Full Time Faculty, Physician Assistant Program
- South University
- Georgia, United States
- Salary Not Specified
- Posted Date
- Mar 23, 2023
- Position Type
- Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Health & Medicine, Dentistry, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
- Employment Type
- Full Time
South University, the right direction for a brighter future.
Tuition Assistant Program
Long/Short Term Disability
Employee Assistance Program
Generous Paid Time Off
12 Paid Holidays
* includes domestic partner coverage
Principal Faculty member as a Full-time Faculty Instructor in the
Physician Assistant Program is primarily responsible for course
instruction and/or course coordination in the didactic and/or
clinical phase of the program. It is expected that a Principal
Faculty/Faculty Instructor will be effective in the areas of course
design, course delivery, and evaluation. The Principal
Faculty/Faculty Instructor is instrumental in assisting the program
to ensure that students consistently meet the program’s Student
Learning Outcomes to achieve competencies required for PA practice.
The Principal Faculty/Faculty Instructor is guided by the Directors
of Didactic/Clinical Education and the Program Director in
assisting the program with curriculum assessment and meeting the
ARC-PA accreditation standards.
Principal Faculty/Faculty Instructor (Full-time) is a member of the
faculty (rank commensurate with experience) with the Physician
incumbent must assure that the South University philosophy is
considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this
position, which includes quality services to clients; development,
growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic
principles; and maintenance of an environment which is conducive to
innovation, positive thinking, and
KEY JOB ELEMENTS:
- Provides teaching and instruction in the PA program including:
- Coordination of instruction for a minimum of 6 courses annually.
- Lecturing in areas of clinical and/or professional expertise.
- Providing academic advising as a Small Group Facilitator and Student Advisor.
- Assists the Director of Didactic Education in the administrative coordination of the didactic phase of the program.
- Assists the Director of Clinical Education in the administrative coordination of the clinical phase of the program.
- Assists with curriculum development, which includes the design and implementation of the curriculum.
- Assists with ongoing curriculum evaluation and improvement.
- Performs student evaluations of objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs), lab practicals, as well as clinical reasoning, problem-solving, and technical skills sessions during the didactic and clinical phases of the program.
- Evaluates student performance of submitted assignments, including written clinical documentation, evidence-based medicine research, and health literacy projects.
- Creates examinations for courses and maps exam questions to ARC-PA accreditation standards and the NCCPA Content Blueprint.
- Provides input to assist with accreditation activities, as well as ongoing program evaluation and mission statement review.
- Participates in the program's admissions process to include student recruitment, student evaluation (through application review and candidate interviews), and student selection meetings.
- Engages in service, community and campus relations, and scholarly activities appropriate to the role of a Principal Faculty (Full-time) member.
- Participates in faculty development opportunities each year as required in the areas of teaching and academic administration.
- Assists with clinical site development and clinical site monitoring.
- Provides remedial instruction as needed.
- Assists with other responsibilities as determined by the Directors of Didactic/Clinical Education, Program Director, and/or the Campus Dean of Academic Affairs.
- Performs duties as assigned and outlined in the Faculty job description and in accordance with the provisions of Faculty Supplement to the South University Employee Handbook.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position.
While performing the duties of
this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate
professionally in person, over the telephone, video conference,
through email and other electronic means, move about the office or
school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually
or otherwise identify, observe and assess.
South University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives can thrive.
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Pay Type Salary
Required Education Master’s Degree
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