Assistant Professor of Medicine

Rutgers The State University

United States

Position Details

Position Information


Recruitment/Posting Title Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine - Director, Student Health Services
Department NJMS-Family Medicine
Salary Annual Salary
Posting Summary
The Department of Family Medicine, Student Health Services at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School is currently recruiting candidates for Assistant Professor, Director of Student Health Services.

We strive to create and retain a thriving culture of faculty who identify with our patients and are interested in addressing health inequities. Ideal candidates understand and mirror the patient population that we serve.

We are seeking a Family Medicine Physician in the rank of Assistant Professor to join as core faculty in the department to provide primary care at the New Jersey Family Practice Center and Student Health Services in Newark, NJ. Candidates will support inquiry into the structural, systemic, institutional, and individual effects of racism and discrimination. Excellent candidates will have a record of serving patients to overcome inequity and social justice barriers.

Position Status  
Posting Number 22FA1160
Posting Open Date 10/01/2022
Posting Close Date  


Minimum Education and Experience
MD or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
ABFM Board certified or board eligible in Family Medicine
Credential Required: Licensed, or eligible, by the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners
Ability to type and use a computer to enter in the Electronic Medical Records
Manual dexterity and mobility for charting (typing)
Ability to handle emergency and crisis situations
Must exhibit flexibility to work in a variety of settings
Licensed to practice in New Jersey State
Board Certified in Family Medicine (Eligible)

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Duties and Responsibilities included but not limited to the following:

  • Conduct age appropriate assessments of patients, including history taking and physical examination in accordance with current standards of professional practice, regulatory requirements and agency policies and procedures.
  • Perform assessment/data collection in an ongoing systematic manner, focusing on physiological, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual and cognitive status, patient/family education, family involvement, and patient advocacy.
  • Assesses patients’ conditions and age-specific medical needs; sets goals and prescribes appropriate clinical interventions to meet these goals.
  • Prescribes appropriate laboratory and diagnosis procedures related to patients’ health status and facilitates appropriate treatment intervention predicated on results of these procedures.
  • Provider shall provide direct clinical care to all patients assigned to Provider in accordance with applicable standards of care.
  • Provider will be required to maintain certain good citizenship standards designed to optimize patient care and service and the smooth operation of the Center. Such standards include but are not limited to the following: Accommodating walk-in patients, arriving for office sessions on time and remaining throughout each session, engaging in teamwork with the support staff, following procedures and practice guidelines, e.g., appropriate clinical charting with complete notes and up-to-date problem and medication lists, timely completion of encounter forms.
  • Provider will be required to participate on a rotating basis in the 24 hour on-call phone coverage arrangement that is unit/site-specific.
  • Provider shall meet specialty and site-specific defined productivity expectations.
  • At all times, Provider shall accurately and timely complete any paperwork necessary to facilitate billing and reimbursement.
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Able to lift up to 25 LBS.
Posting Details


Special Instructions to Applicants  
Quick Link to Posting
Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Newark (RBHS)
State NJ
Location Details
DOC, 90 Bergen Street, Newark NJ
Pre-employment Screenings


All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.
Immunization Requirements


Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to receive an updated (bivalent) vaccine dose. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.
Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement


It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. List of Professional References (contact Info)
  3. Certifications/Licenses
  4. Diversity Statement
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