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Adjunct Pool Physician Assistant Program

Company: Point Loma Nazarene University
Location: San Diego
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

The Point Loma Nazarene University community is, and intends to be, a decidedly Christian community, as exhibited by our shared beliefs, corporate practices, and Christlike character. JOB SUMMARY The Department of Physician Assistant Education is seeking candidates for multiple adjunct teaching positions across the Master of Science in Medicine - Physician Assistant program. JOB STATUS Time: Part time * The Department of Physician Assistant Education is seeking candidates for adjunct teaching positions in the pending graduate program (Master of Science in Medicine - Physician Assistant) to teach courses in one or more of the following areas:
* Anatomy
* Physiology
* Pharmacotherapeutics (3 semester sequence)
* Cardiology
* Hematology/Oncology
* Pulmonology
* Gastroenterology
* Orthopedics and Rheumatology
* other courses or course components Responsibilities begin August 1, 2021. Qualified applicants should have an advanced degree in basic science, medicine (i.e. PA, MD, DO) or a closely related field. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate effective teaching and service in either the classroom or the clinical setting and will embrace the mission of Point Loma Nazarene University. The Department of PA Education is comprised of 4 full-time faculty members with a strong commitment to high quality teaching, service, and clinical competence. The Master of Science in Medicine - Physician Assistant (MSM-PA) is seeking provisional application from the Accreditation Review Commission for Physician Assistants with review anticipated in March 2021. If successful, the program will matriculate its first class in August 2021. Adjunct positions will not be filled until Spring 2021 and the successful conclusion of the provisional accreditation process. RESPONSIBILITIES Adjunct faculty members should have knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques appropriate to effective graduate teaching. PLNU will offer training through our Center for Teaching and Learning on effective pedagogy.: * Teach graduate courses
* Participate in institution and program activities as appropriate
* Involve students in research or professional experience as appropriate QUALIFICATIONS * Doctorate preferred, master's accepted
* Potential for outstanding teaching as demonstrated by prior classroom or clinical teaching SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS The number of adjunct instructors hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Please realize that there may not presently be an adjunct position available. When an opening becomes available for which a candidate would be a good match, the department chair will be in contact with that candidate for further dialogue, interviews, etc. Approved applicants will remain in the adjunct pool for the upcoming school year only. To be reconsidered for the following school year, applicant will need to reapply. If hired, official transcripts will be required from all undergraduate and graduate universities attended before a contract is issued. At the time of completing application, you will need the following documents to upload: * Curriculum Vitae
* Cover Letter
* 2 Letters of References (for confidential references, have letters sent to the Department Chair or )
* Unofficial Transcripts for highest degree completed
* 3 Teacher or Preceptor Evaluations (if available) PLNU is a vibrant Christian liberal arts university in the evangelical, Wesleyan tradition with an undergraduate and graduate student body of around 4000 including over 40% students of color. PLNU seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in the practice of teaching and scholarship. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide quality educational and employment opportunities, PLNU actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education. * Point Loma Nazarene University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices or procedures. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide quality educational and employment opportunities, PLNU actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.

Keywords: Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego , Adjunct Pool Physician Assistant Program, Healthcare , San Diego, California

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