Physician Assistant Program Principal Faculty

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LogoPosting NumberFAC00079PO20Advertised TitlePhysician Assistant Program Principal FacultyCampusColumbiaCollege/DivisionSchool of Medicine ColumbiaDepartmentSOMC Physician Assistant ProgramAdvertised Salary Range$90,000Location of VacancyPart/Full TimeFull TimeHours per Week37.5Position CategoryFull-time Equivalent (FTE)Basis 12 monthsWork CountyRichlandTenure InformationNon-Tenure-TrackJob Search CategoryFacultyAdvertised Job Summary

The Physician Assistant (PA) Program at the University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine invites applications for the position of Principal Faculty / Clinical Assistant Professor. This is a full-time, 12-month faculty position. Reporting directly to the PA Director of Didactic Education, the successful candidate will be responsible for administrative and didactic aspects of the PA Program didactic education. The PA Program was established in 2016 and is part of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine which includes a comprehensive and innovative spectrum of health science programs with a learner-centered environment and a commitment to interprofessional education. The primary responsibilities of the PA Program Principal Faculty are to provide effective leadership and management of a graduate-level PA program’s clinical education, including the planning and coordination of the didactic education components, organizing , structuring, and scheduling the didactic curriculum in accordance with established education standards and practices, and utilizing the student evaluation system to assess student progress of essential education and skills for each didactic area.

Columbia is the capital of SC, home to state government, USC, and vibrant nightlife and entertainment. We are located close to the mountains, ocean, and lakes with abundant outdoor activities. Our public schools are highly-rated and cost of living, including housing costs, are excellent.

Required Education and Experience

Candidates must possess a terminal PA (Masters) or medical (e.g., MD, DO) degree. Current board certification and eligibility for licensure in the state of South Carolina are required. Demonstrated successful experience as a PA. Applicants should submit their application including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information of at least three references as a single PDF document. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous teaching experience preferred
Demonstrated successful experience as a PA

Desired Start Date10/01/2020Job Open Date08/31/2020Job Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

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The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. List of References and Contact Information
    Optional Documents
    1. Letter of Recommendation 1
    2. Letter of Recommendation 2
    3. Letter of Recommendation 3




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    Posted: 9/1/2020
    Application Due: 10/27/2020
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