Adjunct Faculty, Physician Assistant Studies Program

  • Dominican University
  • River Forest, IL, USA
  • Dec 13, 2023
Part time / Adjunct Physician Assistant

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Adjunct Faculty
DEPARTMENT: Physician Assistant Studies Program
FLSA Status: Exempt (salaried)
Date Job is available: Ongoing
Reports To: Interim Program Director/Program Director
Job Status: Adjunct (Part Time)
Position Type: Non-Tenure Track
Location: Onsite
Open until Filled: Yes
Dominican University invites applicants for adjunct teaching positions in Physician Assistant Department for future semesters. Instructors are sought on a rolling basis in anticipation of future program needs. There is no start date or deadline for application; candidates may be contacted regarding interest in future opportunities as they arise. Adjunct Faculty appointments are per semester, contingent upon enrollment.
Responsibilities will include graduate instruction in didactic and/or clinical year in area(s) of expertise.
  • Provide exemplary instruction in the didactic, simulation lab and clinical areas of teaching
  • Participate in mentoring and role modeling for PA students
  • Collaborate with Clinical Coordinator for appropriate and optimal student placement
  • Partner with Clinical Simulation Manager to develop, implement, and evaluate clinical scenarios within the simulation laboratory environment to optimize student learning outcomes
  • Commitment to fostering an equitable and inclusive community for students and colleagues
  • Illinois license as Physician Assistant
  • Master's Degree required; Doctoral degree preferred
  • Two years of clinical medical experience required
  • Evidence of undergraduate teaching excellence preferred
  • Preferred clinical practice experience in the following, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Women's Health, Behavioral Health, and Surgery preferred.
To Apply Apply online at Applicants will be asked to submit CV (or resume) and cover letter. Please include contact information for two (2) references.
A background screening is required.
EEO Statement
Dominican University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to the goal of building an equity-centered faculty and staff committed to teaching, working, and learning in a multicultural environment. Dominican University believes that justice, equity, and inclusion are critical to our growth and development and seek to recruit, develop, and retain from a diverse pool of applicants who bring varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. If you need accommodations due to a disability, please contact us at for assistance.


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