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Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant (Full-Time)

WCU Dallas Dallas, Texas Job ID: 201234
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When you join our faculty at West Coast University, you’ll become part of a team that always puts students first. And that means you’ll have the tools, technologies, resources and support you need to make a real difference in their lives, empowering new generations of healthcare leaders. Get ready to learn and grow in an energized environment with year-round curricula, collaborating with talented colleagues and reimagining healthcare education as we know it.

  • Full Time
  • Minimal Travel (if any)

Success Profile

What makes a successful member of the Faculty team at West Coast University? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Facilitator
  • Personable
  • Socially Conscious
  • Strategic
  • Team-Player
  • Technologically Savvy

If you are looking to work at a university that takes care of its students, faculty, and staff and allows you to live a prosperous, fulfilling, and healthy life, this is the place for you.

Paul P. Instructor ii, Gen Ed Non-sci, orange county
associate since 2013

Benefits

We offer a generous benefits package with a wide range of the plans, programs and support you need to thrive.

  • Healthcare

  • 401(k) Retirement
    Plans
    and
    Employer Matching

  • Professional
    Development

  • Day of Service
    PTO Day

  • Collaboration

  • Management

  • Awards &
    Recognition

Our Mission & Culture

At WCU, the work you do empowers our future nurses, therapists, dental hygienists and more — propelling them into our communities where they can do the most good. As part of our dynamic, energized culture, you’ll contribute to our unique mission that always puts students first. You’ll collaborate with incredible people, grow in your profession, and transform healthcare education. Discover what it means to truly believe in the work that you do.

Responsibilities

SUMMARY:

Reporting directly to the Dean and/or Department Chair of the program, the Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant supports the University in fulfillment of its mission, purpose and goals.  Provides program-specific expertise and is actively engaged in relevant department initiatives. Supports University, Campus, and/or departmental goals in order to assure compliance with programmatic accreditation and/or licensure, internal consistency, and graduate outcomes that meet student learning, workplace and placement expectations.  Provides professional leadership and support, and serves as an educator, role model, mentor and facilitator.  Creates an educational environment which fosters innovation, responsiveness, and accountability.  Focuses extensively on facilitating student learning associated with prescribed course and program learning outcomes.  Actively and substantively participates in assessment of student learning activities to maximize the potential for students to learn what is necessary to meet prescribed outcomes.  Vigorously upholds a culture of academic integrity.

EDUCATION:

Master’s degree or higher, in health related field

If a non-clinician scientist (Scientist Position)

  • Doctorate degree in health- or social-science related field
  • Minimum of three years teaching/research/clinical experience.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

NCCPA certified Physician Assistant or Board certified allopathic or osteopathic physician

Texas PA license (or eligible) or MD / DO licensed or eligible for licensure in Texas

KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE:

Greater than 3 years of clinical experience

Experience teaching in a PA program or Medical School

Experience with ARC-PA accreditation in provisional and/or maintenance phase

Non-doctoral faculty; doctoral degree or willingness to enter and complete a doctoral program

ABOUT US

For over 100 years, West Coast University has been educating and preparing students for professional careers across our six campuses located in Southern California, Dallas, Miami, and Online. As part of our unique student-centric approach to advanced healthcare education you will be empowering future healthcare professionals. At West Coast University our students are Ahead of the Curve. Our Mission is to embrace a student-centric learning partnership that leads to professional success. We deliver transformational education within a culture of integrity and personal accountability.

Our benefited faculty and associates are offered a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Health & Wellness
  • Financial & Retirement
  • Family & Parenting
  • Vacation & Time Off
  • Perks & Discount
  • Professional Development

West Coast University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.

Primary Location: Dallas, Texas Campus: WCU Dallas Function: Faculty
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