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Employment Opportunities at Sherman College

Sherman College of Chiropractic is currently accepting resumes for faculty members to assist with instruction in the clinical sciences and support Case Doctors in the clinic. Positions will be part time with the possibility of full time available for most positions.

  • Applicants must hold a Doctor of Chiropractic degree
  • A current license (SC for clinic support role)
  • At least three years full-time practice and/or teaching experience
  • A strong desire to share the philosophy, science and art of chiropractic with future doctors of chiropractic
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Please send current CV and letter of interest to Mandy Smith, Director of Human Resources, at msmith@sherman.edu.

Sherman College of Chiropractic is currently accepting resumes for a full time faculty position to teach courses in Anatomy and all aspects of Human Physiology. The following job description lists the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Qualified applicants should submit their resumes and salary requirements in confidence to Mandy Smith, Director of HR.

Position Title: Faculty Member – Instruction Anatomy
Department: Academic Affairs
Reports to: Vice President for Academic Affairs/Provost
FLSA Status: N/A (Exempt) (Faculty Position)

(All full-time faculty work a four-quarter academic year under a quarterly-, one-, two- or three-year contract)

Primary Function: Faculty members provide effective instruction and student advisement for the doctor of chiropractic degree program. Duties include activities representing instruction, scholarship and service to the college and community.

Essential Knowledge and Skills (including but not limited to):

  • Doctorate in field
  • At least three years college teaching experience
  • Experience teaching anatomy including dissection
  • A strong desire to share the philosophy, science and art of chiropractic with future doctors of chiropractic
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to be assertive and maintain classroom decorum
  • Computer: MS Office, Learning Management System and effective use of smart room equipment

Non-Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • PhD. Degree

Key Responsibilities:


  1. Provide students with an effective guided educational experience in the philosophy, science and art of chiropractic, culminating in a smooth transition from student intern to doctor of chiropractic
  2. Contribute to the development of the student’s knowledge skills, attitudes and competence in the location, analysis and correction of the vertebral subluxation
  3. Assist with the development and implementation of the educational program in order to meet established standards and desired outcomes
  4. Keep abreast of current events, trends, research, literature within the subject matter of the courses he/she is assigned to teach
  5. Continuously update and reference course content
  6. Provide a challenging course curricula and a supportive learning environment
  7. Prepare and administer valid student assessments that accurately measure course objectives and represent the rigor commensurate with the preparation of primary health care providers
  8. Provide on-going instructional feedback (and remediation as needed) to students
  9. Prepare and submit quarterly syllabi, midterm and final examinations to the office of academic affairs
  10. Exhibit and role-model a communication style that projects a professional image
  11. Participate as an examiner, proctor or exam materials writer for the Clinic Entrance Exam and/or the Clinical Proficiency Examination (Exit Exam) as requested
  12. Assist in providing fully stocked, clean classrooms and to report equipment malfunctions as required to the respective dean
  13. Meet faculty responsibilities as outlined in the Faculty Handbook
  14. Commitment to the mission of Sherman College and support of The Sherman Chiropractor in any way correlated to the position.

Professional Development / Scholarship

  1. Participate in activities that enhance individual, personal and professional growth
  2. Acquire new skills for program enhancement and development. For example utilization of technology for course enhancement and administration
  3. Set annual professional goals that will contribute to the attainment of college goals and objectives
  4. Submit, to the vice president for academic affairs/provost, annual assessment reports detailing his/her activities relative to meeting college and professional goals and objectives
  5. Actively engage in the continuous improvement of teaching and learning through teaching and learning scholarship, classroom innovation, collaboration and peer review
  6. Utilize individual and college-wide outcomes information (evaluations) for the ongoing development of his/her professional effectiveness and for the ongoing development of the effectiveness of the doctor of chiropractic educational program
  7. Demonstrate student learning outcomes and identify deficiencies in knowledge, skills or attitude in the assigned discipline or topic
  8. Prepare and submit assessments of learner objectives and results for each course on an annual basis to the appropriate dean
  9. Modify curriculum and/or teaching style based on assessment results and professional development experiences. Document modifications based on assessment results
  10. Maintain certificates and/or licenses necessary for employment eligibility
  11. Post and maintain student office hours
  12. Provide coverage for his/her responsibilities during foreseen absences

Service to the College and Community

  1. Demonstrate responsibility for shared governance of the college by providing active participation and contribution to the Faculty Senate and on college committees
  2. Serve as a faculty mentor to assigned students and faculty members
  3. Lend enthusiastic support to college policies and to fellow faculty members, particularly in the presence of students and support personnel
  4. Provide questions for the National Board examinations when assigned to teach in areas applicable to the National Board exams
  5. Participate in the evaluative process for self, department and program
  6. Attend commencement exercises, faculty meetings and committee meetings and the annual Lyceum as required.

Assume any other duties that may be assigned by the vice president for academic affairs/provost and/or respective dean

Faculty Workload Expectations

For each primary teaching contact hour per week, approximately one hour of preparation time, including office hours, service and scholarly activity is expected. For each assistant contact hour, approximately one-half hour of preparation time is expected. This work, other than required office hours, can be done at home or at school. For full time academic and clinic faculty, a minimum of one hour per day is to be set-aside for on-campus office hours, when students can be sure that the faculty member is in his/her office, and is available for consultation in addition to classroom and Health Center hours. The faculty member is also to be available when needed for school business.

If a full-time faculty member is enrolled at the college, he/she is limited to 180 hours of course work per quarter. Other work unrelated to the faculty member’s duties must be approved each year by the vice president for academic affairs and the president (e.g., outside employment).

Sherman College has established 20 contact hours per week as a primary instructor or 28 contact hours per week as an assistant instructor in classes. Faculty members are allowed an overload each term not to exceed 120% of a full time load. Overloads exceeding 120% must be approved by the president and are only used as a last option to serve the needs of the students.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, crouch, kneel, stoop, sit; use hands to finger, grasp, handle or feel objects or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus. Carrying, lifting 25 lbs. maximum may be required.

Work environment: While performing the duties of this job the employee works in a controlled work environment and the noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.

General sign-off: The employee is expected to adhere to all company policies and to act as a role model in the adherence to policies.

Close supervision of interns by doctors of chiropractic

Close supervision of interns by doctors of chiropractic


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