Classification Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
College/Division: School of Medicine Columbia
Department: School of Medicine Associate Dean for Basic Science
Advertised Job Summary:
Teaching: Faculty teaching responsibilities are varied and will differ to some degree based upon the individual phases of the curriculum. Teaching assignments will be given by the Director of Didactic Education post approval of the Program Director.
Advising: Meet formally with students to: a. Review student performance b. Assess student's readiness for the next phase of the program c. Provide opportunity for the student to verbalize his/her progress to date d. Provide opportunity for the student to clarify/express concerns/verbalize positive aspects of the program and the student's role in it 1. Meet with any student who has performed unsatisfactorily either academically or professionally and monitor the student's progress 2. Bring to faculty meetings for discussion information on any student considered at risk, needing additional monitoring or any other form of remediation 3. Maintain complete and up to date records on student and student interactions 4. Verify completeness of permanent file for each advisee within one month of student's graduation 5. Discuss with Program Director and Student Progress Committee any student issues regarding successful progression throughout the Program
Service: 1. Attend and contribute to faculty, program and department meetings 2. Participate in the development, revision and updating of curricular materials 3. Maintain records and do appropriate follow-up on all correspondence pertaining to applicants, students, course assignments and preceptors as applicable/assigned 4. Assume other duties within the Program when needed and feasible 5. Serve as elected or appointed representative in University committees/activities Teaching: 1. Serve as Instructor or Course Director for assigned courses: 2. Prepare syllabi, book lists and objectives 3. Prepare assigned lectures using applicable technology 4. Work with staff to place all appropriate material on Blackboard 5. Assume assigned role in test preparation 6. Participate in text selection or other teaching modalities 7. Assess student progress in course, prepare and submit final grades, communicate with students' faculty advisors 8. Prepare and teach identified topics within other PA courses 9. Participate in on-campus clinical labs: 10. Instruct and supervise students in assigned clinical practice labs 11. Evaluate student performance in clinical simulation examinations 12. Critique student assignments and provide prompt feedback 13. Assist with student tutorial/remediation sessions 14. Perform such other tasks as may be assigned by the Program Director
Clinical Work: The faculty member is expected to devote one day per week to clinical work.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Master's degree in health related field
Graduate from an accredited physician assistant program
Current NCCPA certification
Demonstrated successful experience as a PA
Previous teaching experience preferred
Hold an active South Carolina PA license or be eligible for licensure
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 27813
About The University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.