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Physician Assistant (PA) Program Founding Faculty

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Physician Assistant (PA) Program Founding Faculty

Posted: 10/08/2018

The College of Health Sciences at Tusculum University is currently seeking founding faculty members for its Physician Assistant Program. Candidates should be passionate and experienced individuals regarding classroom and clinical instruction. Through education, training, and mentoring, faculty members will provide PA students with the knowledge and confidence they need to succeed at the highest level of medical service. These faculty members will be responsible for course preparation that will include lecture and laboratory presentations, student testing and evaluation, participating in and recommending curriculum development/evaluation as well as providing tutoring and office hours for students as needed.

Only complete applications will be reviewed, material must be received by September 30, 2019 at 5:00pm. Material received after this date and time will not be accepted.


  • Graduate of an ARC-PA (or its predecessors) accredited physician assistant program
  • Certified by the NCCPA
  • Tennessee license or license eligible – must obtain license within 18 months of hiring
  • Graduate degree from a US regionally accredited institution (master’s required, doctorate desired). Master’s degree from PA program is acceptable.
  • 3 years of PA education experience
  • 3 years of PA clinical experience, primary care desired
  • Eligible for appointment at the Senior Instructor Level

Tusculum University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. In addition, we are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Tusculum participates in E-Verify and observes the guidelines as a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace. Equal Opportunity Employer Applicants will be required to submit to and successfully complete (1) substance abuse testing at a laboratory chosen by Tusculum University and (2) an employment background check which includes a criminal background check, employment verification, license verification (if applicable) and credit history (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, the names & contact information of 3-5 references, Tusculum University application and Authorization for Background Investigation and Fair Credit Reporting Rights Act Summary. (These two forms can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) for completion. These completed and signed documents should be scanned and submitted electronically to [email protected] Attn: Physician Assistant Program Founding Faculty Search.




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Posted: 5/21/2019
Application Due: 10/29/2019
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