Principal Faculty - Assistant Professor - Physician Assistant Studies
The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Principal Faculty - Assistant Professor - Physician Assistant Studies.Position Details
Location Gulf Park
730 East Beach Boulevard Long Beach, Mississippi, 39560 United States Division School of Health Professions Position Type Faculty Employment Status Full Time Grant Funded No Posting Close Date Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should include:
Cover letter summarizing academic preparation and professional experience
Official transcripts of all graduate level coursework
List of three (3) academic and/or professional references (no letters required)
To ensure full consideration, complete application materials should be submitted by January 9th, 2024.
Review will continue until the position is filled.
Please contact Chris Tuey at [email protected] with any questions. Job Summary This twelve-month, tenure-track position requires teaching graduate courses in the Physician Assistant Studies degree program. Development of a programmatic line of research leading to referred publication and participation in program, school, university and community activities are required. This is a new program that will need to be developed between programmatic faculty and the School of Health Professions prior to the first cohort of students being admitted.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Status as a Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) or Emeritus status.
Minimum of three (3) years clinical experience.
Demonstrated line of scholarly inquiry evidenced by submission of peer- reviewed publications, professional presentations, and/or grant submissions and awards.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Specialized knowledge in the field of Physician Assistant Studies as demonstrated by graduate level coursework or professional experience is required.
Candidates should possess qualities of effective leadership.
Candidates should have the ability to deliver accurate, concise and quality communication (verbal and written) in a timely manner.
Candidates should have the ability to work collaboratively on interdisciplinary teams.
Research, teaching, and/or service activity that demonstrates commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Experience working with national professional organizations.
Experience teaching in both online and traditional classroom environments.
Professional work experience as a faculty member in a post-graduate physician assistant program (2 or more years preferred).
Evidence of strong administrative and managerial skills.
Experience as a Didactic Coordinator, Clinical Coordinator, or DCE preferred.
Experience with the initial accreditation and re-accreditation of health profession degree programs.
About The University of Southern Mississippi The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is a comprehensive public research institution delivering transformative programs on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites across the Mississippi Gulf Coast, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 131 universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education's "R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high research activity" designation, and its robust research enterprise includes experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, and large event venue safety and security, among others. USM is also one of only 37 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music. As an economic driver, USM generates an annual economic impact of more than $600 million across the state. USM welcomes a diverse student body of more than 14,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 37 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 27 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Home to the Golden Eagles, USM competes in 17 Division I sports sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For more information, visit www. usm.edu.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.