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Our mission? Supporting 145,000 amazing doctors and medical students. Come lend a hand.

If you're a talented individual interested in working with caring physicians within a growing member association, the AOA may be the place for you. 

Select a position below to submit an online application or send your resume with cover letter and salary requirements to: Department of Human Resources, American Osteopathic Association, 142 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611-2864; or email recruiter@osteopathic.org. Qualified applicants will be considered; no telephone calls or search firms, please. The AOA is proud to be an EEOC employer.

Message from AOA CEO

Thank you for your interest in joining our AOA team! “We’re building a great future, and we’d love to build it with you,” says the AOA’s new CEO Kevin Klauer, DO, EJD, in a welcome message to those applying for jobs at the AOA.

Certifying Board Services

Vice President, Certifying Board Services

The Vice President of Certifying Board Services is a key contributor to the strategic vision of the American Osteopathic Association, and serves as a member of its senior leadership team. This individual is the business leader for the evaluation and improvement of all specialty certification board programs related to assessment, measurement and continuing certification.

Certifying Board Services

Senior Psychometrician

As a member of the Certifying Board Services department, the Senior Psychometrician will work closely with the 18 certifying boards and 9 conjoint examination committees in all aspects of examination development. In addition, the Senior Psychometrician will coordinate with the Director of Psychometrics and Assessment on activities associated with the certifying boards’ exams and other assessment or psychometric initiatives.


Director of the JAOA

The Director supervises the editorial production and business of the JAOA, including budgets, subscriptions, circulation, production and advertising. Serves as the primary liaison for the JAOA with the Editor-in-Chief (EIC) and Associate Editors and assists in the work of the Editorial Board and Peer Reviewers. Recommends enhancements and policy changes to ensure the JAOA is aligned with evolving standards of scientific journals, and implements changes as directed by JAOA leadership. Ensures the quality of the JAOA by enforcing the use of style guides and writing standards. Oversees the manuscript-tracking and peer-review processes. Edits peer-reviewed clinical manuscripts and other scientific manuscripts. Helps promote the JAOA, especially to researchers to recruit quality, high-value manuscripts.

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