Professor (Rank Open) - Principal Faculty Physician Assistant Program

University of Tampa (Tampa)

United States

July 11, 2021

Description

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Position Details

The Department of Physician Assistant Medicine, in the College of Natural and Health Sciences at The University of Tampa, is seeking qualified candidates for a term faculty position (open rank) as Principal Faculty starting Summer/Fall 2021.

The University of Tampa's PA program has received provisional accreditation and has matriculated its first cohort of students.

The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially based private institution of 9,200 undergraduate and graduate students. The University is ideally situated on a beautiful 110-acre campus next to the Hillsborough River, adjacent to Tampa's dynamic central business district, which is a growing, vibrant, diverse metropolitan area. UT reflects this vibrancy; with 22 consecutive years of enrollment growth UT boasts 260 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and 140 countries and “Top Tier” ranking in U.S. News and World Report.

The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in graduate physician assistant education teaching, which includes selecting students for admissions, curriculum and program evaluation and assessment, student instruction, assessment and remediation, mentoring of students including capstone project advising, scholarly activity, and service within the environment of a private liberal arts institution. Typical teaching load is 9 credit hours per semester for 3 semesters during this 12-month contract (27 credits).

Qualifications

  • A Master's Degree as a physician assistant.

  • A Doctoral Degree is preferred.

  • Previous experience as a PA educator is preferred.

  • Evidence of teaching experience in an academic setting is required.

  • National certification as a physician assistant (NCCPA) is required.

  • Three (3) years or more of clinical practice as a physician assistant required.

  • Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    All required documents listed below should be uploaded to the attachment box at the bottom of the "My Experience" page of the application before continuing through the application.

    1. Cover Letter

    2. Curriculum Vitae

    3. Name and Contact Information of References

    Reference Letters

    Three reference letters from external providers are required. Please have the reference provider email the reference letter to Employment@ut.edu to include your name and the position you applied for in the email subject line.

    Additional Information

    The University delivers challenging and high-quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners. The University has a strong core curriculum rooted in the liberal arts, an enduring commitment to internationalization that has garnered the Senator Paul Simon Award, and a practical, experiential approach to learning. The University offers more than 200 areas of study, including majors in our colleges of Arts and Letters, Business, Natural and Health Sciences and Social Sciences, Math and Education and 14 master's programs.

    The College of Natural and Health Sciences offers rigorous, high quality curricula in biology, marine science, environmental science, chemistry, biochemistry, physics, forensic science, exercise science, public health, allied health, sport management and nursing; all designed to prepare students for challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. Our faculty are excellent teachers, both in the classroom and working with students on an individual basis. UT has invested heavily in the development of our college's teaching and research facilities and laboratories. Our college continually fosters relationships with organizations in the greater Tampa Bay area and elsewhere to provide students with the opportunity to pursue an internship, volunteer, or interact with professionals working in their chosen field. Each department also offers study abroad courses that students can take for credit toward their degree. For more information, see: https: // www. ut.edu/academics/college- of-natural-and-health-sciences.

    The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status or any other non-job related criteria. The University of Tampa recognizes the importance of a multicultural community of students, faculty, and staff who seek to advance our commitment to diversity. The University invites applications from underrepresented groups and those who have academic experiences with diverse populations.

    Submission Guidelines

    To receive full consideration for a faculty appointment with The University of Tampa, please be sure to submit/upload documents as required for this position at time of application submission. Required documents should be submitted in the attachment box at the bottom of the "My Experience" page of the application before continuing through the application.

    External Field

    Background Check Requirements

    Finalists may be required to submit to a criminal background check.

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