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Adjunct/Lecturer, COM Deans Office-MPAS

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Florida International University
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Miami-Dade County, FL
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Sep 15, 2021

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* Opening Date: 2020-09-28
* Job Opening Id: 522108
* College/Division: Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
* Department: COM Deans Office

Job Information

MPAS Program- Adjunct instructors

The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) at Florida International University (FIU) is seeking multiple adjunct instructors for the Master in Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) Program. The MPAS Program is currently accredited for 10 years with a present enrollment of 45 students each year, with plans to grow its enrollment to 60 students per annual cohort. HWCOM FIU MPAS Program seeks adjunct instructors who will be responsible for specific assigned courses and corresponding syllabus in addition to the following:

MPAS Program Specific

* Adhere to all FIU, HWCOM, and MPAS Program policies and procedures.
* Adhere to Course Syllabus.
* Meet with Academic Director and Curriculum Team to discuss and review expectations of the course and all details in Course Syllabus to ensure student learning outcomes are met.
* Develop and deliver Course lecture in accordance to the course learning objectives and learning outcomes as outlined in the Course Syllabus and NCCPA blueprint.
* Submit Course lecture power-points to curriculum coordinator at minimum 4 business days prior to all scheduled lectures.
* Develop Course assessment tools (exams and quizzes) and align to learning objectives. Adhere to all exams and quiz timelines. Submit exam or quiz to curriculum coordinator at a minimum of 7 business days prior to the scheduled exam or quiz.
* Adhere to Course Schedule and arrive 15 minutes prior to start of lecture time. Communicate with Academic Director and Curriculum Team immediately in the event of any emergent situations that require cancellation or postponing a scheduled lecture.
* Respond to all MPAS program communications (email, text, phone calls) within 72 hours.
* Complete the course SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunities for enhancement, and Threat or concerns) and deliver report within 7 calendar days of the conclusion of the lecture series to curriculum coordinator.
* At the end of the course, meet with Academic Director to review and discuss student evaluation of course and student evaluation of Instructor (within 14 calendar days of the conclusion of the lecture series). Collaborate and provide feedback to enhance course and achieve program outcomes.

General Deliverables

* Treat all learners and colleagues with respect and fairness.
* Demonstrate adherence to high professional standards in all interactions.
* Provide effective formats (e.g., cases, laboratories, discussion groups) for learning.
* Manage the learning venue and the activity for optimal learning by assuring effective communication (e.g., repeating questions for the class; prohibiting disruptive activities, including late entry and early exit from the venue, extraneous verbal communications, and use of electronic devices for alternative purposes).
* Plan teaching activities appropriate for the time period and venue, coordinated within the overall curriculum longitudinally and vertically (ensure knowledge of the curriculum in relation to the session).
* Respect student preparedness and time commitment by avoiding redundancy and clearly identifying essential material.
* Provide guidance for students to adequately prepare in advance in a timely manner.
* Be present and start activities on time for didactic, investigational, and clinical encounters, and end activities on time, respectful of others' time and responsibilities.
* Provide timely feedback with constructive suggestions and opportunities for improvement or remediation.
* Grade/assess performance based on learning objectives and level of achievement.
* Be available for contact and timely response through various means of communication-including official university email and phone-and have regular office hours during formal teaching periods.
* Abstain from requesting learners to perform personal services or errands unrelated to the didactic, investigational, or clinical situation at hand.
* Nurture both the intellectual and professional development of learners.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree and Certification in Physician Assistant Studies.

Departmental Requirements

The preferred qualifications are a Bachelor or Master's degree in physician assistant studies with a background as a public speaker and/or lecturer related to healthcare topics.

Pre-Employment Requirements

Criminal Background Check

How To Apply

Prospective Employee

If you have not created a registered account, you will be asked to create a username and password for use of the system. It is recommended that you provide an active/valid e-mail account as that will be the main source of communication regarding your status within the process. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in "My Applications".

In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.

* This posting will close at 11:59 pm of the close date.

How To Apply

Current Employee

As a current employee, you must log into Employee Self Service (ESS) to apply for this and any other internal career opportunity of interest. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in "My Applications".

In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume/ curriculum vitae, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

* This posting will close at 11:59 pm of the close date.

Disclosures

Clery Notice

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the University Police department at Florida International University provides information on crimes statistics, crime prevention, law enforcement, crime reporting, and other related issues for the past three (3) calendar years. The FIU Annual Security report is available online at: https://police.fiu.edu/download/annual-security-fire-safety-report/.

To obtain a paper copy of the report, please visit the FIU Police Department located at 885 SW 109th Avenue, Miami, FL, 33199 (PG5 Market Station).

Pay Transparency

Florida International University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

About FIU

Florida International University is Miami's public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU's commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit www.fiu.edu.

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