Faculty Positions - By State - N-W
Buies Creek, North Carolina
College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Physician Assistant Program
The program faculty member will be responsible for assisting in the management of the academic and clinical year curriculum for physician assistant students. This position requires 3-5 years of previous clinical experience. Teaching and administrative experience in healthcare education is desirable. The individual must possess excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks, and demonstrate a professional demeanor and appearance. The individual will work closely with other faculty members to assure that students complete the required educational objectives. One-half day-per-week clinical practice will be required in the Campbell Clinic. The individual must also have academic credentials necessary for appointment to the faculty of the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences.
The program faculty will:
- Assist with development and coordinate the annual academic and clinical calendar
- Assist in developing the clinical rotation schedule
- Assist in development and updating didactic and clinical course syllabi, required reading assignments, and learning objectives for all courses and rotations
- Evaluate didactic and clinical year students
- Develop and maintain the instructor handbook and preceptor manual
- Develop, visit, and evaluate preceptor sites
- Recruit and liaise with faculty, lecturers, and preceptors
- Develop and analyze exams using available software
- Participate in the admissions process
- Participate in the program’s ongoing self-study and accreditation process
- Serve on college and departmental committees as designated
- Advise students
- Present lectures to our students and affiliated organizations as required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND
The clinical coordinator must possess:
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively interact in an ethnic and culturally diverse community
- Knowledge of educational principles and instructional development
- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and other related applications
- Knowledge of current clinical medicine
The following credentials are required:
- Graduate of an accredited physician assistant program
- Minimum of a relevant Master’s level degree from a regionally accredited institution
- Current NCCPA certification
- Eligible for license as a physician assistant by the North Carolina Medical Board
- 3- 5 years clinical experience
- Experience teaching clinical medicine
This position reports directly to the program director.
Campbell University is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce. Please visit our website for additional information. http://www.campbell.edu/about/employment/
Faculty - 3 Positions
University of Dayton (A developing
The Department of Physician Assistant Education at the University of Dayton invites applications for a faculty position. This faculty member will be responsible primarily for teaching and/or moderating modules, assessing student performance, participating in admissions process, student mentoring/advising and program activities such as accreditation, curriculum review, and program evaluation. Candidates with an interest in physician assistant education are encouraged to apply.
The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.
- Provide student instruction; deliver the modular curriculum
- Participate in the admission process
- Participate in self-study and accreditation activities
- Mentor and advise students
- Graduate Degree
- For physician assistants: NCCPA certification and Ohio registration
- For medical doctors or doctors of osteopathy: Board certification and valid Ohio license
- Minimum of two years of clinical experience as a practicing clinician
- Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly in a written format
- Doctoral degree
- Three or more years of experience as a practicing clinician
- Three or more years of experience as a physician assistant educator
- Experience in the Accreditation Review Commission for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) accreditation process, including development of a self-study
- Experience in the admission process for physician assistant program applicants
- Knowledge of modular education for physician assistant students
- Demonstration of excellent time management and organizational skills
- Demonstrated ability to successfully work as a member of a team
- Demonstrated experience in mentoring and advising students
- Experience working with people from diverse backgrounds
Posting Date: January 27, 2014
Closing Date: open until filled
Review of Applications will begin: February 10, 2014
Starting Date: April 16, 2014
Personal Teaching Philosophy
Three signed letters of recommendation; initial review of letters will begin two weeks after application submission.
To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. We act affirmatively to recruit and hire women, traditionally under-represented minority groups, people with disabilities and veterans.
Physician Assistant Education
School of Education & Health Sciences
University of Dayton
College Park Center, Room 510
1529 Brown Street
Dayton, OH 45469-2958
Phone: (937) 229-2900
Marietta College is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies. The systems-based curriculum is 26 months with 12-month didactic and 14-month clinical phases.
