Elon University, an independent university renowned as a national model for engaged learning, is seeking a full-time, experienced faculty member to primarily teach in the didactic phase of the curriculum of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies. The eight principal faculty members welcomed the seventh class of 38 students in January 2019. The program received Accreditation-Continued from the Accreditation Review Commission for the Education of the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) in 2016 and has been approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to grant the MSPAS degree. The systems-based curriculum is 24 months with 12-month didactic and 12-month clinical phases. The PA program is part of the Elon University School of Health Sciences, which also includes the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program established in 1998. Elon offers a salary commensurate with qualifications, an excellent benefits package and generous retirement plan.
Direct academic courses.
Coordinate the sequencing and delivery of content within assigned courses
Coordinate the implementation of student evaluation within the course
Serve as lecturer, lab instructor, small group facilitator and evaluator in assigned courses. Lecture in other courses according to subject matter expertise.
Assist with departmental responsibilities such as proctoring exams, grading OSCEs, interviewing admissions candidates, etc.
Serve as Master’s Project advisor.
Advise and provide academic counseling for students in academic and clinical phases.
Serve on departmental, School of Health Science, and university committees as elected or appointed.
Maintain a record of ongoing scholarly activity and faculty development.
Assists with program self-assessment and improvement.
Other duties as assigned by Program Director.
This is a full time 12-month faculty rank position. Faculty have the option to engage in clinical work or scholarship one day a week.
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered university that values experiential learning and strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon’s 7,000 students prepare to become the ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe. Elon is known for academic excellence across the curriculum, and for engaged learning programs in study abroad, internships, undergraduate research, leadership and community service. Elon is ranked the nation’s #1 master’s-level university for study abroad and is a top-producer of Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. Elon leads the nation in the annual U.S. News & World Report recognition for academic programs that “Focus on Student Success.” More than 435 full-time faculty members teach in six academic units: Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law. Elon’s four-year graduation rate of 79 percent ranks in the top 10 percent of U.S. private uni...versities. The student-faculty ratio is 12-1, and the average class size is 20. The university’s 656-acre residential campus in the Town of Elon, N.C., is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s finest environments for learning. The Elon Phoenix NCAA Division I athletic program is a member of the Colonial Athletic Association.