Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor & Assistant or Associate Director

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Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
Department: 313208 - Meridian - Physician Assistant
Location: Meridian Campus - Meridian, MS
Categories: Faculty
Position Open Date:

Position Function:

The primary responsibility will be teaching and advising students in the Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program.

Salary Grade:  UC

For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Anticipated Appointment Date:

January 1, 2024

Tenure Track Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Participate in comprehensive and ongoing accreditation processes, including self-
assessment and analysis as well as completion of accreditation documentation
• Coordinate with the OIRE to obtain, analyze, and publish data in support of demonstrating
compliance with ARC-PA standards.
• Complete required OIRE reports.
• Collaborate with the Clinical Coordinator to evaluate the appropriateness of the instruction,
assessments, and outcomes of the clinical phase courses.
• Chair the Assessment Committee to analyze and publish data for self-study
• Manage and track PACKRAT and End of Curriculum performance data
• Additional duties and assignments as prescribed by the Assistant Program Director,
Program Director, School Dean, and/or the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
• Coordinate end-of-year PANCE preparation activities.
• Promote the PA program and PA profession to potential students and community
• Onboard new faculty

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduate Medical Education Experience
Master's degree in physician assistant studies from an Accredited PA Program.
Preferred Experience of 3 to 5 years as a practicing Physician Assistant.
Licensed or eligible for licensure as a Physician Assistant in Mississippi.
Current NCCPA Certification.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Experience of 3 to 5 years of as a practicing Physician Assistant.
Licensed or eligible for licensure as a Physician Assistant in Mississippi.
Current NCCPA Certification.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
2. Ability to prioritize competing demands and the ability to meet deadlines.
3. Ability to exercise good judgment and discipline.
4. Strong verbal and written interpersonal communication skills.
5. Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds.
6. Ability to efficiently and effectively work in a fast-paced environment with multiple responsibilities.
7. Ability to prioritize workload; meet deadlines and foster a willingness to continuously learn and grow professionally to excel at one's highest capacity.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

Work is primarily in a classroom setting. Some clinical instruction will be required.
Exposure to physical risk and physical effort as expected in a clinical setting.

Instructions for Applying:

All applicants must apply online at and attach a cover letter, and vitae. In addition, an official transcript and certification must be mailed to:

Dr. Shey Washburn - PA Program Director
MSU-Meridian Riley Campus
2214 5th Street
Meridian, MS 39301

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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