Full-Time Clinical Faculty and Director of Didactic Education: Physician Assistant Studies (School

Quinnipiac University
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 29, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Education Administration & Leadership, Teacher Education, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration
Employment Type
Full Time


Quinnipiac University's School of Health Sciences invites applications for a Full-Time Clinical Faculty and Director of Didactic Education: Physician Assistant Studies (School of Health Sciences). This is a full-time, 12-month clinical faculty position (non-tenure-track), reporting to the Chair/Program Director of the Physician Assistant Department.

About Quinnipiac:

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 6,800 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in more than 140 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Computing and Engineering, Education, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and the College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report's America's "Best Colleges" issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in The Princeton Review's "The Best 387 Colleges." Quinnipiac has been named a "Great College to Work For" as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. Please visit qu.edu for more information. An education at Quinnipiac embodies the university's commitment to preparing graduates for 21st-century careers and citizenship, creating an inclusive, excellence-driven community, nurturing and positively impacting internal, local and global communities, and fostering lifelong connections and success. The university believes in educating a diverse student body to become valued and contributing members of their communities through vital and purposeful educational programs. Students engage with real-world issues through practice and considering different perspectives. The university's innovative curriculum further prepares undergraduate and graduate students to understand their roles and responsibilities as members of the Quinnipiac community as well as the larger national and global communities.


  • Provide oversight of the didactic curriculum and coordination of the schedule with course coordinators in planning, sequencing, and course content for the didactic year
  • Curriculum development, assessment, mapping, and revision
  • Develop and maintain didactic course syllabi including learning objectives, expected competencies, and student responsibilities
  • Develop and assess evaluation tools for students
  • Advise students in the didactic phase
  • Establish remedial instruction
  • Admissions with a focus on student recruitment and retention
  • Lecture, facilitate small groups, and laboratory education
  • Teaching in the graduate program courses at the need of the department and discretion of the Department Chair/Program Director
  • Participate in scholarly activity in health science and health science education.
  • Participation and coordination of Physician Assistant department committees including chairing the Didactic Curriculum Review Committee
  • Ensuring ARC-PA standards are met through didactic instruction
  • Continuously mapping back the curriculum to ARC-PA standards and NCCPA (National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants) -PANCE (Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination) blueprint
  • Ongoing self-assessment of the program
  • Participate in university service
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Department Chair/Program Director

Education Requirements:

  • A doctoral degree is preferred
  • Graduation from an accredited U.S. physician/physician assistant program


  • Current board/NCCPA certification and eligibility for licensure in the State of Connecticut
  • A minimum of 3 years fulltime teaching experience in PA education
  • Administrative ability to manage the didactic educational components
  • Familiarity with the accreditation process and requirements
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate as a team member
  • Competence and ability to develop requisite knowledge of computers, technology, and software to perform assigned tasks
  • Experience with ExamSoft is preferred
  • Demonstrable leadership abilities, including responsibility and self-motivation
  • The ability to collaborate with students, staff, and faculty within/out the department
  • Commitment to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references on the application form.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Please note that the university has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For more information, please visithttps://www.qu.edu/health-wellness-and-safety/covid-19-resources/

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Advertised: June 28, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
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