Clinical Supervisor Substitute - Classical Chinese Medicine


  • Salary Range: $50 per hour
  • Hours: On Call
  • Department: College of Classical Chinese Medicine
  • Closing Date: Open until filled


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Clinical Supervisor Substitutes fill in on an as needed basis for Classical Chinese Medicine clinical faculty who are not able to attend a shift due to vacation and/or sick leave. The Clinical Supervisor Substitute performs clinical duties and responsibilities in accordance with the philosophy, mission, policies, and procedures of the College and appropriate to the individual assignment. The relationship of the faculty member to the student is one of teacher, mentor and facilitator of learning. Available substitute shifts are announced via email by the Assistant to the Dean, School of Classical Chinese Medicine. Phone calls are made to individual clinical supervisors to fill shifts with less than 48 hours of notice.



Clinical Education Duties:

  • Comply with all applicable standards, rules, regulations, and laws applicable to clinical practice whether established by NUNM, the State of Oregon, or other governmental or regulatory body.
  • Practice in a manner consistent with established standards and expectations of the profession and the community.
  • Practice in a manner which models best practices in clinical practice and in the business of medicine.
  • Manage a diverse population of students in clinical and other learning environments.

Scholarship Duties:

  • Clinical faculty members are required to comply with professional continuing education requirements of their license.

Professional Development Duties:

  • Maintain current credentials and content expertise.
  • Maintain an awareness of new instructional technology and advances in teaching and learning theory and practice, with particular to attention to medical education, clinical education, and adult learning.
  • Maintain an awareness of new developments in the practice of natural medicine and/or other areas of content expertise as appropriate.
  • Acquire new knowledge and skills for enhancing and developing instructional programs.
  • Acquire new knowledge and skills for the practice of natural medicine and/or other areas of content expertise as appropriate.
  • Participate in formative and summative evaluation processes to insure excellence and continuous improvement as an educator and clinician.




  • Master’s degree (i.e. MS, MA, etc.) or other appropriate terminal degree; or an international equivalent as determined by the Faculty Development Committee or as established by the appropriate accrediting body, if applicable.
  • Five (5) or more years of relevant successful full-time clinical practice.


  • A minimum of one (1) year of experience as a Clinical Supervisor in an academic educational setting.
  • One (1) or more years of full-time experience as a faculty member in higher education. Other relevant professional experience may be considered.
  • A doctoral degree in an area related to curriculum content at the School of Classical Chinese Medicine.

Relevant content areas of one or more the following:

  • Training in a lineage-based system of Chinese medicine outside the regular academic Traditional Chinese Medicine environment.
  • Expertise in the classical texts of Chinese medicine.
  • Fluency in Mandarin Chinese and able to read and write classical Chinese.



Must possess the following qualifications.

  • A strong drive to serve the College and the natural medicine professions.
  • Familiarity with NUNM policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of current trends in pedagogy.
  • Knowledge of curriculum and program development.
  • Knowledge of instructional discipline to a depth and breadth appropriate to the assignment.
  • Skill in instructing socioeconomically, educationally, and culturally diverse students.
  • Skill in using technology to effectively communicate with students, colleagues, and the community at large.
  • Skill in working both independently and as a team member.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective, collaborative, and collegial relationships with colleagues, students, staff, administrators, alumni, and the public.