Academic Faculty - Job Classification - The School of Physician Assistant Studies (SPA) at Pacific University is seeking applicants for an extended term or tenure track, Assistant (preferred; Associate possible) Professor position with the Didactic Team. SPA is housed within the College of Health Professions of Pacific University and is located in downtown Hillsboro, Oregon. The College of Health Professions is home to schools of athletic training, audiology, dental health science, health care administration & leadership, occupational therapy, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, and psychology. Opportunities for interprofessional collaboration are available and encouraged.
Duties include coordinating, teaching and evaluating the effectiveness of assigned courses and modules during the didactic portion of the curriculum. Preparing lectures and panel presentations and participating in student evaluations during professional practice and clinical skills seminars. Participating in coordination, training and evaluation of students in physical exam, laboratory and clinical skills. Functioning as a small group and simulation facilitator. Serving as Academic Advisor to students throughout the program. Assisting with ongoing program assessment and data analysis for accreditation. Participating as a clinician at Free Clinic, community health fairs, interprofessional clinics, and outreach projects supervising PA students. Assisting with the recruitment of new students, clinical sites, and medical preceptors. Serving on school, college and university committees as assigned and representing the School to the medical and university community. The ideal candidate will have experience in physician assistant education. We are looking for a candidate who will have innovative ideas about how to foster student learning, advance student assessment, and heighten interprofessional collaboration. Community outreach, leadership experience in the physician assistant profession, and grant-writing abilities are highly desirable.
The search begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a detailed letter of interest and competencies, curriculum vita, and names of three references to Dr. Mary Von Chair, SPA Academic Faculty Search Committee; School of Physician Assistant Studies at Pacific University; 222 SE 8th Avenue, Suite 551, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123-4218. Materials may also be submitted electronically to Dr. Von at email@example.com.