Faculty Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS)

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Franklin Pierce University
West Lebanon, NH
Sep 13, 2021
Sep 21, 2021
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Since 1962, Franklin Pierce University has empowered thousands of undergraduate and graduate students to achieve academic excellence and lead meaningful, successful lives. Drawing from our strong foundation in liberal education, we offer majors and programs that develop essential, professional skills; promote close connections between students, faculty members, and staff; and position our students to realize their potential through highly personalized, financially accessible academic offerings.

Franklin Pierce encompasses a far-reaching geographic and virtual network educating a diverse population of residential undergraduates, online learners, and full-time graduate students through our main campus in Rindge, NH, and online and graduate centers in Manchester, and Lebanon, (NH), and Goodyear, AZ. We continue to explore new models and programs that build on our legacy of excellence and help students expand their knowledge, direct their passions, and graduate as qualified, engaged leaders.

Position Summary:Franklin Pierce University is excited to announce an opening for a full-time faculty member for the Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) Program at our West Lebanon, NH campus.

The Franklin Pierce University MPAS Program is committed to collegial collaboration amongst all members of the team, across all phases of the program. Core faculty will work closely with the MPAS faculty and staff and will be primarily responsible for assisting in the administration of the program, including curriculum development, delivery, and review. In addition to teaching, assignments may include didactic and clinical course coordination, oversight of clinical experiences, academic advising, participating in institutional activities and committees, facilitating quality learning experiences for students, and evaluating students' performance in cooperation with other faculty. Teaching assignments currently include content in basic sciences, professionalism/professional behavior, ethics, clinical reasoning and skills, and patient education. Teaching assignments may change based on program needs and on the faculty member's interests and skills.

Qualified candidates will possess at least a Master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies or a related field, including MD, DO, or Ph.D. The successful applicant will have prior teaching experience, preferably in physician assistant studies, and be dedicated to excellence and innovation in teaching; be willing to establish/maintain an agenda of scholarly work; contribute to university service, and demonstrate a commitment to professional standards and contemporary practice. Must be knowledgeable of current physician assistant practice standards and roles. Candidates must hold, or demonstrate eligibility for, a license to practice in NH and/or VT, if a physician assistant. NCCPA-certification is preferred. Candidates who have experience in clinical education with Nurse Practitioner credentials or a PA-C with a Master degree in progress will be considered.

Confidential screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Candidates should send a detailed letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the contact details for three professional references to:

MPAS Faculty Position

Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program Franklin Pierce University

24 Airport Road, Suite 19 West Lebanon, NH 03461

Please be sure to add "MPAS Faculty Position" to the subject line of the email. EOE.

As an Equal Opportunity employer, Franklin Pierce recognizes the impact of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, backgrounds and perspectives. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, pregnancy, age, disability gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.

If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at jobs@franklinpierce.edu or 603-899-4075. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

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