Academic Coordinator, Physician Assistant Studies Program
POSITION: The College of Health Professions at Towson University invites applications for a full-time Academic Coordinator in the Physician Assistant masterís degree program to begin in the Fall 2019. The position is a 10-month faculty appointment and has a required summer appointment. The Academic Coordinator carries a reduced teaching load and is responsible for coordinating the quality of education during the didactic year. Academic rank as a Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor or as a Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor will be commensurate with qualifications and university promotion and tenure criteria. Appointment in the tenure track requires an earned research doctoral degree in a relevant field. ABD applicants will be considered with the intial appointment at the instructor rank. The doctoral degree must be completed within one year.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Successful candidates will be responsible for overseeing, coordinating and scheduling all aspects of the first-year didactic phase of the physician assistant program curriculum. The Academic Coordinator will provide continuous review and update for all first-year didactic course materials and objectives, ensuring all material is in compliance with national accreditation standards. As a faculty member, responsibilities include teaching, advising, service and scholarship.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of a masterís degree in Physician Assistant studies or related area with NCCPA certification and eligibility for licensure in the state of Maryland by time of appointment. A minimum of three years of clinical or professional experience.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Three years of college level teaching; a successful record of building relationships across disciplines and/or serving as an effective liaison with external health care organizations. Active participation in state and/or national professional organizations and experience in higher education or health administration/leadership and assessment are preferred.
APPLICATION PROCESS: For full consideration, please send a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, three current letters of recommendation and an official graduate transcript. Elecronic submissions are preferred. Review of applicants will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.
Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate that you are an applicant for this position, please be sure to visit https://www.towson.edu/inclusionequity/employment/data.html to complete a voluntary online applicant date form. The information you provide will inform the universityís affirmative action plan and is for statistical purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for or against anyone.
Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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