Physician Assistant Program Director of Clinical Education & Asst/Assoc Clinical Professor

Job description

College of Arts & Science: Clinical Director serves as an advocate for the Physician Associate Program within the medical community and provides continuous, competent guidance for the clinical curriculum of the PA program, including establishing and maintaining preceptor and site recruitment, overseeing clinical affiliation agreements, student evaluation process, all on-campus curriculum and continued learning, testing and competency development activities.

Duties include and are not limited to: orienting and directing students to the assignments and requirements of the clinical year rotations; coordinating the evaluation of both student academic and task proficiencies; developing supervised clinical experiences that preserve clinical education and program mission, and designing a viable model to evaluate student and preceptor experiences for compliance; ensuring adherence with the Board of Medical Examiners regarding students and clinical rotations; working closely with the program director and director and Communications Director to ensure accuracy of program reporting; assisting with data collection and analysis to support ARC-PA self-assessment process; assisting with the student selection process; performing any other responsibilities delegated by the PA Program Director and/or the Dean.


•     NCCPA-certified Physician Assistant or current board certification by an ABMS- or AOA-approved specialty board for physician;

•     Master’s degree (or higher) from an accredited Physician Assistant program or MD/DO degree from an accredited allopathic osteopathic medical school;

•     Licensure in Ohio or ability to obtain Ohio licensure within twelve months of appointment;

•     Minimum of five years of clinical practice experience;

•     at least three years of teaching experience in graduate medical education.

The terms of the faculty appointment will depend on education and experience. Those who meet the minimum qualifications are eligible for appointment as an Assistant Teaching Professor. Appointment at advanced rank (associate) requires credentials demonstrating at least 5 years of high-quality teaching and service in a Physician Assistant program.

This position is available to persons who are currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time and indefinite basis. (Persons authorized to work on such a basis include US citizens, lawful permanent residents (“green card” holders), asylees, refugees, and temporary residents under IRCA.)

Consideration may be given to candidates with general knowledge and proficiency in didactic lecture and clinical instruction; experience using competency-based materials for PA education; awareness of and adaptability of various trends in educational methodologies for teaching skills; ability to assist in didactic and clinical curriculum development and review; exceptional small and large group communication skills, evidence of marketing, analytic and outcome skills; work effectively in interdisciplinary teams.

Submit cover letter, resume/CV to Inquiries may be addressed to Christopher Howell at [email protected]. Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. Screening of applications will begin April 12, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

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Posted: 4/1/2021
Application Due: 5/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time