The School of PA Medicine invites applications for a full-time (12 month) Assistant/Associate professor, clinical or tenure-track position, beginning August 2021. The candidate for the Administrative Director (AD) must be a motivated PA with a proven record of success in leadership. The candidate must also be an active advocate for the PA profession and interested in advancing the future of the profession. The AD will work collaboratively with the Director of Postgraduate Medicine, Program Manager, faculty, and staff in the DMSc program and the School of PA Medicine. The faculty and staff are highly skilled and motivated educators, leaders, and clinicians committed to creating educational opportunities that will expand the scope of practice and utilization of PAs worldwide.
It is the responsibility of the AD to be a collaborative leader in the doctorate curriculum under the leadership of the DMSc Program Director and Dean of the School of PA Medicine. In addition to being a faculty administrator for the DMSc program, this position will also include responsibilities in all three areas of teaching, service, and scholarship.
The AD will manage the administrative structure and support system of the DMSc program to effectively deliver the DMSc degree. The AD will collaborate with faculty, DMSc students, staff, and institutional and regulatory administrative offices as directed by the DMSc Program Director.
- NCCPA certified PA
- Virginia PA license or eligible for licensure
- Minimum of a doctoral degree in a health related field.
- Experience teaching in a PA program or Medical School required
- Proven history in PA Leadership, Scholarship, and Advocacy
- Experience with developing/working managing online curriculum
- Experience in communities with multicultural and multilingual students and healthcare providers
- Teaching, scholarship, and service interests in diverse communities
- Strong commitment to underserved populations and improving healthcare access
Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Salary, rank, and faculty status are commensurate with experience and educational credentials. Candidates must successfully pass a background check that is satisfactory to the University.
Interested candidates should send a letter of application, and a current vita to: Dr. Jeremy M. Welsh, DHSc, JD, PA-C, DFAAPA, Dean, School of PA Medicine, Founding Program Director, Doctor of Medical Science, 1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501, email@example.com , or by fax: 434.544.8896. EOE
The University of Lynchburg is committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from persons of color, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, the LGBTQIA+ community, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University of Lynchburg community.