Job Description

Extended Job Title
Assistant / Associate Professor - PA Program

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
307011 - Physician Asst Prog Mid

Position Description
Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Health Professions, Department of Laboratory Sciences and Primary Care, Physician Assistant Program invites applications from highly motivated individuals for a full-time faculty member position.  Faculty rank, salary, and tenure status will be based on terminal degree and experience.  TTUHSC PA Program is a 27-month, master’s-level curriculum located in Midland, TX in a dedicated PA program facility, providing an environment of learning with a cohesive faculty and student body.  The PA program has strong administrative support and excellent salary and benefits.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Teach basic or clinical sciences in area of expertise

  • Prepare and deliver instruction and assess student performance in assigned courses

  • Assist the clinical team in recruitment and monitoring of clinical sites and preceptors and student progress

  • Student advising and remediation in the didactic and clinical phases of the program

  • Participate on committees including admissions, student progression, curriculum, and self-study

  • Participate in university, professional, scholarly, and community service activities
  • ??Demonstrate integrity, professional maturity, commitment and accountability according to the five values described in our Values-Based Culture:  One Team, Kind Hearted, Integrity, Visionary, Beyond Service


Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

For non-PA applicants:

  • Terminal degree in sciences or education

  • Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience in higher education

For PA applicants:

  • Master’s degree in PA Studies or other discipline

  • Current NCCPA certification, eligibility for licensure in Texas

  • Two years of clinical experience

All Candidates

  • Strong communication, time management, and computer skills


HSC - Permian Basin

Physician Asst Prog Mid

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group

Occasional Duties

Occasional responsibilities:

  • Engage in other activities as determined by the Physician Assistant Program Director.


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Academic degree as defined by the academic unit and as appropriate for the position held. Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher, a record of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed creative activity which has contributed to the discipline or field of study, to the candidate’s intellectual and artistic development, and to the quality of the academic enterprise; a record of professional service appropriate to the discipline; promise of growth in teaching and research or artistic and creative activity

Salary Grade

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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