The University of Mary Hardin Baylor’s Mayborn College of Health Sciences seeks three (3) qualified faculty members for its Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Program. One (1) position is available immediately, and two (2) positions are available June 1, 2021. These are year-round (12-month) tenure track positions with initial appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, commensurate with experience. UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society.
The UMHB Physician Assistant Program is currently in Applicant Status and will be eligible for Provision Accreditation in the fall of 2020. This position will be responsible for the ongoing development and delivery of didactic and clinical coursework. This position will work with the Program Director, Clinical Director, and faculty team to ensure compliance with all curricular content-related to the ARC-PA standards in preparation for future and continual accreditation.
UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 20,000 in the heart of central Texas. Nearby cities are Temple (5 miles), Waco (45 miles), Austin (65 miles), San Antonio (130 miles) and Dallas/Ft. Worth (130 miles). Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community.
Faculty Responsibilities: Activities required of all graduate faculty include: exemplary teaching, curriculum development, curriculum and program evaluation, student advising, admissions recruitment, professional attainment, and service to the department, college, university, and the community. Faculty will also be responsible for traveling to clinical sites to perform initial and continual preceptor site visits and student assessments during clinical experiences.
Specific Responsibilities: This position includes ongoing didactic and clinical curricular development and evaluation; teaching physician assistant graduate courses and labs; advising and mentoring physician assistant students; participation in initial and continual accreditation; involvement in the program’s admission process; and participating in departmental and university committees.
Master’s or Doctoral Degree
Current NCCPA Certification
Board-Certified MD or DO
2.Licensure: A current and unencumbered Texas PA, MD, or DO license is required. Current PA, MD, or DO licensure in another state with eligibility to achieve Texas licensure within one (1) year of hire.
3. Professional Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of clinical employment experience required.
4. Education Experience: Preferred minimum of one (1) year of teaching and/or experience as a clinical educator or preceptor.
5. Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment, and commitment to quality improvement are essential.
6. Must be an active and committed Christian.
7. Must have a current and valid Texas driver’s license and be insurable under UMHB auto coverage.
Salaries and Benefits:
Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan with match and UMHB tuition benefits for employees and their dependents.
Position will remain open until filled.
Internal Number: 1400
About University of Mary-Hardin Baylor
Founded in 1845, the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor has traditionally been known for producing excellent educators, nurses, business leaders and missionaries. That has not changed, but today UMHB is also earning recognition for its talented science and music graduates, for top-notch graduate programs in counseling, physical therapy and more.
Research done in the university's Human Performance Laboratory is being applauded for its contributions to the field of sport nutrition. The university's new competency-based education program for adult learners is the first of its kind among private colleges and universities in Texas. And enrollment at UMHB has set new records every year for the last seven years.
What's behind this success? An unapologetic dedication to Christian principles. An emphasis on inspired teaching, on making each student's learning experience the best it can be. A commitment to excellence in every aspect of university life.
If one word could be chosen to summarize what is happening at UMHB today, that word would be "MOMENTUM."
It takes a powerful force to gain momentum in an upward trajectory, and that force is present and real at UMHB today. ... Mary Hardin-Baylor is moving forward, offering Christian higher education in compelling new ways to a growing number of students. UMHB has nearly 4,000 students pursuing degrees at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degree levels and nearly 500 employees including 190 full-time faculty members.
UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of over 20,000 in the heart of central Texas. Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community.