Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor
  • 18-Dec-2017 to 18-Feb-2018 (CST)
  • Mequon, WI, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Concordia University (CU) is a faith-based university located in Mequon, Wisconsin, seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position in the Physician Assistant (PA) Program beginning immediately. The PA program is housed in the School of Health Professions, and has a mission to prepare competent PA's who are committed to caring for patients in mind, body and spirit with an emphasis on primary care and preventive medicine. The faculty member will have the following responsibilities:

Teaching/Scholarship/Service

  1. Teaching
  • Teach 24 academic credits per year, or the equivalent
  • Participate actively in curriculum development and assessment
  • Hold 10 office hours each week when classes are in session
  1. Scholarship
  • Perform research, scholarship or creative activities according to the standards established in the CU Faculty handbook
  1. Service
  • Serve actively on committees within the department, school and/or university
  • Assist in student recruitment, advising and mentoring
  • Attend opening service, faculty retreat and commencement exercises
  • Attend and participate in plenary faculty meetings and the annual faculty retreat

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Dedication to the academic priorities of CU and the CU/PA program mission
  • Previous experience with ARC-PA accreditation procedures and articulation processes is preferred
  • Experience in activities that focus on assessment and student learning outcomes is preferred

Position Requirements

  • Current Wisconsin licensure or eligible to obtain
  • Graduate of Physician Assistant program and Master degree in Physician Assistant Studies, or related field; and an earned doctorate is preferred
  • NCCPA certification and current registration is required
  • Minimum of 5 years clinical experience required
  • Minimum of 3 years as a faculty member in a PA program or comparable experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability; curriculum development, teaching, and administration is required
  • Demonstrated record of scholarly and service activity is required

Compensation and Benefits

This is a full-time, 12 month position. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience. Concordia health, disability, and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time employees and eligible dependents.  Tuition benefits are also available for employees and their qualified dependents.

Applicants should include with their online application: letter of intent, curriculum vita, copy of transcripts, three letters of reference, and description of teaching philosophy. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until successful candidates are identified.

Physical Demands/Equipment 

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the position. It is not intended to be all-inclusive. Administration reserves the right to adjust the duties and responsibilities.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of CU to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

However, CU is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CU reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion.  In addition, preference in holding certain employment positions is given to rostered ministers of the LCMS.  Based on a religious tenet, CU recognizes only male, LCMS ordained Ministers of the Gospel, but recognizes both male and female LCMS Rostered Ministers of the Gospel.

The Human Resources Department has been appointed to manage the equal employment opportunity program, including all equal employment opportunity activities, as required by federal, state and local agencies.  If any employee or applicant for employment believes this policy has been violated, he/she must contact the Director of Human Resources.

Concordia University is a HLC accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering 71 undergraduate majors of study, 39 master's degrees, and 4 doctoral programs. 

Concordia is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world.

Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor
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