University of the Sciences (USciences) is seeking a qualified candidate for a non-tenure track 12-month faculty position in the graduate Physician Assistant (PA) Program within Samson College of Health Sciences. Academic rank (assistant or associate professor) will be commensurate with experience. PA faculty report to the Program Director and are responsible for participating in teaching, service, and scholarship activities throughout the didactic and clinical phases of the program. Areas of need include candidates with teaching and clinical experience in women's health, pediatrics, and/or surgery.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinate, teach, evaluate, and develop courses within the PA curriculum
Advise and oversee PA students during the didactic and clinical phases of the program
Participate in recruitment and selection of prospective PA students
Participate in regular faculty meetings, retreats, program and University committees, and professional organizations
Engage in scholarly activities, community service, and program related grant or research projects
Assist the Program Director in the coordination and production of information required for accreditation
Other duties as assigned by the Program Director
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
Master's degree as a Physician Assistant or related licensed medical discipline
Have or be eligible for current licensure in Pennsylvania
Minimum of two years' experience as a licensed provider in a clinical setting
Teaching experience preferred
Strong interpersonal skills including good oral and written communication abilities
Familiarity with common office and academic software
The finalist will be required to successfully pass a background check.
For consideration, please upload your cover letter, CV, and statement of teaching philosophy. These documents must be submitted together as one document through the resume upload field. Review of applications will begin immediately.
USciences values and supports a diverse and inclusive place to learn and work. Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
About the Community
USciences is a part of the University City District (UCD) which has world-renowned anchor institutions, small businesses, and residents. UCD is also a vibrant place to work and live. It's a destination for eclectic food, boasts excellent public transit, and has bike lanes and numerous bike share locations. With a Walk Score of 90, it is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in Philadelphia. For more information about UCD, please visit their website at: https://www.universitycity.org/
At USciences we create a better world in many ways. We educate the next generation of leaders in healthcare and science, increase the world's knowledge and improve the lives of people around the planet.
USciences offers a wealth of opportunities for individuals seeking job, career and personal growth. Our campus community affords a wide range of faculty and staff positions that support our academic programs and students with many jobs similar to those found in private organizations.
If you are motivated by being surrounded by achievement, enjoy work with a shared purpose and want the pride that comes with being part of a winning team, join us today.
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