MCPHS

  • Faculty - Physician Assistant Studies

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    ID
    2018-3007
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Faculty 12 Mo
  • Overview

    For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world.  We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future.  That’s why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape. 

     

    Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.

    Responsibilities

    The primary function of PA faculty members is to provide high-quality education that meets the students' needs and fulfills the vision and mission of the Program and the University.  An option to work fewer than five days per week exists for faculty who wish to maintain their clinical skills during the work week. Responsibilities include:

     

    • Teaching selected lecture, laboratory, and experiential activities
    • Engaging in scholarly activities such as publishing, research and poster presentations
    • Participating in service activities that may include University and Department committees, community service, and inter-professional activities
    • Participating in the development, implementation and evaluation of the curriculum to achieve and maintain compliance with ARC-PA standards
    • Providing supervision, instruction, advice and counsel to students in order to facilitate their successful completion of all learning objectives
    • Serving as an ambassador for the PA program

    Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the Program Director.

     

    Rank is commensurate with education and experience.

    Qualifications

    Required:
     

    Applications may be considered as follows:

     

    Physician Assistants with the following:

     

    • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies; a master’s in PA Studies is preferred
    • Current NCCPA certification and eligibility for MA licensure
    • A minimum of three years of clinical experience
    • Candidates without a master's degree would be required to obtain a master’s degree in an appropriate field from an accredited institution within four years of hire.
    • Teaching experience in higher education is preferred.

    Physicians with the following:

     

    • Current eligibility or unrestricted license as an allopathic or osteopathic physician in MA
    • Certification by an ABMS or AOA-approved specialty board
    • A minimum of three years of clinical experience

    Health profession clinicians with the following:

     

    • A minimum of a bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline
    • If bachelor's degree is not the terminal degree for the profession, the faculty member must obtain the terminal degree within three years of hire.
    • Current eligibility or unrestricted license in field of practice in MA
    • A minimum of three years of clinical experience
    • Teaching experience in higher education preferred

    Non-clinician scientists:

     

    • A doctorate degree in a healthcare-related discipline
    • A minimum of three years of experience
    Candidates must have strong organizational and computer skills.
     

     

    MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a substantial health/dental insurance subsidy, generous holiday/vacation policy, and a significant pension plan contribution.

     

    Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only.  Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are welcome to apply.

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