Open Rank Professor of Health, Physician Assistant Program

California, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 22, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

University of La Verne

Open Rank Professor of Health, Physician Assistant Program

Job Description Summary:
The University of La Verne is seeking a full-time principal faculty member for the Physician Assistant program. Tenure-track opportunity is available for candidates with doctorate degrees.

Specific Duties:
Principal faculty deliver the academic and pre-clinical part of the curriculum, teach in areas of expertise, and participate in admission activities. Principal faculty members also help develop and teach courses in both academic and clinical years of the program and participate in all aspects of the program and program assessment. Student advising and committee work is required, as well as maintaining a record of scholarship and professional activities to assure program and university visibility. Principal faculty members report to the Director of the PA Program. Leadership opportunity exists for candidates with requisite skills and experience.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree or greater from an accredited university
  • Current NCCPA certification
  • Current unrestricted PAB license to practice in the state of California
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States
  • Excellent oral, written and computer skills
  • Ability to travel
  • Ability to network and interact professionally with students, faculty, staff and clinical partners and preceptors
  • Knowledge of current ARC-PA standards
  • Knowledge of curriculum and course development
  • Commitment to community service and diversity

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum 2 years of full time clinical experience
  • Experience in Physician Assistant Education
  • Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant Program
  • Research
  • Doctorate degree or pursuing a doctorate degree

Location: La Verne Central Campus

Special Instructions:
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

Institutional Profile
Located in Southern California, the University of La Verne offers a distinctive and relevant educational experience to a diverse population of students, preparing them for successful careers and a commitment to lifelong learning across the liberal arts and professional programs. The academic units of the not-for-profit university include the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Public Management, the LaFetra College of Education, and the College of Law. The university offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, including degree programs tailored for working adults. The university's central campus is located 30 miles east of Los Angeles in the historic Old Town section of La Verne, a city with a population of approximately 35,000 at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. The university also has eight regional campuses throughout California and the College of Law campus in Ontario, California. The university is classified as a Carnegie Doctoral Institution with moderate research activity. Core values are reflected throughout all curricular and co-curricular programs, its emphasis on close professor-student interaction, personal support of its students, and its diversity.

The University of La Verne prides itself in being reflective of the diversity of Southern California. Approximately 80 percent of its nearly 8,500 students come from diverse backgrounds and the U.S. Department of Education has designated the university as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). With 80,000 alumni, the university fulfills a critical community function in educating students from underserved populations, many of whom are the first generation in their family to attend college.

The University of La Verne is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employment or employees on any basis prohibited by state and federal law. University of La Verne hires and promotes individuals based on their qualifications and is consistent with applicable state and federal laws, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability, medical condition a or sexual orientation