Assistant Professor, Osteopathic and Manipulative Medicine

Job Location(s) US-NY-Old Westbury
Posted Date 6 months ago(10/26/2023 12:07 PM)
Job ID
College of Osteopathic Medicine
# of Openings
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
College of Osteopathic Medicine


The New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, located on Long Island (Old Westbury, N.Y.), is requesting applications for an Assistant Professor position in the Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine.  More advanced career levels will be considered. We seek exceptionally creative, motivated and productive individuals who work at the interface between clinical and biomedical research.  The candidate must have past experience with functional MRI and human participant research.  In addition, it is critical that the candidate has done collaborative interdisciplinary research and can present a plan for how they plan to seek collaborations with other NYITCOM faculty.  The potential areas of focus may include (but are not limited to) Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Parkinson’s Disease, Ehler’s Danlos Syndrome, Concussion/TBI, Neurodevelopmental Disorders, and Behavioral Health. This is a full-time faculty position with a research focus that represents a unique opportunity to join an energetic group of pioneering faculty researchers with substantial institutional support and access to a diverse student population eager to assist in research.


The research capabilities and profile of NYIT are growing rapidly. Some of the areas of focused growth are in the establishment of new facilities such a research MRI suite and acquisition of the cutting-edge microscopy equipment that are available through the NYIT Imaging Center. The recently established Center for Biomedical Innovation at NYITCOM allows access to advanced 3D printing technology and other prototyping and manufacturing capabilities. This job opportunity is unique because it represents a chance to get in at the ground-floor while also having unprecedented access to world-class research equipment and facilities.




Conduct innovative independent research involving human participant MRI studies.

Participate in teaching of the first and second year medical students.

Mentor medical, graduate and undergraduate students.




PhD, MD, or DO degree (or equivalent)

Demonstrated ability to conduct innovative human research with MRI equipment

Demonstrated ability to form interdisciplinary research collaborations

Relevant postdoctoral and teaching experience 


The NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) has vibrant and rapidly growing research programs with strengths in neuroscience, cardiology, nephrology, cancer biology, and evolutionary and comparative anatomy, with state of the art equipment and facilities. There are many student mentoring opportunities including the DO/PhD program. The COM has campuses in Old Westbury, New York (Long Island) and in Jonesboro Arkansas.  The successful candidate will work at the Old Westbury location, receive competitive start up funds with a comprehensive benefits package.

 Tranquility and natural beauty. Academic and athletic opportunity. NYIT-Old Westbury offers it all on Long Island’s historic North Shore. Named one of the nation’s safest campuses, NYIT-Old Westbury is about 25 miles from New York City and Atlantic beaches.


Applications will be accepted now through February 2025 or until the position is filled. Please submit your application including cover letter, CV, research and teaching statement and a list of three references. Please also include a one page listing of past collaborative research activities and plans on how you would form interdisciplinary and cross-institution collaborations at NYIT.



New York Institute of Technology's six schools and colleges offer undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs in in-demand disciplines including computer science, data science, and cybersecurity; biology, health professions, and medicine; architecture and design; engineering; IT and digital technologies; management; and energy and sustainability. A nonprofit, independent, private, and nonsectarian institute of higher education founded in 1955, it welcomes nearly 8,000 students worldwide.

The university has campuses in New York City and Long Island, New York; Jonesboro, Arkansas; and Vancouver, British Columbia, as well as programs around the world. More than 112,000 alumni are part of an engaged network of physicians, architects, scientists, engineers, business leaders, digital artists, and healthcare professionals. Together, the university’s community of doers, makers, healers, and innovators empowers graduates to change the world, solve 21st-century challenges, and reinvent the future.


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New York Institute of Technology offers numerous opportunities to enhance personal and professional growth and provides employees with a competitive compensation and benefits program inclusive of  generous paid time off, holidays, tuition remission, and retirement plans with employer contributions.



New York Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.



Other Information

In compliance with local legislation as well as to provide greater transparency to candidates, the annual base salary range for this position is listed. New York Tech considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate experience/expertise, education/training, key skills, geographic location, internal peer equity as well as market, organizational considerations and/or applicable collective bargaining agreement when extending an offer.


Minimum Salary

USD $150,000.00/Yr.

Maximum Salary

USD $200,000.00/Yr.


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