Assistant or Associate Professor in Physician Assistant Studies

The University of Kentucky, College of Health Sciences is seeking applications or nominations for a position in the Division of Physician Assistant Studies. The College of Health Sciences is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual with vision, leadership skills, and the ability to work with a diverse faculty and staff.

This is a 12-month, non-tenure-track, Assistant or Associate Professor Position with expectations for instruction, clinical participation, and service.

Our well-established and respected PAS program offers an entry-level Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies and enrolls 56 students annually on two campuses in Morehead and Lexington, KY.

The successful candidate will be responsible to support the PAS program by 1) providing instruction in coursework related to didactic, clinical and laboratory skill development on both the Lexington and Morehead campuses, 2) serve as a clinical role model to the students, using evidenced based practice methods, 3) engage in related service activities and 4) participate in program development/ improvement as appropriate.

Please include a CV and cover letter when applying to the position. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Job Title
Assistant or Associate Professor in Physician Assistant Studies

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Work Location
Lexington, KY

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Required Education

Earned master's degree from an ARC-PA accredited Physician Assistant Studies program

Required Related Experience

Minimum of 3 years healthcare experience as a full-time PA-C

Required License/ Registration/Certification

Current certification as a Physician Assistant (PA-C) and eligibility to practice in the Commonwealth of Kentucky

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Open Untill Filled

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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  1. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
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  2. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents