Assistant Professor – Human Performance (Division of Physician Assistant Studies in Morgantown, West Virginia

West Virginia University

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Description ASSISTANT PROFESSOR 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 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 contribute to a well-established
program with a tradition of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and
service. 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.
The Assistant Professor must meet the following criteria for
consideration: * Hold a master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies
* Must have a Physician Assistant license for West Virginia or be
eligible for a West Virginia licensure * Must hold current National
Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant (NCCPA) certification
* Two years of experience in physician assistant education. Experience
may be didactic and/or clinical in nature. All qualifications must be
met by the time of appointment 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 land grant Carnegie-designated Doctoral
Research/Extensive institution, with approximately 32,500 students,
including 27,000 undergraduate and 5,500 graduate/professional students.
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 within easy traveling distance of Washington,
DC, to the east, Pittsburgh, PA, to the north, and Cleveland and
Columbus, OH, to the northwest. Morgantown has 55,000 residents and is
rated as one of the best small towns in the U.S., with affordable
housing, excellent schools, a picturesque countryside and many outdoor
activities. 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. Qualifications Review of applications will begin immediately
and continue until the position is filled. The appointment date is
negotiable…. For full info follow application link. 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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