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Physician Assistant Program, Clinical-Track Faculty

Middle Tennessee State University
Job Location:
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Physician Assistants

Job Title

Physician Assistant Program, Clinical-Track Faculty


MS in Physician Assistant Studies

University Expectation

MTSU seeks candidates who are committed to innovative teaching, and meaningful service. We also seek to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty who value working with a diverse student body.


Salary commensurate with education and experience.


Job Summary/Basic Function

The Physician Assistant Studies Program at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for three clinical-track faculty 12-month positions (#585060, #585070, and #585080) at the rank of assistant/associate professor. Start date for these positions is January 1, 2022. Positions contingent upon funding.

The University seeks innovative faculty with strong self initiative, organizational skills, interpersonal communication skills, and collaborative work ethic. Principal faculty will report directly to the Physician Assistant Program Director and must be team oriented
and possess excellent communication and problem solving abilities. Principal faculty will be responsible for the collaborative efforts in planning, evaluating, and coordinating the development and implementation of the Physician Assistant Studies Program that meets
the needs of the State of Tennessee and the profession.
Principal faculty will participate in selecting applicants for admission to the program as well as providing student instruction, evaluation, academic counseling, and remediation/reassessment efforts. Principal faculty will participate in the organization, administration, continuous review and analysis, planning, development, and participation in the accreditation process of the Physician Assistant Program. This includes applying for, achieving, and maintaining ARC-PA accreditation. Principal faculty will also be part of a team for implementing, coordinating, and evaluating the program's curriculum on a continuous basis. Principal faculty will be instrumental in developing, reviewing, and revising as necessary the mission statement, goals, and competencies of the program. Principal faculty must engage in open, collaborative, and collegial interactions with the Physician Assistant Program leadership, faculty, staff, and students.

Required Education

For Physician Assistant candidates: Master's level Physician Assistant degree
For Physician candidates: Graduation from an accredited medical school and residency program


Required Related Experience

Three years of experience in a clinical practice setting as a physician assistant or physician.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Applicants must be a physician assistant or physician.

Other Desirables

Physician assistant applicants with current NCCPA certification and who hold, or are eligible for licensure in the State of Tennessee will receive special consideration. In addition, physician applicants who are ABMS or AOA-approved specialty board certified and who hold, or are eligible for licensure in the State of Tennessee will receive special consideration. Also, those with Physician Assistant education experience will receive special consideration.

Documents Needed to Apply

In order to successfully apply, applicants are required to include a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and a statement of Teaching Philosophy at the time of online application.

Special Instruction to Applicants 

If you need help in applying, please contact the Faculty Recruitment Specialist at (615) 898-5128.

If you have position specific questions, please contact Marie Patterson at

MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

For individuals requiring a reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email

Application Review Date: 06/29/2021

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