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Principal Faculty Oakland University Master of Physician Assistant Science Program; Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice

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Job Description Summary
The School of Health Sciences at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan invites qualified persons with a passion for Physician Assistant/Associate education to apply for this full-time Professor of Practice position with rank and salary commensurate with experience.

Minimum Qualifications
Three years of experience in clinical practice as a Physician Assistant
Current National Commission on Certification of PAs (NCCPA) certification
Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies

Prior teaching, scholarship, and/or research experience at the professional level in either academia or through clinical experience

Special Instructions to Applicants
Application Information: Position begins August 15, 2024. Review will begin as soon as possible and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Inquiries are encouraged. Contact Constance Burke, JD, PA-C, MS at [email protected] or [email protected].
Candidates will provide a Diversity Statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality.
Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

School/College & Department/Program Summary
Serve as a Principal Faculty member of the OU MPAS Program through the following duties, as assigned by the Program Director
Provide student instruction; Evaluate student performance; Provide academic counseling of students; Assure the availability of remedial instruction; Design, implement, coordinate, and evaluate the curriculum; Evaluate the MPAS Program.
Develop, review and revise as necessary the mission statement, goals and competencies of the program; Select applicants for admission to the MPAS program.
Serve as Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice in the OU MPAS Program through the following, additional duties, as assigned by the Department Chair:
Communication and advancement of the strategic plan and initiatives of the University, School, and Department, including championing the commitment to Diversity and Inclusion and fostering an environment where all members of the university community can thrive; Representation of the program on department-, school-, and university-level committees and in community service activities; Actively participate in local, regional, and national PA educational and professional organizations as time provides; Maintain applicable professional certification; Support and participate in professional development opportunities and scholarly activities ; Maintain a collegial learning and working environment for the faculty, staff, students, community partners, and other stakeholders; Assist in the upholding of current and development of new Department and Program policies and procedures
The School of Health Sciences serves over 2000 undergraduate, masters, doctoral, and post-professional students through a singular model of advancing community-engaged translational relationships, connecting theory to best practices in four thematic areas. Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences – programs include medical laboratory science, histotechnology, radiologic technology, nuclear medicine, pre-clinical professions, as well as master of science programs being developed in both physician assistant and CDS. Human Movement Science – the doctor of physical therapy, and the master of exercise science programs offer post-professional certificates and support undergraduate health sciences program concentrations. Public and Environmental Wellness – comprehensive programs consist of undergraduate wellness and health promotion, undergraduate and graduate environmental health and safety, and the master of public health. Interdisciplinary Health Sciences – the undergraduate health sciences degree program offers concentrations in nutrition, holistic health, and interdisciplinary pre-health professions, while the applied health sciences program offers degree completion opportunities for health specialized associate degree holders. Our beautiful platinum LEED-certified campus facilities and broad clinical and community-based opportunities offer an ideal supportive environment for students, faculty, staff and partners to create and enjoy innovative learning, meaningful service, and vibrant research pursuits – in purpose for health.

More About Oakland University
The University is located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University offers 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. As an anchor institution in southeastern Michigan that is dedicated to building ongoing, collaborative relationships, Oakland University embraces community and civic engagement to enhance the lives of its students and positively impact the broader community. Learn more about Oakland University’s Mission & Vision and Strategic Plan.

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