The University of Texas Medical Branch Associate Professor & Chair - Physician Assistant Studies, School of Hlth Professions in Galveston, Texas

Min Qualifications

Experience as a faculty and working as a physician assistant or physician

Eligible for an appointment at the Associate Professor Level

MPAS or MD degree or equivalent

Licensed or eligible for licensure as a physician assistant or physician in Texas

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience

Specific Job Related Duties

Provide leadership and direction to departmental faculty on matters of curriculum and instruction.

Insure that accreditation standards are met and that best educational practices in the field are known and applied by faculty.

Develop and apply effective mechanisms for course and curriculum improvement, including periodic surveys of graduates.

Responsible for faculty Recruitment, retention and development including identifying development needs utilizing appropriate school and institutional resources to address.

Provide for and document regular and useful faculty evaluation and feedback activities.

Develop, maintain and implement recruitment strategies that are sufficient to maintain enrollment at or above program capacity.

Attend to issues influencing faculty, staff and student morale.

Ensure compliance with institutional and system personnel policies.

Provide for regular staff evaluation and development.

Identify and pursue opportunities to enhance public relations through institutional, local, regional and national media reports, through public appearances and through social interaction.

Manage expenditures and revenues to create a balanced operational budget.

Foster and obtain training and research grants sufficient to offset operating deficits.

Identify and cultivate development opportunities (e.g., donations, grants and bequests for scholarships and endowments; revenue generating activities) in collaboration with the Office of Development and the Dean's office.

Be familiar with system, institution and schoolwide policies regarding fiscal and resource management and demonstrate and expect compliance with them.

Foster interdisciplinary participation in education and service.

Foster and encourage respect for all health care disciplines among faculty, staff and students.

Actively participate in schoolwide direction-setting and governance.

Demonstrate leadership by example in service to school, university and community.

Develop and implement strategies to ensure a continuous stream of highly qualified applicants into the program sufficient to meet or exceed capacity.

Encourage diversity, equity, and objectivity in student recruitment and selection.

Foster curricular and instructional approaches that recognize differences in individual learning, that encourage problem solving, and that facilitate the acquisition of competencies and skills in the most efficient and effective manner possible.

Preferred Education

Earned Ph.D. or M.D. or equivalent from a US accredited institution in a relevant field

Preferred Skill/Competency

Evidence of excellence in communication and interpersonal skills, established record of scholarly accomplishments, solid record of clinical mastery, organizational, and strategic planning skills.

Preferred Work Experience

Record of administrative responsibilities, evidence of extramural funding, evidence of supervisory abilities, evidence of leadership roles

Closing Statement


Equal Employment Opportunity UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Job Type: Regular

Job Title: Associate Professor & Chair - Physician Assistant Studies, School of Hlth Professions

Job ID: 55937

Location: Galveston

Business Unit: SHPRF