Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies

  • Springfield College
  • Springfield, MA
  • Apr 08, 2021
Full time Physician Assistant

Job Description

 Job Description:

Springfield College invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant (PA) Studies. This is a full-time 12-month program-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in July 2021. The new hire's primary responsibilities will be to provide didactic and laboratory instruction in Human Anatomy and Physiology, including cadaver lab dissection, and to teach additional courses as assigned by the department chair, based on curricular needs and the new hire's expertise. Other responsibilities include student advisement, scholarship, and service. Engagement in off-campus clinical practice for up to one day per week is allowed and encouraged.

The School of Health Sciences joins forces locally and globally to advance health-related education, service, research, outreach, and leadership. Our work reflects the Humanics philosophy of Springfield College: education of the whole person-in spirit, mind, and body-for leadership in service to others. In addition to Physician Assistant Studies, the School includes programs in  Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Health  Sciences, and Public Health.

Founded in 1885, Springfield College is a private, coeducational institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs that reflect its distinctive Humanics Philosophy - the education of the whole person in spirit, mind, and body for leadership in service to humanity. For more information, please visit the College's homepage at

Position Type: Full Time Regular

Posted Date: Apr 1, 2021


Applicants must have a minimum of a master's degree and NCCPA certification, or MD or DO licensure. The applicant must be eligible for licensure as a PA/MD/DO in Massachusetts and have at least two years of clinical experience. Experience in surgical or interventional radiology is preferred. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, be knowledgeable about challenges and opportunities in PA clinical education, and provide evidence of commitment to scholarship and the ability to collaborate and work in an interprofessional team environment. A doctoral degree, teaching experience in higher education, and technological skills to support teaching and scholarship strengthen candidacy.

Consistent with priorities in the School and College, applicants will be required to demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism. Interdisciplinary collaboration, professionalism, engaged student learning, as well as global, intergenerational, and multicultural perspectives, are additional priorities of the School.

Springfield College is committed to enhancing diversity and equity in education and employment. To that end, the College welcomes candidates from all backgrounds and lived experiences, who will contribute to a culture of inclusion and respect. For more information about Springfield College's position on diversity and inclusion, please visit our Office of Inclusion and Community Engagement.

Appointment Months Per Year: 12 month

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