Please see our website at www.meridian.msstate.edu/academics/physician-assistant/
Area of Specialization:
Master of Physician Assistant Studies
Anticipated Appointment Date:
January 1. 2021
Tenure Track Status:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Participate in the continuing development of the program, ARC-PA provision and continuing accreditation processes. 2. Instruct graduate level physician assistant courses during all phases of the program. 3. Advise students and participate in school and university committees. 4. Direct student research. 5. Disseminate scholarly findings through academic publications and presentations at regional and national conferences. 6. Maintain and analyze program data as assigned. 7. Perform other duties as assigned by the program director.
Master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies from an Accredited PA Program. 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.
ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):
PhD or MD in relevant field with a focus in Physician Assistant Studies and teaching experience in a Physician Assistant Program above the minimum qualifications.
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 http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu and attach a cover letter, and vitae. In addition, an official transcript and certification must be mailed to Dr. Debra Munsell - Associate Professor and 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.
Internal Number: 499610
About Mississippi State University
Mississippi State University represents the highest level of research activity for doctorate-granting institutions and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation as an R1-Very High Research Activity University. Also, a National Science Foundation “Top 100” research University, MSU shelters a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society, and values the talents of our distinguished faculty, staff, and student scholars. Here, a culture of inclusion is fostered and we’re driven each day to make a difference at the local, state, regional, national and global levels. At Mississippi State University we invite you to join us as we continue our momentum in research, teaching, and service.
To apply, please go to http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/