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  • 401(k)
  • 403(b)
  • 457(b)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance
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Position Overview

Primary Purpose of Position
The Department of Physician Assistant Studies invites applications for a 12-month tenure track Foundational Science assistant professor. The successful candidate is expected to teach advanced-level courses in Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathophysiology delivered by the Department of Physician Assistant Studies. Responsibilities include but are not limited to designing the didactic curriculum; oversight, coordination, teaching, and assessment for basic science courses such as Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathophysiology. The candidate is expected to develop a translational research program aligned with the PA program goals. Additional duties will include but are not limited to student organization support and participation in program development and assessment. The candidate will be expected to work cooperatively with faculty and staff in the department and university.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit
North Carolina A&T is a 1890 land grant and doctoral-research university, where scholars are engaged in transformative teaching and learning, civic-outreach, interdisciplinary research and innovative solutions to global challenges as envisioned in N.C. A&T’s Vision, Preeminence 2030. As the largest HBCU in the nation, our enrollment is more than 12,700 students and our workforce includes more than 2,000 employees. North Carolina A&T State University offers over 90-degree programs at the bachelors, masters and doctoral levels through eight academic colleges. The University is one of the sixteen constituent units of the University of North Carolina (UNC) and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The strategic vision focuses the University on interdisciplinary scholarly activities in a learner-centered environment.
The John R and Kathy R. Hairston College of Health and Human Sciences offers baccalaureate degree programs in Kinesiology, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Communication Sciences and Disorders, and Health Services Management. The College is also home to three graduate programs, MS Health Psychology, MS in Social Work, and PhD is Social Work. Through innovative programs, high impact, and student-centered pedagogy, faculty in the college foster an inter-professional learning environment for undergraduate and graduate students. Social justice and promotion of health equity are integral components of the mission of the college. Consistent with this mission, the college welcomes applicants representing the full diversity of intellectual perspectives, life experiences, social-demographic, and political-cultural-backgrounds.

Minimum Requirements
PhD in Anatomy, Physiology, Biology or related field
Teaching experience on the graduate level
Ability to communicate effectively (oral and written)
High degree of organizational skills and ability to multi-task

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
5+ years of higher education experience
Have excellent interpersonal skills
Have strong critical thinking, organization, and problem-solving skills
Proficient written and verbal language skills

Required License or Certification

Is this position eligible for a remote or hybrid work arrangement, consistent with university and state policies.

Position Information

Working Title
Assistant/Associate Professor – Physician Assistant Studies

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Recruitment Salary Range
commensurate with education and experience


Appointment Type
Permanent – Full-time

Tenure Track


If Time Limited, Appointment Length

Organizational Division
Physician Assistant Program

Organizational Location
College of Health and Human Sciences

Organizational Unit
Physician Assistant Program

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Close Date – for postings that do not use Open Until Filled

Open Until Filled

Open Until Filled Minimum Application Period Postings: Positions remaining posted after this date are continuing to accept applications, but may close at any time. Applications received by this date will receive full consideration, applications received after this date may receive consideration depending upon the status of the search

Date Position Available

Special Instructions to Applicant
You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.

Employee Benefits available to NC A & T permanent employees include the following and more;

  • Accrued Vacation and Sick Leave for Eligible Employees
  • Community Service Leave
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC – Health Benefits
  • NCFlex – Vision, Dental, Flexible Spending Account, Life Insurance and more
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Teachers and State Employees Retirement System (TSERS)
  • Optional Supplemental Plans – 401k, 403b, 457b and 457
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Campus Recreation Center Discount
  • University Bookstore Discount
  • and more
This position may be eligible for a remote or hybrid work arrangement, consistent with university and state policies. N.C. A&T employees are generally required to reside in North Carolina, within a 2-hour commuting distance of their assigned duty station.

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