- Serve as lecturer, lab instructor, small group facilitator and evaluator in assigned didactic courses
- Advise and provide academic counseling for didactic and clinical students
- Oversee and provide evaluation and assessment for select clinical rotations
- Serve on departmental committees as appointed
- Assist with program self-assessment and improvement
- Other duties as assigned by program director
- Terminal degree in field (Master’s degree in PA Studies, DO, MD)
- Current certification (NCCPA – PAs, board certification – physicians)
- Current or eligibility for Ohio state licensure
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Teaching experience highly desirable
- Proficiency with educational and office technology (i.e. Microsoft Office and PowerPoint)
- Minimum of two years of clinical experience required; minimum of 3 years of combined teaching and clinical experience preferred
This is a full-time 12-month faculty position. Marietta College offers a salary commensurate with qualifications and excellent benefits package.
The Department of Physician Assistant Studies has dedicated teaching space which includes one classroom (seats 36 students), a clinical skills laboratory, and four simulated exam rooms with high definition cameras for clinical skills examinations, a simulation lab with adult, pregnant women, child and infant manikins, four small group-study rooms, and a student lounge.
Marietta College is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants. To learn more about Marietta College, please visit the College website at www.marietta.edu. The Physician Assistant Studies website can be found at www.marietta.edu/graduate/PA.
Apply Online: http://marietta.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=47343 by submitting a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. The search will continue until the position is filled.
University of Toledo
The University of Toledo (UT) invites applications and nominations for a full-time (1.0 full-time equivalent) faculty member in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies.
This is a 12-month tenure track position for a core faculty member in the Department with primary responsibilities of teaching in the didactic portion of the program while also playing an integral role in various activities within and outside of the Department. Examples of these activities include participating in the admissions process, scholarly activity, and sitting on college and university committees. The schedule for this position is four days per week of departmental duties and one weekly release day to pursue further education or clinical practice. Excellent benefits include health insurance, State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) of Ohio options, free CME and tuition at UT, and ample vacation time.
UT is located in Northwest Ohio, a region with a beautiful Metropark system, excellent dining, and exciting collegiate and professional athletic teams. UT is situated within a short drive of the Great Lakes, the countryside, and other dynamic metropolitan areas. The UT Department of Physician Assistant Studies has been an accredited master degree program for 18 years, is housed on a vibrant health science campus in the College of Medicine within a newly renovated building with a simulation center, and has faculty members dedicated to medical education and team values.
Necessary minimum qualifications include: possession of an academic master’s degree from an accredited PA program, NCCPA certification, at least two years of professional clinical practice experience, and eligibility for registration/licensure in the State of Ohio. Experience in physician assistant didactic education is preferred. The review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The University of Toledo is an EO/AA employer M/F/D/V.
Send letter of interest, CV, and contact information for three professional references (names, mailing, email addresses, and telephone numbers) to:
April Gardner, MSBS, PA-C
Associate Program Director and Academic Coordinator
Physician Assistant Program - Full-time Faculty Position
The University of Toledo PA Program
3000 Arlington Avenue, Mail Stop 1027
Toledo, OH 43614-2598
Seton Hill University
The Physician Assistant Program at Seton Hill University has a 12-month, tenure track, assistant or associate professor position beginning August 2014.
Duties include, but are not limited to, overall administration of clinical education including assignment and evaluation of clinical rotation sites and students, and to work in coordination with the Administrative Clinical Coordinator to procure and maintain quality clinical sites. All program faculty contribute to student advising, admissions, curriculum development, classroom teaching and University activities. Clinical practice time is encouraged.
Master’s degree in health or related field, current NCCPA certification, eligibility for licensure in Pennsylvania and at least 3 years of clinical experience are required.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Submit a letter of application, resume, statement of teaching philosophy, academic credentials including transcripts and three current letters of recommendation to
Dr. James France, Program Director
Seton Hill University
Box 511F, Greensburg, PA 15601-1599
or e-mail email@example.com.
Seton Hill University is committed to having a faculty and staff that reflects the diversity of our global population. AA/EOE.
Thomas Jefferson University (A Developing PA
The School of Health Professions at Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) is seeking a full-time, year-round faculty in its developing Department of Physician Assistant Studies. Responsibilities will include the development, delivery, and evaluation of curriculum. Candidate will assist with teaching, applicant recruitment, admissions, accreditation, and student advising.
Candidates must hold an advanced degree (Master’s or Doctorate), current board certification, have a minimum of 2 years PA or MD education experience, and must be eligible for registration/licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Candidates must demonstrate excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills as well as computer proficiency. Familiarity with the accreditation process preferred. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with credentials and experience.
