Clinical Assistant Professor 12 Months, Physician Assistant Studies
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Nathan Weiss Graduate College
School of Physician Assistant Studies
PA Studies Program (Twelve-month, Clinical Assistant Professor) – the M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies Program graduates PAs who provide evidence-based, equitable health care to diverse populations and who value service to others as well as life-long learning. Faculty responsibilities performed during the twelve-month period include, but are not limited to: teaching clinical foundational courses within the PASP curriculum; evaluating and monitoring student progress; participating in scholarship; participating in program assessment and evaluation; advising students; maintaining office hours; and working collaboratively with core faculty, administrators, the Graduate College Dean, Enrollment Services and other departments within the University. Teaching in other areas will also be expected dependent upon program needs, training and clinical experience. Faculty may apply for release time for research (UFRI, RTR), students partnering with faculty (SpF) as well as other research opportunities available through external grants and special programs.
Qualifications: Graduate of an ARC-PA accredited program; Master’s or Doctoral degree; teaching experience; and a minimum of three years of clinical experience is required. Candidates must be license-eligible in the State of New Jersey and have current NCCPA certification.
This is a twelve-month, full-time, tenure-track assignment at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective for the Fall 2021 semester. Teaching assignments and related responsibilities may include day, evening, weekend and online courses. Courses may be taught at the Union campus, Kean Ocean, Kean Skylands or other locations. Faculty positions located in the Nathan Weiss Graduate College may require evening hours for graduate course assignments.
All tenure-track faculty are expected to demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence and an on-going program of research and publication or creative and performance activity. Participation in curriculum development, student advisement and service at the departmental/school, college, university and community level is also required. Interest or experience in using advanced instructional technologies to improve the teaching/learning process is highly desirable. Proficiency in the Learning Management System, Blackboard and Online Learning Pedagogy is required, consistent with University guidelines. Kean may offer free voluntary Blackboard workshops to otherwise qualified applicants.
Please submit cover letter, resume, statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Official transcripts for all degrees are required before appointment. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package is included.
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