Position Title Faculty, Tenure Track, Assistant Professor - Physician
Position Category Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)
Utah Valley University is searching for a tenure-track faculty member for the
Physician Assistant Program. The PA Program Assistant Professor will be
responsible for classroom and lab teaching for courses/modules; assistance in
the recruitment and maintenance of clinical training sites; curriculum
development, revision, analysis, and assessment; student evaluation and
advisement throughout the program; participation in admissions; participation
in accreditation activities and program self-study; completion of PA
department scholarly, teaching and service requirements for tenure.
Master's degree in physician assistant practice from accredited PA program or
doctorate in related area of study or profession.
If a PA, must be eligible for a current Utah Physician Assistant license or
have a current Utah Physician Assistant license.
If a PA, must have current NCCPA Certification or be eligible for NCCPA
Minimum of 3 years full-time or equivalent clinical experience, or experience
in a related field if not a PA.
Minimum 1 year part-time or full-time experience teaching in clinical sciences
or practical clinical instruction.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
In-depth knowledge of physician assistant practice.
Familiarity with PA program accreditation.
Knowledge of research methodologies.
Skills in teaching and clinical skills demonstration.
Skills in communication and advising.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work effectively in a team.
Ability to develop, revise, deliver, and analyze new course curriculum.
Ability to apply research principles while engaging students.
Knowledge about health and educational disparities among underrepresented
Ability to effectively implement policies and curriculum addressing
diversity, equity and inclusion
Frequently standing, walking, and sitting. Frequent use of fine-hand
manipulation associated with the use of a computer. Consistently talking,
hearing, and speaking.
Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant's qualifications
and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion,
national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression,
age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or
pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by
applicable federal, state, or local law.
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave
policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options,
life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for
employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement
Pay Range DOQ
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Open Date 08/03/2022
Review Start Date
Close Date 09/02/2022
Open Until Filled No
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after the review date.
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Letter of Recommendation 2
Letter of Recommendation 3
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