Adjunct Pharmacotherapy Instructor, Physician Assistant Studies Program
Department: Academic Departments - Graduate Programs
Locations: Minneapolis, MN
Posted: Sep 14, 2021
Closes: Open Until Filled
Type: Part-time Temporary
Position ID: 136801
About Augsburg University:
Augsburg University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and 11 graduate
degrees to more than 3,500 students of diverse backgrounds. The trademark of
an Augsburg education is its emphasis on direct, personal experience. Guided
by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, Augsburg educates students to
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GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Augsburg Physician Assistant (PA)
Program invites applications for an instructor for the Pharmacotherapy I
faculty position for the Fall 2021 term. Successful applicants will have the
ability to teach a 5 credit pharmacotherapy course for first year PA students
in the Masters of Science PA program.
JOB SPECIFICATIONS : The curriculum follows the organ-based system which
includes lectures, cases and problem-based learning.
Lecturing in the classroom (in-person instruction): Tuesdays and
Thursday from 1-3:30 pm
Reviewing and revising lecture objectives
Revising and writing test questions
Evaluating exam statistics
Providing student remediation/tutoring
Collaborating with faculty across courses
Candidates must have a PhD or Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree.
Consideration is also given to other clinicians with a doctoral degree and
teaching experience: physicians or PhD PA-Cs.
Teaching experience in a PA, pharmacy and/or medical program is preferred.
Among the distinctive features of the university are its deep dedication to
civic and community engagement, robust undergraduate research programs, and a
strong belief in the integration of liberal arts and professional studies
across all programs. The University's commitments to our urban context and the
world beyond it are enhanced through the work of four signature centers: the
Christensen Center for Vocation, the Center for Global Education and
Experience, the Sabo Center for Democracy and Citizenship, and the Strommen
Center for Meaningful Work. All faculty members are encouraged to develop
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and academic centers in Central America and Southern Africa. Faculty members
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For more than a decade, Augsburg's commitment to intentional diversity has
been reflected in the student body as Black, Indigenous and other students of
color have to comprise more than 70% of the student body. The emerging
interdisciplinary Department of Critical Race and Ethnicity Studies builds on
this foundation to further diversify our academic curriculum and co-curricular
programs. We do this work out of historical and contemporary obligations
rooted in our ethical and intellectual commitments to prepare our diverse
student body for a cosmopolitan world.
Augsburg is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the
basis of gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, race,
age, disability, religion, national origin, color, or any other protected
class. Successful candidates will have demonstrated abilities working in an
academic community committed to intentional diversity. Candidates are thus
encouraged to highlight skills and experiences that demonstrate these
competencies. Women and persons of color are encouraged to apply.
Applicants MUST submit the following documents:
Professional references will be requested at a later date.