Assistant Clinical Professor

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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.

Department Profile:

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Area of Specialization:

Master of Physician Assistant Studies

Anticipated Appointment Date:

June 16, 2024

Tenure Track Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Participate in implementing, evaluating, and revising the didactic and clinical phase curriculum.
2. Participate in all aspects of the ARC-PA provisional accreditation process.
3. Serve as course director for assigned didactic courses. The Program Director assigns all course directors.
4. Identify and instruct appropriate lecturers for didactic courses.
5. Instruct PA students in areas of knowledge and expertise.
6. Participate in academic advising of PA students.
7. Participate in the admissions process.
8. Participate in laboratory instruction during the didactic and clinical phases of the program.
9. Participate in student evaluation by grading written assignments, written examinations, OSCEs, practical skill competencies, oral presentations, or other assessment methods.
10. Participate in faculty meetings, retreats, and committees as assigned.
11. Maintain NCCPA certification and/or medical license.
12. Participate in appropriate local, state, and national physician assistant professional associations.
13. Participate in clinical practice or research activities depending on position. To be determined by the department Program Director.
14. Maintain a high level of professionalism and integrity to be a role model for physician assistant students.
15. Active involvement in community service and/or service learning associated with the program.
16. Serve as Program Coordinator for the identification, planning, implementation, and review of program-sponsored service projects.
17. Complete other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Program Director.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies from an Accredited PA Program.
Licensed or eligible for licensure as a Physician Assistant in Mississippi.
Current NCCPA Certification.

Preferred Qualifications:

Doctoral degree in the medical field or education, with teaching experiences.
Experience of 3 to 5 years of as a practicing Physician Assistant.

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 judgement 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 work load; meet deadlines and foster a willingness to continuously learn and grow professionally to excel at one's highest capacity.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

1. Work is primarily in a classroom setting. Some clinical instruction will be required.
2. 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, 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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