As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBT individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current CV to:
Kathryn Janick, MSPAS, PA-C
Chair, Department of Physician Assistant Studies
Jefferson School of Health Professions
Thomas Jefferson University
130 South 9th Street, Suite 662
Philadelphia, PA 19107
University of South Dakota
Vermillion, South Dakota
The University of South Dakota’s Physician Assistant Program invites applications for a full-time Physician Assistant faculty position within the School of Health Sciences. Diversity and inclusiveness are values that are embraced and practiced at the University of South Dakota. Candidates who support these values are encouraged to apply.
This individual will have the opportunity to teach in a dynamic, accredited, 24 month Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program. The position will work in cooperation with the faculty to create and maintain an exceptional educational program for students that includes teaching, scholarly activity, and community engagement. The position is open to a Physician Assistant or Physician.
A Truman Honor Institution, USD is ranked nationally for academics and research, including being ranked seventh in the nation for rural medical education. South Dakota’s flagship institution, USD aims to lead the state, region, and nation in breaking new ground through research initiatives and innovations both academically and throughout the educational community. As members of the Division of Health Affairs, which includes the Sanford School of Medicine and School of Health Sciences, Physician Assistant faculty and students engage in interdisciplinary study and scholarly activity with colleagues from Addiction Studies, Dental Hygiene, Health Sciences, Medical Laboratory Science, Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Social Work.
- A degree from an accredited PA program and certification by the NCCPA OR
Medical degree from an accredited allopathic or osteopathic school and certification by ABMS or AOA approved specialty board.
- Possession of or eligibility for licensure as a PA/MD/DO in the state of South Dakota and the ability to maintain active state licensure.
- Previous clinical experience
- A master's degree or MD degree
- Previous academic experience preferred
Salary/Compensation: Consideration begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. The position provides excellent benefits, and opportunities exist for faculty practice
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until filled. For further position details or to apply on-line: https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu
Application Directions: Applicants should submit online a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references. Should you have questions about the position please contact Wade Nilson, Program Director, 605-677-5128.
The University of South Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff and administration
Lincoln Memorial University
Lincoln Memorial University invites applications for the full-time position of Instructional Faculty, Physician Assistant Program (Assistant/Associate Professor).
The position will involve teaching, evaluation, advisement and mentoring of physician assistant students in classroom, clinical and other settings. The faculty member will, in addition, participate in the admissions and selection process, in program organization, evaluation, planning, administration and management and will assist in continuous review and analysis of the program’s effectiveness and in preparation for program assessment by Lincoln Memorial University, DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine accreditation bodies and others.
Graduation from an accredited physician assistant training program and certification by NCCPA with current licensure and eligibility for Tennessee licensure, possession of a Master’s degree in physician assistant studies or a doctoral degree in a field related to medical science, minimum of two years full time clinical experience as a physician assistant, teaching experience in classroom and clinical settings, preferably in an institution of higher learning, program administrative or leadership experience, excellent oral, written, organization and computer skills.
Doctoral Degree in a field related to medical science or education, full time experience in higher education as a faculty member in a PA training program, evidence of potential for excellence in teaching and for scholarly activity.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Applicants should submit an LMU application for employment, a cover letter addressing qualifications for the position, resume with contact information for three references and official transcripts to:
Lincoln Memorial University
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate, TN 37752
Attention: Pamela Lester
Electronic submissions are encouraged to firstname.lastname@example.org
LMU’s hiring policies are in accordance with EEO regulations and policies. LMU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Physician Assistant Medicine program in the School of Graduate Studies at Lynchburg College invites applications for a full-time (12 month) assistant professor clinical or tenure-track position beginning April 2014. The Physician Assistant Medicine program has applied for Accreditation-Provisional from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for Physician Assistants. We are scheduled for a site visit in November of 2014. Responsibilities include teaching core medicine courses, assisting both the clinical and didactic directors, and participating in program management. The candidate selected for this position will engage in scholarly and service activities consistent with the requirements of the School of Graduate Studies, collaborate with local community agencies, and actively pursue involvement in professional organizations at the regional, state, and national levels. Clinical faculty will participate with providing clinical oversight to students in a free clinic setting.
