Assistant Professor - Physician Assistant

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Location: Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, 17745, United States
Job ID: 51915420
Posted: 2019-11-25
Position Title: Assistant Professor - Physician Assistant
Company Name: Lock Haven University
Sector: Education / Faculty - PA
Entry Level: NO
Job Duration: Indefinite
Min Education: Master's Degree
Min Experience: 3-5 Years

Lock Haven University invites applications for a full-time temporary faculty position in its fully accredited masters level Physician Assistant Program at the Lock Haven, PA Campus beginning May 11, 2020 and ending May 7, 2021.

Terms and conditions of employment are contained in the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF) Collective Bargaining Agreement. All faculty members are required to follow the fundamental responsibilities outlined in the APSCUF CBA Article 4, which include but are not limited to: keeping current in their academic disciplines through continuing scholarly activity, keeping office hours and conferring with and advising students and advisees, and rendering service to the University.

Essential Duties

This position may require development and teaching of courses via ITV or online.

Specific Duties
Faculty will be assigned to the Lock Haven Campus with teaching responsibilities at other teaching locations as assigned.

Teach lectures within a team based modular format.

Supervise and visit second year PA students.

Actively recruit new clinical sites/preceptors and maintain existing clinical partnerships and training sites.

Coordinate clinical placements of second year PA students at all campus locations.

Evaluate clinical site ability to provide patient experiences that lead to the development of program student learning outcomes and competencies.

Facilitate small group instruction within a module based curriculum.

Proctor first and second year examinations and evaluate student performance on OSCE examinations.

Participate in the education of PA students during PA Day activities including delivery of instruction and student assessment.

Attend department faculty meetings.

Meet with student advisees during "PA day" activities.

Minimum Qualifications (Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
Masters degree or higher as a physician assistant or in a health related discipline.

Must have a current NCCPA certification (or board eligibility in a related field) as well as eligibility to practice within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Must have a valid PA drivers license and reliable transportation.

The successful candidate must be able to communicate well and/or perform well in an interview or teaching demonstration.

Preferred Qualifications
5 years experience in PA clinical practice

Experience with developing learning outcomes, defining competencies, and coordinating PA student clinical experiences

Lock Haven University is profoundly dedicated to cultural diversity and supports the integration of diverse and international perspectives within the working and learning environment. LHU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from people of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. To learn more about diversity at LHU and in our community, visit our website at

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