Adjunct Faculty - Primary Care

Job ID 2022-1452
Job Locations
Part-Time 19 hours or less
Budgeted Salary Range
$100.00 per hour

Location, Job Title, Benefits

Rocky Vista University in Ivins, UT has an opening for a

Adjunct Faculty - Primary Care (Part-time around 10-14 hours)



To be considered for this position applicants should submit a resume/cover letter and salary requirements.





For our Part-time Adjunct Faculty employees RVU offers benefits that include 401(K).  


RVU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Primary Purpose

Demonstrate experience and expertise in biomedical or clinical education for predoctoral and/or postdoctoral students, provide service to the university and professional communities and engage in innovative scholarship and research to advance medical knowledge. 

Essential Job Functions

  1. Direct the education and instruction of medical students and other healthcare  professional students while providing mentorship and motivation for learning, research and scholarly activity in classroom environments, clinical settings, active learning groups, laboratory experience and research opportunities.
  2. Be available for student advising, tutoring, remediation and consultation if applicable.
  3. Provide professional and clinical services in the Student Health Clinic or other clinical setting consistent with training and degree as assigned by administration and chair if applicable.
  4. Provide service to the university community and students through serving on COM and department committees, providing leadership, mentorship and expertise to student, participating in community outreach events and with professional organizations or groups as assigned by the Dean or Department Chair.
  5. Participate in curriculum development, assessment and modification as a part of the colleges ongoing quality improvement and assessment program.
  6. Participate in the assessment and evaluation of students and residents, provide feedback and remedial assistance to ensure that the students of the COM meet the standards established by the faculty and college and obtain the knowledge, skills and competency established.
  7. Participate in the assessment or evaluation of and provide feed back to other members of the faculty as a portion of the college’s ongoing quality improvement and assessment program.
  8. Maintain a personal and professional development plan and portfolio, including documentation of teaching, professional development activities and plans, service provided to college and communities, scholarly activity and research to assure personal growth and continued competency with specialty field.
  9. Demonstrate the highest standard of professionalism and ethical behavior in all aspects of personal and professional actions and performance.
  10. Demonstrate and role model an ongoing ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, supervisors and support staff.
  11. Demonstrate adaptability and the willingness to assist the university and college in fulfilling its mission and vision though teaching, academic administrative duties (course/system coordinator), providing patient care, community service and/or perform special duties as assigned.
  12. Advance the prestige of the University and College through advancement of it mission and vision and advancement of your personal career.
  13. Other duties as assigned by the Dean or his/her designee.

Marginal Job Functions

  1. Assist administration, faculty and staff in special projects as required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and skill in the delivery of medical education
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of varied curriculum templates
  3. Demonstrate ability to mentor and motivate students and peers

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Terminal degree (DO or MD)
  2. Good standing with all regulatory and governmental boards and agencies.
  3. Eligible for coverage by college’s malpractice insurer if applicable.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Three (3) years academic experience as a full time faculty member at a College of Osteopathic Medicine or as a full time faculty member in a Graduate Medical Education program.
  2. Current Board certified or Board eligible in area of specialization.


Final applicant will be required to pass background check and drug screening.


Qualified applicants will be contacted. There may be an additional video interview for you to complete. Please watch your email including spam and promotions folder.


Rocky Vista University, on the recommendation of the COVID-19 Response Team (CRT), implemented a mandatory vaccination policy for all employees and students effective July 1, 2021


Rocky Vista University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary. The following are essential abilities and physical requirements for all position at the University.

  • Ability to orally communicate effectively with others;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing, using the English language;
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staff at all levels;
  • May be exposed to short, intermittent, and /or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties;
  • May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies to include, but not limited to, pens, pencils, calculators, computer keyboards, telephone, etc.;
  • May be required to transport oneself to other campus offices, conference rooms, and on occasion, to off-campus sites to attend meetings, conferences, workshops, seminars, etc.


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