Physician Assistant Studies Faculty Position
Company: Medical University of South Carolina
Posted on: November 11, 2018
Location: Charleston, South Carolina, 29401, United StatesJob ID: 44534161Posted: 10/25/2018Position Title: Physician Assistant Studies Faculty PositionCompany Name: Medical University of South CarolinaPractice Type: Academic Medical CenterSector: Education / Faculty - PAEntry Level: falseJob Type: Full-TimeJob Duration: IndefiniteMin Education: Master's DegreeMin Experience: 2-3 YearsRequired Travel: 0-10%The Position
The Division of Physician Assistant Studies in the Department and College of Health Professions invites applicants for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor.
Contribute to student instruction as course coordinator, lecturer, laboratory instructor, and/or small group discussion facilitator in areas appropriate to clinical experience and educational preparation; Contribute to other instructional, evaluative, or administrative activities of the Division; Provide academic advising support to students throughout the curriculum; Participate in ongoing accreditation-related activities; Support governance activities of the Division, Department, College and University by serving on standing and ad hoc committees, task forces, and other University governance bodies; Participate in leadership within physician assistant professional organizations appropriate with the faculty member's clinical experience and educational preparation; Participate in research or other scholarship relevant to PA education or PA practice; Maintain professional licensure and/or certification in areas of professional expertise; Participate in professional development appropriate for the faculty's areas of professional expertise; and Dedicate up to 20% of time to clinical practice.
The institution: The Division of Physician Assistant Studies is an accredited masters-level program established in 1994 housed within the College of Health Professions, a national leader in education, scholarship, and research. The Division of Physician Assistant Studies is recognized for integration of technology, simulation, and inter-professional education. Its mission is to develop highly competent physician assistants who are compassionate, culturally aware and attuned to the primary health care needs of the people of South Carolina and beyond.
The Medical University of South Carolina has served the citizens of South Carolina since 1824. As South Carolina's only comprehensive academic health center providing a full range of programs in the biomedical sciences, the Medical University of South Carolina is engaged in activities statewide. Its campus is located on more than 50 acres in the city of Charleston. Nearly 3,000 students in six colleges (Dental Medicine, Graduate Studies, Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy) study for degrees at the baccalaureate, masters, doctoral, and other professional levels. The University also provides residency training for over 500 graduate health professionals. The teaching staff is comprised of more than 1,500 full and part-time faculty.
With a rich 300 year history, Charleston today is America's most beautifully preserved architectural and historical treasure and offers a wide variety of history, culture, arts, recreation and beautiful beaches.
MUSC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. We have great interest in candidates with diverse backgrounds and unique life experiences.
To apply: Applicants should apply through MUSC's HR website at careers.musc.edu, and search for job posting number 510307. Minimum Qualifications
NCCPA-certified physician assistant with a minimum of a Master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies or a related discipline; Eligible for licensure in the state of South Carolina; Minimum of 2 years clinical practice experience; Strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills; and Strong commitment to achieve the missions of the Division, the Department and College of Health Professions, and the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC).
Experience in interprofessional practice or education; Teaching experience in a health-related discipline; Research and/or scholarship experience; and Leadership in professional organizations. PI105482080
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