Clinical Assistant Professor
Open Date: 12/12/2017
Date Initial Screening Begins:
Minimum Education/Experience: Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively; work efficiently and effectively in both an independent setting and as part of a team; and develop working relationships with students, peers, administration, and community. A minimum of 3 years clinical experience in patient care as a physician assistant or physician. Completion of an ARC-PA accredited program or its successors or predecessors. A master's degree or higher in a related field, certification as a physician assistant by the NCCPA. Demonstrated careful attention to detail, high organizational and networking skills, and dedication to being a team player.
Special Instructions to Applicant: Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online. Questions about the opportunity may be directed to Kim Stokes, Search Committee Chair in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Duties: The candidate's primary responsibility will be to serve as a clinical coordinator who develops and delivers clinical curricula, but the successful candidate will also have teaching responsibilities in the didactic year as his or her workload permit. With specific regard to the main duties of a clinical coordinator, s/he will: Recruit new clinical rotation sites; maintain and foster the development of current rotation sites; maintain ongoing assessments of current or pending rotation sites; design, revise, implement, coordinate, and evaluate curricula; identify students who are not achieving course or Program objectives and formulate a plan of remediation; and create, review, and/or revise end-of-rotation examinations as needed. The selected candidate will be required to participate in a variety of other responsibilities, including: providing academic counseling as a faculty advisor to assigned PA students; participating in committee appointments; participating in the process of selecting potential students for the Program; assisting in the ongoing self-study process to maintain accreditation; participating in continuing education and professional development programs; contributing to the administration and evaluation of the Program as assigned; and fulfilling other duties as assigned by the Department Chair. The position will include occasional travel (day trips) within a two-hour radius. The selected candidate will serve as a clinical coordinator and have a didactic role, with opportunities to assist in didactic courses and expectations to lecture and assist in different practical evaluations, lab experiences, and simulated patient scenarios throughout the year as his or her workload permits.