Full-time Faculty in the Physician Assistant Master's ProgramUniversity of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA
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About the University of Dubuque
The University of Dubuque is a private, Presbyterian, coeducational, professional university with a foundation in the liberal arts. Our commitment is to nurturing the mind, body, and spirit as well as encouraging students to explore their fullest potential, is part of a rich Christian identity that dates back to the University's founding in 1852. Our welcoming interfaith community of 2000 students attracts young men and women from across the country and around the globe who seek the knowledge and the skills to make a difference in our ever-changing world. Within a values and faith base, we offer you an array of perspectives and broad exposure to our truly global society. The University comprises the undergraduate college, the graduate school, and the theological seminary.
Mission and Vision
The University of Dubuque is a private university offering undergraduate, graduate, and theological seminary degrees, and other educational opportunities with the intention of educating and forming the whole person. The University is comprised of individuals from the region, our nation, and the world.
As a community, the University practices its Christian commitments by educating students, pursuing excellence in scholarship, challenging students to live lives of worth and purpose, and preparing students for service to the church and the world.
Therefore, the University of Dubuque is committed to:
- A hospitable Christian environment which respects other faith traditions;
- Relationships which encourage intellectual, spiritual, and moral development;
- Excellence in academic inquiry and professional preparation;
- A diverse and equitable community where Christian love is practiced;
- Stewardship of all God’s human and natural resources;
- Zeal for life-long learning and service.
The University of Dubuque invites applications for a Full-time Faculty position in the Physician Assistant Master’s program. Qualified applicants must be a Physician Assistant with an appropriate master's degree and current NCCPA certification and hold a current PA license or be eligible for PA licensure in the state of Iowa. Preferred individuals will have a minimum of three years of medical experience as well as experience relevant to academic settings, including previous work in the development and/or support of physician assistant programs.
The University of Dubuque (UD) was founded in 1852 and maintains its historic ties to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Since the late 1990s, UD has transformed into a mission driven, learning-centered Christian university serving approximately 1700 traditional undergraduate students and 400 graduate, non-traditional, and seminary students. Eighty full-time faculty members are committed to serving an undergraduate student population that includes 25% students of color and 50% students categorized as first generation and/or low income. In 2011, Washington Monthly recognized UD’s commitment to its mission by ranking it #13 nationally in the baccalaureate category for contribution to the public good. A new Performing Arts, Campus, and Worship Center contributes to $100 million in new facilities built since 2000. More information about the University of Dubuque and its mission can be found at http://www.dbq.edu/aboutud/missionvisionvalues/.
Dubuque, Iowa, is a city of 60,000 perched on the bluffs of the Mississippi River. It serves as the cultural and economic center for 250,000 residents in the Iowa/Wisconsin/Illinois tri-state area. A growing economy, vibrant cultural life, and setting of natural beauty contribute to a high quality of life. Dubuque has been named one of America’s greenest cities and one the most livable small cities in America. More information can be found at http://www.cityofdubuque.org.
To apply, please send the following materials electronically to HR@dbq.edu:
1) A letter of introduction summarizing your interest in and qualifications for the position,
2) A current resume/vitae, UD Employment Application form, located on our website, and
3) Contact information for three professional references.
Applications will be reviewed as received and accepted until the position is filled. AA/EOE