Interested candidates must attach a cover letter and vita/resume, along with copies of transcripts to:
UM-Flint, College of Health Sciences
303 E. Kearsley Street, Flint, MI, 48502.
Attention: Melissa Richardson, HR Administrator.
The PA Department is looking to fill a tenure or clinical-track faculty position that will also serve as the program’s Academic Coordinator. This position is a 20% administrative and 80% instructional positon that is responsible for the didactic phase of the University of Michigan-Flint MSPA program and as principal faculty within the department. As the MSPA Academic Coordinator, the faculty member will serve in the day-to-day operation of the PA program and education of students and will assist with implementation and evaluation of didactic curriculum. As a member of the PA program principal faculty, they will participate in teaching, service and scholarship in accordance with UM-Flint faculty guidelines. The position is a 12-month faculty position as an assistant/associate clinical track professor or as an assistant/associate tenure track professor, with a projected start date of September 1, 2019.
The start date for the developing UM-Flint Master of Science Physician Assistant program is January 1, 2021.
MSPA Academic Coordinator Duties (.20 FTE):
Participate in all aspects of development and coordination of the didactic phase of the program
Perform ongoing review and analysis through curriculum mapping and programmatic assessment of the didactic phase of the program
Assist the Program Director in managing databases and the processes of data collection and analysis for the didactic phase of the program
Analyze, interpret and report performance data of didactic phase of the program to the Program Director
Coordinate the scheduling of program and faculty in order to optimize delivery of instructional content to students
Chair Curriculum Committee
Ensure curriculum meets current practice standards and scope, and complies with ARC-PA requirements
MSPA Principal Faculty Duties (.80 FTE):
Provide course instruction according to expertise and needs of the PA program
Develop syllabi, lectures, and evaluation instruments
Provide instruction in assigned didactic courses while working closely and collaboratively with other faculty
Develop individualized learning objectives and engage students to share in their responsibilities for learning
Serve as a small group facilitator
Participate in recruitment, admission, and retention, and academic progress of students
Serves as academic advisor to students
Participate in ARC-PA provisional accreditation application, process and accreditation site visits
Assist with program self-evaluation including periodic and ongoing policy and curriculum review
Participate in activities of state and national organizations concerned with the profession
Serve on program, department, college, and university committees as requested
Participate in professional development activities and maintains personal scholarship
Participates in service activities to support the Department, University, community and profession
Perform other functions in support of the program as requested by the program director
Conduct scholarly research as required for clinical or tenure track faculty within the College of Health Sciences
A minimum of either a Bachelor’s and/or a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant
For a Clinical track Assistant Professor positon, a Master’s or doctoral degree in Physician Assistant or relevant discipline
For a Tenure track Assistant Professor position, a Ph.D. or related doctoral degree in relevant discipline is required.
Minimum of at least three years of professional clinical practice as a PA, involving direct patient care
Current NCCPA certification
Current/ or eligible for PA licensure in the state of Michigan.
Prior experience in PA education
To be considered for an Associate level clinical or tenure-track position, the following qualifications are required
Eligibility for Associate Tenure/Clinical-Track Professor upon hire. College review process required.
Demonstrated scholarly productivity for Associate tenure-track position
Senior faculty status
The PA Department would like an Associate tenure or clinical-track professor but will accept an Assistant tenure or clinical -track professor if no candidates meet the Associate criteria.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 171026
About University of Michigan - Flint
The University of Michigan-Flint is a comprehensive urban university of diverse learners and scholars committed to advancing our local and global communities. In the University of Michigan tradition, we value excellence in teaching, learning, and scholarship; student centeredness; and engaged citizenship. Through personal attention and dedicated faculty and staff, our students become leaders and best in their fields, professions, and communities.