Assistant/Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Education - Physician Assistant Program

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Assistant/Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Education - Physician Assistant Program

ID: 1160
Department: Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Program
Post Date: 09/12/2018
Position Available Date:

The University of Mary Hardin Baylor seeks a qualified faculty member as the Director of Clinical Education for its Master of Science in Physician Assistant Program, to begin June 1, 2019. This is a year-round (12-month) tenure track position with initial appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, commensurate with experience. UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society.

The Physician Assistant Program is currently in Applicant Status and will be eligible for Provision Accreditation in the summer of 2020. In addition to typical faculty responsibilities, this position will be responsible for the Clinical Phase of the UMHB PA Program's curriculum. The Director of Clinical Education will develop and oversee the clinical curriculum and clinical training while working closely with the Program Director and the faculty team to ensure compliance with all curricular content-related to the ARC-PA standards in preparation for future and continual accreditation.

UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 20,000 in the heart of central Texas. Nearby cities are Temple (5 miles), Waco (45 miles), Austin (65 miles), San Antonio (130 miles) and Dallas/Ft. Worth (130 miles). Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community.

Faculty Responsibilities: Activities required of all faculty include exemplary teaching, curriculum development, student advising; professional attainment; and service to department, college, university, and the community.

Specific Responsibilities: This position includes ongoing didactic and clinical curricular development and evaluation; teaching physician assistant graduate courses and labs; advising and mentoring physician assistant students; participation in initial and continual accreditation; involvement in the program's admission process; and participating in departmental and university committees. In addition, the Director of Clinical Education will be responsible for the development, coordination, and supervision of the Clinical Phase according to the ARC-PA accreditation standards. This is to include recruitment, maintenance, and coordination of clinical training sites; development, delivery, and evaluation of clinical curriculum; formative and summative student evaluation and remediation; and summative preparation of students for graduation and licensing examinations.

      A master's degree in Physician Assistant or a related field OR a doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy degree is required.
    Licensure and Certification:
      A current and unencumbered Texas PA, MD, or DO license is required, or current PA, MD, or DO licensure in another state with eligibility to achieve Texas licensure within one (1) year of hire. For PA, a current NCCPA Certification is also required. For MD and DO, current board certification is required.
    Professional Experience:
      Minimum of three (3) years clinical employment experience required.
    Teaching Experience:
      Preferred experience in clinical coordination with a minimum of one (1) year of teaching and/or experience as a clinical educator or preceptor.
      Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment, and commitment to quality improvement are essential. Must be an active, and committed Christian.
Salaries and Benefits:

Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan with match and UMHB tuition benefits for employees and their dependents.

Application Deadline:

Position will remain open until filled.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, CV, transcript copies, and evidence of quality teaching performance with your online application. Your letter of interest should also respond to UMHB's mission and values, found at In addition, include in one page or less, a description of your own Christian beliefs and commitments.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

For information regarding employment at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, please visit our Careers Site.

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Posted: 9/13/2018
Application Due: 11/12/2018
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