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Clinical educator

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

This position is open until filled. However, to receive full consideration, please ensure that all application materials are submitted no later than November 1, 2017.

Position Information

Position Details

Posting Number 17-00199-UP/FA Post
Position Title Clinical educator
Position Number 998736
Full-Time/Part-Time? Full Time
Summary of Responsibilities

The Clinical Educator is a member of the core PA faculty with responsibility for carrying out the duties related to teaching, scholarship, service, and advising. In performing these duties s/he is expected to develop, coordinate, and implement classroom and small group/laboratory instruction; maintain a high level of expertise in the content areas taught; engage in curricular assessment and improvement activities, provide academic research and professional mentorship to students, and conduct scholarly activities in areas of interest/expertise as appropriate. Faculty of the department also participate in program-related college, university, and community initiatives.

Minimum Education

Graduate of an accredited PA program

Bachelor degree from a regionally accredited institution

Minimum Experience

Minimum of five years clinical practice experience

Knowledge, skills and abilities

Demonstrated commitment to diversity

Demonstrated interest in working in a collaborative/interdisciplinary team environment

Commitment to inter-professional education
Experience in scholarship/research or grant writing

Required Licenses, Certificates & Registrations

Current NCCPA certification

Current license or eligibility to obtain license as a physician assistant in Kansas

Additional Information

This position is open until filled. However, to receive full consideration, please ensure that all application materials are submitted no later than November 1, 2017.

All employees of Wichita State University are expected to support the WSU Vision, Mission and Values and foster an environment of diversity in culture, thought and experience.

Location WSU Old Town

Salary Information

Proposed Salary or Hourly Rate Commensurate with education and experience
Benefits Eligible? Yes

Position Description Information

Preferred Education

Advanced degree from a regionally accredited institution

Preferred Experience

Academic or clinically related teaching experience at the college/university level
Experience in scholarship/research or grant writing

Regular Hours of Work Normally Monday - Friday 8-5 with occasional evenings and weekends
Environmental Factors

Typical of a normal office and classroom environment

Proposed Job Duties

Responsibility / Duty

The faculty member will:
Carry out the responsibilities of course instructor as assigned by the Program Director in the didactic and clinical phase of the program.
Coordinate didactic components of clinical courses in assigned areas.
Prepare and deliver classroom instruction in lecture and case study format as assigned.
Participate in/facilitate small group interaction/discussion groups in selected curricular areas as assigned.
Participate in clinical teaching, simulation and evaluation activities in all phases of the program.
Participate in student counseling and advising.
Participate in student, staff, faculty evaluation and development.
Assist with curriculum planning and development.
Serve as a member of the Admissions Committee of the PA program.
Regularly attend and participate in faculty meetings and retreats.
Serve on departmental, school and university committees.
Act as a representative of the program at public and community relations activity as needed.
Represent the program at on site evaluation visits of new and established rotation sites.
Assist in the development of departmental/program policies and procedures as requested.
Conduct research/scholarship in the department.
Participate in grant related/funded activities necessary to fulfill grant objectives.
Participate in the planning and evaluation activities of the department and college.
The faculty member is encouraged to:
Maintain a clinical practice, as time and responsibilities permit.
Be active in community service.
Solicit and/or author or assist with grant proposals.
Participate actively in PA professional organizations on the local, state and national levels.

Importance (E) Essential
Percentage 100

Physical Demands

Physical Requirements - Physical Activity

Activity Hearing
Frequency Daily
Activity Sitting
Frequency Daily
Activity Standing
Frequency Daily
Activity Vision - Color
Frequency Daily
Activity Climbing Stairs
Frequency Weekly
Activity Vocal Ability
Frequency Daily
Activity Walking
Frequency Daily
Activity Bending
Frequency Daily
Activity Grasping
Frequency Daily

Physical Requirements - Weight Activity

Activity (weight) Carrying
Frequency Weekly

15 lbs

Activity (weight) Lifting
Frequency Weekly

15 lbs

Other Physical Requirements

Other Physical Requirements

Typical of a normal office and classroom environment

Explain Physical Job Requirements

Typical of a normal office and classroom environment


Requisition Details


Physician Assistant

Posting date 07/28/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled? No
Proposed Start Date 11/19/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants

This position is open until filled. However, to receive full consideration, please ensure that all application materials are submitted no later than November 1, 2017.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Business publication or website
    • Education publication or website
    • Engineering publication or website
    • Fine Arts publication or website
    • Health Professions publication or website
    • Liberal Arts & Science publication or website
    • Veterans publication or website
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Community Voice
    • Insight into Diversity
    • Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Wichita Eagle
    • WSU Employee
    • Handshake
    • Other
  2. * Are you a graduate of an accredited PA program?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a Bachelor degree from a regionally accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a minimum of five years clinical practice experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents