Faculty Position

MCPHS University (Manchester/Worcester)


Worcester, MA


23 days ago


September 1, 2023
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The School of Physician Assistant Studies seeks a full-time faculty member to deliver high quality learning experiences and education for students. The faculty member will engage in teaching, service and scholarship activities, and works collaboratively with colleagues across the University as well as with the Program Director. Additionally, the incumbent provides mentorship to students and contributes to the visibility, impact and reputation of the University and its programs through research and scholarly engagement. The selected candidate will have responsibilities teaching classroom and laboratory courses to physician assistant students, assessing assignments, providing advisement and remediation, conducting clinical site visits and facilitating simulation activities. Subject matters may include clinical medicine, healthcare issues, clinical anatomy, patient assessment skills, pharmacology, physiology/pathophysiology, emergency medicine, medical procedures & surgery skills, special populations, professional development. Rank will be commensurate with education and experience.

  • Deliver didactic, laboratory and/or experiential instruction via multiple formats (in-person, online, or in a ‘blended’ format) in the Physician Assistant Studies program.
  • Provide students with an approved syllabus that includes course objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, attendance policies in line with those of the School, texts and readings, assignments and deliverables, timelines and evaluation criteria.
  • Provide engaging assignments that demonstrate the real-world applications of concepts covered.
  • Support incorporation of diversity, equity and inclusion into the curriculum, as well as co-curricular experiences, to broaden the education of students and expand their knowledge of health disparities.
  • Participate in service activities; serve on committees; serve on regional, state, or national organization committees and volunteer activities; represent the program and University in/at community functions; attend School and institutional activities such as Commencement and ceremonies; and support student activities such as health fairs and service projects.
  • Participate in scholarship resulting in conference presentations, publishable manuscripts, peer-reviewed instructional materials, or other outcomes consistent with expectations for scholarly activities described in the Faculty Manual.
  • Use the University’s learning management system to post syllabus, assignments and other materials and to communicate with students.
  • Advise and assist students through office hours or scheduled appointments, by phone or email, and through other University-approved mechanisms.
  • Provide service including student mentoring, ongoing course development, and assessment.
  • Attend and participate in monthly School and Department meetings, University ceremonies, and other major events, and serves as a member of University, School and/or Department committees, as assigned.
  • Contribute to periodic reviews and revisions of departmental course offerings.
  • Maintain advanced knowledge in discipline and areas of expertise.
  • Build and maintain relationships with professional organizations involved with the healthcare sector.
  • Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of the curriculum for physician assistant education to achieve and maintain compliance with ARC-PA standards.
  • Maintain accurate and appropriate records to assist with accreditation reports, accreditation site visits, and ongoing program evaluation.
  • Provide supervision, instruction, advice and counsel to students to facilitate the students’ successful completion of all learning objectives.
  • Serve as an ambassador for the PAS program through participation in service activities.
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.