What does a Clinical Professor do?

Clinical professors are college professors who provide instruction in a clinical environment and generally are employed in a full-time position. They are commonly found in a medical school or research institution. They perform a range of treatment and evaluation tasks while demonstrating proper technique and protocol to students or trainees. They mentor, advise, and evaluate students and also conduct research, which may appear in academic journals or other publications.

Clinical professors typically have a doctorate degree, M.D., or a comparable advanced degree specific to their area of practice. They must also possess all required licenses and credentials required to practice in their state. Some institutions prefer professors who have an extensive background of professional practice in their field. Strong research skills and experience or interest in teaching are also important.

What responsibilities are common for Clinical Professor jobs?
  • Participate in the departmental conferences.
  • Teach fellows, residents and medical students within our obstetric imaging unit and leadership of the obstetric sonographer and genetic counseling team.
  • Inpatient care and operative procedures.
  • Work 5 days of clinic and 2 days of surgery per week (or a combination thereof totaling 5 clinical days or 9 half days) and 10% dedicated time (representing one half day) for patient follow up and professional/academic development.
  • Provide excellent clinical care to adult patients in outpatient or inpatient (general hospital) locations as assigned by Chair.
What are the typical qualifications for Clinical Professor jobs?
  • Graduate's Degree in related subject or field.
  • Demonstrated leadership and critical thinking skills with an eye on continuous improvement and problem solving.
  • Is comfortable leading discussions and lectures and assisting students in need of more guidance.
  • A professional at all times with solid time management and collaboration skills.
Work/Life Balance
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Career Opportunity
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Avg. Experience5-7 years

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University of FloridaUniversity of Florida
Clinical Assistant Professor
17 Mar 2022

“Teamwork is verbally craved for but is not beneficial (could even be harmful) for promotion.”

Ohio UniversityOhio University
Assistant Clinical Professor
6 Dec 2020

“Good peers to work with”

UC DavisUC Davis
Assistant Clinical Professor
13 Oct 2020

“Great employer to work for”

University of DenverUniversity of Denver
Clinical Assistant Professor
5 Dec 2021

“There are really cool opportunities to do unique things.”

Oklahoma State UniversityOklahoma State University
Clinical Assistant Professor
13 Aug 2021

“Opportunity to work with multiple disciplines .”

University of HoustonUniversity of Houston
Clinical Assistant Professor
28 Aug 2020

“One of the best college systems to work for!”

Paradigm TreatmentParadigm Treatment
Clinical Assistant Professor
12 Nov 2021

“Great clients.”

Arizona State UniversityArizona State University
Clinical Assistant Professor
16 Jan 2021

“Good pay.”

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