NTT Lecturer & Clinical Coordinator, Physician Assistant Program, Department of Allied Health
University of New Haven
Location: West Haven, Connecticut
Higher Education Institution
Internal Number: 23-10F
The Physician Assistant Program, located in the School of Heath Sciences at the University of New Haven is seeking to hire a full time NTT faculty member. The faculty member will teach first and second-year students in the Master of Health Science Physician Assistant program and participate in the ongoing assessment of the program according to the accreditation standards established by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). The successful candidate will be committed to academic excellence, student success and ongoing professional development. This position is to begin Fall 2023.
The University of New Haven’s School of Health Sciences (SHS) is one of the most progressive schools of health sciences in the United States for its approach to integrating all health professionals – from technicians to physicians – in an interdisciplinary, interprofessional, educational experience focused on public health, ethics and health technology.
Students develop the competencies necessary to be a successful healthcare professional through supervised clinical practice experiences and a curriculum focused on the development of knowledge and skills required for the effective provision of evidence-based healthcare.
-Teach within the Master of Health Science Physician Assistant Program -Coordinate the clinical phase of the Physician Assistant program -Recruit and provide support to clinical preceptors -Develop supervised clinical practice experiences -Build and maintain collaborative relationships with community partners. -Serve on departmental, school, and university level committees -Participate in the admission, advising, and mentoring of physician assistant students -Participate in activities in support of initial and ongoing accreditation -Participate in continuous program assessment -Maintain compliance with ARC-PA accreditation standards
About the University: The University of New Haven, founded on the Yale campus in 1920, is a private, coeducational university situated on the coast of southern New England. It’s a diverse and vibrant community of more than 6,800 students, with campuses around the country and around the world. Within its five colleges, students immerse themselves in a transformative, career-focused education across the liberal arts and sciences, fine arts, business, engineering, public safety, and public service. We offer more than 100 academic programs, all grounded in a long-standing commitment to collaborative, interdisciplinary, project-based learning. Here, the experience of learning is both personal and pragmatic, guided by a distinguished faculty who care deeply about individual student success. As leaders in their fields, faculty members provide the inspiration and recognition needed for students to fulfill their potential and succeed at whatever they choose to do.
Diversity and Inclusion: The University of New Haven is committed to diversity and inclusion in higher education. The University seeks candidates whose teaching, research and/or service has prepared them to contribute diversity and inclusion in our academic community. Applicants are asked to submit a diversity and inclusion statement explaining how their teaching, scholarship and/or service, contributes to building and supporting diverse and inclusive communities.
The program is seeking a nationally certified Physician Assistant with an earned Masters or Doctoral Degree in an area appropriate to physician assistant education. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of three years clinical experience and two years of experience teaching within a physician assistant program. Experience in program assessment is preferred. Candidates must be eligible for a Connecticut Physician Assistant license and obtain the license within three months of hire date. Additional requirements include certification through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and ongoing maintenance of the certification.
All information on candidates will be kept confidential. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should submit: 1) a cover letter describing their academic and/or industrial experiences relevant to the position, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of teaching philosophy, 4) a diversity and inclusion statement, 4) three recent teaching evaluations, and 5) contact information for at least three professional references (reference checks will not occur without permission). All material should be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/118489
Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a background investigation.
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education.Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960 and opened its Orange Campus in January, 2014. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities.The University enrolls approximately 6,800 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Tagliatela College of Engineering, UNH offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 500 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.