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Faculty, Tenure Track, Assistant Professor - Physician Assistant
Utah Valley University

Date Posted Dec. 17, 2018
Title Faculty, Tenure Track, Assistant Professor - Physician Assistant
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Application Deadline 2/15/2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Faculty, Tenure Track, Assistant Professor - Physician Assistant

Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)


Utah Valley University is searching for three tenure-track faculty members for the Physician Assistant Program. The PA Program Assistant Professor will be responsible for classroom and lab teaching for courses/modules; curriculum development, revision, analysis, and assessment; student evaluation and advisement throughout the program; and participation in admissions/grant writing/self-study.

Required Qualifications:

Masters degree in physician assistant practice from an accredited university or MD/DO.
Current license as a physician assistant or MD/DO.
Current NCCPA certification (PA).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • In depth knowledge of physician assistant practice.
  • Knowledge of ARC-PA accreditation practices and regulations.
  • Knowledge of research methodologies.
  • Skills in teaching and clinical skills demonstration.
  • Skills in communication and advising.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent community relations skills.
  • Ability to develop, revise, deliver, and analyze new course curriculum.
  • Ability to apply research principles while engaging students.

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Requirements:

Frequently standing, walking, and sitting. Frequent use of fine-hand manipulation associated with the use of a computer. Consistently talking, hearing, and speaking.

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC37718 Community Health Faculty 02/15/2019

Open Date: 12/14/2018

Review Start Date: 01/14/2019

Close Date: 2/15/2019

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.

Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.

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