Principal Faculty

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Location

Belton, TX

Posted

17 days ago

Deadline

December 2, 2023
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Assistant/Associate Professor – Principal Faculty

Physician Assistant Program

The University of Mary Hardin Baylor seeks a qualified faculty member for its Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Program. This is a year-round (12-month) tenure track position with an initial appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank commensurate with experience. UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society. The UMHB Physician Assistant Program has received Provisional Accreditation from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). This position will be responsible for the ongoing development and delivery of didactic and clinical coursework. This position will work with the Program Director, Clinical Director, Academic Director, and faculty team to ensure compliance with all curricular content related to the ARC-PA standards in preparation for future and continual accreditation. UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, a historic town of 22,000 in the heart of central Texas. Nearby cities are Temple (5 miles), Waco (45 miles), Austin (65 miles), San Antonio (130 miles), and Dallas/Ft. Worth (130 miles). Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community.

Faculty Responsibilities: Activities required of all graduate faculty include: exemplary teaching, curriculum development, curriculum, and program evaluation, student advising, admissions recruitment, professional attainment, and service to the department, college, university, and the community.

Specific Responsibilities: This position includes ongoing didactic and clinical curricular development and evaluation; teaching physician assistant graduate courses and labs; advising and mentoring physician assistant students; participation in initial and continual accreditation; involvement in the program’s admission process; and participating in departmental and university committees.

Faculty will also be responsible for traveling to clinical sites to perform initial and continual preceptor site visits and student assessments during clinical experiences.

Qualifications:

1. Required Degree:

o Master’s or Doctoral Degree

o Current NCCPA Certification Board-Certified MD or DO

2. Required Licensure:

o A current and unencumbered Texas PA, MD, or DO license is required.

o Current PA, MD, or DO licensure in another state with eligibility to achieve Texas licensure within one (1) year of hire will be considered.

3. Professional Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of clinical employment experience is required.

4. Education Experience: Preferred minimum of one (1) year of teaching and experience as a clinical educator or preceptor.

5. Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment, and a commitment to quality improvement are essential.

6. Must be an active and committed Christian.

7. Must possess and maintain a valid Texas driver’s license and be insurable by UMHB auto insurance carrier.

TO APPLY: Visit www.umhb.edu/careers for more details and to apply. Please submit a cover letter, CV, transcript copies, and evidence of quality teaching performance with your online application. Your letter of interest should also respond to UMHB’s mission and values, found at http://about.umhb.edu/our-mission. In addition, include a description of your own Christian beliefs and commitments in one page or less. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.