Appointment Application

  • Community Clinical Faculty Appointment

    Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences is committed to recognizing and rewarding preceptors with an appropriate and meaningful faculty rank. In accordance with the University’s mission, the Promotion in Rank Committee guidelines have been specifically constructed to provide preceptors a method of obtaining faculty rank. It is our obligation not only to document the qualifications and skills of our community clinical faculty, but also to provide the educational support and development that is essential to the delivery of a quality curriculum. For consideration of an academic appointment to the University's Community Clinical Faculty, review the Clinical Track Options, complete and return a Faculty Appointment Application:

    Once the application and supporting documentation are received, information is reviewed by the Department Chair, Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and evaluated by the Rank and Promotion Committee for recommendation to the Dean and Provost of the College of Osteopathic Medicine. The Provost communicates the final decision to the applicant. Preceptor awarded Community Clinical Faculty Appointment enjoy the following benefits:

    We hope you take advantage of this opportunity at KCU and thank you for taking the lead in educating our students. Your contributions do not go unrecognized. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at (800) 234-4847, ext. 7330, or via email at Thank you for considering an appointment to our Community Clinical Faculty. It is our intent to recognize you for putting forth the time and effort necessary to provide our students with high-quality clinical experiences. We want to do everything we can to assist you.