Assistant Professor

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Midland, TX, USA
  • Jul 12, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Midland

 

Assistant Professor

28587BR

HSC - Permian Basin

Position Description

Contributes to the university's mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.

Org Level 7

307011 - Physician Asst Prog Mid

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Department

Physician Asst Prog Mid

Major/Essential Functions

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Health Professions, Department of Laboratory Sciences and Primary Care, Physician Assistant Program invites applications from highly motivated individuals for a full-time faculty member position for our expanding program and faculty.  Faculty rank, salary, and tenure status will be based on terminal degree and experience.  TTUHSC PA Program is a 27-month, master's-level curriculum located Midland, TX in a dedicated PA program facility, providing an environment of learning with a cohesive faculty and student body.  The PA program has strong administrative support and excellent salary and benefits.  Up to 20% release time may be dedicated to clinical practice.
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.  Applicants who would enrich the University's diversity are encouraged to apply.
TTUHSC and its employees adhere to a values-based culture consisting of five values: One Team, Kindhearted, Integrity, Visionary, and Beyond Service.   The ideal candidate will embrace and exemplify these values.

 

Location: Located in the heart of West Texas, Midland is known as, "The Land of the High Sky," where clean air and sunshine are abundant. The city welcomes visitors with its friendly and famous West Texas attitude. Midland is located midway between Fort Worth and El Paso along Interstate 20 and is a diverse community offering a wide range of entertainment and recreational opportunities in a mild climate.  For more information about the city, visit:  https://www.midlandtxchamber.com/visit-midland/
Institutional Information:
According to a recent survey conducted by the Great Colleges to Work for program, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUSHC) is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for. TTUHSC includes the School of Health Professions, the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing, the School of Pharmacy, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and the newly formed Julia Jones Matthews School of Population and Public Health.  Within the Schools are numerous divisions, centers and programs dedicated to specific areas of clinical care, teaching and research.  The TTUHSC consists of several campuses and works as a partner with Texas Tech University to provide quality academic and clinical education. 


Primary responsibilities:

  • Provide student instruction in assigned courses and in areas of need/expertise

  • Evaluate student performance in assigned courses and identify student learning deficiencies

  • Provide remedial instruction in assigned courses and areas of expertise

  • Coordinate/direct instruction in assigned courses, including preparation of course syllabus, course site, exam administration, reporting of student performance, and course analysis

  • Serve as assigned advisor for PA students to perform academic counseling of students

  • Assist in clinical site recruitment, evaluation, and maintenance

  • Participate in program committees including curriculum, student progression, and admissions

  • Participate in university, professional, scholarly, and community service activities


 

Occasional Duties

  • Participate in program evaluation and development and accreditation maintenance.

  • Engage in other activities as determined by the Physician Assistant Program Director.

Required Qualifications

Academic degree as defined by the academic unit and as appropriate for the position held. Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher, a record of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed creative activity which has contributed to the discipline or field of study, to the candidate's intellectual and artistic development, and to the quality of the academic enterprise; a record of professional service appropriate to the discipline; promise of growth in teaching and research or artistic and creative activity

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current NCCPA certification

  • Current Texas PA Licensure (or qualified and in process for new hires)

  • Master's degree conferred from ARC-PA accredited PA program

  • Minimum 2 years of clinical practice experience

  • Experience in student instruction preferred

  • Effective interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Commitment to and demonstration of behaviors consistent with the Values Based Culture.

  • Commitment to compliance with institutional policies and processes

  • Commitment to continuous growth, development, and improvement

Required Attachments

Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Jeanne Clery Act

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/emergency/clery-report.aspx.

Pay Basis

Monthly

Pay Grade Minimum

salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Grade Maximum

salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Salary Grade

800

Grant Funded?

No

Job Type

Full Time

Job Group

Assistant Professor

Shift

Day

Travel Required

Up to 25%

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

No

Job Expires

05/06/2023

Application Details

To view more information and to apply please visit: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/jobs/default.aspx


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