Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Tenure-Track (3 positions)

St. John's University

Location

Fresh Meadows, NY

Posted

5 days ago

Deadline

September 30, 2023
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COLLEGE OF PHARMACY AND HEALTH SCIENCES

Department of Clinical Health Professions

Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Tenure-Track (3 positions) 

 

The Institution

St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John’s University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations. 

 

Commitment to Inclusion

A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John’s is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. Our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world. 

 

Division/Department Information

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Physician Asssistant faculty member to join the Master of Science in Physician Assistant graduate program. In this role, the successful candidate would work collaboratively with physician assistant colleagues and colleagues from other disciplines, maintain clinical practice competence, remain actively involved in professional organizations, maintain scholarship in their field, and actively seek opportunities for and participate in faculty governance. 

 

Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Department Chair and Program Director, responsible for:

  • Recruitment, application review, interviewing and selection of applicants for admission to the program
  • Coordination and instruction of didactic and clinical year PA students including lecture content, physical diagnosis, and procedural lab instruction
  • Evaluation of student performance and providing remediation as needed
  • Student advisement and counseling
  • Serving as an active member of program, department, and university committees
  • Contributing to ongoing accreditation activities through program self-assessment/self-study as per ARC-PA and university standards
  • Participation and development of new clinical site affiliations and performing site visits
  • Engaging in active service, research, and scholarship 
  • Continuous faculty/professional development

 

Duties and Responsibilities are not limited to the above and can be altered by the Department Chair and Program Director as needed to fulfill ARC-PA and program requirements.

 

Required Education and Experience

  • Graduate of an ARC-PA accredited program
  • Master’s degree or higher in a field related to the PA profession
  • Current NCCPA Certification
  • Current or eligible New York State licensure 
  • Minimum of three years of experience working in a clinical setting as a Physician Assistant
  • Interprofessional and/or simulation education experience is desirable
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, time management and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Power Point, & Outlook
  • Minimum of one year of experience in a PA program (*preferred)
  • Preference to candidates who demonstrate scholarship (e.g., publications, national presentations) and active participation in community and/or professional organizations.

 

Application Process

 All applications must be submitted online. A complete application must consist of: 

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Personal statement about your perspectives on diversity, equity, and inclusion
  4. Contact information of three professional references
  5. Unencumbered physician assistant license/certifications

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual salary range for this position is $100,000 - $110,000. St. John’s University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.   

 

This position may be relocated to any of St. John’s University’s physical locations at any time. 

 

St. John’s offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John’s performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events 

 

Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education. 

 

St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.