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Physician Assistant Faculty Position

Physician Assistant Faculty Position

Mississippi College

The Department of Physician Assistant Studies at Mississippi College is offering an exciting full time opportunity for a physician or physician assistant to join our faculty team. Our need is for a Clinical Director, but we may fill that position from within depending upon the experience of the applicant. Talk with us!

The Program

The Department of Physician Assistant Studies at Mississippi College is the state’s only physician assistant program. The Physician Assistant Program at MC is a 30 month program of study leading to a Master of Science in Medicine degree. The primary mission of the Program is to help students acquire core competencies, as well as specialized knowledge and skills necessary to perform effectively as physician assistants and to prepare them to provide primary healthcare services in medically underserved areas of Mississippi and surrounding states. We enjoy a strong collaborative relationship with the University of Mississippi Medical School. We also are home to a modern medical education facility and a state-of-the-art cadaver lab.

The Position Minimum requirements for PAs include current NCCPA certification and a Master’s degree or Doctorate in a relevant field. Both should have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Minimum requirements for a physician include graduation from an accredited medical school with current licensure as an allopathic or osteopathic physician in Mississippi and certification by an ABMS- or AOA-approved specialty board. The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and a competitive benefit package is offered including medical, dental, 401(k), and more. We offer an opportunity for clinical practice as well. The candidate should also possess a commitment to continued professional development and scholarly work. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record in medical education and clinical practice. Very importantly, the culture of our program strives to keep a health family – work balance!

You’ll have an opportunity to mentor students, serve in an administrative capacity, and – best of all – teach!

The University

Mississippi College is a private, co-educational, Christian university of liberal arts and sciences serving nearly 5,000 students from 39 states and 23 countries. Established in 1826, Mississippi College is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of Mississippi.

Clinton, Mississippi

There are things you may not have known about Mississippi. Discover the scenic state that is legendary for its hospitality and warm, friendly people. Wherever you travel in the Magnolia state, from the Hill Country to the Coast, from the Delta to the Heartland, a genuine southern "welcome" greets you at every corner. Mississippi's diverse landscape is only one example of the diversity that you'll find within its borders. It is home to excellence in the arts, technology, commercial ventures, healthcare advances, and a commitment to educational achievement. It is home to a broad range of enterprises including casinos, ship-building, service industries, agriculture, commercial fishing, and manufacturing. Mississippi has produced a diverse multitude of prominent talent including William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, Leontyne Price, John Grisham, B. B. King, Walter Anderson, Faith Hill and Morgan Freeman, just to name a few.

The state is home to a wide array of music, artisans, museums, art galleries, theatres, and every type of delightful cuisine imaginable. And, it is home to celebrations of its numerous ethnic backgrounds and cultures with festivals and special events all year round. Whether you prefer country or city living; golfing on championship courses or sail boating on Jackson's 33,000-acre reservoir; attending the International Ballet Competition held in Jackson or wandering through a museum or historical site; Mississippi truly has something for everyone. Majestic trees, fresh air, short commutes, and a lower cost of living can all be found in this lush, beautiful state where everyone is considered a neighbor and hospitality is a lifestyle.

Mississippi College is an integral part of the City of Clinton. Our town is a wonderful community with lots of small town warmth and friendliness. We have plenty of local shopping and restaurants with even more venues within a 20 minute drive. What we don’t have is traffic congestion, high crime, or high housing and living costs. Clinton is also home to the highest scoring schools in the state. You and your family can choose this pleasant way of life in Mississippi, while you enjoy a rewarding career working with a team of professional medical educators.

We’d love to talk with you about joining us! Please e-mail a cover letter & curriculum vitae to:

Steve Martin, AGC, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA

Program Director and Department Chair

Department of Physician Assistant Studies

Mississippi College

(601) 925-7384

sdmartin@mc.edu

mc.edu/academics/departments/pa/