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Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor Position
Assistant Program Director/Academic Coordinator
Physician Assistant Program
College of Health Professions
CHP-N-2637

Position Overview:
Applications are being accepted for a Towson University 12-month non-tenure track Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor in the Towson University – Community College of Baltimore County (TU-CCBC) collaborative Physician Assistant Program, to begin August 2013. The successful candidate is expected to possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, experience in program and/or curriculum development and evaluation, and commitment to ongoing clinical excellence. Responsibilities will include: key participation in curriculum planning and in program development and evaluation; classroom teaching; student advising; engagement in scholarly activities; and a commitment to service to the University, program and community. This one-year renewable clinical faculty position is the Towson University faculty member representative to this collaborative program, based on the CCBC-Essex campus. Salary is competitive; this position includes the State benefits package.

Qualifications:
NCCPA certified Physician Assistants are eligible to apply. Minimum of master’s degree; certification or eligibility for certification in Maryland; minimum of one year of recent experience in academic or clinical teaching; two years of clinical practice as a physician assistant. Candidates who wish to be considered for appointment at the rank of Clinical Associate Professor must meet all requirements for promotion to the clinical associate professor rank at Towson University.

The PA Program:

The program has 5 full-time faculty and several part-time faculty, and is offered full-time year-round in a 26-month format. Thirty-five students are admitted annually. After a first year of largely didactic study, students complete clinical rotations in medicine, family practice, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, emergency medicine, community medicine, and surgery, as well as an elective rotation and a primary care preceptorship.

Towson University:
Founded in 1866, today Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Towson is nationally recognized for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications, health sciences, and the fine and performing arts. The University places a strong emphasis on service learning and civic engagement through such activities as internships, practica, clinical placements, course assignments and student events. As the Baltimore area’s largest university and Maryland’s Metropolitan University, Towson articulates its research and scholarship mission through partnerships that link the University to the economic, educational and cultural life of the state of Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic region. Towson enrolls more than 21,000 students and offers more than 100 bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and applied professional fields. Located on a rolling 328 acres, the striking campus is eight miles north of downtown Baltimore and 45 miles from Washington, D.C. The campus and its surrounding cities provide an excellent environment for teaching and supporting the academic pursuits of the 841 full-time faculty who work here.

Application:
For full consideration, please send a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, three current letters of recommendation and an official graduate transcript. Review of applicants will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. Position availability contingent upon state funding at time of hire.

Dr. Marcie Weinstein, Associate Dean
College of Health Professions
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001

Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate that you are an applicant for this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp to complete a voluntary online applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for

or against anyone.

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


 

 

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