- NCCPA certified Physician Assistant or Board certified allopathic or osteopathic physician
- Virginia PA/MD / DO license or eligible for licensure
- Minimum of a Master’s degree in Health Related Field. For PAs, a doctoral degree or willingness to enter and complete a doctoral program is preferred
- Consideration given to non-clinicians with strong science / health science background who possess a minimum of a Master’s degree
- Greater than 3 years of clinical experience
- Experience teaching in a PA program or Medical School is preferred
Application review begins immediately and will continue until position is filled. Salary, rank, and faculty status are commensurate with experience and educational credentials. Candidate must successfully pass a background check that is satisfactory to the College.
Interested candidates should
send a letter of application, and a current
Dr. Jeremy M. Welsh, DHSc, PA-C
Program Chair and Director
Department of Physician Assistant Medicine
1501 Lakeside Drive
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Faculty - 2 Positions
Mary Baldwin College - Murphy Deming College of
Mary Baldwin College, a private institution in Staunton, Virginia, with a 170-year history of quality educational programs, is in the process of developing a 27-month Master Degree Physician Assistant Program through its new Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences. We invite individuals with exceptional skills and experience in medical education and/or practice to apply for a full-time, twelve month position as a Physician Assistant Program core faculty member. One position is scheduled to begin in January 2015 and the other in June 2015 (start dates negotiable). The program plans to welcome its first class August, 2015.
The Physician Assistant Program core faculty will report to the Founding Director of the Physician Assistant Program. Both positions are full time, non-tenure track appointments carrying rank. Responsibilities include teaching in a collaborative and interprofessional environment, service to the college and community and development of a scholarly agenda consistent with teaching responsibilities.
Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences is rooted in a tradition of innovation and in a compelling vision as a part of Mary Baldwin College (MBC). Building upon its historic mission in the liberal arts and sciences and ethos of leadership and service, MBC is establishing new graduate professional programs that will emphasize superior education in a people-centered environment. Three programs are initially being planned and will include the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD), and Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (MSPA). Mary Baldwin’s goal is to prepare compassionate health care providers with a focus on meeting the needs of the communities it serves.
Pursuant to an extensive planning process and approval of the Mary Baldwin College Board of Trustees on October 20, 2011, a lead donor has committed a $15 million gift to launch the new College of Health Sciences. A tobacco-free branch health sciences campus is under construction and situated within the medical corridor of Augusta County, Fishersville, VA.
Successful candidates will possess the following minimum qualifications:
- Graduate of an accredited program in either PA education or medicine.
- Minimum of Master’s degree.
- Current NCCPA certification and licensure in good standing in the Commonwealth of Virginia if a Physician Assistant. Current Virginia licensure in good standing if a Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy. Physician Assistant or Physician applicants not licensed in Virginia must secure one within 3 months of their start date at the program.
- Commitment to learner-centered education, innovative educational models, and readiness to participate in interprofessional education opportunities with Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy faculty and students
- Strong organizational, communication, decision-making, teamwork, interpersonal & leadership skills.
- Minimum 3 years of practice experience
- Prior didactic teaching experience in a
physician assistant or medical school program.
Send the following information to Search Committee Chair, c/o Ms. Martha Modlin at HS-Apply@mbc.edu
- Letter of application
- Curriculum vita
- Names and contact information, including e-mail addresses of three references.
Mary Baldwin College offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Rank is commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Mary Baldwin College does not discriminated on the basis of sex (except that men admitted only as ADP and graduate students), race, national origin, color, age, disability, or sexual orientation in its educational programs, admissions, co-curricular or other activities, and employment practices.
Inquiries may be directed to
Director of Human Resources
PO Box 1500
Mary Baldwin College
Staunton, Virginia 24402
University Of Wisconsin
La Crosse, Wisconsin
Enjoy working within two world-class medical institutions and join the faculty at a highly-rated Midwest University while living and recreating in the picturesque Seven Rivers Region of Western Wisconsin and Southeastern Minnesota.
The UW-L – Gundersen – Mayo Physician Assistant Program based in La Crosse, WI invites qualified and interested persons to apply for a half-time 9-month Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor position. This instructional academic staff position is eligible for career progression.
