Assistant/Associate Professor Principal Faculty – Physician Assistant Program (3 positions)

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  • Allied Health
  • Faculty
  • Health Sciences
  • Physician Assistant
  • Belton, Texas

Website University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

The University of Mary Hardin Baylor’s Mayborn College of Health Sciences seeks three (3)  qualified faculty members for its Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Program. One (1) position will be begin immediately and two (2) positions will begin June 1, 2021. These are year round (12-month) tenure track positions with initial appointment at the rank of Assistant or  Associate Professor, commensurate with experience. UMHB seeks faculty who are active  Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith informed discernment in a global society. 

The UMHB Physician Assistant Program is currently in Applicant Status and will be eligible for  Provision Accreditation in the fall of 2020. This position will be responsible for the ongoing  development and delivery of didactic and clinical coursework. This position will work with the ,  Program Director, Clinical Director, and faculty team to ensure compliance with all curricular  content-related to the ARC-PA standards in preparation for future and continual accreditation. 

UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 20,000 in the heart of central  Texas. Nearby cities are Temple (5 miles), Waco (45 miles), Austin (65 miles), San Antonio (130  miles) and Dallas/Ft. Worth (130 miles). Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational  opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community. 

Faculty Responsibilities: Activities required of all graduate faculty include: exemplary teaching, curriculum development, curriculum and program evaluation, student advising, admissions  recruitment, professional attainment, and service to the department, college, university, and  the community.  

Faculty will also be responsible for traveling to clinical sites to perform initial and continual  preceptor site visits and student assessments during clinical experiences.  

Specific Responsibilities: This position includes ongoing didactic and clinical curricular  development and evaluation; teaching physician assistant graduate courses and labs; advising  and mentoring physician assistant students; participation in initial and continual accreditation;  involvement in the program’s admission process; and participating in departmental and  university committees.

Qualifications: 

  1. Degree:
  • Master’s or Doctoral Degree 
  • Current NCCPA Certification  
  • Board-Certified MD or DO 
  1. Licensure: A current and unencumbered Texas PA, MD, or DO license is required. Current PA, MD, or DO licensure in another state with eligibility to achieve Texas licensure within one (1) year of hire. 
  2. Professional Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of clinical employment experience required.
  3. Education Experience: Preferred minimum of one (1) year of teaching and/or experience as a clinical educator or preceptor.
  4. Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment, and commitment to quality improvement are essential.
  5. Must be an active and committed Christian.
  6. Must have a current and valid Texas driver’s license and be insurable under UMHB auto coverage.

Salaries & Benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits  including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan with match and UMHB tuition benefits  for employees and their dependents. 

TO APPLY: Visit www.hr.umhb.edu/careers for more details and to apply. Please submit a  cover letter, CV, transcript copies and evidence of quality teaching performance with your  online application. Your letter of interest should also respond to UMHB’s mission and values,  found at http://about.umhb.edu/our-mission. In addition, include in one page or less, a  description of your own Christian beliefs and commitments. Review of applications will begin  immediately and continue until position is filled.

To apply for this job please visit www.hr.umhb.edu.