CUNY Didactic Coordinator (Medical Distinguished Lecturer) - Physician Assistant Program - 3 positions in New York, New York
Didactic Coordinator (Medical Distinguished Lecturer) - Physician Assistant Program - 3 positions
CUNY School of Medicine
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The CUNY School of Medicine (CUNY Med) at the City College of New York (CCNY), is the only medical school in the City University of New York system. Our innovative curriculum allows students to complete both their undergraduate Bachelor of Science (BS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD) degrees in seven years. CUNY Med has graduated its first MD class in 2020. CUNY Med also has a Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies (PA). Our PA Program is a 28-month graduate program leading to a M.S. degree and certification as a Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination. We are one of the first degree-granting physician assistant programs in the country. Our mission is to provide access to medical education to talented youth from social, ethnic and racial backgrounds historically under-represented in medicine and to develop health professionals committed to practicing in under-served communities with special emphasis on primary care. With our reputation for excellence we have earned national acclaim for performance and a broad network of clinical sites for clerkships.
The Physician Assistant Program is searching for three Didactic Coordinators to serve in the title of Medical Distinguished Lecturer. Distinguished Lecturers perform teaching in areas of expertise and related clinical and faculty duties. They are experienced practitioners or teachers who hold a full-time, non-tenure track position with a maximum appointment period of seven years, subject to annual reappointment. Distinguished Lecturers share responsibility for committee, program, and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.
The Didactic Coordinators (Medical Distinguished Lecturers) will report to the Associate Dean/Program Director of the Physician Assistant Program. Additional responsibilities will include:
Act as a liaison between the Program and the adjunct faculty instructors
Secure adjunct faculty instructors consistent with the objectives of the PA Program
Maintain on-going program and student evaluation process to ensure quality of teaching for each course
Create and revise learning objectives for each course
Revise student handbooks and program policies each year
Ensure that each student has all appropriate certifications, immunizations, and any other requirements necessary for clinical clerkships.
Provide evaluation of students and instructors
Develop student evaluation instruments consistent with the goals of each course
Monitor individual student progress during the didactic year
Develop exams and assessment tools.
Test item analysis
Participate in program responsibilities such as student admissions, curriculum development and student evaluation.
Participate in the duties necessary for program maintenance of accreditation
Serve as a Faculty Advisor for professional students
Perform related duties as a determined by the Program Director
A minimum of a Master’s Degree is Required
A Bachelor of Science or Higher Degree from and Accredited Physician Assistant Program
NCCPA Board Certified
Minimum of three years of experience in PA Education
Salary range: $118,000 - $130,000
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
HOW TO APPLY
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Open until filled, with resume review to begin on August 29, 2023.
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