AEAM Adjunct Clinical Faculty #19-049


Bastyr University, a private regionally accredited institution, is accepting applications for a clinical adjunct faculty position in the Department of Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine in the School of Traditional World Medicines at its Seattle, Washington teaching clinic.

Instructional duties and responsibilities include supervise and assess students seeing patients in a clinical setting as part of their acupuncture and oriental medicine program(s). Bastyr University follows a quarter system. Each quarter varies from 11 to 14 weeks of clinical training. A clinical rotation refers to 4 hours of direct supervision per week plus an estimated 2 hours of charting, paperwork and additional mentoring for the duration of the quarter.


Candidate must have a master’s degree in acupuncture or acupuncture and oriental medicine with demonstrated ability working and communicating effectively with diverse student, faculty, staff and patient populations. Active diplomate status with NCCAOM is required as is Washington state acupuncture licensure. Minimum five years of clinical experience. Experience with clinical supervision, electronic health records, active license in another discipline (ND, DC, RN, etc.) or DAOM degree preferred.

Number of credits and schedule TBD.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Position will begin in September, 2019.  Interested persons should refer to job #19-049 when submitting a letter of interest, curriculum vita, description of teaching philosophy and experience plus three references with contact information to EEO.

Our faculty and staff are committed to achieving our mission by educating students to be future leaders in the natural health arts and sciences. Bastyr University promotes a work environment that allows students, faculty and staff to develop their interests and talents while experiencing a sense of community and a commitment to diversity.

Bastyr University is an equal opportunity institution. We do not discriminate in matters of employment or participation in programs, services or benefits on the basis of gender, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, individuals with disabilities, genetic information, or veteran status. Our programs, services and facilities are accessible to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the university in advance if you require special accommodation due to a disability.

Special Note: All applicants must prove authorization to work in the United States at the time of a position offer. Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation. Any applicants requiring special assistance during the application process should contact the Human Resources department by phone (425) 602-3087 or fax (425) 602-3058 or email