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Faculty, Department of Physician Assistant Studies, School of Health Professions, Laredo Distant Campus

 

The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio Department of Physician Assistant (PA) Studies, School of Health Professions, Laredo Distant Campus, in partnership with the national search firm Scott Healy & Associates, invites applications and nominations for a contingency full-time faculty position of the distant campus location in Laredo Texas, part of the UT Health Laredo Regional Campus. 

The individual filling this position should be capable of engaging in teaching, service, and scholarly activities. The successful candidate will provide academic coordination and administrative leadership to implement the development of our distant campus and to enhance the Departments impact on teaching, service, and scholarship.  The candidate will facilitate interdepartmental/inter-school and external collaborations to ensure the establishment of an excellent distant campus program through the promotion of a collegial and collaborative environment which will ensure that our remote campus program thrives.  This position will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day activities of the didactic phase of the physician assistant curriculum at the distant campus site.  This includes planning the didactic schedule, coordinating with faculty locally and on the home campus in San Antonio and facilitating on-going evaluation and improvement. 

This position is under the direct supervision of the Program Director/Chair for the performance of these duties and other duties as assigned. 

 

Requirements:

  • Graduation from a CAHEA, CAAHEP, or ARC-PA accredited Physician Assistant program. 
  • Possess a master’s degree relevant to physician assistant practice or education, doctorate preferred.
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants certified.
  • Texas Physician Assistant license or eligible.
  • Five years of clinical experience.
  • Evidence of effective communication skills.
  • Evidence of administrative skills.
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work both independently and as an effective team member.
  • Demonstration of administrative and leadership skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Evidence of analytic skills, and outcomes assessment skills.
  • Prior teaching experience preferred.

 

This position is under the direct supervision of the Program Director/Chair for the performance of these duties and other duties as assigned. 

 

The Physician Assistant Program – Mission and Vision:  The Mission of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio is to prepare outstanding physician assistants to recognize and treat acute and chronic illness and promote health. The Department of Physician Assistant Studies makes lives better by improving the health care, health outcomes and the wellbeing of patients and their families through education, practice, service, and research.  By 2020, the Department of Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, will be recognized as a world-class Physician Assistant program and be amongst the best programs in the United States. We will lead the nation in Physician Assistant education, scholarship, and service.

The Laredo, TX Community:  Many things distinguish the 65,000 acres where Texas real estate begins from the other 106M that comprise this great state. Laredo is quite on the edge, located on mile marker 1 of Interstate Highway 35, on the southern U.S. border and at the beginning of a living experience that is as unique as it is charming.

Application Process:  Applicants should include a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Submit applications through the UT Health Careers website at Open Rank/Faculty - UT Health San Antonio Careers (selectminds.com) .

If you have any questions, please contact the search firm:

Mr. Christopher S. Healy, Vice President
Scott Healy & Associates

chris@scotthealy.com

The position will remain open until filled.

UT Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities. All faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive.

UT Health San Antonio is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.  It is our policy to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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