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Physician Assistant

Company: University of Toledo
Location: Toledo
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Title: Assistant Professor Department Org: Physician Assistant Studies Employee Classification: A1 - Faculty Full Time 12 Mth HSC Bargaining Unit: Bargaining Unit Exempt Primary Location: Health Science Campus College Job Description: OVERVIEW The University of Toledo is a student-centered, public metropolitan research university with 16,800 students and picturesque campuses recognized nationally for their beauty. The University of Toledo is one of 14 state universities in Ohio. We were established in 1872 and became a member of the state university system in 1967. The University of Toledo and the Medical University of Ohio merged in July 2006 to form the third-largest public university in the state. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission. The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences is a student-centered, world-class educational institution for those interested in becoming physicians, physician assistants, and physician scientists. Its highly qualified faculty, focusing on integrating research, education, and patient care, provide students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to be successful in the highly competitive job market and prepare them to practice medicine in diverse communities and settings. The University of Toledo Physician Assistant Program (UToledo PA) is a 27-month graduate program leading to a Master of Science in Biomedical Science (MSBS) degree with a concentration in Physician Assistant Studies. It was the first graduate-level PA Program in the State of Ohio. The charter Physician Assistant class of twelve students was accepted in the Fall of 1996. PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT FACULTY The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences (COMLS) invites applications for the open faculty positions in the UToledo PA program. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. The positions provide an opportunity for highly motivated individuals committed to student success, academic excellence, and advancement of the PA profession to join the UToledo PA program at the University of Toledo as an integral component of the foundational team. Working with the program faculty and staff, these individuals will assist in implementing the program, with a focus on teaching and supporting a transformative student experience within a unique systems-based modular curriculum during the didactic and clinical phases of the program. One faculty appointment will include a 0.8 FTE in the academic PA Program with a 0.2 FTE clinical appointment. The position is a 12-month, tenure track faculty appointment reporting directly to the Program Director of the Division of Physician Assistant Studies. PA faculty are responsible for delivering the educational content of the PA program. Positions are announced at the assistant professor level; outstanding candidates may be considered for a higher rank commensurate with experience and scholarly activity. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Assists in the development, implementation, teaching and evaluation of graduate-level didactic and clinical curriculum for the UToledo PA program. Participates in the development, initiation, and incorporation of an array of engaging pedagogical and teaching methods to diverse learners throughout the curriculum in classroom and laboratory environments. Develops, delivers and assesses objective driven course materials. Develops students learning competencies required for the successful completion of the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE). Assesses, advises, evaluates, and remediate students. Participates in recruiting qualified student applicants throughout all aspects of the admissions process. Provides supervision and academic counseling to students. Serves as a small-group facilitator. Assists the PA Program with testing and practical examinations as necessary. Assists in the preparation of accreditation documentation, to include assessment of teaching and learning, programmatic data collection, analysis of the self study reports. Represents both The University of Toledo and the UToledo PA Program at national conferences and professional functions. Participates in scholarship and service activities as assigned by the Chair and the Program Director, and as per University/College policies. Minimum Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS Terminal degree within field, minimum of a Master's degree. Current board certification and eligibility for licensure in the state of Ohio as a PA. Minimum of 3 years clinical and/or teaching experience in a PA program preferred. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Able to function independently while operating effectively within a team environment. Excellent oral and written skills and ability to communicate comfortably with students, colleagues, and external constituents. DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION STATEMENT The University of Toledo is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and to maintaining a welcoming and respectful community to all members, regardless of their race, national origin, religion, beliefs, age, socioeconomic status, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status. As part of this commitment, we require that all applicants for faculty positions include a statement that discusses their past and/or planned contributions to a culture of equity and inclusion in the areas of research, teaching, or service. In this statement, the applicant should also reflect upon their experiences and vision regarding how their values and experiences advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in working with students, faculty, and staff. Conditions of Employment: All UToledo employees on all campuses, including those working on campus and working remotely, are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, or have an approved exemption. To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free. To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free. Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans. The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request. Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo.

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