• Faculty - New England School of Acupuncture

    Job Locations US-MA-Worcester
    # of Openings
    Faculty 12 Mo
  • Overview

    For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world. We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future. That’s why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape.


    Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.


    The NESA (New England School of Acupuncture) faculty position is a 12-month, full-time faculty position with responsibilities for teaching, scholarship, and service on behalf of the University.


    • Teach widely in the core curriculum in the acupuncture programs, including didactic and clinical courses in the foundational year, clinical core, and clinical internship
    • May serve as clinical preceptor in teaching hospital
    • Maintain advanced knowledge in discipline and areas of expertise
    • Provide invited talks on Chinese Medicine for students and faculty of other schools and programs in areas of interest and expertise
    • Contribute to scholarship of Chinese medicine commensurate with rank, leading to publications in peer reviewed journals
    • Provide leadership in incorporating standards of evidence-based medicine and findings from research literature in teaching
    • Serve as active member of NESA faculty committee, with oversight of NESA academic policies and programs
    • Contribute to faculty activities in support of assessment and accreditation, including data collection and generation of analysis and reporting
    • Serve as a member of at least one University committee
    • Attend both NESA and University events, such as White Coat Ceremony, Commencement, Graduates’ Reception
    • Provide student advisement, including academic counseling and graduation audits
    • Conduct admissions interviews and events
    • Support interprofessional activities and events
    • Work collaboratively with administrators, faculty and staff of other schools and programs
    • Commit to student success and satisfaction

    Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.


    Rank is commensurate with education and experience.    




    • Master’s in acupuncture or equivalent, preferably with Chinese Herbal Medicine
    • Doctoral degree preferred
    • Active license to practice acupuncture in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
    • Extensive clinical experience, preferably 10+ years
    • Excellent organizational and communication skills



    • Prior teaching experience with demonstrated excellence
    • Knowledge of Japanese Acupuncture Styles or Chinese Herbal Medicine preferred
    • Excellent skills in educational and office technology, including a learning management system, word processing, and spreadsheets
    • Excellent writing skills


    MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a substantial health/dental insurance subsidy, generous holiday/vacation policy, and a significant pension plan contribution.


    Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only.  Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are encouraged to apply.


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