Teaching Faculty - Master in Physician Assistant Studies - Herbert Wertheim Col

Miami, Florida

Florida International University

  • Opening Date: 2021-07-28
  • Job Opening Id: 524567
  • College/Division: Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
  • Department: COM Deans Office
Job Information

The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) at Florida International University (FIU) invites applications for a full-time, 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. Clinical responsibilities include attending NeighborhoodHelp site visits to support student education and supervise the clinical care students provide to household members, as well as two to four days per month of clinical practice at the FIU Ambulatory Care Center.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum qualifications include Physician Assistant certification from an ARC-PA accredited PA program, current NCCPA certification, an active Florida PA license (or be eligible to obtain a Florida Physician Assistant license at the time of hire), strong communication skills, and a professional demeanor.

Desired Qualifications

Preferred qualifications include at least three (3) years of relevant clinical experience working as a Certified Physician Assistant, prior experience in academia and/or other teaching, and a Master's degree.

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience

Pre-Employment Requirements

Criminal Background Check

Florida Physician Assistant License

How To Apply

Prospective Employee

If you have not created a registered account, you will be asked to create a username and password for use of the system. It is recommended that you provide an active/valid e-mail account as that will be the main source of communication regarding your status within the process. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in "My Applications".

In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.

*This posting will close at 12:00 am of the close date.

How To Apply

Current Employee

As a current employee, you must log into Employee Self Service (ESS) to apply for this and any other internal career opportunity of interest. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in "My Applications".

In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume/ curriculum vitae, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

*This posting will close at 12:00 am of the close date.

Disclosures

Florida Statute 1010.35 - Screening Foreign Researchers

Pursuant to Florida law, any citizen of a foreign county who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of employment or training in China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela, or Syria is subject to additional screening. Applicants meeting those criteria will be required to provide the following information in the application: every institution of higher education attended; all previous employment since the applicant's 18th birthday; list of all published material, current and pending research funding from any source, including details about the research, your role, funding source, and amount; list and description of any non-university professional activities; any affiliation with an institution or program in a foreign country; a complete copy of your passport; the most recently submitted DS-160 (Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application).

Clery Notice

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the University Police department at Florida International University provides information on crimes statistics, crime prevention, law enforcement, crime reporting, and other related issues for the past three (3) calendar years. The FIU Annual Security report is available online at: https://police.fiu.edu/download/annual-security-fire-safety-report/.

To obtain a paper copy of the report, please visit the FIU Police Department located at 885 SW 109th Avenue, Miami, FL, 33199 (PG5 Market Station).

Pay Transparency

Florida International University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

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.

Posted: 01/28/2022