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Assistant/Associate Professor - Physician Assistant Studies

Apply now Job no: 494576
Position type: FAC - Tenure Track Faculty
Location: Traverse City
Categories: College of Health Professions

Position:  Assistant/Associate Professor in the Physician Assistant Studies Department.  This is a full-time 12-Month tenure track faculty position located at the Traverse City site.

 

Qualifications:  The requirements for this position include:

  • Minimum of master’s degree; a doctoral degree is preferred
  • Current national certification as a physician assistant or physician
  • Current licensure as a PA or physician
  • 3-5 years of clinical experience, rural health preferred
  • Established history of teaching (minimum of 3-5 years)
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fiscal and organizational experience
  • Willingness to participate in an interprofessional environment.

Responsibilities:  This full-time tenure track faculty position will work together with the other members of the Physician Assistant Studies (PAS) faculty, especially those in Traverse City, to advance the education of PAS students.  Didactic classroom teaching, laboratory and small group teaching will be required. Additional responsibilities include scholarly and service activities within the department, College, University, PA profession, and the northern Michigan community.

 

Salary:   Commensurate with experience and degree. 

 

Department: The Physician Assistant Studies program is a 28-month, graduate level program within the College of Health Professions with currently 10.25 FTE faculty positions. The department has two sites, Grand Rapids and Traverse City. The Grand Rapids (GR) location is located on the medical mile while the Traverse City (TC) campus is located at the University Center of the Northwestern Michigan College, on Boardman Lake in TC. The TC campus welcomes 12 students per annual cohort, has 5 classrooms, 3 offices and access to the GVSU Regional Center.

 

How To Apply:  Apply online at www.gvsujobs.org. Please include a cover letter, CV, and contact information for 3 references. References will be checked prior to the interview process. For further assistance, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Molly Paulson, at paulsonm@gvsu.edu or 616-331-5601.

 

Deadline Date for Filing Applications:  Applications will be accepted immediately and until the position is filled. 

 

 

Allendale, Michigan 49401 - (616) 331-5000

For more information about Grand Valley, see our website at www.gvsu.edu

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution

Grand Valley State University has a COVID-19 Vaccine policy that requires all faculty, staff and students to be vaccinated. New hires will be expected to adhere to the policy unless they are eligible for allowable exemptions or postponement. We will require proper documentation upon hire. Up-to-date information can be found on our Lakers Together website.

Grand Valley State University does not discriminate against students, faculty or staff in any of its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities. Grand Valley State University is guided by values for inclusiveness and community which are integral to our mission to educate students to shape their lives, their professions, and their societies, and to enrich the community through excellent teaching, active scholarship, and public service. The University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. It encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. Members of the University community, including candidates for employment or admissions, and visitors or guests, have the right to be free from acts of harassment and discrimination, which are prohibited if they discriminate or harass on the basis of age, color, disability, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, veteran or active duty military status or weight. In addition, Grand Valley is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to ensure that none of its education programs and activities discriminate on the basis of sex/gender. Sex includes sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status. The Office for Title IX and Institutional Equity serves as a resource for the GVSU community and assists individuals who may have been impacted by discrimination or harassment in connecting with resources, imposes measures that protect or support access to programs and activities, and oversees the university’s grievance process for allegations of discrimination and harassment. Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, 4015 Zumberge Hall, titleix@gvsu.edu, (616) 331-9530.

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. See www.gvsu.edu/affirmative/. TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center at 711 (in State) or 1-800-833-7833 (out of State)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended by the ADA Amendment Act (2008), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. GVSU will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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