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Assistant Teaching Professor/Principal PA Faculty

Kansas City, MO

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University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Positions Available

Full Time


Position Description

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine seeks candidates for the position of Assistant Teaching Professor for the Master of Medical Science (MMS) Physician Assistant (PA) program.  This is a ranked full time non-tenure track faculty position. The UMKC School of Medicine is dedicated to its vision to be a leader in academic medicine through innovative programs and vibrant community partnerships. The MMS PA program began in 2014. It is a 29 month (7 semester) program and admits 20 students per cohort. The first-time PANCE pass rate for the program is 100%. Faculty members have opportunities and support for scholarly activities and faculty development including tuition reduction. UMKC is a comprehensive public teaching and research university with more than 16,000+ undergraduate, graduate, and professional students representing 49 states, 85+ countries, and broadly diverse identities.

Responsibilities:  The experienced clinician and educator will work under the direction of the Program Director to coordinate and provide instruction for the didactic phase of the physician assistant curriculum. This will include ensuring delivery of content consistent with accreditation standards and the NCCPA blueprint. The individual will collaborate with dedicated faculty to implement an array of teaching and evaluation strategies.  Additional duties include student academic and professional development advising; participation in student admissions activities; participation in the program’s ongoing self-study, accreditation, assessment, and continuous improvement processes; and involvement in university service activities.

Qualifications:  Minimum requirements for this position include graduation from an accredited PA program, hold or working toward a Master’s degree, eligibility for Missouri PA licensure, and current NCCPA-certification. Previous teaching experience is desirable. The candidate should be highly motivated and organized as well as possess excellent communication skills.

For consideration, please apply online at https://info.umkc.edu/hr/careers/academic-positions/  (Job Opening ID 31480) Title:  Assistant Teaching Professor. You must combine all application materials (personal letter of interest with accompanying curriculum vitae and a list of references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as your resume attachments.  Limit document name to 50 characters.  Questions regarding this opportunity should be directed to the Program Director, Kathy Ervie, PA-C, 816-235- 789.

UMKC is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encourage. All final candidates will be required to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment.



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