DIVISION OF PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT STUDIES
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
West Virginia University located in Morgantown, WV, is seeking a full-time, non-tenure track (12-month) Assistant/Associate Professor for the Division of Physician Assistant Studies in the Department of Human Performance in the School of Medicine. The successful candidate will be a principal faculty member, and have primary responsibilities which include teaching courses within the physician assistant studies curriculum in areas of expertise and participating in the ongoing review and modification of the curriculum, as indicated. The successful candidate will also serve as an academic advisor to students in the program and participate in the admissions process through screening, interviewing, and rating of applicants.
The program is administratively housed within the School of Medicine’s Professional Programs unit, which is home to over 2,100 students enrolled in degree programs including exercise physiology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, athletic training, medical laboratory sciences, immunology, communication sciences and disorders, pathologists’ assistant and health information management. The physician assistant program reports to the vice-dean for professional programs in the School of Medicine.
As a land-grant institution, the faculty, staff and students at West Virginia University commit to creating a diverse and inclusive culture that advances education, healthcare and prosperity for all by providing access and opportunity; by advancing high-impact research; and by leading transformation in West Virginia and the world through local, state and global engagement. West Virginia University is a Carnegie-designated Doctoral Research/Extensive institution. The WVU Health Sciences Center includes the Schools of Pharmacy, Medicine, Dentistry, Public Health and Nursing. Patient care facilities include a 700+ bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care, a Level I trauma center, and a 70-bed psychiatric hospital. Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate. The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a large city in a safe, family-friendly environment. There is also an excellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes and recreational activities.
The Assistant Professor must meet the following criteria for consideration:
• Hold a master's degree as a Physician Assistant Studies
- Must be eligible for WV licensure
- Must hold current NCCPA certification
• Two years of experience in physician assistant education, at least some of which is didactic in nature; experience may include serving as a preceptor to students in the clinical setting
All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.
First consideration will be given to applications received by June 15, 2022.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The appointment date is negotiable, but the goal is to have the position filled no later than August 1, 2022. Salary and academic rank will commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Due to the nature of this position, the successful candidate may be required to verify that they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
Applicants should apply at: https://wvu.taleo.net/careersection/faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=19804 with a cover letter of interest, current CV and contact information, including e-mail addresses, for three professional references.
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.
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