Mississippi, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Function:

Instructor - Part time position available to teach non-tenure track Master's level course in Clinical Pharmacology for the Physician Assistant Program at MSU-Meridian. Applicant is sought to teach a 4-credit Pharmacology course that spans one semester. Schedule will include teaching one of two days a week, plus assessing students, reviewing student work, and providing feedback. This individual will collaborate with other members of the PA Program faculty. If an interview is extended, a teaching demonstration will be required.

Salary Grade : UC

Please see Staff Compensation Structure or Skilled Crafts and Service Maintenance Compensation Schedule for salary ranges. For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Department Profile:

Please see website for Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program at

Area of Specialization:

Master of Physician Assistant Studies

Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2021

Tenure Track Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

*Qualified through academic preparation and/or experience to teach Pharmacology
*Classroom or clinical teaching experience is preferred
* Recent practical expertise is required
* Familiarity with Physician Assistant scope of practice and ability-based curriculum is a plus
* Development, delivery and assessment of current, objective-driven course material
* Student performance evaluation
*Early identification of students struggling to achieve course and program learning outcomes
*Development and implementation of remediation plans and early intervention plans of action
Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment and must be willing to contribute to the College's strategic plan of inclusion.

Minimum Qualifications:

*Master's degree required
*Qualified through academic preparation (advanced degree or other academic background) and/or experience to teach Clinical Pharmacology at the Master's degree level
* Ability to be an effective educator (a teaching demonstration will be required)
*Successful official on-campus interview
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills
*Excellent interpersonal skills
* Ability to maintain confidentiality
*Represent the PA Program in a professional manner
* Commitment to student success

ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):


Preferred Qualifications:

*Doctor of Pharmacy is preferred
* Experience in course, curriculum, and program development and assessment
* Experience with accreditation
*Prior experience teaching in a PA Program or another medical professional program
*Working knowledge if Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher)
*Strong organizational and planning skills
* Experience with Office 365 and Outlook
* Working knowledge of Learning Management Systems (E-Medley)
*Working knowledge of Student Management Systems (Banner)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

This position requires the individual to teach Pharmacology on a Master's level of instruction.

Instructions for Applying:

Link to apply:

All applicants must apply online at and attach: 1.) a cover letter; 2.) resume vitae; 3.) the complete contact information for at least three professional references; 4.) a copy of transcripts (official transcripts are required upon employment). Any social security numbers included on requested transcripts should be redacted prior to submitting.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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