Franklin Pierce encompasses a far-reaching geographic and virtual network. Regardless of whether programs are delivered online or from our campus in Rindge, New Hampshire; our centers in Manchester, Portsmouth, and Lebanon; or our programs in Goodyear, Arizona, we meet students where they are, enabling them to succeed academically and prepare for rewarding careers across a breadth of fields. Franklin Pierce professors challenge and support students throughout their entire academic journey. They urge students to aim higher and venture beyond their comfort zone, and they develop meaningful, genuine relationships with students that often continue after graduation.
The Master of Physician Assistant Studies program is committed to the training of high quality clinicians with particular emphasis on service to rural and underserved populations. The program is located only minutes from Dartmouth College and Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center where facilities for gross anatomy, clinical simulation, and clinical experiences are routinely utilized. In addition, there are numerous opportunities to interface with faculty at the Geisel School of Medicine and there is an emerging interest in interprofessional education. Physician Assistant faculty are eligible for a day per week for clinical practice or scholarship activities. The program is currently on accreditation-probation status from ARC-PA.
As a member of this MPAS faculty, this full-time, 12-month position is primarily responsible for administration of the didactic and clinical aspects of the program, including curriculum development, delivery and review. Non-teaching assignments will include (but not be limited to):
oversight of clinical experiences,
small group facilitation,
participating in admissions decisions, and
clinical site evaluation.
Experience and Qualifications:
To be successful in this role, you will:
be a graduate of an accredited PA program with a relevant master’s degree,
a minimum of five years clinical experience,
possess, or have the ability to obtain, licensure in the State of New Hampshire or Vermont,
teaching experience in health-related subjects of at least two years,
previous relationship-centered approach to teaching experience, and
excellent organization and interpersonal skills.
As a full-time faculty member, you will be eligible for our health, dental and vision plans, as well as tuition benefits and retirement contributions when criteria is met.
Confidential screening of applications and nominations will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will begin at the start of the 2019-2020 academic year.
Additional Salary Information: Position eligible for medical, dental, vision, tuition and pension benefits.
About Franklin Pierce University
Franklin Pierce is a private, non-profit, regionally-accredited University where every student has the opportunity to discover their passion and greatest potential. Through its campuses in Rindge, New Hampshire and Goodyear, Arizona, as well as centers across New Hampshire in Manchester, Portsmouth, and Lebanon, Franklin Pierce provides flexible learning options that serve a wide range of students. The University community affectionately referred to as “Raven Nation” includes its Division II athletics program, which involves approximately 40% of the undergraduate student body. With more than 75 NCAA Championship appearances, the University boasts six national championships in both men’s and women’s soccer, more than 40 conference championships, and 10 national players of the year.