Assistant/Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies

  • University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full time Physician Assistant

Job Description



University of the Sciences (USciences) is seeking a qualified candidate for a non-tenure track 12-month faculty position in the graduate Physician Assistant (PA) Program within Samson College of Health Sciences. Academic rank (assistant or associate professor) will be commensurate with experience. PA faculty report to the Program Director and are responsible for participating in teaching, service, and scholarship activities throughout the didactic and clinical phases of the program. Areas of need include candidates with teaching and clinical experience in women's health, pediatrics, and/or surgery.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate, teach, evaluate, and develop courses within the PA curriculum

  • Advise and oversee PA students during the didactic and clinical phases of the program

  • Participate in recruitment and selection of prospective PA students

  • Participate in regular faculty meetings, retreats, program and University committees, and professional organizations

  • Engage in scholarly activities, community service, and program related grant or research projects

  • Assist the Program Director in the coordination and production of information required for accreditation

  • Other duties as assigned by the Program Director

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

  • Master's degree as a Physician Assistant or related licensed medical discipline

  • Have or be eligible for current licensure in Pennsylvania

  • Minimum of two years' experience as a licensed provider in a clinical setting

  • Teaching experience preferred

  • Strong interpersonal skills including good oral and written communication abilities

  • Familiarity with common office and academic software

  • The finalist will be required to successfully pass a background check.

Application Instructions

For consideration, please upload your cover letter, CV, and statement of teaching philosophy. These documents must be submitted together as one document through the resume upload field. Review of applications will begin immediately.


USciences values and supports a diverse and inclusive place to learn and work. Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

About the Community

USciences is a part of the University City District (UCD) which has world-renowned anchor institutions, small businesses, and residents. UCD is also a vibrant place to work and live. It's a destination for eclectic food, boasts excellent public transit, and has bike lanes and numerous bike share locations. With a Walk Score of 90, it is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in Philadelphia. For more information about UCD, please visit their website at:

At USciences we create a better world in many ways. We educate the next generation of leaders in healthcare and science, increase the world's knowledge and improve the lives of people around the planet.

USciences offers a wealth of opportunities for individuals seeking job, career and personal growth. Our campus community affords a wide range of faculty and staff positions that support our academic programs and students with many jobs similar to those found in private organizations.

If you are motivated by being surrounded by achievement, enjoy work with a shared purpose and want the pride that comes with being part of a winning team, join us today.

Application Details

To Apply: Please use the "Apply" Button Below or see the Job Description Above

When inquiring or applying for this job opening, please also reference

Be first to receive notifications of new jobs in your specific area by signing up for Job Alerts Here.