Marquette University, a leader in physician assistant education, announces a Faculty position for a Clinical Assistant Professor. The physician assistant (PA) Clinical Assistant Professor reports directly to the Chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies. The PA department is housed within the College of Health Sciences (CHS) and works collaboratively with the College's other departments to achieve Marquette's mission of cura personalis, care for the whole person.
The department is comprised of eleven full-time and seven-part time Faculty, a Program Specialist, Assessment Coordinator, Administrative Assistant, and 55 students in each of the three classes. The Clinical Assistant Professor Faculty position is responsible for providing clinical and didactic instruction, evaluation of student performance, development of clinical curriculum and assessments, participating in clinical site and preceptor recruitment, student advising, clinical research advising, professional development, and student admissions. Additionally, this position will work to expand our Community Outreach Clinic Program. The Clinical Assistant Professor position allows for one day per week to work clinically at a location of the candidates choosing and the day would be approved by the Program Chair.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide didactic, pre-clinical instruction and evaluation of student performance in Physician Assistant courses as assigned by the Program Chair.
Administrative Assignment supporting the program including teaching, advising, admissions, and assessment of courses in the Marquette PA program. Additionally, developing the PA Community Outreach Program working with community-based clinics, and participation in Simulation teaching. Write and update course syllabi, assist with curriculum review and assessment, complete learning objective development and revisions. Implement and track accreditation instructional objectives and remediations, as assigned by Program Chair, and prepare reports for the accreditation committee and assessment committee.
Contribute to other team-based teaching courses as assigned by the Program Chair. Advise, schedule and maintain accurate records on students. Participate in program assessment processes of the clinical year and contribute to ongoing assessment in the department. Maintain office hours according to contractual guidelines.
Engage in professional development and learning technological enhancement activities. Participate in the student admissions and review processes, interviewing and final selection. Assist with the preparation of grant proposals with follow-up activities as directed by the Program Chair.
Contribute to the betterment of the College and University through committee participation (10%, effective after first year). Perform other appropriate job-related duties as assigned by the Chair.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant Program. Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies or Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies with a Master Degree in a related field or Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies with progress toward a Master's Degree in Physician Assistant Studies or equivalent in a related field required. Must have knowledge and vision about the future of the profession and a strong commitment to achieve the Jesuit mission of the College and Marquette University.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Significant clinical experience as a Physician Assistant. (5 years preferred).
Teaching and/or precepting experience.
Knowledge of current concepts in physician assistants, clinical instruction and evaluation.
Ability to think and work independently and as part of a team.
Interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with students, staff, faculty and the public.
Demonstrated ability to orally communicate accurately and effectively to proactively influence the action of others, in a professional manner.
Demonstrated ability to initiate, organize and prioritize workload.
Demonstrated ability to complete multiple tasks of workload with deadlines.
Administrative capabilities demonstrated by previous work experience.
Must be skilled at PC/Mac use and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and database management applications. Additional computer skills highly desirable. Developed organizational skills.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written form.
Current NCCPA National Certification Current or eligible WI State Licensure
Internal Number: 11063
About Marquette University
Marquette University is a Catholic, Jesuit university located near the heart of downtown Milwaukee, WI, that offers a comprehensive range of majors in 11 nationally and internationally recognized colleges and schools. A Marquette education offers students a virtually unlimited number of paths and destinations and prepares them for the world by asking them to think critically about it.