Behavioral Medicine Specialist

The Behavioral Medicine Specialist will be responsible for focusing on student success through development, implementation, and the monitoring of student wellness initiatives and activities.  Duties will also include activities of a faculty member such as teaching, research and service within the school and community.


  • Responsible for team teaching a course in Behavioral Science during the pre-clinical medical education curriculum
  • Functions as a faculty member of ARCOM which includes teaching, research and service within the school and community
  • Focus on student success through development & implementation of the student wellness initiative and activities
  • Provide direct student interventions for medical students dealing with cognitive, social, or emotional behaviors which interview with their success
  • Assist in the development of students toward increased personal functioning and feelings to develop skills needed to act as an empathetic and humanistic osteopathic physician
  • Assist in the implementation of required accommodations granted under the ADA
  • Supervise students in a variety of activities, including but not limited to, team based learning activities, human-computer simulation activities and development of interpersonal communication skills
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager.


Education and Experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • MS Degree in psychology, social work, education, or health related field
  • Experience working with students, residents or physicians
  • Must have a passion for teaching and working with students
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications

  • D. in Clinical Psychology
  • One to Three years in experience teaching
  • Prior work in a medical education or clinic environment

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Demonstrate proficiency in computer skills, i.e. Microsoft Office.
  • Display professionalism for the college in all communication and interaction.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and privacy.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize numerous and varied assignments.
  • High-energy, versatile, self-directed.

If you need assistance in the application process because of a disability, or for any other reason, please contact Barbara Jetton, Director of Human Resources, at 479.308.2291 or