Description/Primary Responsibilities: Responsible for classroom instruction for the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Responsibilities include teaching assigned courses, participating in scholarly activities, and providing service to the program, department, and the university.
- Current NCCPA certification and eligible for licensure
- Bachelor’s degree with commitment to complete graduate degree
- Minimum of 2 years clinical experience as a Physician Assistant to be completed by start date
- Interest and willingness to teach
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Graduate Degree Preferred
- Interest and ability to participate in scholarly activity
- Skills in computer applications necessary for teaching and communication
The UW-L – Gundersen – Mayo PA Program is a tri-partnership with the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, Gundersen Medical Foundation, and the Mayo School of Health Sciences. The program is an accredited 24 month Master’s Degree PA Program. Salary is competitive, commensurate with experience, and provides excellent benefits.
This position will be open until filled with a first review date of April 25, 2014. The position start date is anticipated to be August 25, 2014. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Sandy Sieck, MD / Search Committee Chair, PA Program Director at email@example.com or 608-785-6621.
Note: Electronic submission of application materials is required. For additional information about this position and to apply, please visit https://employment.uwlax.edu
UW-La Crosse is an AA/EEO employer. Employment will require a criminal background check.
Concordia University Wisconsin seeks applicants
for a full-time faculty position in the
Physician Assistant (PA) Program beginning
immediately. This position is in the School of
Health Professions located on the Mequon, WI
A faculty member within the PA program will be involved in teaching, evaluation, advisement, and mentoring of physician assistant students in classroom, clinical, and other settings. Faculty will also be involved in the admission and selection process, program organization, evaluation, and planning, and assessment. Faculty will also assist in acquiring and maintaining program accreditation.
Education and Experience
This position requires graduation from an accredited physician assistant training program, certification by NCCPA with current eligibility to be employed in Wisconsin. The applicant must possess a master’s degree in physician assistant studies with a minimum of two years full time clinical experience as a physician assistant. The applicant should have teaching experience in higher education and clinical settings; and excellent oral, written, organizational, and computer skills. The preferred candidate will hold a doctoral degree in a field related to medical science or education with full time experience in higher education as a faculty member in a PA training program. Each applicant should provide evidence of potential for excellence in teaching and for scholarly activity.
Compensation and Benefits
This is a full-time (12 month), faculty, exempt position. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until successful candidate(s) are identified. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience. Concordia health, disability, and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time employees and eligible dependents. Tuition benefits are available for employees and their qualified dependents.
The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The applicant must be able to perform the duties of a PA which may include, performing the customary techniques for physical assessment and procedures. The applicant must be able to elicit information, describe changes in health, mood, and activity, and perceive nonverbal communication. The applicant must be able to communicate effectively and sensitively with students and preceptors. The applicant must be competent in problem solving and able to tolerate physically taxing workloads, function effectively under stress, adapt to changing environments, display flexibility, learn to function in the face of uncertainties inherent in the evaluation and treatment of patients, and must possess integrity, compassion, effective interpersonal skills. This position also requires that the ability to sit and stand for periods of time.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the position. It is not intended to be all-inclusive. Administration reserves the right to adjust the duties and responsibilities.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Concordia University Wisconsin does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, gender or age. However, Concordia University Wisconsin is a Christian educational institution operated by The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and, in compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion. Concordia University Wisconsin is a Higher Learning Commission accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering 60 undergraduate majors of study, 14 master’s degrees, and 3 doctoral programs. Founded in 1881, the Mequon campus and its Concordia centers are home to over 7,600 undergraduate and graduate, traditional as well as nontraditional students from 46 states and 28 foreign countries.
Concordia is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world.
Qualified applicants should send the following to the address listed below:
- 1) a letter of application including a statement of teaching philosophy;
- 2) a completed Concordia employment application *;
- 3) a curriculum vitae; and
- 4) the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals who can be contacted as references.
Concordia University Wisconsin, Human
Resources – PA Faculty
12800 N. Lake Shore Drive
Mequon, Wisconsin 53097-2402
E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Fax to 262-243-3414
*The employment application & other employment opportunities are available under “Employment “on the CUW web site at www.cuw.edu.