Instructor

Morehouse School of Medicine

United States

May 31, 2022

Description

Posting Details

Position Details

Posting Number ACAD294

Job Title Instructor Position Title Instructor Position Type Faculty Number of vacancies Open Recruitment Salary Commensurate with experience Department Physician Assistant Studies Position Summary

The Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) Physician Assistant Program educates aspiring physician assistants to be forward-thinking, community-minded citizens who will lead the way in solving our nation's and the world's most challenging health care challenges. The learner-centered educational model fosters inclusion, discovery, and innovation to help lead in the creation and advancement of health equity. The MSM Physician Assistant Program invites applications for the Assistant or Associate Professor position.

Position Summary:

This part-time faculty position will work closely with the Program Director and Academic and Clinical Coordinators to develop and deliver content for courses within the didactic and clinical curricula. Duties include teaching, scholarship, academic advising, service and professional activities. The Assistant or Associate Professor also serve on admissions, curriculum, and student progress committees and aid in student assessment and ongoing program evaluation. In all matters, faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics consistent with the MSM Mission. This is a non-tenure track position, eligible for multi-year appointment. The Assistant or Associate Professor will operate within the MSM framework of lifelong learning through innovative teaching, learner-centered curricula, collaborative scholarship, and clinical excellence.

Responsibilities: Serve as course director and instructor for the didactic, clinical, and Board Review courses. Participate as a lecturer/small group facilitator throughout the curriculum, teaching in areas of expertise and program need (Physical Diagnosis, Clinical Medicine Tutorials, etc.). Grade student assignments and evaluate student academic and professional development. Support other PA faculty in other responsibilities as assigned by the Program Director. Assist in the recruitment, evaluation and maintenance of quality clinical rotation sites, the faculty development of volunteer clinical preceptors, and the assignment and scheduling of clinical year rotations and electives. Participate in ongoing schedule of periodic site visits to evaluate students on clinical rotation and to evaluate clinical sites and the supervision provided by clinical preceptors. Assist program director and/or his/her designee with curriculum development and ongoing program progress. Assist in the admission, remediation, and retention of physician assistant students during the didactic and clinical educational training. Serve on committees and subcommittees related to education and curriculum and serve as a resource to other committees as necessary. Participate in the ARC-PA application, self-study, and site visits activities necessary in acquiring provisional and continuing program accreditation. Assist program director and/or his/her designee with accreditation documentation and problem-solving activities related to the didactic and clinical curriculum. Support educational research and scholarship to foster a learning community of educator-scholars who will ensure educational excellence for all physician assistant students. Performs other duties as assigned by the program director and or his/her designee. Represent the PA Program within the MSM community and statewide medical community. Participate in national, regional and state PA professional organizations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities - Demonstrate leadership and management abilities - Strong interpersonal skills. - Commitment to social justice and values-driven curricula. - Strong verbal/written communication skills. - Ability to collect and manage data to track performance outcomes to ensure comparable educational experiences. - Strong collaboration, team building, and conflict resolution skills. - Strategically prioritize resources necessary for program support.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an ARC-PA accredited physician assistant program. Master's degree or higher. Degree must be from a regionally accredited college or university. Current NCCPA certification and eligible for licensure in Georgia. Demonstrated commitment to MSM's Mission to lead the creation and advancement of health equity. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively in complex interdisciplinary and inter-professional settings. Demonstrated ability to engage, support and lead diverse groups. Minimum 2 years of experience of academic teaching experience. Minimum 3 years of experience as a physician assistant. Expertise in pedagogy, learning and assessment, and demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to current trends in physician assistant education. Demonstrated success in working with faculty, administrators, students and staff within a higher education learning community. Passion for and commitment to physician assistant education for purposes of optimizing patient outcomes.

Non-Physician Assistant Candidates In lieu of PA teaching experience and PA certification, candidates must demonstrate at least two years of clinical or classroom teaching in the specified field of study.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctoral degree. Degree must be from a regionally accredited college or university.

Posting Date 12/02/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants will be required to upload a copy of their current NCCPA certification – please upload under “other document”. Non-Physician Assistant Candidates In lieu of PA teaching experience and PA certification, candidates must demonstrate at least two years of clinical or classroom teaching in the specified field of study.

In order to ensure a healthy and safe work environment, Morehouse School of Medicine is requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccine before their start date.

Employees who cannot receive the vaccine because of a disability/medical contraindication or religious belief may request an accommodation (e.g., an exemption) to this requirement.

This requirement helps enable our employees to thrive in their careers at Morehouse School of Medicine and make the greatest impact on all those we serve.

This requirement helps enable our employees to thrive in their careers at Morehouse School of Medicine and make the greatest impact on all those we serve.

Job Duties

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is your highest level of completed education?
  • High School/GED
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • EdD, MD, PhD, DrPH, JD
  • Did you graduate from an ARC-PA accredited physician assistant program?
  • NO
  • YES
  • Please indicate your current PA licensure status:
  • Eligible for licensure as a PA in Georgia
  • Currently licensed as a PA in Georgia
  • Not eligible for licensure as a PA in Georgia
  • How many years of experience do you have as a Physician Assistant?
  • 0-2 years
  • 2-4 years
  • 4+ years
  • How many years of experience do you have providing physician assistant education?
  • 0-2 years
  • 2-4 years
  • 4+ years
  • Please provide your salary requirement. Do Not Enter Negotiable, a specified salary range is required. Not providing a salary requirement will result in your application being incomplete and will not be considered.
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Professional License
  • Other Document
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