In conjunction with the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Lipscomb University is seeking a full-time principal faculty member for the Master of Physician Assistant Studies program. This position offers an opportunity to join a collaborative team of educators whose focus is a student-centric approach to Physician Assistant education. In accordance with the university's mission, the PA program also endeavors to integrate Christian faith and practice with academic excellence in order to develop physician assistants who will provide competent, compassionate healthcare to a diverse community.
Minimum 3 years of documented clinical experience
Current NCCPA certification or current Board Certification from ABMS or AOA related specialty
Licensure, or eligibility for licensure, in the State of TN as a PA, MD, or DO
Previous involvement in higher education
Full-time principal faculty members within the Physician Assistant Studies program will be actively involved with the three tenets of higher education: teaching, service, and scholarship. Additionally, the principal faculty will serve as a critical team member, collectively and collaboratively supporting the mission of the PA program and Lipscomb University. Together with the program director, medical director, existing faculty, and staff, the principal faculty will also support both the academic and administrative processes required for the provision of didactic and clinical components of the program.
Full course load will be determined based on the qualifications and practice history of candidates who apply. The faculty member will likely be teaching in the Physiology & Pathophysiology series in addition to the Clinical Medicine series. The faculty member will also likely have lab instructor responsibilities in other courses.