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The Physician Assistant Department at Quinnipiac University invites applications for a clinical assistant professor. This is a full-time, 12-month faculty position. Reporting directly to the Program Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for curricular aspects of the PA program. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2015.
The Physician Assistant Program was established in 1994, graduating its first class in 1996. We have Accreditation-Continued status by the Accreditation and Review Commission for Physician Assistant programs (ARC-PA). Our graduates have consistently performed above the national average pass rate for first time PANCE takers, with a 5 year average pass rate of 98%. Our physician assistant program was just named among the top five in America for 2016 Best Graduate Schools by U.S. News & World Report. Read more:http://bit.ly/1CRGbiY
Quinnipiac University is a thriving private university with 6,500 undergraduate and 2,500 graduate students, located in Hamden, Connecticut, approximately 90 minutes from New York City and two hours from Boston. Consistently ranked among the best universities by U.S. News & World Report and recently named one of the 2013 Great Colleges to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education, Quinnipiac offers 58 undergraduate majors and 20 graduate and professional programs, including those leading to degrees in both law and medicine. At the core of Quinnipiac is its commitment to teaching and collaboration. Quinnipiac fosters partnerships among students and with faculty; it is a spirited, welcoming campus.
The primary responsibilities of this position include: teaching with course coordination (at the graduate and undergraduate level), student advisement, and academic and professional service to the department, school, and university.
Additional responsibilities include: mentoring and the monitoring of student performance; active involvement in the PA department admissions process, active participation in maintaining PA program accreditation, involvement and leadership in PA program community outreach programs. Participation in interprofessional education and simulation and electronic medical record as teaching methods will also be part of the teaching role.
Qualifications for this position include graduation from an accredited physician assistant program, an earned Master’s Degree, minimum of five years current clinical practice; experience in pediatrics, geriatrics, hematology/oncology, or behavioral medicine is preferred. Current NCCPA certification and timely obtainment of physician assistant licensure in the State of Connecticut is required. Experience as a didactic instructor or faculty in graduate physician assistant education is preferred; clinical precepting experience will also be considered. Applicant should have knowledge and experience with interprofessional education/interdisciplinary team development and participation, including good communication skills, familiarization with simulation technology and computer based software including database, word processing, and internet.
Quinnipiac University is only considering applicants who have valid authorization to work in the U.S., in this position, for the University. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment-based visas for this position.
Applications must be submitted electronically and should include: curriculum vitae, a concise statement of teaching philosophy and educational interests. Contact information for three professional references must be submitted on the application form.
Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community. We welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity. Quinnipiac offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit program.
Job Code: 2015-1660
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