Clinical Coordinator, Clinical Track, Physician Assistant Studies Program
Towson University/CCBC-Essex Physician Assistant Studies Program
College of Health Professions
Department of Health Sciences
The College of Health Professions at Towson University invites applications for a full-time Clinical Coordinator in the Physician Assistant Studies (PAS) master’s degree program to begin in the Spring 2021 semester. The position is a 10-month faculty appointment and has a required summer appointment. Academic rank as a Clinical Assistant Professor or Associate Professor will be commensurate with qualifications and university promotion and reappointment criteria as they relate to clinical (non-tenured) faculty.
The Clinical Coordinator serves as both principal faculty and administrator for the clinical educational experiences for the second-year students. Successful candidates will be responsible for scheduling, coordinating, and evaluating a rich clinical experience for a nationally accredited program. This role works closely with the Academic Coordinator, Program Director and faculty to ensure that the internship experiences supplement and enhance student education and clinical competencies.
Master’s degree with NCCPA certification and eligibility for licensure in the state of Maryland by the time of appointment. A minimum of two years of clinical or professional experience is required.
Vision and Opportunities:
The PAS MS program is dedicated to innovative teaching and active learning experiences that promote sound clinical judgment and evidence based critical thinking. These skills are honed through dynamic community partnerships as Towson University is situated within close proximity to nationally renowned medical centers and healthcare resources with abundant opportunities for community involvement.
Department and Program Information:
The Physician Assistant Studies Program is housed within the Department of Health Sciences in Towson University’s College of Health Professions. One of the oldest PAS programs in the country, it has an Accreditation-Continued status until 2023 and is offered in a joint format with the Community College of Baltimore County (Essex).
Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls over 19,000 undergraduates and more than 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 900 full-time faculty, and offers 65 bachelor’s, 42 master’s, and 4 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.
Review of completed applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Application materials should include a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, contact information for professional references and an official graduate transcript. Electronic submission of documentation to the Search Email is required. Submission of materials as one pdf attachment is strongly encouraged. Application materials should be addressed to Dr. Marsha Davenport and sent to: PAsearch@towson.edu.
A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate; the results may impact employment.
Please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/inclusionequity/employment/data.html to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical-related purposes only. The information will not be used for any other purpose. Please note that the search number for which you have applied is: CHP-3362.
Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to divers Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
About Towson University
The largest comprehensive university in the Baltimore area, Towson University is nationally recognized for its excellent programs in the arts and sciences, communications, business, health professions, education, fine arts and computer information systems. Located in suburban Towson, eight miles north of Baltimore, our beautifully landscaped, 328-acre setting offers a pleasant environment for study and a diverse campus life, as well as easy access to a wealth of university and community resources. Towson University's educational experience branches out to off-campus locations throughout Maryland, including a number of online options. Our many interdisciplinary partnerships with public and private organizations throughout Maryland provide opportunities for research, internships and jobs. Towson University is a founding member of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU).