Fixed-Term Faculty, Open Rank

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
June 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Department Health Sciences - PA Program - 405509

Posting Open Date 11/22/2022 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Fixed-Term Faculty, Open Rank Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty Vacancy ID FAC0004347 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent Hours per week 40 FTE 1 Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range Proposed Start Date 07/01/2023

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Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service. OUR VISION Our vision is to be the nation's leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding. OUR MISSION Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond. Education: We will prepare tomorrow's health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team- oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce. Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.

Position Summary

The Physician Assistant program at the UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Department of Health Sciences, is seeking a qualified Physician Assistant to join our academic program. This fixed-term, open-rank position is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, engaged PA to become a part of our newly accredited academic program. This position also offers the possibility of serving as Director of Pre-Clinical Education based on interest and experience. The position is a 12-month, full-time Assistant/Associate Professor of PA Studies and serves as Principal Faculty position in its Department of Health Sciences, Physician Assistant Studies. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Didactic instructional preparation including engaging classroom instruction, varied assessment, ongoing curriculum evaluation and modification, student progress monitoring, and student advising. Assisting with the admissions process as well as the design and implementation of student orientation. Engage in student and alumni mentoring efforts, recruitment and retention initiatives, ongoing accreditation compliance, general program support, and service to the profession. Clinical practice 1-2 days a week.

Assistant/Associate Professor of PA Studies and Principal Faculty in Physician Assistant Studies report to the Department Chair and Program Director of the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies Program. Underrepresented populations in medicine and higher education are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Minimum of three years professional clinical practice experience involving direct patient care Certification by the appropriate certifying body Eligibility for medical licensure in North Carolina Dynamic and innovative educator with strong communication skills

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Perfer a minimum two years of clinical experience in Primary Care medicine

Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

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Department Contact Name and Title Suzanne Record, HR Consultant

Department Contact Telephone or Email suzanner[email protected] Academic Personnel Office Contact Information

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Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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