Department of Physician
Applications and nominations are currently being accepted for a
full-time twelve month position in the School of Pharmacy and
Health Professions. This position reports directly to the Assistant
Dean of the School Pharmacy and Health Professions. The Department
of Physician Assistant is one of four departments in the Health
Professions portion of the School.
Responsibilities: The Chair is the
administrative and academic officer of the department and is
responsible for curricula and new program development,
administering and monitoring departmental budget, attending to
personnel matters, providing accreditation leadership, and
vigorously pursuing grants to support departmental initiatives. The
Chair must also maintain an effective record of teaching and
scholarly activities. Performs other related duties as
Qualifications: Qualifications: Certification
as a Physician Assistant (current NCCPA certification) or licensed
allopathic or osteopathic physician in Maryland who is certified is
by an ABMS or AOA approved specialty board. Must have strong
interpersonal and excellent communication skills.
The Department is transitioning from an undergraduate to a
master's level program. The last undergraduate class will graduate
in December 2013 while the first graduate-level class will start in
August 2013. The program is presently fully accredited.
The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) is a land grant,
historically black college founded in 1886. The campus located on
546 acres of land in the small town of Princess Anne on the Eastern
Shore of Maryland between the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic
Ocean. The area is quiet and ideally suited for learning and
teaching environment yet it is only three hours by car from the
abundant cultural and recreational facilities of Washington, DC,
Baltimore, MD, and Philadelphia. The state's famous seaside resort,
Ocean City, is only one hour from the campus. The area is known for
many outdoor activities such as camping, hunting, fishing,
crabbing, golfing and boating.
Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of
applications will begin once an acceptable pool is established.
Candidates should send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and
have three letters of professional recommendations sent directly by
Department of Human Resources
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Princess Anne, Maryland 21853
UMES is an EEO/AA employer. The successful candidate must be
able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to
accept employment in the United States of America. Minorities,
women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.