Academic Faculty Clinician - PA Studies

Wake Forest University (Bowman Gray)


Winston-Salem, NC


21 days ago


April 29, 2023
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The Department of PA Studies, Winston-Salem campus, is seeking a qualified PA candidate that will serve as a faculty member for the Master of Medical Science (MMS) program. The MMS program equips, prepares, and mentors aspiring PAs to meet the needs of our healthcare environment and diverse patient populations. Our PA Program has a unique history of innovation in medical education. From its beginning in 1969, it has featured inquiry-based, small-group, self-directed learning centered on real patient medical problems.

Together on a team with other faculty, this faculty member will contribute to the decades of producing highly capable and competent PA clinicians. The primary responsibilities of this faculty member will include:

  • Facilitating Inquiry Based Learning (IBL) small groups
  • Assessing/grading student performance
  • Participating in the program's curriculum development
  • Instructing physical examination and diagnostic skills labs
  • Advising and mentoring students throughout their course of study
  • Participating in the admissions process, including student recruitment, interviews, and selection
  • Serving on departmental/programmatic committees and participating in inter-professional education opportunities
  • Contributing to scholarship and leading innovation in areas of interest
  • Upholding the values of the Department of PA Studies, which include
    • Excellence is achieved through critical inquiry and team-based decision making.
    • Trust develops within respectful and inclusive environments.
    • Diversity is inherently valuable.
    • PAs should display cultural humility and address health disparities.
    • Meaningful relationships with members of the community are critical to building a health system representative of our community.
    • Educational transformation is required to dismantle systemic inequities in healthcare.

Required qualifications and preferred qualifications:

Committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all, we are seeking candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Master's degree or above; awarded degree must be from an accredited PA program
  • Current NCCPA certification and eligibility for licensure in North Carolina

Candidates are required to work clinically 8 hours per week.

An ideal candidate will be a team player, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, have experience in PA education and/or clinical precepting, and a minimum of three years of clinical experience.

To apply, please provide a CV and statement of teaching philosophy.

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