The Graduate School ( www.graduate.umaryland.edu/ ) at the
University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is seeking applicants for
three 0.8-1.0 FTE non-tenure faculty positions for the Physician
Assistant Program. Primary responsibilities include but are not
limited to classroom, laboratory and online teaching and evaluation
throughout cohort matriculation. All faculty are expected to engage
in scholarly activities, research, institutional committee service
and service to the Physician Assistant profession.
UMB Graduate School appointments are 12-month, renewable contracts
and are eligible for promotion. Rules governing such appointments
are located at https://graduate.umaryland.edu/policies/ . This
position is based at the Arundel Mills Regional Higher Education
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation
days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health
insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for
employees and their dependents at any of the University System of
In the Fall of 2021, UMB will require all faculty, staff, and
students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical
or religious reasons will be processed through Human
Coordinate student learning activities, provide classroom,
laboratory and on-line instruction, and engage in student
assessment of knowledge, skills and behaviors during the didactic
and clinical phases of the program.
Develop, facilitate, and evaluate learner-appropriate activities
for the demonstration of hands-on technical and clinical skills
ability in the lab and simulation suite during the didactic and
clinical phases of the program.
Assist in the development of new courses, course syllabi,
objectives and learning outcomes to comply with changes in
accreditation requirements, university structure and program
Serve as an academic advisor for PA Program students.
Participate in perspective student application, interview, and
Assist with the preparation of ARC-PA accreditation reports.
Represent the program at national, state, local, and institutional
Engage in scholarly activity, research and service to the program,
university, and physician assistant profession.
Actively pursue continuing education activities as required for
maintaining professional qualifications.
Maintain clinical competency by continuing to serve as a medical
doctor or physician assistant on a flexible basis.
Other duties as assigned by the Program Director.
Doctoral degree in Medicine with eligibility for Maryland licensure
and completion of an accredited medical residency program in one of
the following: Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Emergency
Medicine, Pediatrics, Women’s Health, Behavioral Health,
Master’s prepared Physician Assistant from a regionally accredited
institution with current NCCPA certification. A doctoral degree or
active pursuit of a doctoral degree is highly preferred.
Minimum three years’ clinical experience in discipline with
expertise in primary care is required.
Strong interpersonal abilities with excellent verbal and written
communication skills to effectively communicate with students,
staff, faculty, preceptors, clinical site staff, and organizational
administrators is required.
Teaching experience in a formal physician assistant or medical
program is preferred. To be considered for the rank of Assistant
Professor, candidates must have an exemplary teaching record over
the course of at least three years.
Willingness and ability to travel to clinical locations to perform
student site visits as needed. Valid Maryland driver’s license is
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should apply online and submit the
- Cover letter, noting the position for which candidacy is
- Statement of teaching philosophy
- Statement of scholarly interests
- Signed curriculum vitae
- Three references with contact information.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Questions about
this faculty opening may be directed to:
Dr. Cherilyn Hendrix
Associate Professor, PA Program Director
UMB/AACC Collaborative Physician Assistant Program
7009 Arundel Mills Circle, Suite 207
Hanover, MD 21076
Commensurate with education and
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UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race,
color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran
status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or