Assistant Professor in the Physician Assistant Program

Position ID: 38510
Location
Institution: 
Augusta University
College/Div/School: 
College of Allied Health Sciences
Department: 
Physician Assistant Program
Position Description
New Position?: 
Yes
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 
 
 

College Marketing Statement

The College of Allied Health Sciences at Augusta University educates health care professionals of tomorrow:  the therapists, scientists, practitioners, managers and public health specialists who are the backbone of our country's health care workforce.

As the nation's population ages and increasingly struggles with chronic disease and disability, as well as health care reform, our mission of educating premier health care professionals has never been more vital.

We stay on the leading edge of national trends and advances in science, technology, and professionalism.  In just the last decade, we have expanded our graduate programs nearly 250 percent, bolstered our clinical mission, and multiplied our research initiatives threefold.  Our students enjoy clinical opportunities across Georgia.  We were an early proponent of interdisciplinary and distance education, and we continue to lead the way with our innovative programs.

 
Job Information
 
Job ID: 13757
Position # 00000280
 

Augusta University is recruiting a faculty member in the Master of Physician Assistant (MPA) Program.   The ideal candidate has a demonstrated track record in physician assistant education, clinical practice, research and related scholarly activities, and a commitment to continued professional development. We seek an energetic colleague who functions well in a team environment, and who can inspire and motivate students while being an effective role model. This individual will be responsible for teaching in areas of expertise, advising students and evaluating student performance. Opportunities for continued clinical practice are available and encouraged.  Faculty rank and salary are based on education, clinical, and teaching experience.

 
Minimum Requirements
 

Current NCCPA certification and four or more years in clinical practice and/or Physician Assistant education.

 
Shift/Salary
 

Academic rank, tenure status and salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.

 
Application Procedure/How To Apply
 

To be considered an applicant for this position your must apply online at http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty (Job ID: 13757 - Position # 00000280).

Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.

 
Conditions of Employment
 

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review.  For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript.  Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

 
Other Information
 
This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees.  "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."
 
Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.
 
 
Equal Employment Opportunity
 
Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.
 
Institution Employment Link:
CIP Discipline Code: 
Physician Assistant
Degree Levels: 
Doctorate
Position Type: 
Faculty
Dates
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE

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