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Assistant or Associate Professor- Physician Assistant Studies
Mississippi College

  • Mar. 2, 2017
  • Assistant or Associate Professor- Physician Assistant Studies
  • Department of Physician Assistant Studies
  • Mississippi College
    Clinton, MS
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • May 31, 2017
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Physician Assistant
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The Department of Physician Assistant Studies at Mississippi College is offering an exciting fulltime opportunity for a physician or physician assistant to join our faculty team. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record in medical education and clinical practice. The candidate should also possess a commitment to continued professional development and scholarly work.

Minimum requirements for PAs include current NCCPA certification and a Master’s degree or Doctorate in a relevant field. Both should have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Minimum requirements for a physician include graduation from an accredited medical school with current licensure as an allopathic or osteopathic physician in Mississippi and certification by an ABMS- or AOA-approved specialty board.

The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and a competitive benefit package is offered including medical, dental, 401(k), and more. We offer an opportunity for clinical practice as well.
You’ll have an opportunity to mentor students, serve in an administrative capacity, and – best of all – teach!

The Department of Physician Assistant Studies at Mississippi College is the state’s only physician assistant program. The Physician Assistant Program at MC is a 30 month program of study leading to a Master of Science in Medicine degree. The primary mission of the Program is to help students acquire core competencies, as well as specialized knowledge and skills necessary to perform effectively as physician assistants and to prepare them to provide primary healthcare services in medically underserved areas of Mississippi and surrounding states. The program is unique it its use of the "Faculty Coached Learning Team" to enhance learning, boost student success and improve retention. We enjoy a strong collaborative relationship with the University of Mississippi Medical School. The program is also home to a modern medical education facility and a state-of-the-art cadaver lab.

Mississippi College is a private, co-educational, Christian university of liberal arts and sciences serving nearly 5,000 students from 39 states and 23 countries. Established in 1826, Mississippi College is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of Mississippi.

  • In compliance with federal law, including provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Mississippi College does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, or military service in admissions, in the administration of its education policies, programs, and activities or in employment. Under federal law, the university may exercise religious preferences in employment in order to fulfill its mission and purpose.

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Contact Information

  • Robert Philpot, PhD PA-C
    Department of Physician Assistant Studies
    Mississippi College PA Program
    Box 4053
    Clinton, MS 39058
  • 601-407-8109


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