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Assistant Professor - Human Performance (Physician Assistant Studies)

West Virginia University
West Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 5, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
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Full Time
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The West Virginia University Division of Physical Assistant Studies is seeking a full-time, non-tenure track, (12-month) faculty member to contribute to a well-established program with a tradition of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service at the Assistant Professor rank. The candidate will contribute to the mission of WVU and the Physician Assistant Studies Program housed within the School of Medicine. The Division includes an established entry-level Master of Health Sciences Physician Assistant Studies Program.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Hold a Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies
• At least two years of teaching health professions students (experience may include clinical teaching, physician assistant studies fieldwork education, and college level guest lecturing)
• Hold current NCCPA certification
• Eligibility for Physician Assistant license in West Virginia

All qualifications must be met by the time of the appointment.

Qualifications :

Preferred Qualifications:
• Post-professional doctoral degree completed or in progress
Responsibilities: Teaching undergraduate/graduate courses in areas of expertise during the didactic phase of the program, and recurring thereafter, and participation in program planning and review and revision of program mission and goals, along with design, review, and modification of the curriculum. Participate in the program’s ongoing self-study process by assisting with data collection and analysis and development of an action plan. Will assist with the admissions process including review and revision of admissions rubrics, and screening, interviewing, and rating of applicants. It is required that the candidate support the mission and vision of the Division of Physician Assistant Studies. In addition, service to the institution and profession is expected.

West Virginia University is a land grant Carnegie-designated Doctoral Research/Extensive institution, with approximately 32,500 students, including 27,000 undergraduate and 5,500 graduate/professional students. The WVU Health Sciences Center includes the Schools of Pharmacy, Medicine, Dentistry, Public Health and Nursing. Patient care facilities include a 575-bed teaching hospital, a Level I trauma center, and a 70-bed psychiatric hospital. Morgantown is within easy traveling distance of Washington, DC, to the east, Pittsburgh, PA, to the north, and Cleveland and Columbus, OH, to the northwest. Morgantown has 55,000 residents and is rated as one of the best small towns in the U.S., with affordable housing, excellent schools, a picturesque countryside and many outdoor activities.

First consideration will be given to applications received by August 15, 2021 . Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The appointment date is negotiable, but the goal is to have the position filled in the fall 2021.

Due to be nature of this position, the successful candidate may be required to verify that they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Applicants should apply at: with a cover letter of interest, current CV, and contact information, including e-mail addresses, for three professional references.

West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.

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