Dr. of Chiropractic - Assistant Professor Chiro & Bio (Rev. 12/2023)

Buffalo, NY

Assistant Professor, Doctor of Chiropractic Program-Chiropractic and Biology


 This tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in the Chiropractic program includes a combination of teaching, advising, student evaluation, service, and research. The ideal candidate will have a combination of education and experience necessary to teach graduate level chiropractic and biology courses. Sample topics in chiropractic include palpation, chiropractic technique, physical examination, and evaluation and management of specific conditions. Sample topics in biology include musculoskeletal anatomy, histology, and pathology. Topics can be tailored to the candidate’s strengths.


• Faculty members are responsible for all scheduled classes. This includes, but is not limited to, planning, organizing, and informing students of the course content, texts, readings, assignments, attendance regulations and methods of evaluation including grading scales.

• Engage in scholarly research and/or creative activity and serve on departmental and university committees and to provide service to the community and their discipline

• Participate in student assessment in compliance with accreditation requirements and guidelines completed appropriately and according to the Chiropractic program assessment schedule

• Participate collaboratively with other university constituents and stakeholders as appropriate

• Support the university’s mission, vision, and values

• Foster an environment of interprofessional collaboration within the Chiropractic program, School of Health Professions, and University


• Doctor of Chiropractic degree from a CCE accredited chiropractic college or earned academic doctorate in biology or a related field


• A combination of education and experience necessary to teach graduate level chiropractic and biology courses.

• Three years active chiropractic practice experience, or equivalent, preferred

• Hold (or be eligible for) chiropractic licensure in the State of New York

• Previous experience with teaching in higher education


• Support a culture of open communication, collaboration, and respect for all members of the team

• Deliver constructive, respectful feedback and address faculty, staff, and students in a respectful manner

• Ability to demonstrate emotional intelligence in all interactions related to the department and in conflict management

• Ability to foster an inclusive and welcoming environment for our diverse community members

• Ability and willingness to learn new systems and processes

• Ability and willingness to work independently and collaboratively

• Alignment with university mission, vision and values


• Mental/Visual Demand and Physical Effort

• For normal office environment must be able to lift 25 lbs. from floor level

• Must be able to occasionally bend, twist, and stoop

• Frequent typing on computer keyboard

• Ability to sit or stand for extended periods and the dexterity to operate a computer and telephone

• Capable of performing light to moderate lifting, pushing, or pulling of equipment


Candidates should submit a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three professional references.

Work Remotely - No

Work Location: Buffalo, NY

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $65,000.00 - $75,000.00 per year

Additional Salary Information

Faculty rank will be commensurate with education andqualifications. 

The salary range reflects our good faith and reasonable estimateof the possible compensation at the time of posting, the role and associatedresponsibilities, and the experience, education, and training of the selectedcandidate.

About the Institution:

D’Youville is a highly regarded private university and research institution with a rich history located on the vibrant West Side of Buffalo adjacent to a growing downtown with year-round cultural events and outdoor recreation. While preparing students for the 21st-century, D’Youville excels at helping students reach their career goals as change agents, doing well for themselves and their communities by doing good. Under the leadership of President Lorrie Clemo, the university is moving boldly forward through a dynamic and integrated planning process to strengthen the institution and positively impact the student experience and surrounding community.

Founded in 1908, the Grey Nuns named the college after the Patron Saint Marguerite D’Youville and committed to making it a compassionate place of learning for those from underrepresented populations. That commitment and tradition continue today. D’Youville was the first college in Western New York to offer baccalaureate degree programs for women. With a long Catholic history, D’Youville welcomes students of every culture, background, and faith and is a place where different faith traditions can be openly shared and respected. Coeducational since 1971, D’Youville strives to expand opportunities for diverse learners, including adults, first-generation, low-income, and other students historically underrepresented in higher education.

Today, D’Youville features an urban, growing campus community of 3,000 students and offers more than 50 majors in undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral studies including advanced certificates and accelerated learning programs. Featuring degrees in healthcare, business, and the liberal arts, D’Youville encourages students to balance their learning with activities that integrate community service with coursework. D’Youville’s proud graduates have the academic strengths necessary for careers that make a difference and the skills to be leaders for the world. All job offers are contingent upon legal authorization to be employed in NYS as determined by NYS DOL. To learn more about D’Youville, please visit http://www.dyu.edu/

D’Youville University continues to grow its commitment to Diversity, EQUITY, and Inclusion. Remaining true to the teachings of our Patroness, St. Marguerite d’Youville, we seek to selflessly and compassionately contribute to humanity by improving the lives of individuals and society through education. D’Youville University was founded to extend a hand to those in need and equip them, through education, with the skills necessary to change the world.