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


Date Posted Apr. 1, 2021
Title Faculty, Tenure Track, Assistant Professor - Physician Assistant
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department Physician Assistant Program
Application Deadline 7/1/2021
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Faculty, Tenure Track, Assistant Professor - Physician Assistant


Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)

Summary:

Utah Valley University is searching for a tenure-track faculty member for a Physician Assistant Program. The PA Program Assistant Professor will be responsible for classroom and lab teaching for courses/modules; assistance in the recruitment and maintenance of clinical training sites; curriculum development, revision, analysis, and assessment; student evaluation and advisement throughout the program; participation in admissions; participation in accreditation activities and program self-study; completion of PA department scholarly, teaching and service requirements for tenure.

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.

Required Qualifications:

Masters degree in physician assistant practice from accredited PA program.

Eligible for a current Utah Physician Assistant license or has a current Utah Physician Assistant license.

Current NCCPA Certification or eligible for NCCPA Certification.

Minimum of 3 years full-time or equivalent clinical experience.

Minimum 1 year part-time or full-time experience in PA classroom or clinical instruction.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • In-depth knowledge of physician assistant practice.
  • Familiarity with PA program accreditation.
  • Knowledge of research methodologies.
  • Skills in teaching and clinical skills demonstration.
  • Skills in communication and advising.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Ability to develop, revise, deliver, and analyze new course curriculum.
  • Ability to apply research principles while engaging students.
  • Knowledge about health and educational disparities among underrepresented populations
  • Ability to effectively implement policies and curriculum addressing diversity, equity and inclusion


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: FAC00421

Open Date: 02/25/2021

Review Start Date: 03/31/2021

Close Date: 7/1/2021

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.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/21622

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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