers opportunities to teach and mentor in UCSD’s Bachelor of Science in Public Health degree program. Collaboration is also possible with faculty in the new Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science as well as other School of Medicine departments and in the basic sciences, social sciences, and engineering departments across the UC San Diego campus.

The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate of Full Professor level will be based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Position maybe full-time or part-time subject to funding.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:
HS Clinical Professor - see:
Clinical X Professor - see:
Adjunct Professor – see:
In-Residence Professor - see:

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales. Appointments may require candidates to be self-funded. As a member of the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, the appointee should be aware that there are limitations on outside professional activities and clinical moonlighting is expressly prohibited. Additional information can be found here:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Candidates interested in osteopathic manipulative medicine must have an MD or DO degree by the time of appointment. MD and DO candidates must have completed AOA or ACGME-certified Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine residency training program or have equivalent experience and be board certified or board eligible in Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine or have equivalent certification. Candidates must have or be eligible for a California medical license as determined by the Osteopathic Medical Board of California or Medical Board of California.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

    At the time of the new appointment, proposed candidates must show evidence of outstanding qualifications through letters of recommendation, teaching evaluations, and patient satisfaction assessments.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
Apply link:

Help contact:

Campus Information

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.

The University of California prohibits smoking and tobacco use at all University controlled properties.