University of Charleston

Posted September 15, 2020

Principal Faculty

Physician Assistant Program, University of Charleston

 

 Position Summary:

This is a university faculty position with academic rank based upon the appointee’s academic and experiential qualifications. As this faculty member’s duties are primarily instructional, this individual is involved in generating and delivering classroom lectures and clinical skills instruction within the basic medical and clinical science topics for which he/she is qualified. The Principal Faculty position will report to the Program Director.

 

Essential Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Design original, or review and modify as appropriate, existing curricula to correlate with established or new course and program outcomes and implement curricula in harmony with the educational approach of the UC PA program through active course direction.
  • Mentor, instruct, and evaluate students within areas of expertise and interest.
  • Participate in admissions processes by scoring qualifying applications, interviewing candidates, and rendering selection decisions.
  • Participate in activities of state, regional, and national organizations to promote a positive image of the PA concept within academic, lay, and professional communities.
  • Represent the Physician Assistant Program through service on University-level committees.
  • Pursue professional development activities such as clinical practice, scholarly works, or an advanced degree.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

 

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The incumbent should have the requirements listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Graduate level degree in a healthcare-related area (Master’s acceptable but doctorate preferred).
  • Experience as a physician assistant, physician, other allied health care provider, or basic scientist in healthcare-related area.
  • If the candidate is a physician assistant, current NCCPA certification.
  • If the candidate is a physician, current licensure as an allopathic or osteopathic physician in the state of West Virginia.
  • Strong interpersonal abilities with excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with students, staff, faculty, preceptors, clinical site staff, and organizational administrators.
  • Familiarity with the use of computers for organization, word processing, and communication.
  • Enthusiastic about working in a collaborative environment.
  • Self-motivated with refined organizational skills.

 

Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, and the names of three professional references with contact information (including email address if available) to:

University of Charleston
Jennifer Pack, Program Director
2300 MacCorkle Ave, SE
Charleston, West Virginia 25304
jenniferpack@ucwv.edu

 

 

The University of Charleston is an Equal Opportunity employer