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Academic Coordinator, Clinical Assistant / Associate Professor, Physician Assistant Program
Office of Collaborative Programs
College of Health Professions
CHP-N-2751

Position:
The Office of Collaborative Programs invites applications for a non-tenure track, 10-month Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor position as the Physician Assistant Program Academic Coordinator in the Office of Collaborative Programs to begin August 2014.

Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Physician Assistant studies or a closely related area; as well as NCCPA certification and certification, or eligibility for certification, in the State of Maryland. Three years of clinical/professional experience and evidence of currency in clinical/professional practice. Demonstrated competence in clinical/professional teaching in medicine and clinical skills. Experience in higher education teaching and interdisciplinary activities and demonstrated success in working with diverse populations highly preferred. The candidate must fully meet all Towson University criteria to qualify for the rank of Clinical Associate Professor.

Responsibilities:
Teach undergraduate and graduate courses; teach/supervise students in clinical/professional areas, maintaining high level clinical/professional excellence, academic advising, engaging in scholarly activities in the area of clinical/professional expertise and engaging in University and community/professional service. Experience in program and/or curriculum development, as well as curriculum/sequence, organization and evaluation.

Department and Program Information:
The Office of Collaborative Programs, located within the College of Health Professions, has 14 full-time faculty and more than 350 undergraduate majors in Allied Health, Gerontology, and Health Care Management; and approximately 200 graduate students in Gerontology, Autism Studies, Physician Assistant Studies, Clinician-Administrator Transition and Integrated Homeland Security Management. The Physician Assistant Program has six full time faculty and several part-time faculty, and is offered full time year-round in a 26-month format. This Towson University one-year renewable clinical position joins the combined Towson-CCBC program faculty, based on the CCBC-Essex campus. Thirty-six 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:
Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 18,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

Application Process:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, please send a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information (including telephone numbers and email addresses) of five current professional references, graduate degree transcripts and other relevant supporting materials) to:

Dr. Marcie Weinstein, Chair, Physician Assistant Search Committee
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 date 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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