TEACHING FACULTY MASTER IN PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT STUDIES PROGRAM
Florida International University is a top public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. Very high research (R1) activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation, and justice. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers. FIU serves a diverse student body of more than 56,000 and 290,000 Panther alumni. U.S. News and World Report places dozens of FIU programs among the best in the nation, including international business at No. 2. Washington Monthly Magazine ranks FIU among the top 20 public universities contributing to the public good.
MASTER IN PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT STUDIES PROGRAM
Florida International University, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine is a national leader in transforming the health of communities through its purposeful integration of education, research, and clinical care by providing an environment enhanced by diversity, clinical innovation, and research. The College of Medicine prepares socially accountable, community-based physicians, scientists, and health professionals who are uniquely qualified to transform the health of patients and communities.
The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) at Florida International University (FIU) invites applications for non-tenure teaching faculty position, within the Master in Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) Program. The primary responsibilities include teaching, evaluating, and advising didactic and clinical physician assistant students. The selected candidate will teach clinical courses within the program’s curriculum, including courses within Clinical Medicine I, II, and III; Clinical Skills; The Role of the PA; and Integration to Clinical Concepts. The selected candidate will also serve as a Capstone Mentor and will participate and provide educational and assessment support in Clinical Skills Lab I and II, Clinical Assessment I and II, and Scholarly Research Project. The faculty member will develop and deliver course lectures, learning objectives, and learning outcome assessments in accordance with the ARC-PA standards and aligned with the NCCPA Blueprint and will also assist in the program’s curriculum evaluation and development processes; all accreditation activities; and the admission, success, remediation, and retention of physician assistant students. This position may provide clinical care at FIU College of Medicine clinical sites or at a clinical site in the community.
Minimum qualifications include a terminal degree in medical sciences (MD or DO); or a Physician Assistant certification from an ARC-PA accredited PA program and current NCCPA certification.
Preferred qualifications include at least three (3) years of relevant clinical experience working in the clinical setting; prior experience in academia and/or other teaching; active and unrestricted Florida PA license or medical license (or be eligible to obtain a Florida Physician Assistant license or medical license in the state of Florida); Master’s degree; strong communication skills; and a professional demeanor.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 530974 at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/ and attach a letter of interest and curriculum vitae in a single PDF file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references (previous supervisors) who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by March 10, 2024. Review will continue until the position is filled.
FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.