Adjunct Science Faculty – Anatomy and Physiology

College of St. Joseph in Rutland Vermont is seeking applications for a qualified adjunct science faculty to teach an advanced (300-level) course in anatomy and physiology with lab. The start date is August 2015. Compensation will range from $5,000 to $7,000 contingent upon enrollment. Applicants must have at least a master’s degree in the biological sciences or a related field. Candidates with experience teaching undergraduate courses preferred. Letter of interest, resume and three references should be submitted to the Judy Morgan Associate Vice President for Administrative/External Affairs, College of St. Joseph, 71 Clement Road, Rutland, VT  05701 or to judy.morgan@csj.edu.

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Adjunct Science Faculty – Biology

College of St. Joseph is seeking applications for a qualified adjunct science faculty to teach an introductory biology course with lab. Applicants must have at least a master’s degree in the biological sciences or a related field. Candidates with experience teaching undergraduate courses preferred. Letter of interest, resume and three references should be submitted to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, 71 Clement Rd., Rutland, VT 05701 or to jennifer.arnado@csj.edu.

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Adjunct Science Faculty – Genetics

College of St. Joseph is seeking applications for a qualified adjunct science faculty to teach a genetics course with lab. Applicants must have at least a master’s degree in the biological sciences or a related field. Candidates with experience teaching undergraduate courses preferred. Letter of interest, resume and three references should be submitted to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, 71 Clement Rd., Rutland, VT 05701 or to jennifer.arnado@csj.edu.

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College of St. Joseph is seeking applications for a qualified adjunct math faculty to teach a 200-level course in statistics. The start date is August 2015. Applicants must have at least a master’s degree in mathematics or a related field. Candidates with experience teaching undergraduate courses preferred. Letter of interest, resume and three references should be submitted to the Judy Morgan Associate Vice President for Administrative/External Affairs, College of St. Joseph, 71 Clement Road, Rutland, VT  05701 or to judy.morgan@csj.edu.

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Medical Director

College of St. seeks a faculty member for its developing Master of Medical Science Physician Assistant Program in the heart of the Green Mountain State. This is a part-time medical director position. The position reports to the Program Director/Chair, MMScPAS Department.

This is a part-time, exempt, non-tenure track position. Expected work schedule is 4 to 8 hours per week, days to be determined. The individual holding this position may need to be available for early morning, evening and weekend meetings and have some flexibility according to the needs of the program. Some overnight travel for conferences and professional development.

Qualifications

The Medical Director shall be a Vermont licensed, allopathic or osteopathic physician, certified by an ABMS or AOA approved specialty board and have:

  • Prior experience in supervising or working with practicing graduate Physician Assistants
  • Knowledge of Physician Assistant practice standards and roles
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication, planning, administrative and organizational skills
  • Computer skills and prior teaching experience preferred

Duties & Responsibilities

The Medical Director of the Master of Medical Science Physician Assistant Studies (MMScPAS) Program is a part-time (4 hours per week) appointment to the PA Division/MMScPAS Program. The Medical Director is responsible to the Division Chair/Program Director for providing continuous competent medical guidance in the didactic and clinical components of the MMScPAS program to insure that it meets current acceptable standards. The Medical Director will also serve as liaison to the physician community, identify resources for enhancing the quality of the program, promote collaboration with community partners and institutions, and may teach within the program.

Administration:

  • Provide oversight and periodic review of the content of the didactic and clinical curricula
  • Review program objectives and course syllabi for compliance with ARC-PA standards and current medical standards of care
  • Assist in program self-study and assist in preparation of accreditation related documents
  • Advocate for the program within the practice community
  • Work with Program Director and faculty to establish long-range goals and objectives
  • Participate in committees as available and required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Physical strength/endurance to enable him/her to perform/participate in the following activities:

  • Physically able to lift various materials up to 25 pounds on an occasional basis.
  • While performing required job tasks, physically able to remain seated, frequently to continuously.
  • While performing required job tasks, physically able to remain standing up to 15% of the time.
  • Possesses dexterity abilities required to perform typing, operate a computer and other office equipment, to perform filing, and related job responsibilities.

Expectations

In this position, the Medical Director of the Master of Medical Science Physician Assistant Studies Program is expected to (have or possess):

  • Embrace the mission and goals of The College of St. Joseph as a foundation for the MMScPAS program
  • Extensive knowledge of the Physician Assistant role and practice
  • Knowledge of instructional and educational methods and techniques desired.
  • Considerable knowledge of health care agencies/hospitals organization and functions of departments, policies, regulations and procedures. Considerable knowledge of current literature and new developments in medicine.
  • Ability to evaluate the effectiveness of the physician assistant program and the quality of instruction and to recommend changes to improve the overall quality.
  • Ability to express ideas effectively in oral and written form.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, colleagues, students and members of the College staff.
  • Carry out all responsibilities and objectives in a professional manner.
  • Maintain professionalism at all times.
  • Accept and render constructive criticism in a professional manner.
  • Adhere to the policies and procedures established by the College of St. Joseph.

 

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