Physician Assistant Faculty

Nebraska, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Aug 27, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

College of Saint Mary (CSM) is seeking an open-rank professor for the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program. Successful applicants will be PAs with a master’s degree or higher, hold current NCCPA certification, and have at least two years’ experience in clinical practice as a PA or physician. Join a talented team of faculty that is committed to providing teaching and learning experiences using best practices and contributing to the profession through service and scholarships. This position will be open until filled. Appointment date is Fall 2020.


A Physician assistant with a master’s degree or higher from an accredited academic institution, current NCCPA certification and eligibility for licensure in the state of Nebraska by time of appointment.   Track record of excellent teaching and scholarly activity as demonstrated by, publications, conference presentations, and teaching evaluations (if available). Ability to network with outside organizations and facilities. Values cultural humility, promoting diversity, inclusion and culturally resonant health care practices and service. Experience teaching PAs in an academic setting. Experience in leadership roles in academic institution or professional society. Two or more years of clinical experience. Membership in local, state, or national PA or other medical organizations


Report to the PA Program Director and work collaboratively with faculty. Faculty are responsible for developing and guiding the curriculum for PA students. This includes and is not limited to Assist with the development, content, implementation, and evaluation of the didactic curriculum; Recruit external and internal lecturers for didactic courses; Prepare and deliver current content based upon ARC-PA standards and the NCCPA blueprint for the PANCE; Advise and evaluate PA students throughout the program; Develop and maintain required documentation regarding student grades, remediation plans, academic issues, and other topics related to didactic education; Participate in the admissions process; Participate in the program’s ongoing self-study, accreditation, and continuous improvement processes; Maintain professional currency through clinical practice (20% release) if desired; and Engage in scholarship, service and/or other research that promotes CSM’s mission and PA education.